Floating market is a very typical cultural feature of the Southwestern localities that everyone wants to come and experience at least once in their lifetime. Cai Rang floating market in Can Tho is probably the most typical market, which has been honored by the foreign press as one of the five most interesting markets in Asia. Let’s find out the attraction that this Cai Rang floating market brings with VietNampeace!
Time and place to go to Cai Rang Can Tho floating market
To visit and immerse yourself in the vibrant and busy life of the floating market on Ninh Kieu wharf, visitors must travel 6km from the city center if traveling by road and 30 minutes by water.
Visit Cai Rang floating market and feel the bustle of life mixed with idyllic life (Image: Collection)
Experience the rustic lifestyle of people on Can Tho floating market (Image: Collection)
Lenh on a boat to explore the beauty of Cai Rang floating market (Image: Collection)
Visitors who want to visit the floating market have to come very early because the fair runs from early in the morning to around 8-9 hours in a row and there are few boats. Come early to rent a boat to go on the gentle Hau River, visitors will watch the sunrise when the sun rises on the rays of the new day; shining on the sparkling silver river and shining golden light on the hair, shoulders of women who were busy rowing boats, rowing boats selling goods. At this dream time, you will feel more clearly the rhythm of life and culture of people attached to the water in Can Tho.
Traders at Cai Rang floating market are eagerly preparing for the fair (Image: Collection)
Delicious hot dishes are prepared right on the boat at Cai Rang floating market (Photo: Collection)
Very busy life of people in Cai Rang floating market (Image: Collection)
Although busy, smiles are always standing on the lips of people in Cai Rang floating market (Image: Collection)
The memorable beauty of Cai Rang floating market
Lenh on a boat
Coming to Can Tho, tourists are allowed to travel by sitting on a boat that goes through the canals and weaves into a peaceful and poetic countryside. Under soaring green coconut palms is every village, small hamlet nestled.
The only means of transportation when you arrive at Can Tho floating market is a boat (Image: Collection)
Sitting on the boats to feel the real life of Cai Rang floating market (Image: Collection)
Experience cuisine right on the river floating (Image: Collection)
Impressive beautiful scenery in the dim light of the dawn (Image: Collection)
The best place to buy fresh fruits
A special feature of Cai Rang floating market is that it specializes in trading fruits and fruits Specialties of the Mekong River Delta. However, in order for guests in the distance to know what their boats were selling, the people hung that product on the nose of the boat called a leopard tree. This is a special point and attracts the attention of visitors of this interesting Cai Rang floating market.
The bustling scene with the rich variety of items at Cai Rang floating market (Photo: Collection)
As a result, people or tourists who want to buy can see and take a boat to buy. Here sells everything important essentials for daily necessities. Coming here, tourists will witness a colorful market of fruits, fruit cakes, the sound of rowing rippling waves, the sound of trading and bustling trade in a corner of the sky.
The floating market doesn’t lack anything like regular markets! (Photo: Collection)
Cultural characteristics of the Southwest region
The floating market has existed for a long time before the modernity and countless shallow markets and big commercial centers have sprung up, but it has not made the trading and trading culture on the river less exciting even even. more flattering than before.
Enjoying the wonderful dishes that you will remember forever (Image: Collection)
To easily explore Cai Rang floating market, tourists can book hotels in Ninh Kieu District as follows: