Coi Nguon Museum

Phu Quoc Island

With displays on Vietnamese medicines, Stone Age tools, a boatful of barnacle-encrusted ceramics, oddly compelling shell-covered furniture and a small room devoted to the island prison, this dusty private museum is an oddball introduction to Phu Quoc history and culture. But did the marine fauna section really require the untimely demise of 14 hawksbill turtles? It is located towards the southern end of the main Long Beach strip, about 5km south of Duong Dong.

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1. Long Beach

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2. Duong Dong

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The island’s main town and chief fishing port on the west coast is a tangle of budget hotels catering to domestic tourists (although foreigners are…

3. Dinh Cau Temple

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This combination temple and lighthouse was built in 1937 to honour Thien Hau, the Goddess of the Sea, who provides protection for sailors and fishers…

4. Fish Sauce Factory

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5. Suoi Tranh


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6. Suoi Da Ban

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7. Ong Lang Beach

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8. Ho Quoc Pagoda

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