Can Tho is the largest city in the west of Vietnam. It has a typical cultural lifestyle of the river area that is different from other countrysides. Thanks to this, Can Tho is more and more attractive to many visitors coming to this city. Below, I will recommend you some destinations that you should visit.
1. Cai Rang floating market
|Cai Rang Floating Market is the largest floating market in Mekong River Delta|
Cai Rang floating market is a familiar destination when you come to Can Tho city. The market specializes in buying fruits, agricultural products of the region. Every morning, hundreds of small boats parked close and local people sell many products to guests who visit this market. Besides to specialties here, visitors can also eat breakfast and experience the interesting feeling when sitting on the boat.
2. Binh Thuy Ancient House
Binh Thuy Ancient House is one the most beautiful ancient houses in Can Tho
3. Bang Lang stork garden
Located in Thoi An hamlet, Thoi Thuan commune, Thot Not district, Can Tho city, Bang Lang is one of the largest bird sanctuaries of Cuu Long Delta River. If you visit here in the spring, visitors will see purple velvet crepe myrtle on two sides of the river. Moreover, to admire the beautiful landscapes and bird life here, visitors can come early in the morning to see the flocks of the stork flying to search for food.
4. Fruit Garden
Orchards stretch in many roads and waterways in Can Tho city. There are many large fruit gardens for visitors such as My Khanh, Mr. Sau Duong, Binh Thuy orchid gardens, or arc gardens on the Phong Dien, Phung Hiep rivers, and otherfamily tourism gardens in O Mon, Thot Not. Do not hesitate to visit here to enjoy many delicious fruits.
5. Ba Bo Flower Village
Ba Bo flower village is considered as one of the interesting tourist attractions. It contributes to the enrichment of the garden trip in Binh Thuy district. In 2015, there are nearly 250 flower growers with many kinds such as marigolds, sunflowers, apricot blossoms, and roses. With an area of nearly 20 hectares, visitors can completely see and take some beautiful pictures with different flower gardens.
6. Ninh Kieu Wharf
Ninh Kieu is known as a symbol of growth and youth of Can Tho city. It attracts many visitors due to the stunning landscapes together with the view is overlooking Hau River. Located on the right bank of the Hau River a, Ninh Kieu Wharf is famous for not only many interesting activities like walking, or taking photos but also a place for young people and visitors to meet and enjoy food in restaurants.
7. Tay Do Night Market
Tay Do Market is a major trading center of the Southern provinces, and it is also an attractive entertainment destination that you cannot be ignored. In the past, the market was the place for transshipping goods from many countrysides and abroad. Today, it also offers food, drink, and other entertainment services at night. I hope you will have a wonderful experience when walking around this market.
8. Southern Monastery
Southern Monastery is located on an area of nearly 4 hectares in My Khanh commune, Phong Dien district, Can Tho city. The monastery is located in Lo Vong Cung historical vestige and about 15 kilometers from the city center. When visiting Southern Monastery, you will admire the peaceful scenery there. Moreover, you can see the cultural architecture of the Ly - Tran dynasty when going through the largest temple in the west of Vietnam.
9. Can Tho Museum
Can Tho Museum with a large area of nearly 3000 m2 located right at No. 1 Hoa Binh Avenue, Tan An Ward, Ninh Kieu District. This place displays many antiquities of the country, Can Tho people as well as Cuu Long Delta River through many different periods. Moreover, The artifacts of the Kinh, Hoa, and Khmer people have been also kept in this museum for many years.
10. My Khanh ecological zone
Going downstream Hau River about 20 minutes from the Cai Rang floating market, tourists will come to the My Khanh ecological zone. With the cool fresh atmosphere, you will feel relaxed, comfortable and pleasant than the city center. You can have a chance to enjoy more than 20 kinds of fruits in the large garden, visit traditional villages, cook wine with local people, enjoy the specialty food, and visit Nam Bo ancient house and so on. It is extremely a wonderful experience.