Dinh Cau Rock (Cua Temple), Phu Quoc Island

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Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Observe a fisherman’s harbor village life from Dinh Cau Rock (Cua Temple), a temple and a lighthouse protecting boats at the mouth of the Duong Dong River. Perched on a rock at the estuary, the temple is dedicated to a sea goddess guarding the fishermen venturing into the open sea. The present-day structure built in 1937 features a picturesque shrine and a lighthouse tower with diagonal blue band around it. Climb a small 20 winding steps to reach a terrace under lush trees and watch fishing boats navigate the narrow river away from the coastal panorama with a sandy beach, palm trees and huts. Using our world travel planner, Duong Dong attractions like Dinh Cau Rock (Cua Temple) can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • We visited in the evening to watch the sunset here. We walked here within 10mins as we stayed nearby. Quite a lot of tourists. The temple on this rock is fairly small. A couple was having their...  more »
  • It's a very small temple/shrine but the location is fantastic, on a rock overlooking the ocean and the harbour, especially around sunset this is the place to be!  more »
  • Dinh Cau is a small temple and lighthouse, and being situated in the main town of the island (Duong Dong), it's convenient to check out if you're in the area. The view is decent, and I imagine this would be a great place to go for sunset. I also enjoyed walking out onto the jetty and watching people go about their day, as boats went by and locals collected seafood in the water.
  • The right place to watch sunset. Few local food available here also. Cheaper than night market.

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