1. Overview of Tay Ninh

Southeast Vietnamese province of Tay Ninh is well-known for its spiritual culture, untamed beauty, and historical artifacts. This location is said to as a “mysterious and peaceful land” that draws visitors with distinctive cultural encounters.
The two most noticeable features in the Tay Ninh tourism image are Tay Ninh Holy See, a representation of the region’s religious culture, and Black Virgin Mountain, which is known as the roof of the Southern region. These are the two locations that get a sizable number of visitors each year.
  • Area: 4,041 square km
  • Population: 1,383,900 people
  • Region: South of Vietnam
  • Weather: Dry Season (December – April); Rainy Season (May – November)
  • Tourists Destinations: Black Mountain (Ba Den Mountain), Tay Ninh Holy See (Cao Dai Temple), Local Markets, etc. 

2. Destinations in Tay Ninh

  • Black Virgin Mountain (Ba Den Mountain)

At 986 meters, Black Virgin Mountain in Tay Ninh province is the tallest mountain in the South. The “roof of the Southeast” is a well-known spiritual tourism attraction that draws visitors from anywhere. Black Virgin Mountain is the location of numerous ancient temples and historic sites. Visitors will be able to take in the breathtaking panoramic view of Dau Tieng Lake and the magnificent natural surroundings that accentuates the beauty of the surrounding area from the summit of the mountain.
Ba Den Cable Car Tay Ninh Province

Black Virgin Mountain Cable Car

Black Virgin Mountain (Ba Den Mountain) - Roof of the South

Black Virgin Statue on the top of the mountain

  • Tay Ninh Holy See (Cao Dai Temple)

Constructed in 1933, spanning up to 12 hectares, the site is situated in the heart of Tay Ninh City. Tay Ninh Holy See is regarded as a masterpiece of architecture and a representation of the Cao Dai faith. Travelers are drawn to this location by its majesty, beauty, and unique spiritual and cultural significance.
Among these is the Cao Dai religion, which was established in Vietnam in 1926 and is a synthesis of the world’s major religions. As a result, by going here, guests can also learn about this unique religion’s culture and beliefs.
Cao Dai Temple - Symbol of Tay Ninh Tourism

Symbolic works in religious culture

Tay Ninh Holy See

Tay Ninh Holy See Unique Architecture

  • Local Markets

A vital component of the Tay Ninh people’s cultural life are their local marketplaces. In addition to being a place to buy, sell, and trade products, this location also serves as a meeting, exchange, and exhibition space for the locals’ rich cultural diversity.

Here, visitors can find a wide range of goods, including handcrafted goods, souvenirs, and fresh food and agricultural products from the area. The most well-known include Trang Bang soup cake, Rice paper, Tay Ninh salt, etc.

Several well-known traditional marketplaces include those in Long Hoa, Tay Ninh, and Ma Thien Lanh, etc.

Visitors in Tay Ninh local market

Visitors in local market

Rice paper – Tay Ninh specialty

3. Best time to visit Tay Ninh

Tay Ninh has a tropical monsoon climate with two distinct seasons: The rainy season starts from May to November, and the rainy season lasts from December to April of the following year.

  • December – April: The most ideal time to travel to Tay Ninh with sunny weather, little rain, convenient for most sightseeing and entertainment activities
  • May – December: Rainy season, suitable for indoor sightseeing activities. Tourists need to check the weather before the trip to get the best preparation

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