Phong Dien floating market is considered as one of the must-visit one if you want to get the real experience to link with locals here. It is around 17km far from Can Tho city in the southeast and around 32km from Can Tho pier to go here. All agricultural products, goods and services including fresh fruits, daily life’s tools, fisheries instruments or foods are mainly found here. It is totally different from other floating markets in Mekong Delta.
Additionally, there are mobile petrol stations, mobile sewing shops or machine repair shops on boats which makes here to be the most unique among other floating markets in Mekong Delta. It is less crowded than Cai Rang floating market. It usually opens from 4:00AM and most crowded at around 6-7:00AM. After the rush time, there is still people in the market until afternoon. This characteristic makes it different from other floating markets. There are more rowing boat than motorized craft and less crowded here than Cai Rang market. It had better to visit if you wish to enjoy the quite atmosphere of local commercial in the floating market.