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Must-go places in Can Tho (Part 1)


Night at Ninh Kieu Wharf

Just 18 minutes drive and 5 minutes by boat from Vinpearl Can Tho Hotel, Ninh Kieu Wharf is situated on the right bank of Hau River, at the confluence of Hau River and Can Tho River. Located very close to the center of Can Tho city, this is one of the attractions in Can Tho where most tourists wish to visit.

Ninh Kieu Wharf is always in a bustle with ships and boats passing by night and day. This is also a place for trading agricultural and seafood products as well as typical specialities of Mekong Delta. For Can Tho people, Ninh Kieu Wharf is the pride every time they talk about their land.


Do not forget to drop by Tay Do night market when visiting Can Tho

Tay Do night market is situated around 1 km from Can Tho center toward the west of Hau River, within the area of Can Tho International Exhibition Fair Center. This is also a large trading center of Mekong Delta area as well as a very attractive entertainment place. Formerly, Tay Do market is a wholesale market for trading various types of goods to other regions inside and outside the country. The market sells many different typical items of the river land that are scientifically and beautifully arranged and decorated. If you come to Can Tho, just pay a visit to this interesting destination!


Cai Rang Floating Market - a culture of the West

Located around 30 minutes by boat from Ninh Kieu Wharf, Cai Rang Floating Market is one of the most well-known floating markets in the southwestern region. This attraction brings the curiosity to any first time visitor and Cai Rang is also one of the places that you cannot miss when visiting this area.

Cai Rang Floating Market is the place where people exchange and trade agricultural products, seasonal fruits, right on the boats of the locals. Arriving here, you will feel the unique typical culture of the river land and enjoy the popular dishes of the west, for example: Southern rice noodle soup, snakehead fish porridge, bitter vegetable soup, etc.; as well as listen to Southern amateur music (Đờn ca tài tử) where the stage is the river with the friendship and loveliness of the locals here.


From Cai Rang Floating Market going down Hau River in 20 more minutes, you will get to My Khanh Tourist Village. This is an attractive destination of Can Tho as well as the western land. The garden has an area of 12 ha with more than 20 different kinds of fruit trees, flowers and many animal species. Coming here, you can take a walk in the garden, pick the fruits by your own hands and feel the fresh and cool air. In addition, you will be visiting the traditional handicraft village where you can try your ability in making wine, rice paper; the typical Southern ancient house; enjoying Southern amateur music; “One day being a landlord” with a landlord meal; etc. My Khanh Tourism Village will definitely bring you interesting experiences during the trip to the western land.

Above are some of the famous tourist attractions in Can Tho that Vinpearl suggests you. While taking a rest to move on to the next destinations in part 2, let’s stop by Vinpearl Can Tho Hotel to relax or go shopping for necessary stuff for your next trips!