Dong Nai Overview
Dong Nai is located on the south of Vietnam. It is surrounded by Lam Dong in the north, Binh Thuan in the east, Ba Ria - Vung Tau in the south, Binh Duong, Binh Phuoc and Ho Chi Minh City in the west. Dong Nai is 30km from Ho Chi Minh City.
Dong Nai has a developing industry. There are a lot of big industrial zones, factories, handicraft village. Dong Nai's pottery has well-known beauty. Dong Nai has coffee, rubber farms and Nam Cat Tien National Park.Coming here, tourists have ecological tours in forests and orchards in My Quoi, Thanh Hoi, Tan Trieu, Pho, Ong islets.
Located within a protected area of Cat Tien National Park, Dong Nai is home to a vast variety of endangered species, plant life, and historical sites. The tourists could spend days at the reserve and always have something new to see here. They can enjoy the war statues, tunnels, lush greenery, natural history museum, and animal sightings that accompany exploration within Dong Nai. For a more structured experiences, the tourists can take a boat tour on the lake in the center of the reserve, which delivers some amazing bird watching opportunities.
The Dong Nai Museum is full of history and art. It contains a collection of more than 20,000 rare and unique items, including pieces from the native peoples, archaeological works, statues, and paintings showing representations of culture and key Vietnamese events, as well as historical artifacts, such as important documents, ancient weapons, pottery, and tools.
A visit to Dong Nai would not be complete without enjoying the exceptional cuisine. You can start by walking the street markets of the city to see and try locally grown fruits and vegetables, as well as sweet soups and fresh meats and seafood. Along with Dong Nai tastes, the market is full of small stands selling traditional clothing and gift items, including cone-shaped hats, tea, and flowers.