Can Tho is the center of the Mekong River Delta, lying peacefully beside the Hậu River. The life here has water river countryside characteristic. With this advantage, Can Tho is an attractive tourist destination of the visitors in the local and foreign country. Shall we look over where to have to come together?
1. Ninh Kieu Wharf
Coming to Can Tho, you should not forget to visit Ninh Kieu wharf – famous tourist and cultural sites of the city. The wharf is located on the right bank of the Hau River, between the Hau River and the Can Tho River, and adjacent to Hai Ba Trung Street, Ninh Kieu District. With poetic and charming beauty, Ninh Kieu wharf not only goes into the life of the people of the water river region but also goes into poetry and the heart of Vietnamese. From Ninh Kieu wharf, tourists can easily visit other tourist sites. Ninh Kieu Wharf has become a symbol of Can Tho City.
2. Cai Rang Floating Market
Located about 6km from Can Tho City, Cai Rang Floating Market is a focal point of gathering agricultural products such as fruits, fish, meat, bonsais, even food and drink such as rice noodle, fruit juice. Some boats are the same as a “mobile apartment” on the water with full of facilities such as Cooking-stoves and motorbikes. If you want to find out the life of the traders in the river, you get into the busy atmosphere of busy Cai Rang Floating Market.
3. Can Tho Market
Can Tho Market is located on Hai Ba Trung Street. The market is over one hundred years old, built at the same time as the two big markets in Saigon, Ben Thanh Market, and Binh Tay Market. It has the traditional architectural style very beautiful and unique, especially at night. This is a busy shopping center located in the heart of the city.
4. Can Tho Bridge
Can Tho Bridge is a bridge spanning Hau River, connecting Can Tho City and Vinh Long Province. The bridge was started building on 25/9/2004 and finished in 2010. The length of the bridge is 15.85 km. This is the cable bridge having the longest mean span in South East Asia. Can Tho Bridge is both majestic and charming. 216 cables look like the long hair of a girl in the spring. At night, the bridge is more beautiful with a colorful light system.
5. My Khanh Tourist Village
My Khanh Tourist Village is located between Cai Rang Floating Markets and Phong Dien, with an area of over 50,000m2. The village is considered as a small Mekong Delta – this is a famous eco-tourism point in Can Tho. Coming here, you can enjoy all kinds of fruits in the garden and specialty foods, visit traditional villages and hear the folk songs of the South and join folk games such as tree climbing, bag jumping, pig racing.
6. Famous orchards in Can Tho
Talking to Can Tho is to have to mention the sweet fragrant orchards of Southern land. Let us explore together 4 horticultural attractions with specialty gardens in Can Thơ.
My Khanh Orchard
My Khanh Orchard is located at 135, Vong Cung Road, My Khanh Commune, Phong Dien District. Coming here, you will be mesmerized by a large ecological garden with more than 20 kinds of fruits such as plum, mango, rambutan, jackfruit, strawberry, and durian. All are planted with safety standards. If you eat fully, find yourself a home to rest your feet and welcome the cool breeze blowing, not anything equal. Ticket price is about 50 thousand VND / person.
Chin Hong Orchard
Chin Hong Orchard is located at 393/31, My Nhon Hamlet, Phong Đien District. Only 15 km from Can Tho City, visitors can easily go to the orchard to visit and pick fruits for themselves. Here we enjoy the variety of fruits such as rambutan, strawberry, mangosteen, and the fresh air and the chirp of the birds. All make you forget tiredness. In addition, some activities such as rowing, catching fish will make visitors to Can Tho unforgettable. Ticket price is about 20 thousand VND / person.
Rach Ke Orchard
Rach Ke Orchard is located at 396, My Nhơn Hamlet, My Khanh Commune, Phong Dien District. This is a new attraction in Can Tho for those who love the garden. March to August is the time when fruits are ripe, such as rambutan, mangosteen, durian, strawberry. Here visitors are free to walk on the cool paths or sit three-leaf boats between pond banks watching the beams of fruit. Visitors should not also forget to enjoy the local folk food at the resort. Ticket price is about 20 thousand VND / person.
Vam Xang Orchard
Vam Xang Orchard is located on Vong Cung Road, My Khanh Commune, Phong Dien District. The orchard is one of the tourist gardens are attracting many tourists because of the convenient transportation and beautiful typical painting of The Mekong River Delta. Most visitors to the garden are interested in taking photos, enjoying fruits in the garden and buying them as gifts, or stopping longer for lunch, enjoying delicious specialties. In addition, the large group of long-time guests can participate in a variety of activities such as fishing, going rowing.
7. Phuong Nam Zen Monastery
Phương Nam Zen Monastery is located in My Khanh Commune, Phong Dien District, 300m from My Khanh Tourist Village. The Temple was started building on July 16, 2013, on an area of 38,016m2. After several months of construction, it was inaugurated on May 17, 2014. Truc Lam Chanh Giac Zen Monastery is designed according to traditional architectural style – curved roof, red tile. However, it is taller and more comfortable the ancient pagodas in Vietnam. The worshipping way is also simpler and focuses meaning more, for example, the Main Buddha just worships the statues of Shakyamuni, Manjushri, and Samantabhadra. The Zen monastery has a spacious campus, the landscape is fresh cool, the bell sound spread far. This is a destination for those who want to look for peace for a mind.
8. Binh Thuy Ancient House
Located on Bui Huu Nghia Streets, Binh Thuy District, Can Tho City, Binh Thuy ancient house is designed with 5 two-roofed spaces. The house has French architectural style, built in 1870. The ancient house has preserved cultural and historical values. Outside the ancient house, there are many trees and flowers that make it become both ancient and fresh space.
9. Bang Lang Stork Garden
Bang Lang Stork Garden is located in Thoi Binh Hamlet, Thới Thuận Commune, Thot Not District. The garden is a place for the ecotourism having the beauty of the countryside famous for thousands of storks. The garden has contributed to the diversity of tourism in Can Tho, attracting many domestic and foreign tourists to visit. In the garden there are many species of storks with numbers up to tens of thousands, they have different characteristics and behaviors. Most of the species come back to the garden in the breeding season from August to January of the lunar calendar. Besides, there are also different styles of birds gather back here, making the garden more Multiform.
10. Nam Nha Pagoda
Nam Nha Pagoda is located at 612 Cach Mang Thang Tam, Ward An Thoi, Binh Thuy District. The pagoda was built in 1895 and follows Minh Su Sect, so it is called Minh Su Pagoda. The pagoda yard is spacious and planted many trees. The middle has Hon Non Bo (an artificial small mountain made to decorate the yard) with the height of 2m. In the Main Hall, there are 3 statues of Shakyamuni, Confucius, and Laozi. Coming here, we will get to enjoy the ancient, dignified beauty of the temple and feel the peace of mind.