The Best Markets to Visit in Bangkok
There are loads of markets in Bangkok to visit. So how do you know which are the best markets to visit in Bangkok? Well let us tell you the best to visit so you save your time to do other things.
Check out the Best Markets to Visit In Bangkok:
Chatuchak Weekend Market
Chatuchak Weekend Markets are Bangkok’s largest markets. If you only have the chance to visit one market then Chatuchak is a must visit. Often refered to JJ Markets, Chatuchak Weekend Markets are huge. Plan to spend a few hours here as it will take an hour or more just to walk around the various sections.
Chatuchak Weekend Markets sell everything! From clothes, boutique fashion, shoes, leather goods, household products and even pets including some very interesting exotic pets like reptiles and small monkies.
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Rod Fai Train Night Market
The next best markets after Chatuchak are the largest night markets in Bangkok, Rod Fai Train Night Market. The Rod Fai Train Night Markets are located in Bangkok’s eastern district, a little bit of a trip from the centre of Bangkok but the trip is worth the effort as the Rod Fai Markets are huge. With loads of antiques, collectibles, loads of fashion and some of the best street food in Bangkok.
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Asiatique – The Riverfront
Asiatique – The Riverfront is another one of Bangkok’s night markets which is located right down on the banks of the Chao Phraya River. There is a free shuttle ferry that takes you along the river to the Asiatique markets. Asiatique has an open-air market place as well as loads of small stalls housed inside 5 massive old warehouses. There is an amusement park at Asiatique which will keep the kids entertained and plenty of nice restaurants and bars to entertain the adults.
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Khlong Toei Pier Markets
Khlong Toei Pier Markets are a small market place not just selling fresh fruit and vegetables but mainly freshly cooked food which is ready to be taken home and eaten. You will find such a good range of Thai food here including massive bowls of Thai curries, loads of grilled meats on a stick, freshly baked breads, cakes and Thai sweets.
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Pratunam Clothing Markets
Pratunam Clothing Markets are a wholesale and retail market that sells a range of good quality and cheap clothing. Located in downtown Bangkok just 1 block from CentralWorld Shopping Mall, one of the largest shopping mall in Bangkok. Lots of the stalls have signs up showing the prices of the clothing so easy to see when there is a bargain to had. Pratunam Cothing Market is open 7 days a week from 8am – 3pm.
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Bangkok Flower Market – Pak Khlong Talat
Bangkok Flower Market are the largest retail and wholesale flower market in Thailand. Located in the old town of Bangkok, down on the riverfront of the Chao Phraya River.
Best time to visit the Bangkok Flower Market is very early morning when all the flowers are offloaded the boats at the riverfront. The markets are open all day long from 10am – 10pm.
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