Vung Tau is one of the southern Vietnamese city. Despite the proximity to the metropolis Ho Chi Minh City, the city has its own airport, used by local airlines. On the territory of Vung Tau is a small area with Russian-speaking population - live here staff "Vietsovpetro", the company engaged in oil production. On the territory of the Russian district built shops, libraries and orthodox parish.
In the city well-developed tourist infrastructure, the entire coast is built up villas and hotels, but a little discomfort to tourists deliver built oil producing wells nearby. Also in winter you climb high waves and strong winds blow, so to come here is best in the summer.
Vung Tau, unlike most Vietnamese cities, different purity and richness. It is rich in sights, bored, is not necessary. Beautiful Buddhist pagoda, a huge statue pantheon of Ho Chi Minh City - all this attracts tourists from all corners of the globe. The most famous statue in the city - the statue of Jesus Christ. Its height of 32 meters, it is located on a hill and therefore visible from the outskirts of the city.
In the city there is no public transport - most people move on their own or rented bikes.