Dinh Cau Rock is a popular tourist attraction in Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam. It is a natural rock formation that juts out into the sea and has a small temple on top. The temple is dedicated to Thien Hau, the goddess of the sea, and is believed to protect the fishermen and sailors of the island. Dinh Cau Rock is also a great spot to watch the sunset and enjoy the sea breeze.
The temple is open daily from 7 am to 6 pm.
Dinh Cau Rock’s entrance fee is 10,000 VND per person.
You can also buy incense and candles to make offerings at the temple.
To get to Dinh Cau Rock, you can take a taxi, motorbike, or bicycle from Duong Dong town, which is about 2 km away. Alternatively, you can join a guided tour that includes Dinh Cau Rock and other attractions on the island.
Some tips for visiting Dinh Cau Rock are:
- Wear comfortable shoes and clothes as you will need to climb some stairs to reach the temple.
- Respect the local culture and religion by dressing modestly and removing your shoes before entering the temple.
- Avoid visiting during peak hours (4 pm to 6 pm) as it can get crowded and noisy.
- Bring a camera or smartphone to capture the stunning views of the sea and the sky.
Some prohibitions for visiting Dinh Cau Rock are:
- Do not litter or damage the environment around the rock.
- Do not touch or disturb the statues and altars in the temple.
- Do not swim or fish near the rock as it can be dangerous.
Some things to see near Dinh Cau Rock are:
- Dinh Cau Night Market, where you can find local souvenirs, handicrafts, seafood, and street food.
- Phu Quoc Museum, where you can learn about the history and culture of the island.
- Phu Quoc Prison, where you can see the remnants of a former prison used during the Vietnam War.