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Phong Dien Floating Market is 20 kilometers southwest of Can Tho, the best floating market in the Mekong Delta. Boats loaded with produce from nearby orchards of the Mekong Delta converge to the floating market. They carry mostly fruits but also...more
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Can Tho 92000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 12 November 2018

Phong Dien starts around 4-5AM everyday and busiest around 7-8AM, located just 17km away from the centre of Can Tho. This floating market is among the busiest floating market with abundant and diverse products like fruits, vegetables, foods, household items, gasoline and working tools. Yet...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank P_Beatrice_127
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

I booked the trip though L’Escale that took in Cai Răng and Phong Dien. The market is small but lovely and the views on the ride home were just lovely. My boatman was called Tom. I’m good with chopsticks and am proud to say I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cafekangoo
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

If you are not a big fan of touristy areas, I would love to recommend you to visit Phong Dien Floating Market during your time in Can Tho city, Vietnam. This market’s size is smaller than Cai Rang Floating Market because it is considered as...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank truongthang
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

This is a routine a lot of interesting , people friendly, paceful about village, food its yummy and not expensive

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Leo251098
Reviewed 31 August 2018

This Market is smaller than Cai Rang Floating Market and you need to wake up extremely early to reach there Early otherwise you will Lose the Market. This smaller place with Less Tourists afford you More opportunity to take pure and unique photos. but definitely...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank shiraziwine
Reviewed 27 June 2018

I knew that coming here by boat would take long time. So I pedalled by bicycle before dawn and arrived here past 6AM. The floating market is not difficult to find because it can be seen from the road at a confluence of the Can...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank gat_lontok
MekongRustic, General Manager at Phong Dien Floating Market, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Dear gat_lontok, Xin Chao! We are very delighted that you have enjoyed the rustic feelings in Phong Dien floating market. Please do not hesitate to contact us directly for any further assistance on phongdienfloatingmarket@gmail.com and all of us here look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Super disappointed by the 2 floating markets- this is the smaller one of the two. Maybe 20 boats trading vegetable in total .... not worth paying for a tour... At this market there are several cafes with a terrace from which you can watch the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank caraberlin
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

through our hostel "Minh Vuong hostel" we could book the tour to visit the floating market. It costs 570.000 Duong per person including pick up from the hotel, breakfast and a guide. We were 5 people on the boat and the tour was nice even...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank CinziaPetryszyn
MekongRustic, Guest Relations Manager at Phong Dien Floating Market, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Dear CinziaPetryszyn, Xin Chao! We are very delighted that you have enjoyed the rustic feelings in Phong Dien floating market. Please do not hesitate to contact us directly for any further assistance on phongdienfloatingmarket@gmail.com and all of us here look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

You can visit this floating market by boat after visiting cai rang floating market. Far away 15 km from the centre, it's one of the most interesting destination to pay a visit.More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank phanp2018
MekongRustic, Guest Relations Manager at Phong Dien Floating Market, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Dear phanp2018, Xin Chao! We are very delighted that you have enjoyed the rustic feelings in Phong Dien floating market. Please do not hesitate to contact us directly for any further assistance on phongdienfloatingmarket@gmail.com and all of us here look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 1 August 2017

This is the retail market and is mainly small boats compared to Cai Rang. It is a dying tradition as the world changes. As picturesque as it is the spectacle will not last much longer. It is no longer the bustling market in the pictures...More

Date of experience: July 2017
5  Thank WORLDREAVELLER1234
MekongRustic, Public Relations Manager at Phong Dien Floating Market, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Dear James R, Xin Chao! Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. We are very delighted that you have experienced the rustic feelings in Phong Dien floating market. Please do not hesitate to contact us directly for any further assistance on phongdienfloatingmarket@gmail.com and all of...More

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