Bangkok Floating Markets
Bangkok is a modern metropolis where, along with luxury and huge houses, there is the poverty of peasant buildings and neighborhoods. There are large shopping centers or spontaneous markets, but the floating markets are typical for the city and attract tourists to themselves.Thailand is known to be one of the low-cost countries attracting tourists from all over the world.
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And now we will continue to seduce you with the beauties and wonders of Bangkok. Among the many floating markets, there are 5 largest:
Talan Ban Mai;
If floating markets are a common phenomenon for local residents, it is a wonder for tourists, so a good half of the buyers in these places are visiting people. They are many sellers and expect a range of fresh fruits, vegetables, souvenirs and ready-made meals.
Taling Chan Market, located near the city. It is best to visit him at the weekend. It is one of the few markets similar to real floating markets. It is designed more for the local population, less for tourists. The main outlets are located on the coast, and afloat, mostly, are inexpensive restaurants, where residents or tourists go to relax with their families. You can get to Talin Chan by bus number 79, 83 or call a taxi.
Tha Kha Market. Works 6-7 days a week for the features of the lunar calendar. The main contingent of buyers are tourists and villagers. Products sold vegetables and fruits. You can get to it from the capital of Thailand by taxi, the fare will be about 500 baht.
Bang QuViang Market is a traditional place of trade, mainly locals buy food here and there are few tourists here. Open from 4 to 7 in the morning. Agricultural products for sale. You can get there by boat, rented at the pier, by tuk-tuk or by taxi.
The best traditional market in Thailand is Talat Ban Mai, where tourists come to rest, a kind of weekend. It was built up by visiting Chinese who arrived in the country in search of a better life than in their homeland. They built small shops on the banks. In these places, the tourist can book a tour of the market and the city for just 100 baht.
The Damnyn Saduak market is designed mainly for tourists, it works all day. Among goods, in addition to agricultural products, often there are various souvenirs or national clothes. To arrive at the place you can take a bus or rent a boat and skimp on a good price for 300-350 baht.