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Top 5 Night Markets in Bangkok - For an epic nightlife!

Bangkok is a city that boasts of many incredible things. And its night markets steals the spotlight, and rightfully so. Visit these markets when in Bangkok, and you'll understand why!

1

Asiatique the Riverfront

This is an incredible place for an entertaining evening out. This place has a touch a market vibe and a mall vibe making the Asiatique nothing like the average local market. This location was established back in 2012 where the jetty and the warehouses have been inspired by designs of the ancient times. This night market is strategically located right across the river with a magnificent and calming ambience and atmosphere. Inside this market, you will find all kinds of street food and even over 40 restaurants. This place is open daily from 4 pm and closes by midnight. Besides, if you travel to Bang Kok frequently and would like to get a place close-by, then you can check out long term serviced apartments in Bangkok the likes of Somerset Ekamai Bangkok.

2

Chang Chui Plane Market

If you're looking for something extraordinary then this market would be the place for you. The night market here is full of exciting galleries, vintage/hipster things, retro designs, cool bars and so on. Just a simple walk across the ground and you will be completely baffled as there are massive sculptures and ingenious creatively designed stores that are made out of recycled matter! Right at the centre point of this market is a very old aeroplane that stands tall and rusty. It makes it a good spot for some decent pictures. Make sure to set plenty of time aside to explore this market that opens from Mondays to Sundays at 11 am and closes by 11 pm. It is closed on Wednesdays so do not make any plans to go here on this day.

3

Train Night Market Ratchada

This is another must-visit place when in Bangkok. The market has an incredible collection of authentic Thai street food which is very much affordable and has loud music playing in the background making the environment lively. You can buy all things vintage, retro, hipster and so on. The train night market is open every single day from 5 pm to 1 am. Just make sure not to go searching for a train because you will not find any. The name comes from the train market that operated before which is closed now.

4

Rod Fai Night Market

This is known to be the largest night market out here in Bangkok and therefore deserves a visit. As the area is incredibly large you can expect the shopping experience to match it. All kinds of rarities can be found here, at this market, hence it deserves a visit. The market is open from Thursdays to Sundays from 5 pm to 1 am.

5

Khao San Road

This road is popular amongst backpackers and as a nightlife party centre. Having said that, this place is also known to get real busy after the sunset with stalls selling all kinds of street food. The nightlife keeps on buzzing till the late evenings with loud music and a lot of stores open to sell your favourite delicacies.