Soc Trang Province is the token of the cultural harmony, being the place where the Vietnamese and descendants of the Cham empire are living in peace.
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With that being said, the overall landscape of the city is imbued with Cham’s unique vibe, be it in the architectural building of the religious constructions or the festivals and the cuisines. In Soc Trang, one can visit different pagodas, many being that of the Vietnamese and others the Cham’s residents. For this reason, the cultural learning and appropriation can extend to a larger extent: via tourism.
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Life in Mekong Delta is closely connected with the channels, which is why the daily menu is entirely inspired by what the water has to offer. Different kinds of fish, which is more often than not seasonal catch, are cooked in various ways and in combination with vegetables of the time, forever expanding the list of remarkable dishes that one has to try.
85 km away from Ho Chi Minh City and connected to surrounding areas via Rach Mieu Bridge, Ben Tre is one of the most popular Mekong Delta provinces among foreign visitors.
Tien Giang province, with its Cai Be district, is famous for the boisterous economy on the float. As such, the land is full of docks where goods come and go and the trading activities happen directly on the water.
The only city to be administered by the country, Can Tho City is pretty much the urban face of the Mekong Delta Region.