Floating Market of Mekong Delta
Floating Market of Mekong Delta. Above all, the floating market is a type of market that often appears in the water area which is considered the main transport route. Where both sellers and buyers use boats. Boats as a means of transfer and transportation. The floating market located at the place that not too wide but not too narrow. Moreover, the river must be relatively wide, not too shallow, but not too deep. If the river is too deep, too large, it is impossible to anchor boats, and very dangerous.
Nga Nam floating market, Soc Trang
Nga Nam floating market is located in Nga Nam town, Thanh Tri district, Soc Trang province. A special feature of the market is located at the intersection of five rivers going five ways: Ca Mau, Vinh Quoi, Long My, Thanh Tri through, Phung Hiep down. Most importantly, this is one of the longest and most bustling floating markets in the Mekong Delta.
Moreover, the operation time of the floating market is from 5 to 9 am, specializing in trading mainly items of agricultural products, fruits of all kinds, goods, and foodstuffs… This is a very unique culture in Mekong Delta, attracting many foreign tourists to visit.
Cai Rang Floating Market
Cai Rang floating market is a specialized market in exchanging, buying and selling agricultural products, fruits, goods, food, dining on the river and is a special attraction of Cai Rang district, Can Tho city.
In conclusion, the unique feature and main feature of Cai Rang floating market is the sale of fruits and specialties of the Mekong Delta region.
In the old days, floating markets formed because roads and vehicles were not developed, while the demand for trading, exchanging goods, people gathered on the river and by means like canoes and boats
Finally, Cai Ran floating market is one of the most interesting attractions in Can Tho. This is a very unique culture in the Cuu Long River Delta, attracting many tourists, especially foreigners.
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