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Must-have experiences in Can Tho city
Date: 13/04/2020

Can Tho is known for its floating markets, fruit granaries and the unique scenery of the western countryside. Here are top interesting experiences in Can Tho that “captivate” the hearts of tourists.
Watching the sunset while listening to the Southern folk music in Ninh Kieu Quay

Ninh Kieu Quay is a symbol of the poetic beauty of Can Tho city by Hau River, whose charming river scenery has attracted numerous visitors. It is also the busiest center of the city with boats gathering here in great numbers. Visitors can enjoy a romantic sunset at Ninh Kieu quay and buy tickets to listen to Southern folk music on a cruise ship on Hau River.

Cai Rang floating market opens from 4:30 am to 8 am, so getting up early and exploring the floating market is also an experience that cannot be missed when coming to Can Tho. The market is busy with boats of all sizes and shapes and full of fruits. Visitors can discover all the distinctive cultural features of the river region, as an indispensable part of the Southwestern culture. There are also many unique folk dishes that visitors should try when coming here such as Vietnamese noodles, snakehead fish porridge, bitter herbs soup, Vietnamese cylindrical sticky rice cake.

Buying and selling at Cai Rang floating market

Ong Pagoda is a famous destination in Can Tho. The pagoda is an exquisite architectural work retaining high values of culture and history. Ong pagoda was recognized as the national artistic architecture relic in 1993. Its beauty remains intact over time.

Visit Ong Pagoda - The national artistic architecture relic

Binh Thuy ancient house modeled as a French mansion is a unique architectural work in the harmonious combination between the East and the West. The five-compartment ancient house is surrounded by rows of iron fence and an iron gate with a series of decorative motifs such as goldfish, unicorn or flower. Having great values in culture and architecture, this is a rare template of ancient houses left intact to help researchers study the daily life, culture and the development over time of residents in Mekong delta at the turn of the 2 centuries.

Binh Thuy ancient house - An ancient architectural work remains intact

With the great tourism potential of Can Tho in terms of natural beauty, Bamboo Airways has opened many routes connecting provinces and cities across the country to Can Tho such as Hanoi - Can Tho, Da Nang - Can Tho. From Can Tho airport, passengers can freely travel to nearby tourist destinations such as Cai Rang floating market, Binh Thuy ancient house, Ninh Kieu quay, Can Tho orchards, etc.


Source: Tourismcantho.vn - Translated by Hoang Dat


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