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Salted white radish (locally known as xá bấu) is a popular dish that Soc Trang residents eat daily. Mixing it with sugar gives it a special flavour that none can forget.

Khmer's ginger cake of love and faithfulness

The ginger cake of the Khmer ethnic group in Soc Trang Province is a beloved traditional treat that is often offered to ancestors on important anniversaries such as the Tet (Lunar New Year) festival.

Soc Trang’s Khmer pagoda features giant Buddha statue

With the long-standing bonds of the Kinh, Khmer, and Hoa ethnic groups, Soc Trang boasts a special cultural identity that makes it an outstanding spiritual destination for tourists and Buddhist followers from far and wide.

Banh cong Soc Trang impresses foodies from near and far

The southern province of Soc Trang is not only well-known nationwide for its attractive tourist sites like Nga Nam floating market and Doi Temple, but also for its many food specialties such as bánh cống (a traditional hand-made rice cake).

Unique Khmer’s pagoda in Soc Trang

Chen Kieu (also known as SroLoun pagoda) is a Khmer pagoda with unique architecture.It is located on the way from Soc Trang to Bac Lieu and about 230km from Ho Chi Minh City.

“Pia” cake – Soc Trang’s traditional sweet snack

For hundreds of years, the Pia cake, originally of the Hoa (Chinese) ethnic minority people, has been served and given as gifts by Soc Trang residents.

Khmer people’s unique shrimp cake in the delta

Banh cong, or Vietnamese fried shrimp cake, is a rustic specialty typical of the Khmer ethnic people in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang.

Most beautiful Khmer pagodas in Soc Trang

The Mekong Delta Province of Soc Trang has hundreds of Khmer pagodas, but the Mahatup, Sa Lon and Day Om Pu pagodas are considered the most beautiful.

Bustling Nga Nam Floating Market

People in Soc Trang are proud to preserve their over a hundred year old tradition of trading at Nga Nam (five-way intersection) Floating Market. 

Bun nuoc leo, the pride of Soc Trang Province

Soc Trang Province is known as the capital of bun nuoc leo (vermicelli with special broth made with special fish sauce among gourmands.

Unique version of spring rolls

A noodle soup with special name and special ingredients from the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang

Som Rong Pagoda: the pearl of Soc Trang

The Patum Wongsa Som Rong Pagoda in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang is one of the most beautiful and largest Khmer pagodas in the region.