Floating market, for a long time, has become the outstanding symbol of
western region where there are many peaceful rivers flow smoothly.
1. Cai Rang Floating Market -the largest wholesale market of agricultural products
Cai Rang floating market in Can Tho is considered as the largest
wholesale market of agricultural products in the South West. The
impression of this market in the heart of tourists is a scene of river
covered with countless colors of all kinds of agricultural products,
different garden fruits, boat rowing, noisy and hustle.
2. Cai Rang Floating Market, from its origins to the present day
In the past, Mekong Delta with a network of interlacing canal help
facilitate trade here, Cai Rang floating market is famous crowded with a
large number of ships to trade here in the market.
No one knows Cai Rang floating market has ever been formed, perhaps
from the boats on the lake running along the canals, isles bring the
garden products and then swimming to the Hau river. Anchoring near
each other to smoke cigarettes, or the night with the strong wind, they
will share the grains of rice, melon, pumpkin, onion for lunch.
Today, when the
road network develops strongly, people here still prefer this kind of
trade, creating a special cultural mark with people from far away. Cai
Rang floating market is also so bold in the heart of tourists, especially
3. The attractions of Cai Rang Floating Market
What attracts more visitors is that just visit the floating market has
been enjoying the products of the river right on the beach, the people
here warm affection, makes people come to love also love, come once
and want to go back again.
The market specializes in buying fruits, agricultural products of the
region. In the morning, hundreds of small boats parked on the boat,
ready to sell products that do not need to sell as the land market. So,
you should go to the foggy morning because this is the time which
occur the most active and funky market, the weather is very cool and
pleasant, enjoy a glass of fragrant coffee along with a loaf of hot egg
bread – will be an unforgettable breakfast on the boat.
All the shopping and dining activities are held on the river, you will have
an enjoyable experience here.
Only a “wake up in the distance”, you will be on the motor boat and
experience the feeling … shopping on the river.
From the early morning motor boat engine’s sound to the way people
hang up boat to sell, from enjoying the food steadily on the water to
inserting into the row full of goods, all make a sense of difficulty for
A vibrant lifestyle combined with a variety of colors from fruits, fresh
flowers and dishes to create a picture of brilliant colors, ready to hit the
heart anyone who has the opportunity to visit Can Tho.
Floating Market Cai Rang is simple, not as colorful as the floating
market Damnoen Saduak of Thailand, but the scene on the wharf under
the boat is still a simple picture, describing life of the Southern people.