New life for Mekong floating market

Viet Nam Net Bridge –

They include Nga Bay floating market in Nga Bay town, an ecological tourism zone in Vi Thuy District and agriculture tourism in Vi Thanh city.

Do Chieu Qui, the department’s director, said the province was undertaking a 35 billion VND (1.5 million USD) project to revive Nga Bay floating market for tourism purposes.

The market would be turned into one of the province’s key river tourism products, he said.

Since the floating market was established in 1915 it was located at the meeting point of seven canals and rivers in Nga Bay town and become one of the delta’s busiest markets.

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