If you are passionate about taking pictures and want to explore Can Tho, this article is a must for you to learn about the “The famous check-in sites of Cần Thơ”. This article will give you top 10 must-see attractions in Cần Thơ as well as the tips for taking nice photos.

Giàn Gừa historic relic – The giant ficus tree

Giàn Gừa is a great place for producing unreal photos with its marvelous natural beauty. Giàn Gừa is actually a Giant ancient tree with the age of over 160 years old and during those 160 years, the tree has been growing and twisting its branches all over the place and that somehow makes it look like a small forest in a fairytale.

When setting foot here, you’ll definitely come up with many ideas for the amazing photos. Right now, there is no entrance fee here, so you can stay around there until you get the good photos. Besides, you can rest on the colorful hammocks in the nearby coffee shop.

You can either go by motorbike or by car, and the road to Giàn Gừa is just improved and it is good for all vehicles to come.

Address: Nhơn Khánh ward, Nhơn Nghĩa commune, Phong Điền district, Cần Thơ city

The purple house

Being known as the new rising site of Cần Thơ, “The purple house” has become an interesting destination for all travelers. Getting the idea from using the color purple as the main theme, Mrs. Hồng Sen and husband decided to build a house all painted in purple and let the tourists visit and enjoy coffee.

Coming here, you will be immersed in the purple landscapes, from the house to the mat, bikes, and even the flowers.

You can strike many poses to make good photos and the result is not going to disappoint you. Furthermore, there are some houses with interior furniture that makes you feel like going back to the 80s with its nostalgic vibes.

The entrance fee is 60.000 VNĐ which is relatively high in Cần Thơ, but it’s definitely worth every penny since you get to see the beautiful place, take nice photos, and have a free drink.

Address: Chí Sinh street, Tân Phú ward, Cái Răng district, Cần Thơ city.

Hongkong coffee alley

If you are in love with Hongkong movies or you simply want to have photos with Hongkong vibes in the 90s, then you can’t miss the Hongkong coffee alley.

Hongkong coffee alley is one of the Hongkong street night alley chains with over 50 branches all over Vietnam. When you come here, you’ll see many familiar things you might see in the Hongkong TVB movies before like the red lanterns hung high in the air, the led-light billboard written in Cantonese, the parallel sentences on the wooden pillars, and especially the purple and red gamuts will bring you back to Hongkong in the 90s.

It’s not the time for hesitating anymore, let’s get dressed coolly to come to Hongkong coffee alley for a drink and give the nice poses, you’ll get the really “high-fashion” photos. There are few tips for you: Firstly, for the men, you can put on a suit, a bowler hat, and around black glasses and transform yourself into the Hongkong gentlemen and for the ladies, a Qipao is a perfect choice and put your hair in a bun or in a braid and you will really look like the movie stars of Hongkong. It’s time to turn yourself into Andy Lau, Donald Chow, and Maggie Cheung of Vietnam.

The price here is quite reasonable and it’s just a great place for young people, especially students.

Địa chỉ: Số 1A, hẻm 51 đường 3/2, quận Ninh Kiều, thành phố Cần Thơ.

Address: No. 1A, 51 Alley, 3/2 St., Ninh Kiều district, Cần Thơ city.

Bình Thủy ancient house

Bình Thủy ancient house is 150-year-old house located in Long Tuyền ward, Bình Thủy district, Cần Thơ city.

This is the house of Dương family and the first owner was Mr. Dương Chấn Kỷ who was one of the richest landlords in the South in the past.

There is an interesting combination of Western and Oriental architecture since it was built during the French colony period. From the outside, you can see French architecture, but coming to the inside, all the furniture is just very Asian.

Bình Thủy ancient house is a perfect option for who likes taking photos and posting them on Facebook since not many filters needed when you take photos here.

The entrance fee is 25.000 VNĐ/person and you pay directly to the owner whose husband is the sixth descendant of Dương family.

Address: No. 26/1A, Bùi Hữu Nghĩa St., Bình Thủy district, Cần Thơ city.


The small canals in Cần Thơ

Cần Thơ is known as the city of orchards and interlacing rivers and Cần Thơ is recently voted as a city with one of the most beautiful canals in the world. The small canals are just ideal for great photos.

Among the beautiful canals in Cần Thơ, The Dusk canal, Ấu islet canal, and Banana canal are the best ones so far. All you need to do is hire a boat with a captain to take you to those picturesque countrysides.

When visiting the canals, you will truly enjoy the peacefulness of the quiet countryside and stay under the shades of the tree and feel the breeze sliding on the face. Especially, you can sit in front of the boat and strike cute poses in the middle of nowhere.

Ninh Kiều Quay

Ninh Kiều quay is always a symbol of Cần Thơ and if you don’t visit Ninh Kiều Quay when visiting Cần Thơ, that’s a big mistake.

In Ninh Kiều Quay, you not only see the hustle and bustle of a modern city, try the good dishes, but you also get the chance to take really cool photos.

You can take photos when walking on The Love bridge or visiting Ông pagoda and our tips for you is if you’re a lady, put an Áo Dài on.

At night, you can get on the dining cruise to enjoy the atmosphere of Cần Thơ by night and take a sip of wine or beer when drifting on the Mekong river. Moreover, you can come to Ngô Quyền and Lê Thánh Tôn street to take photos with a nostalgia theme. With only a few simple steps of blending photos, it will look like you’re in the middle of Shanghai or Beijing.

Trúc Lâm Monastery

Trúc Lâm monastery is a famous spiritual place of Cần Thơ and it’s a very familiar place for photographers when it comes to the photoshoot.

There are many nice sceneries inside the pagoda for you to pose next to and those will be just art.

You can take pictures with the statues of Arhats or the Maitreya to give nice photos, but make sure to behave appropriately.

You should come here in the afternoon since the photos will look much nicer and you have to dress properly, for the ladies, wearing Áo dài is recommended and for the men, a white shirt and trousers are good enough.

Address: Mỹ Nhơn ward, Mỹ Khánh commune, Phong Điền district, Cần Thơ city.


Cái Răng floating market.

Cái Răng floating market is very acquainting to tourists in general and it is a popular “check-in” place in Cần Thơ.

To produce the cool photos, you can put on Áo bà ba or Áo dài and get yourself blended into the flow of the traders’ life.

You can take pictures with the floating market as the background or go up to the pineapple boats for a better view.

Cần Thơ bridge

There are many good angles you could choose to take photos with Cần Thơ bridge which is the new symbol of Cần Thơ.

You can get on a sampan to weave into Ấu islet canal and out of the blue, The Grand Cần Thơ bridge will be right before you and that’s when time for million-of-like photos starts.

Besides, if you go by motorbike, you can cross the bridge to go to Vĩnh Long province and take photos with the colorful pipes with the background of the bridge.

Cần Thơ Ecolodge

Cần Thơ Ecolodge is just a brand-new resort in Cần Thơ, it’s not only a great place for a holiday but also a great place for taking photos.

The whole area is organized wisely and beautifully and when they are in your camera frame, it just looks fabulous.

Address: No. 542, Area 3, Ba Láng ward, Cái Răng district, Cần Thơ city.

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