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Mekong Delta orchards beautiful during harvest season

Update: July, 03/2015 - 10:04

CAN THO (VNS) — Fruit orchards in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta, the country's largest fruit cultivation area, are now in the harvest season.

Can Tho City as well as Tien Giang, Vinh Long and Ben Tre provinces are among the delta's localities that have fruit orchards with tourism services.

Ben Tre Province alone has 47 eco-tourism fruit orchards. Cho Lach District, Ben Tre's largest fruit cultivation area, grows many fruits such as durian, Java rambutan, green-peel and pink-pulp grapefruit and mangosteen.

Museums, heritage sites waive tickets on traditional culture day

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has allowed museums and heritage sites to waive tickets for visitors on August 25-28 to mark the 70th anniversary of the Traditional Day of Culture and Information (August 28).

During this event, the ministry has also instructed municipal and provincial departments of Culture, Sports and Tourism to organise exhibitions and activities to introduce the achievements of the country's cultural sector over the past 70 years. — VNS

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