Cau May Street in Sapa is well known by many tourists as a Western-style old town located in the middle of Sapa town full of nostalgia. This contrast of architectural styles has attracted countless tourists to come to Cau May ancient town, to discover and experience this impressive modern beauty. Today, let’s follow us to visit and discover the charms of this street.
Overview of Cau May Street in Sapa
Many tourists know Cau May Street in Sapa as the Western Quarter, located near the center of Sapa town. This name is derived from the modern beauty of the houses built along the two sides of this street. When you spread your footsteps along the road, you will feel the very Western beauty, both nostalgic and modern, especially on cold days or autumn leaves fall.
Cau May Street was built around 1905, with beautiful terrain and views. This road served as a resort for French officials and Vietnamese people in the French colonial period, with ancient houses. Modern houses, bustling cafes, spas, and modern hotels are the impressive highlights of Cau May old street. Therefore, the overall architecture is entirely Western. After many renovations, these works have been kept intact.
At the same time, this is also the busiest and busiest street in Sapa, where there are many hotels and motels from high-class to affordable and countless beautiful specialty dishes. Although the road area is not large, because it is so famous, it attracts many tourists to visit and explore. You must see this place if you want to discover a bustling view of Sapa next to the typical villages with gentle beauty.
The best time for you to visit this street is in the first months of the year. When Sapa enters the dry season, you will feel the shimmering beauty of Cau May street mixed with the bright sunshine.
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Experience the Western Street in Sapa
Come to Sapa Cau May Street to feel a West Street very different from Saigon or Hanoi. It has the classic beauty of Western countries from previous centuries, which is not too crowded. If you can visit Sapa, remember to visit this Western Quarter and experience this unique beauty.