Located just a short drive away from Jomtien beach, Pattaya floating market is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the city and offers a distinct shopping experience. Vendors paddle their boats from one dock to another offering Thai silk, handicrafts, local Thai food, paintings, fresh fruits and much more. Exploring the fascinating floating market is a one-of-a-kind experience in Pattaya. Indochina tours
Pattaya Floating Market is established under the concept of presenting Cultures and traditions of 4 regions of Thailand – Northern, Southern, Central, and Northeastern. The concept covers how people from these 4 regions live, what their main activities are, and what the main products from there are, so the floating market could indicate what people in different areas live and what they earn from their ancient times.
Pattaya Floating Market is the biggest floating market in the world featuring more than 100 shops selling native food and Thai handicrafts. Thai cultural shows and martial art demonstrations such as water boxing are also performed daily. Thailand tours packages
There is a set of Thai style houses built in different regional architectures located in the middle of a large pond. The pond has small water alleyways as well as a wooden bridge that allows visitors to walk around and buy products from all 4 regions in Thailand. The market also offers boat service for those who would like to sit down, cruise along and experience traditional Thai lifestyle. Numerous types of food are available in those houses at a reasonable price. Furthermore, there is an adventure sling activity which guests can hang themselves on a sling across the water alleyway.
The Mud House Village and Old Market have joined the attractions here, along with a woodcarving museum, flower fair and agricultural demonstrations. Dance troupes dressed in traditional finery regularly perform at the floating market, along with shell dancers and sea boxers.
The 350 million baht market has over 114 shops and water vendors selling authentic Thai food, desserts and specialties from all over the kingdom. For a floating market experience, hire a man-powered boat to get around and discover the richness of the surrounding Thai architecture and riverside life.
Here at Pattaya Floating Market, both Thai and foreign tourists can enjoy the beautiful scenery of the place by taking a sightseeing boat to see Thai people’s way of life at two riverfronts and to be bedazzled by the shops entirely made of teak wood unique of each region and their cultural performances at the activity zone.