Ha Tien has become famous for several beauty spots including Dong Ho swamp, a place isolated from modern urban life (Photo: VNA)

Ha Tien has become famous for several beauty spots including Dong Ho swamp, a place isolated from modern urban life (Photo: VNA)

According to historians, the word Ha Tien derives from Ha meaning river and Tien meaning fairy (Photo: VNA)

According to historians, the word Ha Tien derives from Ha meaning river and Tien meaning fairy (Photo: VNA)

Ha Tien at dawn (Photo: VNA)

Ha Tien at dawn (Photo: VNA)

With its beautiful, peaceful landscape and rich culture, Ha Tien is a special attraction in the southern region (Photo: VNA)

With its beautiful, peaceful landscape and rich culture, Ha Tien is a special attraction in the southern region (Photo: VNA)

Phat Da pagoda is a famous Buddhist sanctuary in Ha Tien city (Photo: VNA)

Phat Da pagoda is a famous Buddhist sanctuary in Ha Tien city (Photo: VNA)

A tomb and temple worship Mac Kinh Cuu, who explored the land in 1714 (Photo: VNA)

A tomb and temple worship Mac Kinh Cuu, who explored the land in 1714 (Photo: VNA)

 
A temple dedicated to Madame Mac Mi Co, an actual historical figure who helped many locals in Ha Tien in the past (Photo: VNA)

A temple dedicated to Madame Mac Mi Co, an actual historical figure who helped many locals in Ha Tien in the past (Photo: VNA)

About 5 km from Ha Tien, Thach Dong mountain is uniquely shaped (Photo: VNA)

About 5 km from Ha Tien, Thach Dong mountain is uniquely shaped (Photo: VNA)

Tien Son pagoda, which was built of wood in 1790, is located inside Thach Dong cave (Photo: VNA)

Tien Son pagoda, which was built of wood in 1790, is located inside Thach Dong cave (Photo: VNA)

Chong islet, a beautiful landscape not far from the city centre (Photo: VNA)

Chong islet, a beautiful landscape not far from the city centre (Photo: VNA)

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(Photo: VNA)

Mui Nai village, 5 km from Ha Tien downtown is home to the most beautiful beach in Kien Giang province and attracts visitors because of the peaceful waves and beach (Photo: VNA)

Mui Nai village, 5 km from Ha Tien downtown is home to the most beautiful beach in Kien Giang province and attracts visitors because of the peaceful waves and beach (Photo: VNA)

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