Van Thuy Tu communal house is one of the famous tourist attractions in the coastal city of Phan Thiet. Most of the tourists come here because they are curious about the largest fish skeleton in Southeast Asia up to now, which has been restored and displayed.
Located on Ngu Ong Street, Duc Thang Ward, Phan Thiet City. Dinh Van Thuy Tu is a place to worship the ancestors of the sea profession of Binh Thuan fishermen, which was established quite early compared to other tombs. Legend has it that in the local fishing community: At the end of the 18th century, after the construction of Thousand Thuy Tu was completed, there was a very large Ong fish that drifted to the beach front ten thousand 50m away. Fisherman Van Thuy Tu and other fishermen in Phan Thiet joined forces to bring him in for a funeral ceremony. Because his body was too big (more than 20m long, nearly 4m high), fishermen had to demolish the main gate of the ten thousand and it took more than two days to bring his body into the ten thousand. This is the largest Mr. Fish He has ever been buried here.
Coming here, you can also learn about the custom of worshiping Ong fish and the rituals and festivals associated with fishing beliefs such as: Ritual burial of Ong fish's body when there are Ong fish washed up in the sea before ten thousand, ceremony on top of jade bones. Ong fish is brought into the world to worship (after 24 months of burial for small Ong fish and 36 months for Big Ong fish), the Spring festival takes place on February 20-21, the Cau Ngu festival at the beginning of the crop season. Southern fish festival takes place on April 20-21, the main Cau Ngu festival takes place from June 19-22, and the Cau Ngu festival fulfills the Southern fish season takes place on August 20-21 of the lunar calendar. Rituals and festivals have become common festivals of the coastal fishing villages of Phan Thiet, attracting a large number of fishermen to participate, an opportunity for fishermen to show their respect to the god Nam Hai and pray for them. Wishing for the blessing and protection so that fishing at sea always meets peace, luck and full of fish and shrimp. If you have the opportunity to visit the coastal city of Phan Thiet, Binh Thuan, do not visit the Van Thuy Tu Palace to have interesting experiences for yourself.