Cai Rang Floating Market, Can Tho Ancient Market, Binh Thuy Ancient House, Hung Temple… are the destinations that are expected to attract tourists during the upcoming holidays of April 30 and May 1
On the next holiday, visitors to Can Tho have a new place to visit, the Temple of the Hung Kings. The project has a scale of 4 hectares, at the cultural and sports center of Binh Thuy district has been completed and inaugurated on the evening of April 6.
Hung Temple has a total investment of nearly 130 billion VND, including the following items: the main temple, the operator, the service house, the ritual house, the stele house, the road yard, the trees, the conditioning lake.
In particular, the main temple is 19.5 m high, nearly 1,300 m2 wide, with a circular block built on a square foundation, symbolizing heaven and earth. The design is reminiscent of the Ngoc Lu bronze drum, surrounded by 18 bows with carved patterns, representing the 18 Hung Kings. The main temple block is located in the middle of the circular regulating lake, 90 m in diameter, more than 6,500 m2. The lake shows the characteristics of rivers in the West.
Can Tho ancient market, famous attractions and shopping in Tay Do. The work was built in 1915, at the same time as Ben Thanh market and Binh Tay market in Ho Chi Minh City.
In 2005, the market was restored with an area of more than 1,700 m2, retaining most of the ancient, rectangular architecture, the front of the pair of Hai Ba Trung streets, the back facing the Can Tho river. The space inside is divided into small lots to trade and sell products to serve tourists.
Binh Thuy’s ancient house is known as the most beautiful old house in the West, built-in 1870 and owned by the Duong family. In the early 20th century, the house was restored to its present appearance. The project is the interference of the two cultures of East-West, with the direction of the old French villa architecture.
Cai Rang floating market is bustling again with a large number of tourists and merchants when Can Tho opens for tourism after Covid-19 is under control. Currently, every day, there are about 200 cruise ships bringing tourists to visit this largest floating market in the West. The market has about 300 boats carrying agricultural goods from all over the world to trade and exchange with dozens of boats and rafts to sell food and drink to serve people and tourists. The market was formed about 120 years ago. And this is the attraction and experience that most visitors to Can Tho cannot ignore.
The culinary experience is also an attractive activity for visitors to Tay Do. Visitors will be able to make folk cakes with artisan Phan Kim Ngan (Bay Muon), on Con Son in the middle of Hau River. She is a Southern folk cake artist, capable of processing about 100 types of specialty cakes of the West.
Con Son is more than 74 hectares wide and belongs to Bui Huu Nghia ward, Binh Thuy district. Con has 79 households, 50% of which are in the chain of community tourism links.
Tourists enjoy food at the Lung Cot Cau tourist area with more than 7 hectares of land in Nhon Nghia commune, Phong Dien district. The place Lung Coc Cau is also identified as a cultural relic of the ancient Funan Kingdom. Coming to this eco-tourism area, in addition to sightseeing, and enjoying dishes from garden fruits and specialties of the Southwest region, visitors also have the opportunity to learn more about the ancient Oc Eo culture.
Guests have fun at the purple house resort, in the Cai Rang district. The entire house and 5,000 square meter garden are designed in poetic purple colors, with many impressive miniatures that attract many visitors, especially young people.
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