Visitors 4
Modified 3-Jul-17
Created 26-Jun-17
84 photos, 6 videos

Morning climb of the Christ of Vung Tau and then back to visit some sites in central Saigon. Starting our 3-night stay at the Sheraton Saigon Hotel and Towers.

180-degree view from my room at the Pullman

Tuong Dai Liet Sy, a war memorial

1911 lighthouse and Den Tho Liet Si in foreground

Center Vung Tau on northside of the peninsula.

Decent breakfast at the Pullman. Hot dishes not very hot, so I stick with the cold ones.

Cam sanh, the local citrus. Not very good.

Starting the climb to the Christ of Vung Tau.

Mui Nghinh Phong, the cape at the southern tip of the Vung Tau Peninsula

Dad climbing up to the Christ of Vung Tau

Just over 800 steps to the base.

Another view of the cape from higher up.

Almost to the Christ of Vung Tau

Statue is 32m/105ft tall on a 4m/13ft platform.

Construction started around 1974 and only completed in 1993.

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Category:Travel and Places
Subcategory Detail:Vietnam