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Post: 10-09-2015 08:38:21 AM - Views: 1897
Located on the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh City Suoi Tien Amusement Park is an ideal destination for the weekend.
With more than 150 facilities recreating historical and cultural legends, the park is like a museum of nature and a play ground for everyone. Laughter, wonder and excitement are guaranteed.
Suoi Tien (Fairy Stream) Amusement Park was built in 1992 and has become Vietnam's largest theme park. Legends about historical Vietnamese figures such as Lac Long Quan and Au Co, the Hung Kings, Son Tinh, Thuy Tinh are reproduced through compositions and games.
The park also seduces visitors with its beautiful landscape of streams, forests and lakes.
La Quoc Khanh, Deputy Director of Ho Chi Minh City’s Culture, Sports and Tourism Department, said, “We need to exploit our natural and cultural heritage because they attract tourists. Visiting the park, visitors can learn about the culture and history of Vietnam”.
Over the past 20 years, the Park has always upgraded its services and introducing new features for visitors. It is a modern complex that also strongly embraces a traditional identity.
15,000 square meters of the park are dedicated to children and young people. "The Kingdom of Talents” receives about 30,000 visitors per day.
Nguyen Thi Thanh Nga lives in District 1 in Ho Chi Minh City. She shared, “My boy is still small but I bring him here so he can see the world, practice and have fun. Our family has a good time here after a strenuous day’s work”.
A hundred exciting and fun games are offered at the park. Visitors can also experience magical moments in the zoo where they can swim in the sea water as an artificial beach has been developed in the park.
If you are hungry, don’t worry. An entire street is devoted to Vietnamese gastronomy and souvenir shops are numerous.
Suoi Tien Park receives millions of Vietnamese and foreign visitors each year and hosts a range of cultural activities, festivals and carnivals.
They include a celebration of the Hung Kings’ Death Anniversary held on the 10th day of the 3rd lunar month and the Festival of Southern Fruits which takes place in June and attracts a large number of visitors.
During the festival, artists from Vietnam, the Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Indonesia, India, Laos, Cambodia and Thailand showcase their talents for decorating fruits. Local specialties from 21 provinces in the southern region are showcased at the festival.
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