Thailand is considered to be a perfect tourist destination. With hundreds of places to visit in Thailand, there are thousands of things to do their. Thailand has been able to provide everything needed for a perfect holiday. There is an endless list of things to do in Thailand and one of the most special things to do is the shopping at the floating markets. Here we will talk about the same below:
Things to do to in Thailand-Floating markets:
Float markets are the main attraction of the thai people and tourists. Many communities and stall of boats are built on the sides of river which gives a look of Floating Market and you can wander in the market by the small boat. It also offers the best riverside shopping experience. All the international and domestic visitors can enjoy the view of this market and thus experiences the amazing culture of Thai people. This market is spreaded over the Chao Phraya River. There are many canal of the river and these canal are used as the street of Floating Markets. All the tourists wants to explore the floating markets on the first day of there trip. This market start from early morning 5 am. Around the capital of Thailand, Bangkok we can visit top best 5 floating markets.
Amphawa floating market: This is located on the south west side of the Bangkok which is 90 kilometres away from it. Here the view is so refreshing and beautiful that you will remember these views of scenario for every, as on the sides of this river are the wooden constructed houses which are neatly constructed over the water in the same line. It opens at 9am.You can visit the sacred grant temple which is located across the river. Here you find seafood, vegetables and flowers.
Damnoen Saduak Floating Market :
This is the first ranked best floating market which is all time crowded and is the oldest market. You will find this place so lively and explore beautiful boats selling fruits and vegetables. It is 100 kilometres away from the Bangkok. It opens at 5am.
Khlong Lat Mayom Floating Market :
It is the closest floating market from Bangkok, which is the small one, here you will find things of reasonable rates. The best Thai food is found here at cheap price. It largest part is mainly on the ground. Where you can find all varieties of tropical fruits, thai food and jewellery.
Bang Nam Phueng Floating Market :
This is the most active smallest market of eastern part of Thailand, it is only 20 kilometres away from Bangkok, here you can find interesting and different varieties of goods, fruits, flowers, thai food, art items, clothes and vegetables. It is at the location known as Lung of Bangkok and this market is known as green lung market of Bangkok.
Taling Chan floating market:
This is the great floating market where you can find everything and is situated 12 kilometres away from the Bangkok. This market starts from 6am. Here you can find restaurants of reasonable rates. On the river banks are many food stalls.
You can do many things in these festivals like
● You can enjoy the cheap thai food
● Go for the trip of cruises full night near the Amphawa floating market.
● Visit the Suntree Land of dolls
● Visit Tha Kai Thai cooking classes.
Above are listed all the prominent and popular floating markets of Thailand. These are special kinds of markets found in Thailand and are considered to be a special feature of this country. These provide you with some amazing and unique shopping experience all together. Thus, you must enjoy the shopping in many floating markets of Thailand.