Located at the altitude of 710m above sea level, Cấm mountain, also known as Thiên Cấm Sơn, located in An Hảo commune, Tịnh Biên district, An Giang province, is the highest mountain in the majestic Thất Sơn range (Thất means ten, Sơn means mountains) of An Giang and is known as the eldest brother of the Southwest Delta. About 80km from the center of Long Xuyên city, Cấm Mountain is located in the middle of a peaceful countryside surrounded by a vast delta. This is one of the key tourist areas of An Giang province attracting hundreds of thousands visitors every year.
Cấm Mountain has long been known as a place of pilgrimage and worship for pilgrims from all over the world with famous Buddhist architecture clusters located on the top of the mountain such as Vạn Linh Pagoda, Phật Lớn Pagoda, or 33.6m-high Maitreya Buddha statue, which has been recorded as the largest Buddha statue on the top of a mountain in Asia. Cấm Mountain is also unique in that there are not only mountains but also lakes. In addition to Thanh Long Lake located halfway up the mountain, which visitors can see when traveling by cable car, there is also a large Thuy Liem lake with an area of nearly 1 hectares of water surface located in the center of the Buddhist architectural cluster. There are thousands of carps with brilliant colors. Located in a border mountainous district, Cấm Mountain is endowed by nature-mother with a cool climate all year round, an ideal place to escape the heat and noise of the bustling city.
At the foot of Cấm mountain is Lâm Viên tourist site of An Giang Tourism Development Joint Stock Company with an area of over 20 hectares with many large-scale entertainment projects including the Cấm Mountain cable car. The cable car starts from Lâm Viên station at the foot of the mountain and the destination is Vồ Ong Bướm. This is a cable car route with a length of up to 3,500m with 89 cabins and a capacity of up to 2,000 people/hour. Visting Cấm Mountain, in addition to pilgrimage to worship, visitors can also enjoy fun and entertainment activities such as: majestically designed artificial waterfalls, smart wave pools, and a system of sensory games. thrills, Amazon Kids amusement park...
In addition, Cấm mountain also offers visitors other unique types of tourism such as trekking to explore the roads on Cấm mountain, camping with attractive team building activities, visiting orchards with many kinds of fruits according to different seasons of the year, or you can experience the feeling of relaxation at different multi-style resorts. Not onlyt, Cam Mountain is also an ideal place for young people who love to take photos, checkin to unleash their creativity for shimmering and beautiful photos.
Cấm Mountain has not only beautiful scenery but also delicious food. The most popular is “bánh xèo” (Vietnamese pancake). The special of “Bánh xèo” in Cấm mountain is that it is used with wild vegetables grown on the mountain, with many varieties that are not only delicious but good for health. With a fresh and cool climate all year round, Cấm Mountain is home to veriety flora. Therefore, the specialties of Cấm Mountain are many knids of vegetables and fruits such as chayote, bamboo shoots, durian, oranges, tangerines, passion fruit, strawberries, breast milk... All of them have a very own and unique flavor of the mountains and forests of southwest region.
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