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Can Cau Market, Sapa

Categories: Day Trips, Flea Markets, Shopping, Tours
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3.5/5 based on 45 reviews on the web
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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  • 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...  read more »
  • When I visited this market, in August 2016, everything was deep in a 10 inches thick layer of mud and trust me this can ruin the whole experience. The market was full of colors, vibrant and with a ver...  read more »
  • If you have a chance to go visit do not think twice! A fascinating experience all around. This is the second time I have traveled across the world to see it. It is a photographer's dream. 
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