Tra Que Vegetable Village

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The city of Hoi An was once considered a destination by Japanese traders who believed the heart of East Asia beat below the port town’s cobbled streets. Today, travelers can feel the pulse of Vietnam’s old and new meeting in this historic town. Ancient temples and classic architecture exist alongside modern storefronts, innovative cuisine and expert tailors. The historic town offers sites and activities to keep everyone content.

Tra Que Vegetable Village

Tra Que Village in Hoi An

Tra Que is a charming little village located just a few kilometres from Northeast of Hoi An. Its location is between De Vong river and Tra Que alga pond (Cam Ha commune – Hoi An town). This village is famous for many kinds of vegetables in a long time: lettuce, salad, houttuynia, flagrant knoutwed, basil and coriander vegetables etc., The Tra Que village is named after the sweet scented vegetables that spice up the everyday meals of the Hoi An people. Here a new spirit for traditional Hoi An dishes like Cao Lau, Quang noodles, the local ‘Tam huu’ spring roll (made from Tra Que vegetables) and cake with meat (Banh xeo) has been enlivened. 

The farmers use neither manure nor chemical fertilizers but a kind of algae found only in a lagoon in Tra Que. As a result, the vegetables both look beautiful in their fields as well as possessing outstanding taste and flavor. Products sell well and are highly appreciated due to the freshness, good quality and safety. Everyday all the year round, 8 tons of Tra  Que vegetables are sold and people in Quang Nam-Da Nang area are addicted to having them in their meals. That is why many eaters, even the easiest ones said that they feel tasteless if their meals lack in Tra Que vegetables.

The residents have now found a newer way to supplement their income: tourism. Thanks to its special features, the village has become a very attractive destination for tourists, particularly foreigners. In fact, it is so popular that people wishing to visit the village would have to book a tour in advance. The highlight of the visit is a chance to try their hand at actual farming.  You will take a trip around the vegetable garden and join the farmers in preparing the land and fertilizing it with seaweed from the local lake. 

Tra Que vegetable village with all the nice herb being cultivated with high technology make the vegetable here nice and fresh. Also you will live  in the beautiful atmosphere, very relax and can feel peace of the Vietnam village. If you ever stop over in Hoi An shouldn’t miss visit Tra Que vegetable village.

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