HOTELS IN CHAU DOC - AN GIANG
The site of Châu Đốc was long in history a territory of the Kingdom of Funan. (Vietnamese: Vương quốc Phù Nam). The territory became Vietnam’s about 300 years ago. The town is near the picturesque mount of Sam where the Sam mount lady (Vietnamese: Bà Chúa Xứ Núi Sam) is worshipped. The Sam Mount Lady Ceremony is held every April of lunar calendar (May) every year. Châu Đốc is a district and town in An Giang province, bordering Cambodia, in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. As of 2003 the district had a population of some 2,155. The district covers an area of 100 km². The town is located by the Hâu River (a branch of the Mekong River flowing through Vietnamese territory) and Vinh Te canal. Châu Đốc is situated 250 km west of Hồ Chí Minh City. It takes about six hours to travel by bus from Hồ Chí Minh City.