Legend of the Magic Well

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Phu Quoc Magic Well
Phu Quoc Magic Well

It is said that when Prince Nguyen Anh was sheltering on Phu Quoc Island from the Tay Son rebels, he stamped his foot and pointed to the earth with his magic sword from where water erupted to provide to his thirsty force.
This is where you will the royal or magic well as it’s known and you can even see the shoe prints in the stone. To find the well, start from An Thoi Town, there a path heading east for about 2kms along the seaside, past crystal-clear sea before reaching a white sandy beach where there’s a small shrine on the rocky cliff and an armchair shaped stone.