Soc Trang, located at the end of the Mekong River Basin, has 72 km of coastline and 30,000 ha of alluvial ground. Soc Trang is an agricultural province that mainly grows rice (accounting for over 90 percent of its farming land).

Rice paddy fields in Soc Trang
Soc Trang has vast rice paddy fields
Rustic and tranquil village
Rustic and tranquil village

Tourists come here to see a green area with vast rice fields, shrimp farms and orchards laden with fruits such as the Vinh Chau coastal longan garden, rambutan, durian, orange and tangerine gardens …on the Dung isle and the My Phuoc islet.

There are many lush fruit orchards in Soc Trang
There are many lush fruit orchards in Soc Trang
It will be very interesting to take a walk in these orchards
Tan Long Stork Garden - Soc Trang
Tan Long Stork Garden in Long Binh Commune, Nga Nam District

In Soc Trang, the Vietnamese (Kinh) people account for 65 percent of population; the Khmer, 28 percent; and the Chinese, about 7 percent. Therefore, the customs and culture here are imbued with the colors of the three groups. The province has 89 Khmer pagodas, 47 pagodas of Chinese people, including famous ones such as the Ma Toc (Doi Pagoda), Khleang Pagoda, Chruitim Chas Pagoda, the Soc Trang Khmer Museum, Dat Set Pagoda, the Chen Kieu (Sa Lon) Pagoda… /.

The Ma Toc (Doi Pagoda)
Khleang Pagoda
Ooc-om-bok Festival in Soc Trang
Locals hold paper-lantern releasing into the sky or putting on the rivers in Ooc-om-bok Festival –
one of the most important traditional festivals of the Khmer people
Khmer dance
Khmer dance