Tam Thanh Mural Village – Wake up sleepy corners of fishing village

Post by: Admin - Posted at: August 16, 2018

Tam Thanh Mural Village – “Art for Better Community” wake up sleepy corners of fishing village

Tam Thanh Mural Village - “Art for Better Community”
Tam Thanh Mural Village – “Art for Better Community”
Tam Thanh Mural Village was just a small sleepy fishing village by the sea. The story of Tam Thanh Mural Village begins with a group of volunteers from Korea who turned their artistic talents into transforming the Tam Thanh fishing village in Quang Nam into the first mural village of Vietnam follows the concept project – “Art for Better Community”. Nowadays, Tam Thanh Mural Village is a seaside village famous for impressive, lifelike murals to promote tourism.
Tam Thanh Mural Village - “Art for Better Community”
Tam Thanh Mural Village – “Art for Better Community”
 Located in Trung Thanh village, Tam Thanh commune, Tam Ky city, Quang Nam province. The center of Danang is quite a distance with 60kms and 40kms away from Hoi An ancient town (2-3 hours by car).
Tam Thanh Mural Village - “Art for Better Community”
Local people in Tam Thanh Mural Village – “Art for Better Community”
Tam Thanh mural village
Tam Thanh mural village
While nearby Hoi An overflowed with tourists and tourism there boomed, Tam Thanh remained quiet and poor. No one pay attention or stop here. But today, thanks to a joint Vietnamese-Korean collaboration, sleepy fishing village has transformed into an attractive tourist destination. More than a dozen artists of both Vietnamese and Korean, even supported by local people spent 20 hard-working days in this community painting over 100 murals across walls, fences, and facades. The paintings are inspired by real life that show the life of the fishing village here in a vivid and true.
Local people in Tam Thanh Mural Village - “Art for Better Community”
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The Tam Thanh art community village in Tam Ky City of Quang Nam Province has been awarded the 2017 Asian Townscape Award for its colourful murals.

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Football is the most favourable sport in Vietnam. A portrait of Korean coach Park Hang-seo of the Vietnamese U23 football team is painted on a wall of a household in Tam Thanh mural village

How to get there?

The Tam Thanh art community village in Tam Ky City of Quang Nam Province
The Tam Thanh art community village in Tam Ky City of Quang Nam Province
You can go by train , motorbike or coach to downtown Tam Ky, Quang Nam province along National Highway 1A.
  • By train:

– in HCM city, you buy ticket to Tam Ky, Quang Nam at Saigon train station at 1 Nguyen Thong, ward 9, Dist 3
– in Hanoi: buying ticket at Hanoi train station at 120 Le Duan, Hoan Kiem
** Note: If you are a student you will be discounted 10% of the train ticket to Tam Ky, when you remember to bring your student card to receive incentives.
  • By coach

in HCM city: you can buy ticket at Mien Dong station, some reputation expreess bus such as: Đinh Nhan (0905 341 655/0905 822 800), Trần Hòa (098380074), Thanh Tĩnh (08 6861 2312),…
in Hanoi: you can buy bus ticket at bến My Dinh or Giap Bat bus station. some reputation expreess bus such as An Phú (04 3927 3967/04 3927 3584), Hoàng Long (04 3664 6617)…
  • By plane:

Traveling to Tam Thanh village by plane is the fastest and convenient trasport From Hanoi, Saigon you can book tickets to Chu Lai Airport (Quang Nam), it be more expensive than trains and coaches of course, but you will save time for the trip.
You should book tickets 2 weeks in advance, to buy cheap tickets. At the above stops, you can take a taxi or rent a motorbike to move to Tam Thanh Village, Tam Ky City.
Fee parking: 3000 – 5000VNĐ

What to eat in Tam Thanh village?

There is a row of restaurants owned by local people by the sea, specializing in serving the popular dishes such as: seafood, vegetables with sea scallion, garlic, steamed squid, fried eggs, …. or you can eat at the locals’ houses The price is also very cheap.
The most famous here is the herring salad. With fresh sliced ​​fish slices cooked with lemon juice then add salt, pepper, chili and rice flour.

Tips:

  • You should go early in the morning or in the sunset cause in this time when village become more life in this small village becomes bustling.
  • The project is implemented in Tam Thanh Village not only to develop tourism but also to bring messages to protect the environment. So, absolutely DO NOT LITTERING indiscriminately even a small garbage.
  • You don’t need to be worry too much about the price because the price is affordable, the locals here are very friendly and the kids are very docile and lovely so just being comfortable to enjoy your full holiday.

Some destinations nearby Tam Thanh mural village:

There is a 1.5 kilometre-long road of coracles along Tam Thanh Village has been transformed into a space of unique art that is connected to the daily lives of fishermen. Tourists will be first impressed by the colorful of coracles by the sea along the Tam Thanh village.
  • Tam Thanh beach

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