Location in Vietnam
|Province||Tien Giang Province|
Mỹ Tho Tiền Giang Province in the Mekong Delta region of southern Vietnam. Vietnam (ˌviːɛtˈnɑːm Việt Nam) officially |||} Vietnam is divided into 58 Provinces (known in Vietnamese as tỉnh) Tiền Giang Province ( Hán tự: 前[[wikt 江|江]] is a province in the Mekong Delta region of southern Vietnam. Tiền Giang Province ( Hán tự: 前[[wikt 江|江]] is a province in the Mekong Delta region of southern Vietnam. The Mekong Delta (đồng bằng sông Cửu Long “Nine Dragon river delta” is the region in southwestern Vietnam where the Mekong River approaches and empties Vietnam (ˌviːɛtˈnɑːm Việt Nam) officially It has a population of approximately 160,000.is the capital city and municipality of the
My Tho is famous for its noodle soup Hu Tieu My Tho, ( more common in South Vietnam is Hu Tieu Nam Vang - literally Hu Tieu Phnom Penh Style ). >Hu Tieu My Tho is typically a clear pork broth with vermicelli rice noodles & wheat noodles (Mi) combined. Sliced pork, meaty pork bones,offal such as intestine, liver & heart and fresh shrimp ,possibly deep fried wonton. The soup is then garnished by the diner to the individual taste with salad leaves, chinese chives, beansprouts, lime , fresh chilli soy sauce & vinegar. The noodles can be served dry with the soup on the side, or as a noodle soup.
Also famous in My Tho is Bo Vien or beef ball. There are very busy stalls near the My Tho market that serve only Bo Vien in beef broth or with Hu Tieu noodle. It is eaten with very hot chilli sauce (Tuong Ot)
As the regional capital My Tho is the main market dealing in all the produce from the region as well as fish & seafood from My Tho's large ocean going fishing fleet. The very large & exuburant market is one of South Vietnam's biggest sources for dried fish & other dried seafood products such as Kho Muc - dried squid. At nighttime the market is dedicated to the dealing & sorting of Mekong river fish -particularly catfish for HCMCs wholesale markets. Produce especially fruit & veg is delivered by boat directly to the market.
It is a popular starting point for tourists to take a boat trip on the Mekong River. The Mekong is one of the world’s major Rivers It is the 11th-longest river in the world and 7th longest in Asia