Damnoen Saduak Floating Market hotels
Damnoen Saduak Floating Market
Damnoen Saduak Floating Market is one of the most famous sights in Thailand and is easily accessible from Bangkok whether by tour or public transport. The vibrancy of the colourful market on the water with its lively boat vendors and pungent smells attracts visitors from across the globe. Fresh fruit and vegetables from local orchards and farms are sold at Damnoen Saduak Floating Market, which means it is a great place to watch the locals go about their business. The market is a great contrast to the bustle of the capital city and a vestige of celebrated Thai traditions.
- Savour the smells, sounds, and sights of Thai market life at the Damnoen Saduak Floating Market, and compare them to the hectic markets found in Bangkok and other Thai cities.
- Hire a long boat to ride through the canals and visit the different boat vendors and canal-side markets, and practice the art of bargaining against some well-practiced hagglers.
- Pull up next to or hail a boat with prepared food items to taste some of the best Thai food outside of Bangkok, including Pad Thai noodles, sticky rice wrapped in banana leaf, and fragrant basil dishes.
There are many busses to Damnoen Saduak Floating Market from Bangkok and other major cities in the region, including both air conditioned and budget varieties. Visitors can also organise taxi service or join a tour to travel to the market, which can also help arrange for the long boat hire. Be sure to pre-agree on the long boat price with the taxi driver or tour company, as prices can vary greatly. The Damnoen Saduak Floating Market is about 100 kilometres south-west of Bangkok in the Ratchaburi Province, with many nearby attractions.