Silver Stone Island - A wild beauty in the sea of Ca Mau
Located quite close to the center of Ca Mau city, Silver Stone island has become a famous tourist destination for many tourists because of the beauty of this place that still carries the wild colors of this place.
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Where is Silver Stone island?
Located about 50 km from the center of Ca Mau city, located in Khanh Binh Tay commune, Tran Van Thoi district. Hon Silver Stone Island is a cluster of 3 large and small islands with a total area of about 6.43 ha. The three islands include Ong Ngo Island, Da Le Island, and Silver Stone Island.
The largest of which is Silver Stone Island with an altitude of 50 m above sea level. The island is divided into 2 main clusters. The first cluster has a wild beauty of pristine forests with huge stacks of huge rocks stacked on top of each other.
The second cluster is a rocky beach with a beauty like a fairyland with images such as San Tien, Gieng Tien, Ban Chan Tien, or a five-fingered hand. All are formed by the carvings of mother nature over thousands of hundreds of thousands of years.
According to many daily studies, Silver Stone Island is about 180 million years old (Middle Jurassic - Mesozoic). Therefore, the landscape here still retains the wonderful wild features that make many tourists extremely excited.
Guide to Silver Stone
From the center of Ca Mau city, it only takes about 90 minutes to move to Silver Stone Island island if you choose a vehicle or a motorbike. The path is very simple, you just need to follow the road to U Minh Ha National Park, through Co Xang and Coi Nam to get there.
If you choose to go by water, your journey will start from Ca Mau city and go down the Tac Thu canal. After turning to the Hoi Dong Thanh canal and going west for about 40 km, you will reach Khanh Binh Tay commune, Khanh Hai commune, Tran Van Thoi district.
From here, you just need to go a short distance to reach Silver Stone Island B hamlet and admire Silver Stone Island island in the distance.
The beauty of Silver Stone
The spiritual beauty of Silver Stone
Not only having a wild and majestic natural beauty, but Silver Stone Island also carries in itself extremely valuable spiritual beauty associated with the religious life of the coastal people. When visiting Silver Stone Island, you definitely cannot miss the Tomb of Ong Nam Hai.
The mausoleum has a rudimentary and extremely idyllic architecture. This spiritual work is associated with the legends of local people about the Ong fish helping people in distress at sea.
When visiting the mausoleum, you will have the opportunity to admire the giant whale skeleton that people display and keep for worship.
On the 23rd day of the 5th lunar month every year, at Silver Stone island, there is the Nghinh Ong festival to pray for favorable weather, peaceful and prosperous life, and a good season to go to the beach. The festival attracts thousands of visitors including local fishermen and tourists from all over the world.
Silver Stone and historical imprints
Not only having extremely deep spiritual values, but Silver Stone also preserves many important and heroic historical imprints of our ancestors.
On December 7, 1972, soldiers and people of Khanh Binh Tay commune fought bravely and successfully forced a US army artillery platoon located on Silver Stone Island to withdraw. The Silver Stone is officially completely liberated from American control.
In 1981, it was Silver Stone Island where the CM12 project was closed. This 4-year-long project successfully repelled and defeated the destructive border invasion with malicious plots to overthrow the socialist regime led by foreign exiles in combination with the powerful forces. domestic reactionary led by Le Quoc Tuy and Mai Van Hanh.
On June 22, 2009, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism recognized Silver Stone Island as a National Historic Site.
Here, the Ministry of Public Security in conjunction with the Ca Mau Provincial Party Committee built a stele commemorating the historical victory of the heroic Khanh Binh Tay army and people, the People's Public Security Museum, the Victory Monument "Plan". CM12” and the People's Public Security Traditional House.
Not only having meanings in terms of natural geology, but Silver Stone Island also has spiritual values about the religious life of local fishermen. This is a place that hides a lot of deep values and is a symbol of the deep love of the country of the people of the land.
If you have the opportunity to travel to Ca Mau, do not forget to visit Silver Stone island!