Cu Lao Gien, Vietnam

Cu Lao Gieng is located on the Mekong RIver between Sadec and Chau Doc, Vietnam. It was once an important monastic complex with an orphanage, school, hospice, and leprosy centre housing more than 1,000 people. Nowadays Cu Lao Gian is run as a retreat for older nuns.

Cu Lao Gien island offers the opportunity to visit the Catholic monastery built by the French nuns of “Saint Paul de Chartres” in 1875. It is located in the middle of fields and green jungle but boasts impressive architecture.

Things to See & Do

* Catholic Monastery

General information

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – dong (VND)
Language – Vietmanese
Land Area –km²
Population –approx
Electricity –Time - GMT plus seven hours
International Country Telephone Code – +84

Information on this Web Site has been obtained from the Cruise Companies represented. However, the cruise industry is constantly changing and should be used as a guide only. We are unable to take responsibility for incorrect information and you must confirm all details at the time of booking.