Van Chai fishing village: Hidden charm of Sam Son beach city

Many people have heard of Van Chai Village, a hundred years old fishing village located in the busy coastal city of Sam Son, Thanh Hoa province.

However, once you see the vibrant locals living there, the village will definitely be a destination you will be visiting in the future.

Van Chai fishing village is like a tranquil oasis amid the bustling beach city of Sam Son in Thanh Hoa province (Photo: Vietnam+)
Young men in Van Chai village come back to the shore after a nighttime fishing trip (Photo: Vietnam+)
Fishermen often start their fishing trip at midnight and then come back by dawn (Photo: Vietnam+)
Van Chai fishing village is busy at dawn as fishermen returning shore with catches and those at home coming to help sort out the fish (Photo: Vietnam+)
Locals pull fishing nets from the boat and sort out catches for selling (Photo: Vietnam+)

Locals pull fishing nets from the boat (Photo: Vietnam+)
Van Chai fishing village is busy at dawn as fishermen returning shore with catches and those at home coming to help sort out the fish (Photo: Vietnam+)
Locals sort out fish for selling (Photo: Vietnam+)
Boats return after a night on the sea to catch fish (Photo: Vietnam+)
Merchants and fishermen busy trading fresh catches (Photo: Vietnam+)
Locals look for fish from nets (Photo: Vietnam+)
Boats return after a night on the sea to catch fish (Photo: Vietnam+)
Boats return after a night on the sea to catch fish (Photo: Vietnam+)
Locals sort out fish for selling (Photo: Vietnam+)
Fish awaiting merchant to buy (Photo: Vietnam+)
Locals look for fish from nets (Photo: Vietnam+)

Locals look for fish from nets (Photo: Vietnam+)

Sam Son is a familiar destination for many people. However they still have several hidden charms waiting for tourists to explore, including Van Chai ancient fishing village (Photo: Vietnam+)

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