Ninh Kieu Wharf is a famous tourist attraction in Can Tho city, located on the right bank of the Hau River, between the confluence of Hau River and Can Tho River. It was established in the 19th century as a goods trading center, and now it is a waterfront park with a bronze statue of President Ho Chi Minh. Ninh Kieu Wharf is a symbol of the prosperity and culture of the Mekong Delta, where visitors can enjoy the scenic views of the river, the boats, and the old houses with French architecture .
To visit Ninh Kieu Wharf, you need to buy a ticket at the entrance. The ticket price is 10,000 VND per person for adults and 5,000 VND per person for children.
Ninh Kieu Wharf is open every day from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm.
You can get Ninh Kieu Wharf by taxi, bus, motorbike, or bicycle from the city center. The distance is about 2 km.
Some tips for visiting Ninh Kieu Wharf are:
- The best time to visit is in the dry season from December to April, when the weather is pleasant and the river is calm.
- You can take a boat tour from Ninh Kieu Wharf to explore the nearby attractions such as Cai Rang floating market, Phong Dien floating market, Bang Lang stork garden, and Binh Thuy ancient house . The boat tour costs from 100,000 VND to 300,000 VND per person depending on the duration and destination.
- You can also enjoy the nightlife at Ninh Kieu Wharf, where there are many restaurants, cafes, bars, and shops along the riverbank. You can watch the sunset, listen to live music, taste local specialties, and shop for souvenirs .
- You should respect the local culture and customs when visiting Ninh Kieu Wharf. Some prohibitions are: littering, smoking, drinking alcohol, gambling, and making noise in public places.
Ninh Kieu Wharf is a must-see destination for anyone who wants to experience the charm and beauty of Can Tho city and the Mekong Delta. It is a place where you can learn about the history, culture, and lifestyle of the people who live by the river.