When we mention Mekong Delta, the most special things that you often hear are fruit orchards, sampan boats, river, … Besides, you will also know Mekong market which is the most attractive tourist attractions. So which markets that Mekong includes? Let’s follow the article below.
Ngã Bảy floating market
The Ngã Bảy floating market formed in 1915, and another name is Phung Hiep market. Moreover, this is the most famous floating market in Hau Giang. Besides, it is not only a tourist destination that attracts tourists to every year but also a place of trading and exchanging activities of residents of the Mekong River Delta.
Nga Nam floating market – Soc Trang
The reason for the name Nam Nga is because this market formed on the intersection of 5 rivers. They are: Ca Mau, Vinh Quoi, Long My, Thanh Tri and Phung Hiep. Besides, this is a floating market that has been here for a long time and also the busiest in the Mekong Delta. Unlike other floating markets, people often gather at the market from 3:00 am, crowded on 5:00 am and the end of the market is around 8:00 am. From a distance, you’ll see that on every boat people will hang things they sell on a tree. That tree calls the Bẹo Tree.
Cai Rang mekong market – Can Tho
Can Tho is not only a centrally-run city with economic development, but also a tourist urban area that attracts many tourists every year. It only takes about 30 minutes and 4km from Ninh Kieu Wharf, you will move to the Rang Rang floating market by waterway. Like Nga Nam floating market, the market usually ends quite early. So, if you want to participate in this market activity you have to wake up early. Have the opportunity to watch the sunrise on the river and enjoy breakfast on the boat.
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