Thai Garland Making Workshop & Trip to Pak Khlong Talat Flower Market
No trip to Thailand is complete without visiting one of the most fascinating Bangkok attractions, the Pak Khlong Talat Flower Market. This vibrant 24-hour flower market will blow you away with the buzz of activity and incredible variety of colourful flowers. This authentic experience is much more than just a dash through the market – gain a unique perspective on Thai culture by learning how to make a beautiful Thai garland while surrounded by gorgeous flowers from all over the country, have a lovely cup of flower tea, and take home your very own flower garland or take part in a ritual of Thai culture by placing it at a shrine.
- Location: Bangkok
- Duration: Approximately 1 hour 30 minutes
- Opening time: Monday - Saturday 09:00 - 18:00
- Get creative as you make your own Thai flower garland
- Explore Thailand’s biggest and most vibrant flower market
- Marvel at the magnificent selection of beautiful flowers at the Pak Khlong Talat Flower Market
- Sip on some refreshing flower tea
- Immerse yourself in Thai culture
Please note that the Thai Garland Making Workshop is located in a busy market; therefore, it is advised that guests arrive at the location well in advance, leaving enough time to locate the workshop. The Thai Garland Making Workshop is located on the 2nd floor (mezzanine floor) of the main Yodpiman Flower Market building. This is the building between the main road and Yodpiman River Walk (the newer restaurant/shopping area by the river). The easiest way to get to the workshop is to take the river ferry and get off at Pak Klong Talad pier (pier N6/1). You can get the blue flag tourist ferry (40THB – first boat is at 9:00) or the local orange flag ferry (15THB). If you are staying near a BTS station, you can take the sky train to Saphan Taksin station and then take the ferry. When you get off the ferry at Yodpiman River Walk, you will need to walk into the main flower market. Keep an eye out for signs for The Market Experience, where the Thai Garland Making Workshop takes place. The location is easily accessible by public transportation, such as taxis.
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Interested in creative things to do in Bangkok? Learn to make Thai garland, drink flower tea & see Pak Khlong Talat Market
Embrace one of the most authentically Thai things to do in Bangkok at the ever-popular Pak Khlong Talat Flower Market. Meander through the dazzling market and stand in awe of the array of exquisite flowers, before embarking on a journey of creativity with some Thai garland making right in the centre of the action. Located close to the popular Yodpiman River Walk, the Pak Khlong Talat Flower Market is one of the most striking Bangkok attractions as well as a significant contributor to Thai history. Originally starting out centuries ago as a humble floating market, subsequently converted into a fish market, and then finally transforming into a produce market, Pak Khlong Talat has made a name for itself as the largest flower markets in Thailand, boasting an incredible selection of flowers from all over. Housing flowers from neighbouring provinces, as well as flowers from colder climates like Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai, a trip to Pak Khlong Talat is one of the most amazing Bangkok activities for lovers of flowers and market experiences. During the highlight of the day, the Thai Garland Making Workshop, you get to draw from the inspiration all around and learn the incredible Thai art of making a flower garland. In addition to its beauty, a traditional Thai flower garland carries a strong cultural significance in Thai culture; it features in a traditional Thai wedding ceremony, is used for welcoming guests, and is also used as offerings in temples and religious ceremonies. Getting the opportunity to make your very own garland in the wonderful setting of the Pak Khlong Talat Flower Market makes this a truly memorable experience. Perfectly rounding off the multisensory experience, end your magical floral experience by sipping on some delicious flower tea as you marvel at your impressive creation.