Nga Nam floating market in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang has developed into a popular attraction with large numbers of visitors sampling some the area’s unique life and cuisine.
Nga Nam floating market is one of the western region’s most popular tourist attractions. Located approximately 60km from Soc Trang city, it serves as an intersection for the five rivers of Ca Mau, Vinh Quoi, Long My, Thanh Tri, and Phung Hiep.
The opening time for the Nga Nam floating is usually around 4am, this gives visitors plenty of time to explore the market’s bustling atmosphere.
With fishing boats packed close to each other it is fairly simple for residents to unload goods from the river.
Visitors are able to get a sample of the unique life that local residents from the western region lead.
A variety of goods can be found on sale at the market such as vegetables, salt, meat, and fish. In addition to food produce, dishes are also served for breakfast on boats, allowing visitors to sample a range of delicious meals
Dishes in the area are fairly cheap with a single bowl of vermicelli costing only VND15,000.
Some of the market’s goods are hung on a boat as they are put on display to be sold.
One of Nga Nam floating market’s best-selling items is fruit. Popular fruits sold at the market include watermelon, pomelo, plum, and banana. Visitors are able to explore the market’s bustling atmosphere during special festivals.