Long Tuyen Can Tho ancient village is one of the famous tourist attractions in Can Tho, with a rich cultural beauty maintained over hundreds of years. This ancient village, despite the ups and downs of history, the wars, still retains the characteristics of Southern Vietnam culture.
History of Long Tuyen Can Tho ancient village
Long Tuyen formerly belonged to “Luc Ap” (6 communes), then was renamed into Binh Hung Village under the reign of King Thieu Tri. In 1852, on the occasion of Huynh Man Dat Navy escaping from Binh Thuy River, the village changed its name into Binh Thuy Village. By the early 20th century, the village was once renamed into Long Tuyen Village. Long Tuyen Ancient Village – home to Valedictorian Bui Huu Nghia – houses dozens of beautiful ancient architectural works, which is one of the typical tourist Can Tho attractions. Tourists once participating in the ancient village in Can Tho tours will have a chance to immerse in the peaceful atmosphere of the charming water region. The experiences will certainly extremely memorable.
Oriental and Western beauty of Longquan ancient village
Long Tuyen Ancient Village is home to preserve the cultural quintessence and precious heritages of Can Tho. The charming scenery along with valuable cultural historical relics has turned the village into one of the fascinating tourist sites in Can Tho.
Located in the southwest of Can Tho River, Long Tuyen Ancient Village includes Binh Thuy Ward, An Thoi ward together with Long Tuyen commune and Long Hoa commune, Can Tho city. Undergoing advocacy process and development hundreds of years along with the ups and downs and volatility of history, ancient Long Tuyen has also had the honor of contributing to establishing the center city of Mekong Delta as today. Along with the unique ancient villages in Can Tho, Long Tuyen Ancient Village has long become indispensable tourist attractions in Can Tho alluring the great number of both domestic and international tourists.
Long Tuyen is the typical picture representing the beauty of culture of water region with Binh Thuy River crossing. The topography of Long Tuyen is regarded as a miniature symbol of immense Mekong River Delta. Binh Thuy River 15km long is divided the village into 2 symmetrical parts. Binh Thuy River from here splits up to 30 multi-sized canals natural or artificial interweaving each other with the ordinary names like “ho” (a kind of traditional folk singing) singing here. The “boating culture” exists in the rivers and canals along with successive untouched green orchards. Discovering Long Tuyen Ancient Village is definitely one of the most unforgettable things to do in Can Tho.
Long Tuyen Ancient Village – an unforgettable highlight of Can Tho
Long Tuyen Ancient Village is situated on Long Tuyen canal which is quiet all year round and ripples under the sunlight, the moonlight among the lush orchards along the canal. Besides, the traditional idyllic houses create rich villages strongly characterizing South features. Beneath the ancient village is not only the depth of traditional history of an ancient village in South but also home to reserve and preserve the values of cultural quintessence, water civilization with the admirable depth. It deserves one of the appealing tourist attractions in Mekong Delta tour in general and Can Tho tour in particular alluring those who prefer adventurous tourism.
The ancient village of Long Tuyen Can Tho today becomes a destination that attracts many visitors. Visiting Long Tuyen ancient village, visitors can review the typical images of the life and culture of the ancient South Vietnamese people.