Of course, Tam Da is not comparable to its counterparts in the Mekong Delta’s Dong Thap Muoi whose lotus lakes are among the largest in Vietnam. Yet Tam Da is a favorite check-in site of young Saigonese.

Among visitors to the Tam Da lotus lake are photographers - PHOTOS: THANH HOA

About 20 kilometers from the heart of Saigon, Tam Da offers visitors the most beautiful lotus flowers to be found in this city. With a ticket at VND30,000, visitors may just watch lotus flowers in full bloom or have photo sessions at will.

White lotus flowers

A lotus stigma

Look at this to feel what a lotus flower about to bloom is like

A lotus bud

A lady in ao dai taking photos with blooming lotus flowers



Lotus key in boosting Dong Thap tourism

Lotus key in boosting Dong Thap tourism

Its breathtaking natural landscapes and distinctive cultural and historical treasures have proven to be ideal for the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap to develop a host of appealing tourism products, especially those relating to lotus flowers.