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Can Cau Market, Sapa

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Hidden high up in the mountains, Can Cau Market is a small rural market where every Saturday local tribes gather to sell their goods and buy necessities for their homes. You can find colorful fabrics, extremely strong corn wine, and even all sorts of livestock at the buffalo market. If you wish to make a few new friends, let the locals buy you a few rounds of " ruou," a liquor made of rice. Can Cau Market is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , international travel planner Edition.
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  • Another market well known for colorful minority people and one of a handful where large livestock (cows and buffalo) are still traded. I have been to this market many times as it is easy enough to...  more »
  • Long mountainous drive from Sapa , very pretty . Passed through lots of pretty villages all busy , clean , tidy and prosperous . Markets amazing , full of colour and activity . Local women beautiful.....  more »
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  • Amazing place, one of the few things that you need to try in that area.
  • Interesting, but seems like modern, adapted to the tourism industry, many foreigners here.
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