Things to see and do - Sa Dec
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Sa Dec : Michelin's recommendations
Fans of Marguerite Duras can follow in her footsteps in the town of Sa Dec, where the writer spent her childhood (her mother was headmistress of Trung Vuong school) and which she evoked so well in her novel L’Amant (The Lover). Plunge into the atmosphere of the novel by visiting the house of the book, which is situated in the old Chinese quarter. Sa Dec is a lively, commercial town with numerous beautiful pagodas, such as Kien An Cung and Tu Hung, as well as some fine colonial-style architecture.
Tourist attractions Sa Dec : Things to see and do
Rue Phan Choi Boi
With its gabled walls, tiled roof with raised ends, and numerous embellishments, it is impossible to miss the Kien An Cung (Chua Ong Quach) Confucian pagoda, the former house of the mandarin Quach. Finely carved gilded woodwork and delicate frescoes ..
Tran Hung Dao
Beyond the channel, on Tran Hung Dao, a stone's throw from the dock (on Nguyen Hue Street), note the high building crowned by a spire, whose architecture evokes that of a church. This is, in fact, the covered market, where stallholders wearing the tr..