Can Tho is a city in southern Vietnam’s Mekong Delta region. Set on the southern bank of the Hau River, it’s known for its canal network and nearby floating markets.
The modern 2.75-km cable-stayed Can Tho Bridge spans the river. The busy Ninh Kieu waterfront is a hub for boat trips on surrounding waterways. Illuminated at night, Can Tho’s waterfront is home to floating restaurants, bars and hotels.
The city has been listed in the top 15 most beautiful canal cities across the globe by Getty Images, the world’s largest photo agency.
As a dynamic city in Vietnam’s Mekong River Delta, Can Tho is the fourth largest city in Vietnam in regards to its population.
Possessing rich culture and vast tourism potential, the city provides travellers with an amazing travel experience through its immense system of canals and rivers.
The city is famous for its local floating markets, with Cai Rang being the largest and most popular one. Tourists are recommended to visit the city in summer when they can explore abundant orchards and explore the local life there.
The Getty Images’ list also include many popular places around the world, including Venice (Italy), St. Petersburg (Russia), Annecy (France), Amsterdam (Netherlands), and Birmingham (UK).