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Two days in Can Tho

No trip to the south of Vietnam is complete without a stop in the Mekong Delta and the usual destination is Can Tho. Though primarily known for its vibrant floating markets, it has enough to see to keep you occupied for a little longer. Here’s how we’d suggest spending two ... Read more about Two days in Can Tho .

Cai Rang floating market and boat tour
6km from Can Tho

Touring a floating market in the Mekong Delta is a box that many travellers to Vietnam wish to check, and none are bigger or more popular than Can Tho’s Cai Rang Floating Market. Here’s what to expect and how to book a boat ... Read more about Cai Rang floating market and boat tour .

Cacao Farm
Mien Tay Homestay Muoi Cuong, 11 km from Can Tho city, 275 My Ai Hamlet, My Khanh Commune, Phon Dien District
T: (0292) 3942 573

The Mekong Delta is famous for its agriculture and one of the surprising crops is cacao. At Lam The Cuong’s family farm, visitors can learn how fruit from a cacao tree becomes a bar of rich, dark ... Read more about Cacao Farm .

Ong Pagoda
Hai Ba Trung St

Ong Pagoda (Chua Ong) is a brief diversion that is well worth popping into for eye popping ... Read more about Ong Pagoda .

Can Tho Grand Prison
Ngo Gia Tu St

Built by the French around 1886, Can Tho Grand Prison is one of several French colonial era prisons found throughout ... Read more about Can Tho Grand Prison .





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