The most 12 famous and attractive tourism sites in Can Tho
Cai Rang floating market, Ninh Kieu wharf, ect. are attractive destinations for tourists when coming to Can Tho.
About 40 kilometers far away from the center of Can Tho city, the Tan Loc island (in Tan Loc ward, Thot Not district) attracts tourists with endless orchards, ancient houses and simple lifestyles of people in the South - west of Viet Nam. Coming to the island, visitors will get interesting experiences of the “Sweet island” which is on the development of tourism.
Cai Rang Floating Market
Cai Rang floating market is located on Cai Rang river, Cai Rang district. It is about 5 km away from the center of Can Tho city and about 15 minutes away from Ninh Kieu quay by motorbike and 30 minutes away by boat.
Arousing the vitality of heritage in Can Tho
The People’s Committee of Can Tho city issued the Decision approving the project on Preserving and Promoting the value of intangible cultural heritage of Can Tho city to 2020. The two main points of the project are preserving and promoting the value of intangible cultural heritage to have practical effect which is suitable with the socio- economic development requirement of the city and have a connection with the Mekong Delta and the whole country. This is also a foundation for preserving and promoting the value of intangible cultural heritage of Can Tho city to 2020.
Nhon Thanh mold recognized national treasure
The Prime Minister has issued Decision No. 2089/QĐ-TTg on December 25, 2017 on the recognition of national treasure (the 6th stage).
Eighteen Arhats (Thap bat La Han) in Long Quang pagoda
Located by the Rach Cam canal (Long An Ward, Binh Thuy district, Can Tho city), Long Quang pagoda is well-known for its 100-year-old Eighteen Arhats’ statues which are sophisticatedly sculptured and made from Pyinkado wood.
Guava Salad, a delicious dish in Tan Loc island
Located in the middle of Hau river and enriched by alluvium, Tan Loc island has many specialties. The inhabitants in the island have created lots of delicious dishes from fruits in their gardens, highlighted the local cuisine.
Two dishes in Can Tho continue to set the Vietnam Record
The Vietnam Record Organization has just announced the list of 100 dishes and specialties of Vietnam 2018. Two dishes of Can Tho which were honored to contribute the list, were “Bánh tét lá cẩm” (Vietnamese cylindrical sticky rice with magenta plant cake) and “Vịt nấu chao” (Braised duck in fermented tofu).
Com Ruou (Fermented Glutinous Rice Balls) village in Thot Not
After crossing Thot Not Bridge, we turn left and go for about 6 kilometer to get to Trung Thanh Commune. In this place, almost all local people can show us how to go to the village producing fermented glutinous rice balls. Following the instructions of the indigenous people, we go more than a kilometer to Ba Dang Rivulet, along which there are 80-90 households making fermented glutinous rice balls. This area is in Thanh Phuoc and Thanh Phuoc 2 Village of the edge of Thot Not District (Can Tho City). Mrs. Huynh Thi Diem, Vice Chairwoman of Trung Thanh Women's Association, says, "Here, two out of every three households make Com Ruou as a way to earn their living.