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The 5 Best Night Markets in Bangkok - Venture into the Night!

Of any of the night markets around the world, the ones found in Bangkok are known to be the liveliest. With an atmosphere of excitement and an endless assortment of goods, food and live music, they make for an unforgettable experience. Here is a list of the best night markets in Bangkok.

1

Rot Fai Market

Located behind the Seacon Square down Srinakarin Road Soi 51, Rot Fai Market is open between Thursdays and Sundays from 5 p.m. all the way till midnight. This night market is extremely popular for its offering of retro memorabilia as well as its enormous size. Before it moved to where it is today in 2013, the market was initially located in the north of the city. You'll find items like everyday clothing and rare collectables that have been sourced from all over the world. An array of delicious snacks can also be found for sale via its countless stalls.

2

Asiatique

Open from 5 p.m. to midnight every day in Chareonkrung Soi 74-76, Asiatique is the perfect market for an evening out with the entire family. With its wide avenues, plenty of regional cuisine options, river breezes and not forgetting the clean bathrooms it has, this is one market that cannot be beaten. However, the market stall prices are generally more expensive in nature than most other markets on this list, making it not as authentic but nonetheless worth a visit. Additionally, it features two theatrical shows that are guaranteed to delight anyone, and it also has plenty of statues beside which you can strike up a pose for a photograph that'll make for an interesting activity. If you're looking for Sukhumvit Soi 11 hotels, you'll find plenty of great options to select from, like Travelodge Sukhumvit 11 for example.

3

Chang Chui Bangkok Plane Market

Located in Bangkok's western outskirts at 462, Sirindhorn Road, this market is open every day from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. The Chang Chui Bangkok Plane Night Market which offers a great selection of both dining and shopping along with a combination of urban, modern art pieces truly elevates the night market scene in Bangkok to new heights. The main theme that drives this market's offering is that 'nothing is useless', where artists use recycled scrap material to create some exciting pieces. The presence of the massive shell of an Airbus is an unmistakable sight, which lends itself to the name of this market. With various sculptures and interesting features down every walkway, this truly makes for an exciting market definitely worth checking out.

4

JJ Green

Found at 1 Kamphaeng Phet 3, Chatuchak, Bangkok, the JJ Green is open between Thursdays and Sundays from 5 in the evening to 2 in the morning. This market is both a vintage flea market as well as a popular local drinking hangout. JJ Green is an excellent place regardless of whether you go there to either hang out or simply shop for items.

5

Patpong

This daily market, open from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. is incredibly popular for its assortment of fake brands. From handbags to sneakers and even watches you'll find a ton of these items at the Patpong market. A highlight sought after market, don't be surprised to find it crowded with tourists.