Damnoen Saduak Floating Maket: Located in Ratchaburi Province about 55 km southwest of Bangkok, this unique traditional old Thai style floating market is the kind that any tourists would love to experience. A true floating market of Thailand, you will get to see authentic Thai villagers selling their items and products in an old Thai style long tail boat. Hundreds of boats float along the canal selling a variety of authentic Thais hand crafted goods and foods such as exotic fruits, vegetables, and handmade trinkets and gifts. It will truly make you feel what it was like for Thais to live and appreciate their cultural heritage.
Maeklong Railway Market
: Located in Samut Songkhram
Province about 70 km southwest from the outskirts of Bangkok close to the Maeklong Railway Station, this market has everything that we’ve come to know and love about Thai markets. With its vast stalls full of different variety of exotic fruits, vegetables, meats, seafood, as well as sweet desserts, clothing, and beautiful flowers. Maeklong Railway Market is the old style market that is truly unique because the market is located right on top of the train tracks. When the train is running through the market, all vendors will quickly pack their goods and prepare to close their awning and move from the train track as the train passes by. Once the train is gone, the market stalls are re-erected in less than a minute back on the tracks again and its business as usual. They get a charming little bell alarm to warn them of the coming train with a few minutes for vendors to move their carts or stalls. To the locals this market is called “Talat Rom Hoop” which translates to “Market Umbrella Close”. You must see this remarkable market for yourself.
Asiatique the Riverfront is the biggest market and the most popular shopping center in Bangkok which sits on the banks of the Chao Phraya River. Asiatique has successfully combined two of the most popular shopping experiences in the city which are a Night Bazaar and a Mall combined together with a beautifully constructed architect and layout. It also features a giant Ferris-Wheel which you ride on. Just 10 minutes down river from Saphan Taksin BTS station this once-bustling international trade port has been transformed. With over 1000 boutiques and 50 restaurants, the market sits under a huge replica warehouse complex. You will want to get loss browsing the boutiques, eating at all the fantastic restaurants, picking up gifts or something for yourself. They also offer the Calypso Cabaret Show which is the most famous lady-Boy show in Bangkok.