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Can Cau Market, Sapa

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Hidden high up in the mountains lies Can Cau Market, a small rural ethnic market where every Saturday local tribal people gather to sell their goods, and buy necessities while having a good time. You can find various types of goods at this vibrant market, including colorful fabrics, extremely strong corn wine, and even all sorts of livestock at buffalo market. Locals are known to have a habit of drinking local ruou with tourists, so you can even make a friend or two. The whole experience will make this trip something you will remember so ensure you have your camera prepared. To visit Can Cau Market on your holiday in Sapa, and find out what else Sapa has to offer, use our Sapa tour planner.
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  • This is a beautiful market with all kinds of treats! Even the drive to it, is lovely! Just walking around LOOKING is a special opportunity as the different villagers and tribes are there to sell & buy...  more »
  • This market in the mountain is beautiful, colorful and traditional. You can spend an hour. The drive to the market is a beautiful mountain road. We would not eat there so bring your food. We also visi...  more »
  • This is a local market near Bac Ha. Along with my guide we had there with a moped about 40 min to get there and was really a market aimed at the local people and not at the tourists. A large number of Buffalo were sold there. Also there were many hill tribes present making this hugely colorful. I myself have bought nothing but cheap noodelsoep with chicken eaten
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