Floating market is one of the cultural characteristics of the water area in the Mekong River delta in particular and Phung Hiep Floating Market Hau Giang in general. For the majority of tourists, images of boats filled with goods, tall trees and rustic local people always make it difficult to describe.
There are many floating markets that leave a good impression in the heart of tourists. Such as Cai Be floating market, Phong Dien floating market,… But Phung Hiep floating market is one of the largest and most unique floating markets in the Mekong Delta.
How Phung Hiep floating market is unique?
It’s a famous floating market of Hau Giang province, formed (Nga Bay floating market) from 1915 in Nga Bay town. Like the name. The market is located at the intersection of seven rivers: Cai Con, Mang Sao, Bung Tau, Soc Trang, Xeo Mon, Lai Hieu and Xeo Dong. This is the place where activities of trading, exchanging goods of people in the Mekong River. At the same time, the market is also a place to attract a lot of tourists come to visit.
After 10 years of digging canals with more than 300 boats. Phung Hiep Floating Market was quickly known to many people in the western region. It’s became the biggest traffic junction in the South. Many handicraft villages have established markets. Such as hamlets making boats, traditional boat building in the beginning of the village, Tan Thoi Hoa, doi Cat, doi Chuong…
Not only that, the market is also planned to be a trading port for the whole Hau Giang region. immense that day. Visiting Phung Hiep Floating Market with Origin Vietnam. You will be able to see a lot of colors of fruits and vegetables and many living things of the river region.
Like many other floating markets, shops at Phung Hiep market are located on boats and market goers also go by boats. Due to the characteristic of meeting on the river surface, the movement is not as convenient as on the shore. Therefore, in order for customers to know what they sell, boats often hang a few goods on a tall pole called a tree. This is a unique form of advertising that is rarely available.
Nga Bay market has a wide variety of goods, especially fruits, agricultural products, handicrafts, household appliances and all kinds of mats. In addition, the market also has a sale of snakes, turtles, birds, daisies, squirrels … Accompanying with Origin Vietnam through the Mekong Delta tours, visit Hau Giang. You will have the opportunity to enjoy typical dishes of the South. like banh xeo, hot rolls, pho … right on the boat.
You also have the opportunity to sit dinghy floating on the water waves. It’s a great to listen to the old dream or watch the shirt of the three women are flattering oars. Formed and operated for over 100 years. It’s not only a place where local people earn their living. But also a place associated with the subconscious and childhood memories of Nga Bay Phung Hiep Floating Market.
Western region through poetry and music. The feelings of the Western people for floating markets are also abundance and simplicity as their own inherent simplicity.
Travel Hau Giang discover Nga Bay Phung Hiep floating market
Origin Vietnam regularly organizes tours to various locations in the West of the river, including Phung Hiep floating market. In addition to introducing visitors to the values and interesting things at the market. Unique floating in the Mekong Delta, we also bring visitors to many other interesting places. You can choose Hau Giang to visit Nga Bay floating market with many famous landmarks of Hau river area.
With a long history and values and characteristics of the Southern River. We believe that Nga Bay floating market will bring you a fun and meaningful journey. Tours to Mekong delta and Nga Bay floating markets are now ready to serve you. Please quickly contact Origin Team for specific advice on the trip and your preferences.
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