Notable Floating Markets in Bangkok

Bangkok’s rich culture has more intriguing aspects than its extravagant nightlife. If you are booking Bangkok Flights especially to experience the rich culture of the city, make sure floating markets are there in your itinerary. Most popular floating markets in the city are:

KhlongLatMayom Floating Market 

This is one of the closest floating markets to Bangkok. You can easily reach the market by taxi. Best part of this market is that it doesn’t have crowded lanes yet have authenticity of a local market. Apart from markets on boats in the narrow, there are numerous shops located on the ground. You can choose from numerous cheap products such as clothes, toys and accessories and native dishes are available in several variants.

Bang Nam Pheung Floating Market 

This is more like a riverside market featuring boats parked on the bank of the river known as the Green Lung of Bangkok. Not only shopaholics but nature lovers also love to spend time in the area. Your visit to Bang Nam Pheung allows you to dodge the chaotic lifestyle of the city. The market is better known for exotic food items and sweets. The market is not easy to find though it is just a few kilometers away from the Thai capital. According to experts, you should always rely on your own transportation.

DamnoenSaduak Floating Market 

Arguably this is the most popular floating market in the city. Tourists booking cheap Flights to Bangkok visit the market especially to feel the unique charm. The market has been featured in one of the Bond movies. The market is located on a railway track.

Amphawa Floating Market 

After Damnoen, this is the second most popular floating market in Bangkok. However, the market is known for its authenticity. It is located 50 kilometers away from the city. The market was established in 17th century but today it has been stretched to the adjoining streets as well. You can buy grilled seafood from the boats. Variety of ice creams, sweets and snacks can also be tried. Don’t forget to buy an Amphawa souvenir.

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