Visit Bangkok Floating markets

Apr 5, 2014

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][ultimate_heading main_heading=”Visit Bangkok Floating markets” heading_tag=”h1″ alignment=”center” spacer=”line_with_icon” spacer_position=”bottom” spacer_img_width=”48″ line_style=”solid” line_height=”1″ line_color=”#333333″ icon_type=”selector” icon=”Defaults-circle-blank” icon_size=”32″ icon_style=”none” icon_color_border=”#333333″ icon_border_size=”1″ icon_border_radius=”500″ icon_border_spacing=”50″ img_width=”48″ line_icon_fixer=”10″][/ultimate_heading][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Visit floating market close to Bangkok. Chill out , shopping, drinking and snacking places all you can at floating market and bring you back to old time and helping the local and community that you should not miss.

Bangkok floating market is a very famous sightseeing which you can visit during the weekend. It is great choice to bring your family and friends to observe the old way of living. We would like to start to introduce the one that closer to Bangkok first. Then, we can go a little out of town. It will be just around 1 hour away from Bangkok only.

Kwan-Riam floating market

If you would like to explore floating market in Thailand but don’t have enough time to travel out of the city, Kwan-Riam floating market could be good choice for you. Kwan-Riam Floating market is one of the newest floating in Bangkok that located on the banks of Saen Saeb canal. The name of the market comes from the name of the characters in Thai romance-drama novel called “Plea Gao” its story about Kwan and Riam the couple that spent romantic time in the San Saeb canal. There are a lot of delicious food and dessert selling on boats at this market. Moreover you can enjoy with toy store, vintage photo shop and several kind of duck in Saen Saeb canal.


Kwan-Riam floating market have boat service for visitors to go for sightseeing, observing the life along Saen Saeb canal.

How to go

Kwan-Riam floating market is located on the banks of Saen Saeb canal between Soi Seri Thai 60
(Wat Bamphen Nua) and Soi Ramkhamhaeng 187 (Wat Bampheng Tai).
Open: Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays from 7am – 20 pm.
For more information, visit

Note :

This market is close to Suwannabhumi airport.

Bang Nam Pheung Floating Market

Visit floating market that have several kinds of traditional Thai desserts and learn about Samut Prakan local people life style. At this market you can find local products and famous Thai food such as Kha Nom Jang lon (grilled fish cake), Mi Krop (crisp fried noodles), Kha Nom Jaak (sweetmeat grilled wrapped in palm leaves made of flour, coconut and sugar), Haw Mok (steamed fish with curry paste), and etc.


If you have free time, you can stay overnight at Bang Nam Pheung home stay that close to the canal, where you can relax and impress with naturalness.

How to go

Bang Nam Pheung Floating Market is located at Bang Nam Pheung, Phra Pradaeng District in
Samut Prakan Province.
Open: Saturday and Sunday from 7am – 17.00 pm.

Klong Lad Mayom Floating Market

Another one of those floating markets in Bangkok that have pleasant and fascinating atmosphere is Klong Lat Mayom Floating Market. For those who wanting to experience a more Thai side of the city without going too far away. In the past Lat Mayom Floating Market are small market for villager sell fruits and vegetables from their own farm, but nowadays this market are expanded and have almost every kind of foods in Thailand for visitors to purchase. There are also having stalls of artwork, fabrics, handicrafts, and orchid plants.


In front of the market have small farm with miniature draft horses where you can taking pictures and feeding foods.

How to go

Klong Lat Mayom Floating Market is located on the Bang Lamad Road (off Bang Khae-Bang Bua Thong Outer Ring Highway) in Taling Chan District, Thonburi, Bangkok.
Open: Saturday and Sunday from 9am – 15.00 pm

Lampaya Floating Market

If you want to touch a way of life of local people at the old floating market, one of the floating market that has been established for a long time is Wat Lampaya Floating Market. Wat Lampaya Floating Market is situated in front of Lampaya temple, on the Tha Cheen River. At Wat Lampaya Floating Market you will see villagers selling goods on boat such as, fresh seafood, organic vegetables, organic fruits and etc.
This market has a rule that can’t sell delicatessen, alcohol and toys that made from plastic. Because of villager want to keep space for merchant that sell fresh fruits and vegetables from Lampaya only.


The origin of Wat Lampaya Floating Market is Wat Lampaya that is older than 100 years. Before go to Lampaya floating market you can visit Buddha image that very famous called Luang Pho Mongkon Mahamalanimit enshrined at Wat Lampaya.

How to go

Wat Lampaya Floating Market located at Tambon Lampaya, Amphoe Bang Len, Nakhon Pathom
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Ayothaya Floating Market

Ayothaya Floating Market has an area of about 60 rai known as the biggest market with Ayutthaya province. There are about 50 boats on the lake selling food and drinks, and about 200 shops are in the market. In addition, there are many activities for visitors to do there such as feeding water buffalo, taking picture with tiger and riding elephants etc. Visitors could enjoy spending time there shopping and sightseeing at this market. Other services are also available such as traditional Thai massage and spa and a fish spa.


Another interesting attraction of the Ayothaya floating market is the central stage in water where the classical Thai dances and cultural performances are performed daily for free. You could enjoy eating tasty foods and watching cultural performances in the same time.

How to go

Ayothaya Floating Market is located behind the Ayothaya Elephant camp.
Take Highway 32 from Bangkok and turn left into Ayutthaya town. Turn right at the first intersection marked by an old pagoda (Jedi Wat Sam Pleum) and keep driving on route 3058 for a short while. The floating market is on your right.
Open: Every day from 10 am – 21.00 pm.

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