Cai Rang floating market – fantastic tourism hotspot in Mekong Delta

Cai Rang floating market has long been an enticing tourism feature of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho.

Cai Rang floating market – fantastic tourism hotspot in Mekong Delta
UK tourism magazine Rough Guide has ranked it among the top ten most impressive markets worldwide and the top five most interesting markets in Asia. Photos: VNA
Cai Rang floating market – fantastic tourism hotspot in Mekong Delta
The market opens every day from dawn to about 8 to 9 am. Small boats serving as floating convenient stores and restaurants for locals and visitors create a lovely feature of the market.
Cai Rang floating market – fantastic tourism hotspot in Mekong Delta
Cai Rang Floating Market is located on Cai Rang River, about 6km from the heart of Can Tho city. To reach the market by waterway, it takes about 30 minutes from Ninh Kieu wharf in the district of the same name. 
Cai Rang floating market – fantastic tourism hotspot in Mekong Delta
Small boats with lots of goods are readily available for tourists to choose from.
 
Cai Rang floating market – fantastic tourism hotspot in Mekong Delta
As soon as first rays of the sun hit, boats with signature agriculture products of the Mekong Delta area gather at the Cai Rang floating market. Photos: VNA

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A day out to discover Cai Rang Floating Market

A day out to discover Cai Rang Floating Market

Located in the Mekong River Delta, the magnificent Cai Rang Floating Market can be considered a typical feature of the local area that attracts plenty of visitors each day.

Cai Rang floating market in pictures

Cai Rang floating market in pictures

The Cai Rang floating market on the Can Tho river, six kilometers from the center of Can Tho city, is a popular attraction in the Mekong Delta.  

 
 

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