Ben Dam Harbour
Ben Dam is a deep bay with a depth of twelve meters, thus this place formed the port of Ben Dam - the main port of Con Dao with a large area of up to thirty hectares.
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Ben Dam port is a gateway for entering Con Dao. Ben Dam port has a very important role in Con Dao, besides the tourist boats haven, it also receives ships into the storm shelter as the location is shielded carefully to avoid wind. Ben Dam port area is over two kilometers with a 220 meter long sea bridge. It has built many wave breakers, processing plants, seafood market, cold and storage system to serve fisheries. This port is the place to receive fresh seafood from offshore fishing, as well as bustling locals out with import and export activities.
The area around the harbor has deep water and the hard blowing wind is considered a paradise of many sea sports waiting for travelers to experience.
- Location: Bến Đầm, Côn Đảo
- Best for: All visitors
- Entrance: N/A
- Hours: Day time visit is recommended
- Distance to city center: 6.6km (4.1 mi)
Con Son Island
The biggest island of Con Dao archipelago, and the only inhabited, Con Son island is famed for its pristine nature and the hospitality of people. Not only holding the nice bit, the island also carries the dark past of what is called “Hell on Earth” period.
Con Dao Prison - Tiger Cage Prison
Tigers Cage Prison is the largest and oldest prison in Vietnam. The prison camp is located in Ba Ria Vung Tau province and was built in 1940.
Phi Yen Temple
Phi Yen temple is also known as An Son shrine and was first built in 1785 as a place to worship Madam Phi Yen (Le Thi Cam) the concubine of Lord Nguyen Anh.