Can Cau Market From Sapa

Friday, 24/07/2020
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Can Cau market is located in Can Cau commune, Si Ma Cai district, Lao Cai province. The market is nearly 100km northeast of Lao Cai City center.

Can Cau Market was established at a time no one knew. But every Saturday, this market became a place to trade brocade items, food, handicrafts... of ethnic people living near here.

It's one of two big markets that still retains the beauty of a fair in Lao Cai. Although the atmosphere of Can Cau market is not equal to Bac Ha market. But every time Can Cau market is opened, many tourists participating in Sapa tours are not afraid to go far to the market to visit.

Can Cau Market From Sapa
Can Cau market is one of the most fascinating open-air markets in the region, specializing in livestock. It’s 20km North of Bac Ha market and just 9km south of the Chinese border. Visitors are generally H’mong groups from highland villages.

The local H’mong are the famous variegated or Flower H’mong due to the intricate and colorful nature of their costumes, and their colorful dresses makes is a beautiful sight. Almost every Saturday around 8 different minorities are represented at the market. Travel is often made by horseback as a way of carrying the heavy loads to and from market.

Travel to Si Ma Cai. Almost tourist will surprised by the bustling scene of people who buy sellers of Can Cau market. What is the characteristic of Can Cau Market that attracts so many tourists? Introducing Can Cau market in Sapa Can Cau also attracts a large number of Chinese traders, evidenced by the booming dog trade here.

The most attention-grabbing items are brocades and specialties of ethnic minorities. Such as corn wine, Bac Ha plum, kohlrabi, bird-legged mushroom...

The most prominent of the five market areas is probably the cattle area. Every time the market opens, there are hundreds of cattle. Especially buffaloes sell here. Therefore, Can Cau market is also called a buffalo market.

In addition to buffaloes, which are the majority of cattle, cattle areas also sell cows, horses, donkeys, birds and even dogs. The animals associated with human life are gathered at the market to create a variety of goods traded in the market, making buyers have more options.

The culinary area of ​​Can Cau market is also quite attractive to many tourists. This area sells a lot of delicious dishes. Such as vermicelli, pho, triumphs, sticky rice, corn cakes, donuts... From the marketplace to the end. There is no time that Can Cau absent market buyers and customers travel to sightseeing and shopping.

Introduction about Can Cau market in Sapa tells a lot about the culture of Mong and Giay ethnic people in Lao Cai. If you have opportunity to visit Sapa Vietnam, come to Can Cau market to travel, buy brocade items and enjoy attractive Sapa specialties. Origin Vietnam wishes you a wonderful trip to Sapa.

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