Phu Quoc

Dinh Cau Temple – The 300-year-old temple in Phu Quoc Island

Dinh Cau temple | Top 5 pagodas on Phu Quoc island

Located in the center of Ngoc Island in Duong Dong town, Dinh Cau is rated as one of the most intriguing destinations in Phu Quoc by its special location and the thrilling legends of this temple.

Dinh Cau temple | Top 5 pagodas on Phu Quoc island
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I. What is special in Dinh Cau Temple?

During more than 300 years of existence, Dinh Cau contains many interesting and mysterious stories that fishermen have handed down. Dinh Cau is also the symbol of Phu Quoc where the Sea – Sand – Sun – Stone mixed together into a charming landscape. The sea sky gradually turned dark yellow, the moment before the night falls to dark red, the sound of the waves glistening like the sensation of ruby filled with attractive to tourists from everywhere to explore and explore in Phu tours Quoc.

  • Address: Quarter 2, Duong Dong town, Phu Quoc district
  • Opening Time: 7:00 – 19:00
  • Ticket price: free

II. How to get to Dinh Cau temple? 

Surely you will be surprised to know that Dinh Cau is located right in Duong Duong Town, the center of Phu Quoc Island. Dinh Cau is only about a 3-minute walk from Phu Quoc night market. You can easily discover this interesting place without having to rent a car.

Dinh Cau temple | Top 5 pagodas on Phu Quoc island
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III. What to explore in Dinh Cau temple?

If once you watch the sunset on Phu Quoc island towards Dinh Cau, this will surely mark the memory in your minds. Dinh Cau sunset scene in Phu Quoc fanciful shimmering brings peace and charming moments in the hearts of visitors. Dinh Cau Phu Quoc has been famous thanks to the sanctity of this temple giving fishermen on the island. 

Protestant gossip gradually formed the custom of worshipping at this cliff and named it Dinh Cau. The islanders consider the sacred mountain to build a shrine to pray for divine protection in the sea disaster. They began to come here to worship to meet the calm waves. 

Every year on big holidays like Lunar New Year, the islanders and boat owners come to this holy land to pray a lot. Especially on October 15-16 according to the lunar calendar, more than 100,000 domestic and foreign visitors come to visit, pray, swim and admire the immense water.

Dinh Cau temple | Top 5 pagodas on Phu Quoc islandDinh Cau temple | Top 5 pagodas on Phu Quoc island
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Tourists can also see the entire Duong Dong market and the vast blue sea in a beautiful picture with the mix of blue sea, yellow sunshine, white sand and stones of many different shapes when standing at Dinh Cau. 

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