Can Tho Floating Market
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Cai Rang Floating Market – Can Tho Floating Market
Cai Rang Floating Market locates on Cam Tho Province. This floating market is 6km away from the center of Can Tho City. And also about 30-minutes away from Ninh Kieu Wharf by boat. Indeed, the same as other floating markets in Mekong Delta, Cai Rang initially forms to meet the trading needs of the locals while the road traffic system was still in its infancy.
Besides, Cai Rang floating market was started quite early, usually from early morning to late 9:00 am. In floating markets, most of the goods are wholesalers (wholesale). Besides, at the market, commodities are diverse, rich, top is the group of agricultural products: fruits, vegetables, flowers. Followed by crafts, household items (cups, plates, pots, pans …). Food (fish paste, salt, sugar, milk, peper …). In addition, there are small boats selling food, drink and some goods to serve the daily activities of locals and visitors.
At first, Phong Dien floating market locates right at the confluence of the river. Where the Can Tho river is separated from the Hau river, about 17 km southeast of Can Tho city center. The market is usually grouped from 4-5 am when the sun is just growing to 7-8am the market also fades away.
Unlike Cai Rang floating market, only agricultural products are mainly traded at this place. Phong Dien floating market is richer. Last but not least, from garden products such as oranges, tangerines, mangoes, plums, durian, mangosteen … to living things, production tools, knitting products and other types of products.
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