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Top Choice Market in Can Tho

Cai Rang Floating Market

The biggest floating market in the Mekong Delta, Cai Rang is just 6km from Can Tho in the direction of Soc Trang. There is a bridge here that serves as a great vantage point for photography. The market is best aroun…
Top Choice Vietnamese in Can Tho

Nem Nuong Thanh Van

The only dish this locally acclaimed spot does is the best nem nuong in town. Roll your own rice rolls using the ingredients provided: pork sausage, rice paper, green banana, star fruit (carambola), cucumber and a r…
Top Choice Temple in Can Tho

Ong Temple

In a fantastic location facing the Can Tho River and decorated with huge, constantly burning incense coils, this Chinese temple is set inside the Guangzhou Assembly Hall, and wandering through its fragrant-smoke-fil…
Top Choice International in Can Tho

Spices Restaurant

Go for a table overlooking the river at this fine restaurant, refined without being stuffy, and opt for the beautifully presented trio of salads (green papaya, banana flower, green mango) or the assortment starter f…
Top Choice International in Can Tho

L'Escale

With tantalising river views from the top of the Nam Bo Hotel and subdued romantic lighting, this is the place to canoodle with your sweetie over glasses of wine and beautifully executed dishes such as clay-pot fish…
Market in Can Tho

Phong Dien Floating Market

An intimate floating market, Phong Dien has fewer motorised craft and more stand-up rowing boats, with local vendors shopping and exchanging gossip. Less crowded than Cai Rang, there are far fewer tourists and less …
Bird Sanctuary in Can Tho

Bang Lang Stork Garden

On the road between Can Tho and Long Xuyen, this is a magnificent 1.3-hectare bird sanctuary with astonishing views of thousands of resident storks and snowy egrets. There is a tall viewing platform to see the birds…
Buddhist Pagoda in Can Tho

Pitu Kohsa Rangsay Pagoda

Trying to hide down a quiet backstreet, but gloriously gold, this three-level Theravada Buddhist pagoda from 1948 contrasts sharply against the grey adjacent buildings. Carved detailed wall patterns, painted columns…
Vegetarian in Can Tho

Quan Com Chay Cuong

On a street with plenty of eating options, this is one of the better and larger com chay (vegetarian) eateries in the city. The vegetable, rice and mock-meat dishes (including mock-chicken hotpot) are nicely prepare…
International in Can Tho

Nam Bo

With a charming, romantic Mediterranean feel, this restaurant does a good mix of Vietnamese and Western dishes. We're fans of the lemongrass chicken and grilled sea bass in banana leaf; bananas flambéed in rice wine…