Discover Can Tho Province, Vietnam with the most interesting destinations

Traveling to Can Tho Province of Vietnam has been an interesting journey to a peaceful land for a long time. This province possesses many poetic landscapes, the beauty of local cultural identity and ingenuous people. They are enough to make tourists have a wonderful trip to this western land. Now let’s make a list of ideal destinations that you should visit in Can Tho!

1. Cai Rang Floating Market

Being the center of the Mekong Delta, Can Tho has typical features of a waterborne region. Cai Rang is one of the most famous floating markets in the Southwest of Vietnam. It specializes in exchanging and purchasing agricultural products and seasonal fruits. All buying and selling activities are carried out on boats of locals, which makes visitors so excited to discover.

Cai Rang Floating Market is always hustling and bustling
Every morning, hundreds of boats are in close proximity with commodities hung upon a pole at the prow.

2. Orchards in Can Tho

With a variety of fresh fruits, orchards in Can Tho are always full of travelers. Coming here, you can go sightseeing and enjoy fruits right in the orchard as well as taste other specialties like grilled fish or boiled snails…

Colorful orchards in Can Tho Province
There are many orchards for tourists to choose like My Khanh, Sau Duong, Binh Thuy…. and some others in O Mon, Thot Not.

3. Bang Lang Stork Garden

Bang Lang Stork Garden is one of the biggest bird sanctuaries in Can Tho Province. On the way from Can Tho to Long Xuyen City (An Giang Province), we can visit this garden (5km from Thot Not Town).

The tranquil beauty of Bang Lang Stork Garden
Along the river banks, under the shadow of tree ranges, tourists will see harvested rice paddies in the flooding season. Here will they see thousands of storks in various species swooping down. This image, in a way, evokes the sense of tranquility in Vietnam’s countryside.

4. Ninh Kieu Wharf

Always on the list of must-see destinations during the trip to Can Tho, Ninh Kieu Wharf is hustling and bustling with boats and ships all day all night.

The brilliant beauty of Ninh Kieu Wharf at night
Located on the right bank of Hau River, it is the place not only to purchase farm produce of Mekong Delta but also to have a good view of Can Tho City. From here, visitors can easily reach other tourist spots of the city.

5. Binh Thuy Old House

This is the two-roof old house in Bui Huu Nghia Street, Binh Thuy District. It was built in the style of French architecture in 1870. Up to now, it has still remained intact despite 150 years of age.

Binh Thuy Old House with ancient architectural features
This house possesses many features of French architecture with arc-shaped steps linking the house with the big yard, high ceiling decorated with vignettes, many windows with simple iron frames, floor tiles with the image of red roses imported from France…Binh Thuy is the rare model of old houses which remain intact now, which helps researchers a lot in learning about the life of peoples in Mekong Delta a long time ago.

6. Tay Do Night Market

1km west of Can Tho City, Tay Do Market is the large shopping center of southern provinces and the interesting entertainment area. It used to be a wholesale market which exchanged commodities among regions both domestically and internationally.
Tay Do Night Market - a large shopping center of Can Tho Province
Besides, there are services of food, entertainment… available here.

7. Nam Nha Pagoda

In addition to religious values, this pagoda was also the place where patriotic scholars’ will against invasion in Dong Du Movement (1907-1940) was nourished.

Nam Nha Pagoda associates with historical and spiritual values
Opposite the pagoda is Long Tuyen Temple, the front is Binh Thuy River with luxuriant old trees on the banks. The main gate is built of ancient bricks and engraved with the name of the pagoda in Chinese. One of the most attractive things here is a lot of old trees and precious bonsai.

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