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Cai Rang Vietnam

Cai Rang Vietnam

Above all, Cai Rang is the name in Phong Dinh province during the Vietnam Republic period. At that time, Cai Rang was administratively still in Thuong Thanh commune. Then, from 1975, Cai Rang township was officially established and became a commune-level administrative unit under Chau Thanh district. Cai Rang Vietnam.

Cai Rang Vietnam

Cai Rang Viet Nam

The legend of Cai Rang

According to legend, the name Cai Rang derives from the story of the early reclaiming time. Having a huge crocodile in here, its teeth plugged into this land. However, in the book “The Voice of the South” by Vuong Hong Sen said: Cai Rang originated from the Khmer word “Karan” meaning “roast”. Moreover, Khmer people in Xa Ton (Tri Ton) do a lot of Karan selling everywhere. Gradually, every one pronounced Karan into Cai Rang.

Cai Rang Vietnam

Cai Rang floating market (Can Tho) has long been a unique tourist destination of Cuu Long Delta.

The floating market has attracted many domestic and foreign visitors. It’s one of the 10 most impressive markets in the world by the Rough Guide Travel Magazine.

Cai Rang Vietnam

Floating Market, Viet Nam


Currently, Cai Rang floating market is located downstream of the Can Tho River, about 600 meters from Cai Rang Bridge. with a large water surface area.

Cai Rang Vietnam

Moreover, Cai Rang floating market is located on the waterway of Hau river – Xa No canal. so it is very convenient for trading and trading with neighboring localities and the whole Cuu Long river area.

Finally, This is the reason why Cai Rang floating market is the largest and busiest scale.

 Cai Rang Can Tho

In the process of investing and developing Cai Rang floating market.

Cai Rang Vietnam

Finally, Can Tho city will pay attention to the preservation of the original Cai Rang floating market. Not to disturb the inherent activities of the floating market which has been formed for several hundred years.

Through, floating market is a unique tourism product not only of Can Tho but also the whole Mekong Delta region.

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