Chaudoc – Found in Vietnam’s southernmost province of An Giang, Chau Doc is a frontier town on the Cambodian Border. Chau Doc is historically referred to as the place of five hills and seven mountains, and as a place of romantic hills. Chau Doc has a reputation for its pickles, dried meat and palm sugar. Chau Doc is a riverside commercial center on the west bank of Hau River at its junction with the Chau Doc River. It also serves as a transit point for overland travel to Cambodia.
Chau Doc with the Lady temple and a yearly pilgrimage attracts thousands of local people. The city was once known for its dugout canoe races. Chau Doc has quite sizeable Chinese, Cham and Khmer communities, each of which has built distinctive temples that are worth a visit.