Top things to do

Buddhist Temple in My Tho

Vinh Trang Pagoda

Giant Buddha statues tower over the beautiful grounds of this peaceful temple around 1km east of the city centre, where the monks maintain an ornate sanctuary, decorated with carved and gilded wood. They also provid…
Chinese in My Tho

Chi Thanh

This small but extremely popular restaurant does a steady trade in tasty Chinese and Vietnamese fare (beef, chicken, pork, squid, crab, noodles, hotpots). There's an English menu.
Vietnamese in My Tho

Hu Tieu Chay 24

Vegetarian-friendly local noodle specialities.
Vietnamese in My Tho

Hu Tieu 44

Carnivore-friendly noodle dishes.
Historic Site in My Tho

Phoenix Island Sanctuary

The dragon-emblazoned columns and quirky tower of this island sanctuary, with its huge metal globe, must have once been brightly painted, but these days the whole place has become faded, rickety and silent. Neverthe…
Vietnamese in My Tho

Ngoc Gia Trang

This friendly spot, down a lane off the main road into My Tho from HCMC, is justifiably popular with tour groups thanks to the excellent, beautifully presented local specialities, such as elephant-ear fish, pork mea…
Vietnamese in My Tho

Night Market

Plonked right in front of the floating restaurant, this popular place packs in diners come evening, with a host of lively hotpot and fish stalls.