travel42 Port Guide: Sa Dec

Sa Dec travel42 Port of Call Guide

Sa Dec is a sprawling port city in the Mekong Delta in southern Vietnam. The city is more focused on business and agriculture than tourism, but that gives visitors a chance to see an authentic Vietnamese town.

Sa Dec has a population of roughly 200,000, and a significant number of residents are Chinese, whose ancestors immigrated there hundreds of years ago.

Marguerite Duras, a famous French novelist, spent part of her childhood in Sa Dec, while her mother taught at a primary school. The to...

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