Ngoc Lang - the name of an ancient village in the downstream area of Ba river – is a fertile alluvial land where are the exchange of the two rivers (Chua River and Ba River) before flowing into Da Dien estuary ( which is now known as Da Rang estuary).Ngoc Lang Village, Binh Ngoc commune - 3km from the center of Tuy Hoa City- is a fertile land filled with sediment and full of sun and sea breezes all year round. Binh Ngoc commune (including 3 villages) has an area of 42 hectares of fertile sandy soil in which 20 hectares are used to grow vegetables and flowers.
More than 230 households in the village grow vegetables all year round thanks to a favorable condition of an irrigation system and humidity and bamboo trees surrounded the village green all year round. Vegetables grown by people here are various types of lettuce, basil, cilantro, spinach, green onions ... Ngoc Lang Vegetables are delivered to restaurants, the tourist hotels in Tuy Hoa city. Not only do Ngoc Lang people are attached to vegetables, but the farmers also plant flowers which are mainly gladiolus whose origin is selected from Dalat. Colorful gladiolus blooms in the spring on the occasion of Tet. Gladiolus planted in Ngoc Lang Vegetable village has been delivered to the south central provinces and the Central Highlands provinces for years.
The name of Ngoc Lang village, according to the legend of the locality, has also been changed since the time when the tutelary god of the village came to the downstream of Ba river and built this village. Ngoc Lang village was formed in the mudflats in the north of Da Rang River and was called "Nguyen Tieu Dong", "Nguyen Lang" and is now called Ngoc Lang - which means "a shining jewel" with the hope that the model of community tourism - Ngoc Lang vegetables village- will be a bright spot attracting tourists from all the regions.
Visiting Ngoc Lang, you not only see the endless rows of green vegetables, brightly colorful gladioli flower beds in the morning sun, you will also experience the cultural beauty of Ngoc Lang village communal house of hundreds of years old. Ngoc Lang communal house was built in 1852 on a campus of 2740 m2 in the style ancient architecture of Vietnam temples with shrines worship mother Hau Tho and Ngu Hanh (5 basic elements according to Eastern philosophy). Ngoc Lang communal house is the central to the cultural life and community spirit of villagers then and now.
Standing on Nhan Thap Mountain, Tuy Hoa city center looking down the Ngoc Lang vegetable village at the foot of the mountain, the meeting place of two rivers with the boats commuting at the seaport at the foot of Nhan tower - a national historical cultural heritage where the traditional annual spring Poetry festival takes place, you will understand more about the culture of a pristine, natural, rustic, close to the nature and incredibly exciting south central province.
Ngoc Lang vegetable village will be a common tourism model to many communities across the province because this new tourism model has a lot of potentials to develop: Phu Yen has a coastline of 189km with many bays, lagoon, and islands, which is very convenient for island tourism. The province also identifies island tourism as a spearhead and focus, but it must be combined with many other types of tourism in which community tourism in Ngoc Lang vegetable village with a model attracting many tourists ...
Phu Yen is a province in south central with abundant tourism potential; however, the advantages of the "smokeless industry" have not been exploited effectively. This is caused by different reasons including the tourism promotion and promotion. Many major cities in the country have started taking tourists to Phu Yen, a land of favorable nature, pristine scenery, many attractive natural landscapes, friendly and hospitable people, affordable price, great food ... It is believed that community tourism model in Ngoc Lang vegetable village will attract many visitors to Phu Yen in the near future.