Dong Thap to open Sa Dec flower river on National Day

Update: 24/03/2023
A tourism construction project of an 8km-long flower river was kicked off in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap and is expected to open to the public on National Day (September 2).

Design of Sa Dec flower river

The project running from Sa Nhien Bridge to Ong Que Bridge on the Sa Nhien-Mu U canal will feature many activities to draw tourists to the province.

Visitors will have an opportunity to take a boat trip to enjoy a floating flower market, don ca tai tu (southern amateur music) performances, a fair selling local dishes, specialties, souvenirs

The project is carried out by the Sa Dec flower village cooperative with the goal of diversifying local tourism products, luring more visitors and responding to the 2023 Sa Dec Flower Festival which is scheduled to take place at the end of this year.

Dong Thap province has many must-visit attractions, such as the revered Nguyen Sinh Sac's ( Uncle Ho's father ) grave site, Xeo Quyt relic, Gao Giong ecological tourist area, Tram Chim National Park, Go Thap Archaeological Area, Huynh Thuy Le's ancient house, es[ecially Sa Dec Flower Village which has been well-known as the flower capital of the Mekong Delta and one of the country's largest suppliers of flowers for cities and provinces nationwide.

Design of Sa Dec flower river

By Phan Huy – Translated by Kim Khanh

Source: SGGP Online - - March 19, 2023