The place is known as a hell on the earth with a prison complex and tiger cages built by the French colonialists and US occupants to prison Vietnamese patriots.
Nowadays, Con Dao became one of leading tourism potential destination with a complex of historical revolutionary relics, many wild lands and preserved historical landscapes, the most beaches and forests like a paradise on the earth.
Visitors can travel to Con Dao by planes or high- speed boats.
The pier was begun for construction in 1873 and as reported, there were 914 deaths during the construction.
The filed photo shows a visitor burnning incense to commemorate martyrs at Hang Duong Cemetery
The Con Dao prison system becomes a historical revolutionary relic site, luring international and local tourists.
Tourists learn about the nesting process of sea turtles