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Facts about the Fishing Port in Quy Nhon - The sights that await you

Known for being one of the busiest wholesale seafood markets and fishing ports, here are some facts about the Quy Nhon port you might have not known before.



The fishing port in Quy Nhon was opened in the year 2003 and has grown impressively ever since. The latest additions to this fishing port would be the banks, the modern bridges, and the canal as they have become the base to the foreign ships. This fishing port gets deliveries throughout the day and stores the seafood that is then sent out to the major provincial markets in the area. This busy area lets hundreds of ships owned by local farmers and people from the areas of to enter and sell their products in a common space. These people will also be able to buy food, material and ice water to help them out for the next fishing trips.


When to go

If you are staying in Quy Nhon, Vietnam at any of the 5-star resorts, this fishing port is not too far for you. If you want to take a few good pictures of the place, it is better to head out earlier in the morning. Make sure you are ready for the smells and the crowd that will attack you the moment you enter the place. The busiest time during the day would be from 12:00 p.m. and until 6:00 a.m. the following day.


How to behave in the port

Though you are visiting this place as a tourist you must remember that this is a place of business for hundreds of people on a daily basis. The fishermen and the vendors here do not frown at the photographers or visitors but you must make sure you are not disturbing their business in any way.


What to expect

As stated earlier, you must be ready to be surrounded by smells of all sorts when you are visiting this place. The colourful ships and boats in the waters and the crates of fish will certainly be a sight to see. You will also find that a lot of this crate is waiting to be loaded on to another boat. Mountains of crushed ice will be found in all parts of the market as they help to keep the fish fresh.


Attractions nearby

Once you head out and begin your day at this fishing port you will find that you have quite a lot of time left in your hand once you are done walking around and photographing the place. There are some other attractions nearby that you could check out if you are not too tired and want to head that your hotel room already. Websites such as Quy Nhon Coastal Escape will be ideal to research and find out what other attractions and hotspots that are available in the area. There are a few beaches close by that will not be as crowded as the other major tourist attractions beaches in the area. Pack yourself some breakfast and chill at the beach after exploring the fishing port in Quy Nhon.