A floating market is a traditional market where vendors sell their goods while floating on boats in canals or rivers. These markets are common in Thailand and are a popular tourist attraction. These markets sell a variety of goods, including fresh produce, souvenirs, and local handicrafts. Visitors can explore the markets by boat and sample traditional Thai food from the floating restaurants.
Damnoen Saduak Floating Market, located about 100 km southwest of Bangkok
Amphawa Floating Market, located 50 km southwest of Bangkok
Taling Chan Floating Market, located on the outskirts of Bangkok
Khlong Lat Mayom Floating Market, located near Bangkok
Bang Nam Pheung Floating Market, located in the Samut Prakan province near Bangkok
Pattaya Floating Market, located in the coastal city of Pattaya.
Here are some of the products that you can buy at the Floating Market:
Fresh fruits and vegetables
Thai traditional handicrafts such as wood carvings, silk scarves, pottery, and jewelry.
Souvenirs like postcards, t-shirts, and keychains.
Local snacks and street food items such as grilled fish, coconut milk pancakes, noodles, and curries.
Spa and wellness products such as herbal soaps, oils, and scrubs.
Freshly caught seafood such as prawns, crabs, and fish.
Beautiful flowers potent enough to make for an unforgettable back home.