If you are tired of the hustle and bustle of big cities, it is better to come to visit these ancient markets in Thailand, which have survived hundreds of years and still exist today. If you have spare time but don’t know where to go, why not come to these places and appreciate their cultural heritage and different styles!
Thailand Retro Market
The biggest feature of this market is the shadow of the big tree. People can enjoy the food while taking a dip under the tree. There are more than 100 restaurants on the market, all kinds of food are available, and the price is very close to the people! The merchants built some tables on the bank of the river with wood for customers to use, which is very homelike!
Address: Inside Wat Pho Kao Ton, Village No. 8, Bang Rachan Sub-district, Khai Bang Rachan District, Sing Buri Province
Business hours: 08:30-17:00 from Saturday to Sunday
Amphawa Floating Market
Some people say that Amphawa Floating Market is the world’s best place to know life. It is quiet and very close to Thailand’s real floating market. Boats full of food and drinks will bring tourists unique Thai water features. In addition, it is also the “Home of Fireflies” in Thailand.
Address: In front of Anpawan Temple, Amphawa District, Yegong
Business hours: 15:00-21:00 from Saturday to Sunday
Wat Don Wai Floating Market
Wat Don Wai Floating Market is an ancient market famous for its food. Everyone knows that there are many delicious foods here. In addition to the lively market atmosphere, it is also close to Luochai Temple River, where you can take a cruise to enjoy the beautiful view of the river. The food not to be missed here is Braised Duck and a variety of Thai desserts.
Address: Nakhon Chai River, Bangrak Province Street, Sanfo County, Nakhon Pathom Province
Business hours: 07:00-17:00 daily (some stores are closed on Monday)
The simple folk customs and the real market are here. After eating and shopping, you can also buy a lot of Thai special souvenirs!