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Western Area Culture of Cai Rang Market in the morning

Western Area Culture of Cai Rang Market in the morning

Cai Rang floating market is one of the largest floating markets in The Mekong River Delta, the busiest trading market in the early morning.

Cai Rang floating market is a large market and one of typical floating markets of Can Tho City. It specializes in agricultural products, fruits of this region. Cai Rang Market located just 5km from the center of Can Tho should not be difficult to meet the crowded scene of market in the morning from 6 to 8 a.m. At that time, the market is very rush and crowded with many big and small boats. Life is busy.

Cai Rang floating market

The busy life on the boats.

The river is home to people in the west, is what most close and familiar with the people there. No longer fear before wide rivers, local people get acquainted with rivers and close-knit to it since when. With the Western people, the rivers has everything such as lots of fish, shrimps, floating on the river of the house. Rivers  also associate with floating market - the most familiar images of people here. Let's go to Western Area to visit rivers, Cai Rang floating market to see busy life on each boat.

Cai Rang floating market

Life here associated with the boats.

Cai Rang market located on a branch of the Hau River, the river that runs through the town of Cai Rang District in Can Tho city. According to legend, the name of Cai Rang is appeared from this place claimed virgin land. When it appeared a huge crocodile on the ashore here, its teeth plugged mouth into the soil. Therefore, local people get to set the name for this place.

Cai Rang floating market

Floating Market - A specific characteristic of this place

Floating Market sells wholesale fruits, tropical vegetables, so the boats carrying fruits are not usually colorful same as other boats of floating markets elsewhere. The boats always overbrimmed with goods. They also do a boat pinch trees. Its main purpose is for remote buyers know what fruits are selling on the boat. These pinch trees are used to advertise on the floating market, they are simple but typical.

Cai Rang floating market

"Special" billboards

Cai Rang floating market

Hanging tropical fruits

Cai Rang floating market

The pinch trees of selling watermelon boat

Fruits on the floating market was classified about quality and size. Market traders buy fruits and take anywhere. Sometimes, fruits are carried out the country's border. Market does not sell all day, so they are very crowded at the rush hour, looking everywhere to see big and small boats.

Cai Rang floating market

Each boat is every kind of fruits

Cai Rang floating market

Big, well and delicious managoes of Western Area.

Cai Rang floating market

Commercial pineapple boat

Cai Rang floating market

Commercial flower boat

The interesting thing of the floating market that is not his only agricultural trade both also the sale of breakfast foods and beverages for local people. It is not difficult to find a boat to sell breakfast for visitors. Noodles prices about 10.000 VND/bowl with big bowl and delicious broth. Coffee are sold on the boat very much with cheap price only 3. 000 / glass, not as good as in the coffee shop but both drinking and watching the market. You feel how interesting life.

Cai Rang floating market

Delicious breakfast on the floating market

Cai Rang floating market

 Coffee shop on the river

Cai Rang floating market

 Greet each morning

Cai Rang floating market has attracted a lot of tourists from many places. People come here to have a chance to experience life on the boat, experience the cultural characteristics of local people in the West, enjoying busy atmosphere but clean in the Western Area.

Cai Rang floating market

River life is deep-felt from a child.

It is sure that local people make noresident feel surprised. Rivers are overbrimmed with alluvium, the color of life is full on each boat. Let's go to Western Area to experience the special simple cultures of this place - The color boats, the colors of life.

Cai Rang floating market

Color of life

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