Lighthouse in Vung Tau


Built by the French, this 1910 lighthouse boasts a spectacular 360-degree view of Vung Tau. From Cau Da Pier on Ð Ha Long, take a sharp right on the alley north of the Hai Au Hotel, then roll on up the hill. Althoug…
Monument in Vung Tau

Giant Jesus

Atop Small Mountain with his arms outstretched to embrace the South China Sea, this 32m Giant Jesus is one of the biggest in the world – taller than his illustrious Brazilian cousin. It is possible to ascend to the …
Museum in Vung Tau

White Villa

The weekend retreat of French governor Paul Doumer (later French President), this gorgeous, grand colonial-era residence has extensive gardens and an oddly empty interior (besides the odd piece of furniture and some…
Landmark in Vung Tau

French Field Guns

Further along Tran Phu beyond Mulberry Beach, a pretty but rough road winds up the hillside to some old French field guns. There are six of these massive cannons, all with support trenches, demonstrating how strateg…
Monument in Vung Tau

Tran Hung Dao Statue & Park

Just off the promenade.