Sa Dec Flower Village blossoms as Vietnam’s Lunar New Year approaches

The village has been attracting thousands of visitors as Vietnam’s Lunar New Year celebrations approach. Flowers from a local park not only beautify the local area, but also contribute to brightening up other locations and events, with Sa Dec still one of the county’s biggest suppliers of flowers and plants. Colorful all year long, Sa Dec is a provincial city in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap, in southern Vietnam. The city has maintained its position as an important economic port, as well as an agricultural and industrial trading center of the region. Sa Dec Flower Village is 150 kilometers to the southwest of Ho Chi Minh City, close to the quiet Tien (Front) River, which supplies the area with a consistent, cool breeze. Even though most people expect blossoming flowers to be on display only during Tet, the Vietnamese way to refer to the Lunar New Year festival due in less than four weeks, and spring, the village surprises visitors with its bright colors and beautiful decorations all year round. Main supplier of flowers Thanks to the devotion and creativity of the people who look after it, Sa Dec Flower Village includes a wide variety of flower types which contribute to the character of the garden. The village dates back to the 18th century, when it was gifted to the people by the emperor of the reigning Nguyen dynasty. Having fallen in love with the flowers’ bright colors, people in the area at the time would regularly decorate… [Read full story]


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