Situated in South-Central Coast, Phu Yen Province (Tỉnh Phú Yên) shares border with Binh Dinh Province on the north, Khanh Hoa Province on the south, Dak Lak and Gia Lai provinces on the west and East Sea on the east. You will know more About Vietnam through this article. The terrain is divided into two main area including mountain, hill, plain and more than 100km seaside.
Phu Yen has a quite diversified resources of land, forest, sea, rivers, lagoons, bays such as Cu Mong, Xuân Đài Bays, O Loan, Vung Ro lagoons, Ba, Ky Lo, and Ban Thach rivers. Phu Yen owns Đà Rằng Bridge, the longest one in Central Vietnam.
Influenced by ocean climate, the weather here is hot with high humid and lots of rain. Annual average temperature is 26.5oC.
Phu Yen has beautiful landscapes following: Nhan Tower on the northern bank of the Da Rang River. This was a place of worship for the Cham people dated in the late 11th to the early 12th centuries.
On the north, visitors are able to swim in My A Beach (Long Thuy), an incredibly beautiful beach with white sand and clear water under the shadows of coconut trees, or discover O Loan lagoon, Hon Chua, Hon Yen islands, Tien Beach, Da Trang Pagoda, and discover Da Dia Rapids with special 35,000 stone columns. On the south, there are Vũng Rô Port, Ro Bay and Bac Deo Ca Natural Preservation that has rich of flora and fauna. The west of Phu Yen is Krong Trai National Preservation and Go Thi Thung Vestige. The most famous seafood dish form in this area is grilled blood clam.
Ô Loan swamp is a popular destination of Phu Yen. It has much rare seafood like shrimp, crab, snails, fish, blood cockle and oysters. In all of them, oysters are considered as the specialty food of this swamp. The local residents dive to catch oysters every day. However, at the starting summer season, the quality of oysters is the best. There are many cooking ways of this seafood, but I prefer the oysters’ porridge.
To sum up, if you are a seafood gourmet, especially oyster and blood cockle, I think this place is a good choice for you to come to travel. There are still have many interesting places About Vietnam and we will try to show more and more with hope can help you have more useful information before planning to visit my beautiful country. Good Luck to your trip.
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