Cai Rang floating market
Southern Vietnam has fairs on rivers, known as floating markets. With its unique culture, floating markets are attracting domestic and international tourists in Mekong tours of shopping. Cai Rang Floating Market is the place of exchanging and trading agricultural products, fruits, goods, food as well as an eating area. It is the outstanding attraction in Can Tho.
Cai Rang Floating Market is located on Cai Rang River, about 6 km from the city center by road, and about 30 minutes by boat from Ninh Kieu Pier. The market was formed when road and transportation had not been developed yet. The need of exchanging agricultural products, and basic things connected local people by boats on rivers. Since then, in spite of widely developed road transportation, the floating market remains and develops more bustling