Top 3 attractions to explore in Cần Thơ
The city is nicknamed the "western capital", and is located 169 kilometers from Hồ Chí Minh City. Cần Thơ is famous for its floating markets, where people sell and buy things on the river, as well as the bird gardens and the port of Ninh Kiều.
Attractions in Cần Thơ
Can Tho Museum is a museum in Cần Thơ, Vietnam. Situated on the corner of Hoa Binh and Tran Quoc Toan streets it was established in 1976 and has more than 5000 objects and historical relics. The museum acknowledges earlier settlement by the Khmer people as well as the contributions of the Chinese Ming refugees and later arrivals. The museum displays the Delta's watercraft by models and watercraft depictions.
The diocese of Cần Thơ is a Roman Catholic diocese of Vietnam. The creation of the diocese in present form was declared November 24, 1960. The diocese covers an area of 13,257 km2, and is a suffragan diocese of the Archdiocese of Ho Chi Minh city. By 2004, the diocese of Cần Thơ had about 176,424 believers, 153 priests and 131 parishes. Sacred Heart Cathedral in Cần Thơ has been assigned as the Cathedral of the diocese.
Map of attractions in Cần Thơ