Discover Damnoen Saduak floating market in Thailand

Most travellers to Bangkok, Thailand often shop in big commercial centers or popular night markets where plenty of kinds of goods are sold. However, you do not know that some floating markets are special attractions in this capital city. Among them, the floating market of Damnoen Saduak is a should not be missed destination

The floating market of Damnoen Saduak in Thailand

The floating market of Damnoen Saduak in Thailand

Damnoen Saduak floating market has long been considered as one of the most-visited tourist attractions in Thailand. In order to get there, you will have to drive for about an hour from the center of Bangkok. The floating market has two areas with one is dedicated for local people while the other is intended for foreign travellers. Tours in Thailand

A lot of tropical fruits are sold in the market

A lot of tropical fruits are sold in the market

It is easy to realize that in the area for travellers is very crowded with street performers as well as many souvenir shops while the area towards Khun Phithak selling a lot of tropical fruits including mangos teen and local foods such as grilled fish. The main buying and selling activities of local people mostly take place in the early morning, from around 6am with agricultural products and essential items for their daily life. Indochina tours Thailand

Main buying and selling activities of locals take place in the early morning

Main buying and selling activities of locals take place in the early morning

From 8am onwards is the time for travellers to visit the floating market.  Almost every traveller to Damnoen Saduak floating market is impressed by the image of old ladies selling their products on little wooden boats, their goods are diversified, from noodle soup, different kinds of tropical fruits to little souvenirs. After buying, you should spend some minutes stepping behind the souvenirs stalls here to discover wooden houses and bridges still lining the waterways since a very long time ago

Old ladies selling their products on small wooden boats at Damnoen Saduak

Old ladies selling their products on small wooden boats at Damnoen Saduak

There is one thing you should know when visiting the floating market, your ticket price often includes the fee for travelling by motor boat on the river but if you want to go along the canal again, it will be some extra charges, about 150 baht

Thai foods are sold at Damnoen Saduak floating market

Thai foods are sold at Damnoen Saduak floating market

Visiting Damnoen Saduak floating market in the capital city of Bangkok, you will have a great chance to sit on a boat and travel along the river or walking on the river’s banks to admire the bustling scenery on the river, depending on your preference.

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