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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 market is held every Saturday, or bring all ethnic minorities. They also sell animals and crafts of high quality
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  • The local markets are full of colour and culture definitely worth a visit however different markets on are every day in the region so you need to make sure of the day of your visit and book to go to t...  more »
  • No mistaking the full relevance of this market to the local mountain tribespeople, as evidenced by the quantity of livestock of all kinds up for sale or trade, including ones we don't consider to be l...  more »