Bến Tre is a coastal province in the Mekong Delta of southern Vietnam, connected by a bridge to the busy market town of Mỹ Tho. Vàm Hồ Bird Sanctuary, with its waterways and native flora and fauna, is to the east. The capital, Bến Tre town, houses the colonial Bến Tre Museum, with artifacts and photos exploring Vietnam’s revolutionary history. Nearby, the Viện Minh Pagoda is distinguished by its Buddhist statues.Belitung. Sandy beaches with large granite rock formations include Tanjung Tinggi Beach on Belitung island. Belitung’s Tanjung Kelayang Beach is a jumping-off point for Lengkuas Island, with its coral reef, colorful fish and colonial Dutch-built lighthouse.