Bangkok’s floating markets are one of Thailand’s most exciting and exciting places, located 80 kilometers southwest of Bangkok on the city’s main river. From early morning to noon vendors sell fresh products such as fruits, vegetables and cooked Thai and local dishes on small boats. Tourists can buy from these boats depending on their needs and enjoy shopping in floating markets. At the moment, these markets are not just for shopping, but also a pleasant and touristic place that can be avoided by boat. There are also numerous restaurants and cafes that serve a variety of Thai, Chinese and international cuisine. The busiest opening hours are 6 to 11 a.m., so it’s best for tourists to visit this traditional way of buying and selling goods in the early hours of the morning. Below you will find three of Bangkok’s most popular floating markets.
Floating Market (Damnoen Saduak)
Damnoen Sadwak is one of Thailand’s oldest and most famous floating market, located 100 km from Bangkok. This market is popular with many tourists, hence Bangkok’s busiest market. In this market, colorful products and delicious foods and souvenirs, traditional dolls, fresh fruit, hand-embroidered bags, noodle soup and large straw hats are sold. To buy from this market, you need to get on a boat, where a boater will accompany you along the way along dozens of other boats. In the boats around you, various products such as souvenirs, fresh fruit and local gourmet foods are sold. The market is decorated with thousands of colors, which will be a unique opportunity for photography enthusiasts to capture the most memorable photos for themselves in this market.
Bang Khu Wiang Floating Market
Bang Kho Yang Market is quieter than Damnoen Market, so take your most beautiful photos on your trip to Thailand. Most of the fruits and vegetables are sold and there are no souvenirs or crafts. To go to this bazaar from Bang krui Pier, take a boat or take a boat through Chang Pier dock and easily go to this market. Even if you don’t like boating, you can take a taxi or tuk-tuk very easily and easily and go to Bang Xu Weiang Market. This market is very easy to access, but this market makes it a bit difficult for visitors and travelers to spend time and view due to the morning hours (4 to 7 a.m.), so this market is not a tourist or commercial aspect.
Khlong Lat Mayom Floating Market
Another famous Bangkok market is located 12 km from Bangkok. The market is located in a narrow canal surrounded by vendors and deli shops, and the number of boats in this market is less, but nevertheless significant tourists and buyers visit this market. In this market you will mostly see the original Thai goods and locals. This market is particularly popular with the Thai people and tourista and has its own busy day, but the weekend peak of crowds and excitement can be seen in this market. The local markets have deep roots in the daily lives of Thai people, and unlike eating outdoors, which is a Western culture, it is both fun, interesting and inexpensive, and Thai food is so popular that it can be a good reason to choose Bangkok and go there.