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Most Popular Floating Markets in Bangkok – Unforgettable shopping experiences

The city of Bangkok features many floating markets that cater to the spirit of any traveller who is enthusiastic about shopping. Make sure you cross off these options when visiting Bangkok.


Damnoen Floating Market

The Damnoen Floating Market has the reputation of being one of the most spectacular floating markets in Bangkok. The Damnoen Floating Market is not only an attractive site that attracts many a traveller, but it is also a must-visit marketplace that features mouthwatering local food, sites that guarantee Instagram-worthy pictures and also a wonderful chance to observe the lifestyle of Thailand. Try visiting the market during the early hours when the temperature is much less and the market is buzzing with action. Plus it is a great way to taste some great Thai food fresh off the pan.


Khlong Lat Mayom Floating Market

A popular market among the locals and the tourists alike, Khlong Lat Mayom Floating Market guarantees to offer a wonderful insight into the authentic culture of Thailand. Although this marketplace is popular among the tourists, it caters to more local vendors and shoppers. Savouring many authentic Thai dishes found at the many street food stalls lined along the narrow pathways of the market is one of the main highlights of visiting the Khlong Lat Mayom Floating Market. Do not forget to enjoy a sumptuous meal or two by the waterway. Located around thirty minutes from popular accommodation options like Chatrium Residence Riverside Bangkok, this market also features fruits, vegetables, ornaments, flowers, cheap clothing and even accessories.


Amphawa Floating Market

Popular for presenting an authentic reflection of the local life, the Amphawa Floating Market consists of more street food stalls than you can count. These food stalls stretch from the river banks all the way to the heart of the locale. Do remember to savour the iconic seafood dishes that are grilled right on the boats. you can savour delicious shellfish, large prawns, and even mouthwatering squid. With an irresistible aroma in the air, the marketplace invites enthusiastic local shoppers from all corners of the country. If you are based in a serviced apartment in Bangkok, make sure you contact the helpdesk for necessary information on how to get to the Amphawa Floating Market which can be found around an hour away from the city.


Bang Nam Pheung Floating Market

Located less than an hour away from Bangkok is the Bang Nam Pheung Floating Market. Popular for its interesting atmosphere and merchandise, the floating market guarantees a one-off experience to anyone visiting the marketplace; be it a local or a tourist. Located in a pristine, verdant region of Thailand, this floating market is surrounded by the tropical beauty that Thailand is popular for. Featuring many stalls with sweet and savoury dishes alike, this strikingly beautiful market is also a great place to capture in your camera. This is a great place to include in your vacation checklist and you will surely enjoy the relaxing environment of the market. You can even try out a cruise along the river which is a memorable experience you would cherish for years to come.