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Famous Floating Markets in Bangkok, Thailand

The city of Bangkok is indeed a city of pleasure and fun and the tourists who visit here often get to see some of the best scenes and sceneries that they can never forget. Bangkok is indeed a city of unusual sceneries and one of the best visuals are the floating markets in Bangkok and these are one of the best places where you must take a visit during your Bangkok tours. These must see floating markets in Bangkok are not as same as the super glitzy but they are a tradition since the Ayutthaya period and these are not only markets but also an opportunity to learn about the local lives of the people of Thailand. People who live nearby the river Chao Praya led life by selling the tropical fruits, vegetables, local food made by them, and the market actually increased by the adjoining canals and the markets increased by some numbers and actually led a better life with the help of the tourists who actually become part of the this charismatic scene of Bangkok.

Must See Floating Markets in Bangkok

Floating Market Bangkok

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Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

This is one of the most famous and biggest floating markets in Bangkok where the most of the tourists visit to see the colorful boats that are filled with colorful fruits and vegetables and flowers and the tourists can buy them in ample but these markets needs early risers as the markets open early in the morning and close by afternoon or mid afternoon so the couples have to wake up earlier to get to see these lovely markets where you can buy orchids, dandelions and bananas, dragon fruits, coconuts and many other tasty local foods which are lip smacking and among them the coconut pancakes and noodles in meat broth.

Amphawa Floating Market in Bangkok

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Amphawa

This is the second largest market floating on the Chao Praya and a must see floating markets in Bangkok and known as the second largest after Damnoen Saduak. This is a market where the couples will love to shop for a variety of snacks and sweets and beautiful scenes can be enjoyed from this place which is the little temple swallowed by a huge tree situated across the river. But the market is quite a faraway settled from the main city of Bangkok and it is about 90 kilometers away so the couples should make sure to wake up early to reach there as the market gets overcrowded soon.

Taling Chan Floating Market in Bangkok

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Taling Chan

Again this place is perfect for the tourists and the couples can reach easily to this market as the tourist will get a chance to see this beautiful market and the couples will get a nice assortment of local fruits and it will be prepared in a beautiful way to serve you the best scenes of the markets. There are some local markets that are also associated with this floating market and the couples will love it and the best of Taling Chan is that it is very near from the Bangkok city and the couples can reach here quickly.

Khlong Lat Mayom Floating Market in Bangkok

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Khlong Lat Mayom Floating Market

This is another amongst beautiful floating markets in Bangkok where the couples can visit for their nice day out and waking up earlier and can reach here. Mostly this market gets crowded by the local tourists and there are few foreigners who visit here. Here the couples can shop for sweets and fruits and located very near to Taling Chan Floating Market, so if the couples are looking to save time then they can make a trip to both these markets on the same morning. This market is seen on a small canal and has fewer selling boats compared to the major ones.

Bang Nam Pheung Floating Market in Bangkok

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Bang Namphueng Floating Market

This floating market is located quite closer to Bangkok and the couples can easily make it. Located just 20 kilometers away from the city of Bangkok the floating is the smallest of all of the rest of the markets but it is very active and the floating boat shops can provide you with some of the best fruits and local menus which you will definitely love. The couples will find the best scenic places around the canal on which the market is located and they can get the best views of a local sanctuary and can walk hand in hand under the shady mangroves.

Wat Lam Phaya Floating Market in Bangkok

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Wat Lamphaya

This floating market is located near about 56 kilometers away from the city of Bangkok and the couples will love the place as it is situated in front of the beautiful WatLamphaya Temple and the couples can also make a visit here before or after shopping. The market is located on the ThaJeen River and is just a 30-minutes ride from the Bangkok city. The market is indeed a tourist’s treat where the couples will find some of the gorgeous natural sceneries and the couples can shop for fruits, herbs, vegetable, spices, basketwork, clothes, dyed clothes, and cheap Chines and Thai food.

Kwan Riam Floating Market Bangkok

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Kwan Riam

This is another beautiful and one of the important floating markets in Bangkok and opens only on Saturdays and Sundays thus the couples can have a nice weekend spending at this market. The market opened in the year 2012 on the San Saeb canal and is known as the modern form of floating market which is not very different from the older ones. But the convenience of the market is much better than the older ones as the couples can find the best restaurants made on trendy covered boats equipped with electronic toilets and very clean bathrooms for the tourists.

Don Wai Floating Market Bangkok

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Don Wai

The market is located on the Ta Jeen River and the couples can have a different experience at the Don Wai floating market and majorly here agricultural products are sold and among the organic vegetables and fruits are sold here and the couples can also have some nice Thai desserts here. The couples can also have other local delicacies such a spot-stewed duck,boiled carp in salt, and boiled bamboo shoots with chili sauce. Couples can also enjoy in the floating restaurant and also go for a nice boat cruise on the river and have a nice time at this place.

Bang Khla Floating Market Bangkok

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Bang Khla Floating Market

This is a beautiful small floating market which is located on the Bang Pakong River at the Chachoengsao province and the market is popular among the tourists for its lip smacking Thai cuisines and the couples can have various local menus. But the floating market is known for its local fish and best seafood, so they can really have a nice time having those. And among the best menus, the couples can have the chilly-lime-garlic based dipping sauces with fried items and also taste, chicken satay with peanut sauce with cucumber salad. The couples who love hot and spicy food should taste some tam puupaara or green papaya salad with pickled crab.

Ban Mai floating market Bangkok

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Ban Mai

Ban Mai Market cannot be called as a completely floating market but the market is located on the on the bank of the Bangpakong River in Chachoengsao and very rare floating boats can be seen here. This market is near about 100 years old and the couples can visit here to have the best Chinese food such as Pot-Stewed Duck,Ban Pa Nu for Noodle with Fried Bass and there are many things that they should try for.Dim Sums, Chinese dumplings are some of the menus that should not be left but the market open only on Saturdays and Sundays.












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