with the island being home to several must-see places that travellers should not miss during their visit to the island.

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Ben Dam: Ben Dam, a place that connects cruise ports with Con Son town, is considered to be one of the most beautiful places to enjoy on the island.(Photo: Shutterstock/Tiep.Nguyen)

 
 

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An Hai lake: As the second largest freshwater lake on Con Dao island, An Hai lake has become a great summer destination to visit. Visitors have the opportunity to enjoy the charming beauty of lotus flowers as they enter full bloom.

Hoang Phi Yen street, which runs along the lake, is a popular tourist attraction with many guests taking photographers and sampling the atmosphere. (Photo: Shutterstock/Nguyen Quang Ngoc Tonkin)

 
 

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Furthermore, visitors are able to take beautiful photos with red phoenix and brilliant confetti on several streets around the centre of the island.(Photo: Shutterstock/KernelNguyen) 

 
 

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Con Dao prison is also an attractive destination during a trip to the island (Photo: Shutterstock/Nguyen Quang Ngoc Tonkin)

 
 

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The Tiger's cage, famous for being the site of Phu Quoc prison, parts of which are still covered with barbed wires. Once in the Tiger’s cage, prisoners were unable to lie down, stand, or sit because if they moved, they would be scratched and severely cut by barbed wires.  (Photo: Shutterstock/Nguyen Quang Ngoc Tonkin)

 
 

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Dam Trau beach: The majestic Dam Trau beach on Con Dao Island. (Photo: Shutterstock/KernelNguyen)

 
 

 
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Visitors to the island are allowed to enjoy camping on the beach. (Photo: Tam Linh)

 
 

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 Nhat beach: Nhat beach keeps its charm along with the crystal-clear water. (Photo:Nguyen Binh Huy)

 
 

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The beach is considered to be one the most beautiful places on the island for couples to come and admire the sunset. (Photo:Nguyen Binh Huy)

 
 

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Images of peaceful Con Dao island taken by foreign photographers

Images of peaceful Con Dao island taken by foreign photographers

An array of photos captured by foreign photographers during their visit to Con Dao island in Ba Ria-Vung Tau province includes epic sunsets, children playing on the street, and the sky featuring sparkling stars at night, 

Con Dao Airport extension project to cost $99mil.

Con Dao Airport extension project to cost $99mil.

The runway extension project at Con Dao Airport will reclaim 120 metres from the sea and cost VND2.3trn (US$99m).