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Tourism through Mekong Delta always has a beauty that attracts tourists from far away with alluvial rivers, simple, dear life or ripe fruit gardens. Can Tho is considered a land representing the lifestyle of Western people with floating markets on the river. For people in the West, rivers and waterways are houses, canals, and streets, so the image of floating markets on the river has been accidentally ingrained in the memories and customs of the people here.

Why has the Cai Rang Floating Market become a tourist attraction
When coming to Can Tho, domestic tourists choose Cai Rang floating market as the first tourist destination to visit when they want to learn the characteristics of the Mekong Delta – Source: Internet

Traveling to Can Tho must go to Cai Rang floating market

Overview of Cai Rang Floating Market

People in the West, in general, and people in Can Tho, in particular, have been accustomed to living with the water, the banks to build up alluvium, sticking with the fish, and shrimp, slamming on the river, and clinging to the boat. Therefore, floating markets on the river were gradually formed and ingrained in the memories of the Western people. Regarding floating markets on the river in Can Tho, it is only possible to mention Cai Rang floating market, a busy market with boats with goods from food to agricultural products…not inferior to any call on the shore.

When coming to Can Tho, domestic tourists choose Cai Rang floating market as the first tourist destination to visit when they want to learn the characteristics of the Mekong Delta. Located on the Hau River and having favorable natural conditions characteristic of the Can Tho river area, it is a gathering place of many tributaries, convenient for travel, trade, and trade between the locality and other provinces in the region, so Cai Rang market was formed and maintained until now.

When coming to Can Tho, domestic tourists choose Cai Rang floating market as the first tourist destination to visit when they want to learn the characteristics of the Mekong Delta. Located on the Hau River and having favorable natural conditions characteristic of the Can Tho river area, it is a gathering place of many tributaries, convenient for travel, trade, and trade between the locality and other provinces in the region, so Cai Rang market was formed and maintained until now.

Visitors coming to Cai Rang floating market will have more opportunities to learn about the life of Can Tho people through trading and exchanging goods on the river with products from other regions to create a very private rhythm only in Can Tho floating markets.

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Why has the Cai Rang Floating Market become a tourist attraction?

Overview of Cai Rang Floating Market
Cai Rang Floating Market met very early when the sun was still out, the river surface was still covered with early dew, and hundreds of boats full of goods were rushing from all over the river – Souce: Internet

Cai Rang Floating Market met very early when the sun was still out, the river surface was still covered with early dew, and hundreds of boats full of goods were rushing from all over the river. At this time, a part of the Hau River becomes more joyful and beater in the colorful picture of various fruits, agricultural products mixed with explosive machines, paddles, and bustling laughter with Western style. In addition, at Cai Rang floating market, visitors can easily find hotels in Can Tho with a quiet and romantic river view.

When traveling to Can Tho, if you want to visit Cai Rang floating market, you can rent boats or canoes to move to the market. At the market, visitors can catch boats slowly moving on the river full of goods or breakfast shops with the aroma of Hu Tieu, soup cake, coffee… spread farther than the sales and enjoy the calm wind blowing from the river in the early morning to feel a strange but very peaceful rural river space. If you want, visitors can also participate in the buying and selling activities together with the people here.

A unique thing at Cai Rang floating market that has attracted tourists’ attention and proved quite interesting is that at Cai Rang floating market, there is always no sound of sales, enticing visitors, which is different from the traditional markets on the shore. The items at the floating market are uniquely known to buyers: a scarf tree, a form of goods introduction that is quiet, not in a hurry. Traders will often hang their goods on a long pole in front of the boat, which is considered a way to promote interest on the spot so that customers can see it even in the distance.

Cai Rang Floating Market
Cai Rang Floating Market – Source: Internet

Coming to Cai Rang floating market, it is easy for visitors to see the images of small boats of small merchants cleverly wriggling through hundreds of large and small ships softly and smoothly. For the people who trade in the Cai Rang market, whether small or big, the boat and boat seem to be home and the living place of their families; although small and narrow, life is always buzzing with laughter and talk.

The bustle and beat of Cai Rang Can Tho market usually only lasts until around midday. After that, the river is returned to its inherent tranquility with the purple heart petals of hyacinth floating and splashing somewhere are the ancient hopes and folk songs imbued with the love of the river’s homeland.

Currently, Can Tho is gradually changing, trying to build an advanced form of tourism to attract cheap tourists at home and abroad, so most of the tourist areas in Can Tho are located near the city center with quite convenient roads, so after exploring Cai Rang floating market, visitors can combine to visit many other Can Tho tourist attractions such as Con Khuong and Con Son tourist areas.

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