Situated in the northwest of the island, Duong Dong Town is the administrative center of the island district. It is home to more than half of the population on Phu Quoc Island concentrating around the airport area and dividing into 2 parts by dreaming Duong Dong River. Duong Dong Town has a population of about 50,000 people. It converges the most senior government agencies in Phu Quoc. Duong Dong Town is also the central rendezvous of tourists to Phu Quoc. Thanks to extremely convenient geographical location, dreaming romantic natural scenery, Duong Dong Town is increasingly attracting tourists to Phu Quoc travel.
Far about 120 km from Rach Gia City and 45 km from Ha Tien Town, Phu Quoc, also known as Pearl Island, is the largest island of the population of 22 islands here and also the largest island in Vietnam with a total length of 49 km. Phu Quoc Island and other islands founded Phu Quoc island district directly under Kien Giang province. The entire island district has a total area of 589.23 km². Phu Quoc consists of 2 towns, namely Duong Dong Town and An Thoi Town along with 8 communes. In 2006, coastal Biosphere Reserve and Kien Giang island waters including Phu Quoc district were recognized as World's Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO. Duong Dong Town is one of the most appealing tourist attractions in Phu Quoc thanks to its inherent advantages.
Duong Dong Town retains the small area, yet it houses more than 50% of the population of the island creating the bustling atmosphere for the town. Tourists will find it easy to get An Thoi Islands in the south or go to Ganh Dau in the north from Duong Dong. In particular, the transportation system on the island has been much more convenient, which enables to thrive Phu Quoc tourism. In addition, taking the role as the administrative center in Phu Quoc Island, Duong Dong Town is also home to all the conditions and the best infrastructure of the island district, which promisingly brings it gradually to become one of the most impressive Phu Quoc attractions.
The town owns a small airport along with the system of transportation being invested to develop and upgrade. Duong Dong Port is the main port of the island, where concentrates the population as well as goods from the mainland to the island. With many famous scenic spots to go sightseeing, there is an address tourists cannot miss when participating Phu Quoc tours to Duong Dong Town. It is Cau Castle - the source of people's faith on the island. It is also the religious symbol of the locals here. Besides, Duong Dong Market is noisy and bustling with a wide range of fish, squid... in each morning making lively purchasing atmosphere. Duong Dong Market situated on Duong Dong riverbank, along with Duong Dong Town is the excellent tourist addresses on the journey to discover Phu Quoc tourism.
Duong Dong is the busiest place of the island and favorite rendezvous of numerous tourists. Moreover, Dinh Cau Night Market - seafood cuisine market and shopping with Phu Quoc night market though is still unstable and relatively noisy make tourists have more choices when having the opportunity to Phu Quoc. They are also the pride of the locals when tourists visit the island. Taking a stroll through Dinh Cau Night Market and Phu Quoc Night Market, tourists will have a chance to enjoy fresh seafood: shrimps, crabs, fishes or snails... These night markets have attracted tourists thanks to fresh seafood, mostly grilled dishes here. This processing totally keeps the pure sweetness of fresh seafood dishes. Soaking up the romantic peaceful scenery in Duong Dong Town and enjoying specialties here, the experiences on the town of in particular and Phu Quoc travel in general will definitely deep leave in the hearts of any tourists.
The nature favorably bestows Phu Quoc pearl Island and Duong Dong Town wonderful beaches, primitive forests and cool freshwater springs... Among other towns in Phu Quoc, Duong Dong Town with numerous exciting experiences is awaiting tourists to explore and feel. The peace and the freshness of pure nature as well as the hospitality of the locals here will certainly bring tourists extremely memorable vacations. Duong Dong Town thus plays an important role in promoting Phu Quoc tourism to numerous international friends.