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Sa Dec Flower Village attracts tourists before Tet

Two weeks before the Lunar New Year (Tet holiday), Sa Dec flower village in Dong Thap Province has become a tourist hotspot.

 

Làng hoa trăm tuổi ở miền Tây rộn ràng du khách check-in dịp giáp Tết

Around 150 kilometers southwest of HCMC, Sa Dec Flower Village has been seen as the flower kingdom in the Mekong Delta and the country’s largest supplier of flowers for southern provinces during Tet.

 

 

Làng hoa trăm tuổi ở miền Tây rộn ràng du khách check-in dịp giáp Tết

The flower village is entering the busiest time of the year as local farmers are working from dawn to dusk to prepare their flower and bonsai plants for sale in the run up to the peak Tet season, Vietnam’s biggest and longest holiday, which has around two weeks to go.

 

Làng hoa trăm tuổi ở miền Tây rộn ràng du khách check-in dịp giáp Tết

This Tet, the village will provide the southern market with over 3 million baskets of flowers of about 2,000 types. 

 

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Mr. Chiem Duc Binh, 66, a flower grower in Tan Quy Dong District, said that this Tet his garden will offer more than 6,000 baskets of Chrysanthemum morifolium.

 

 

Làng hoa trăm tuổi ở miền Tây rộn ràng du khách check-in dịp giáp Tết
 
Làng hoa trăm tuổi ở miền Tây rộn ràng du khách check-in dịp giáp Tết
 
Làng hoa trăm tuổi ở miền Tây rộn ràng du khách check-in dịp giáp Tết

Binh's garden has attracted large numbers of visitors these days.

 

Làng hoa trăm tuổi ở miền Tây rộn ràng du khách check-in dịp giáp Tết

Thousands of people flock to the village to purchase flowers and to take pictures each day.

 

 

Làng hoa trăm tuổi ở miền Tây rộn ràng du khách check-in dịp giáp Tết

Ms. Nguyen Thi Le Trinh, a visitor from Can Tho City, told VietNamNet that she used to visit Sa Dec flower village before Lunar New Year holiday and this year is not an exception.

 

 

Làng hoa trăm tuổi ở miền Tây rộn ràng du khách check-in dịp giáp Tết

Tourists take photo with a giant basket of Chrysanthemum morifolium at Sa Dec flower village.

 

Làng hoa trăm tuổi ở miền Tây rộn ràng du khách check-in dịp giáp Tết

 

Làng hoa trăm tuổi ở miền Tây rộn ràng du khách check-in dịp giáp Tết
 
Làng hoa trăm tuổi ở miền Tây rộn ràng du khách check-in dịp giáp Tết
 
Làng hoa trăm tuổi ở miền Tây rộn ràng du khách check-in dịp giáp Tết
 
Làng hoa trăm tuổi ở miền Tây rộn ràng du khách check-in dịp giáp Tết

Sa Dec flower village is home to some 2,000 households that chiefly earn a living by growing flowers and ornamental trees for sale.

 

Làng hoa trăm tuổi ở miền Tây rộn ràng du khách check-in dịp giáp Tết

 

Làng hoa trăm tuổi ở miền Tây rộn ràng du khách check-in dịp giáp Tết

 

Làng hoa trăm tuổi ở miền Tây rộn ràng du khách check-in dịp giáp Tết

 

Hoai Thanh

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