5 Great Markets in Bangkok

Where to Find Thai Markets in Bangkok

Markets in Bangkok offer fascinating shopping experiences for bargain hunters, with alleys after alleys of shops selling things like one-off fashion accessories, fresh flowers, and agricultural produce. These markets also let you sample the kind of food you won't find in most restaurants.

Unlike shopping malls, prices at Thai markets aren’t fixed, so you can always have a go at bargaining for the best possible price you want to pay. Just remember to do it politely and with a sense of humour. Below is our guide to some great markets in Bangkok.

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Bangkok Night Markets

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Jatujak weekend market

Chatuchak Weekend Market

With over 15,000 stalls and more than 200,000 visitors every weekend, Chatuchak Weekend Market is possibly one of the Read More...

Pratunam Market in Bangkok (Opposite Platinum Fashion Mall)

Pratunam Market

Pratunam Market is a major market selling clothes, shoes, and fashion accessories at wholesale prices. Enter and you Read More...

Damnoen Floating Market

Damnoen Floating Market

Damnoen Saduak is the most popular floating market in Thailand, great for photo opportunities, food, and for giving you Read More...

Amphawa Floating Market

Amphawa Floating Market

Amphawa is the second most popular floating market near Bangkok, not as large as Damnoen Saduak but more authentic, with Read More...

Taling Chan Floating Market

Taling Chan Floating Market

Just few kilometres outside Bangkok is the charming Taling Chan Floating Market. It has everything you need to spend a Read More...

5 Best Night Markets in Bangkok

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Rod Fai Market

Rot Fai Market Bangkok

At Rod Fai Market, the vintage look never goes out of style. Spread on the ground is all kinds of collectibles and Read More...

Suan Lum Night Bazaar Ratchada

Suan Lum Night Bazaar Ratchada is a night market located on Ratchada Road, close to Lad Phrao MRT Underground Station. Read More...

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Or Tor Kor Market

Or Tor Kor Market

Ranked the 4th best fresh market in the world by a famous travel guide, Or Tor Kor is so much more than a local market. Read More...

The Old Siam Plaza

Most of the indoor malls in the Old Town are a bit outdated but often brimming full of charm, and The Old Siam Plaza Read More...

Sampeng Lane Market

Perhaps summing up the whole Chinatown shopping experience, Sampeng Lane Market is hot, impossibly congested Read More...

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Klong Suan Roi Pee Market

The Klong Suan 100 Year Market is more than just a fresh food display, a giant bazaar or a touristic floating market – it's a living museum. A great way to enjoy the market is the way Thai people do it – by snacking on the many food options sold along the way. Some might look Read More...

  • Opening Hours: Daily from 7am to 5pm
  • Location: Theppharat-Lat Krabang Rd, Ban Pho, Chachoengsao 24140, Thailand
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Or Tor Kor Market

Or Tor Kor Market is a nice place to stroll around, whether you're just browsing, taking photos, or doing some grocery shopping. Fresh, large-sized fruit of all types and varieties is what it's mostly known for, but you'll also find a wide range of vegetables, seafood, pre-cut meats and flowers. Thai sweets are also plentiful, whether Read More...

  • Opening Hours: Daily from 6am to 8pm
  • Location: 101, Phahonyothin Road, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900, Thailand
  • How to get there: Take the MRT subway to Kamphaeng Phet station. Exit number three, and you're in the market.
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Sampeng Lane Market

Sampeng Lane Market pretty much sums up the whole shopping experience of Chinatown Bangkok and, to some extent, the surrounding Old City. This daytime market is very busy, and the narrow lanes often become chaotic with rows of stalls peddling a wide range of goods. The steady flow of pedestrian traffic, pushcarts, worn-out Vespas, and the Read More...

  • Opening Hours: Daily from 8am to 6pm (hours vary)
  • Location: Soi Wanit 1, Yaowarat, Samphanthawong, Bangkok 10100, Thailand
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Ta Tian Market

Ta Tian Market is a fresh marketplace in Bangkok Rverside, just opposite the white walls of Wat Pho. The market is often missed by travellers who often take a break at one of the charming little cafes under the arches of the Sino-Portuguese façades. You can find its small entrance right in the middle of this Read More...

  • Opening Hours: Daily from 11am to 6.30pm
  • Location: Maha Rat Rd, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
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The Circle Ratchapruk

The Circle Ratchapruk is a modern ‘themed-market’ with bright colours, European-inspired décor, and a range of stores selling locally designed products. The market area, which is spread over some 7,000 sq m, has around 100 shops and stalls. It’s particularly popular with young families with its themed installations, artwork and regular events, activities and educational shops for the kids. Unlike traditional markets in Bangkok, The Circle Ratchapruk has several chain restaurants, including MK and McDonalds, as well as Japanese buffets and grills.

  • Opening Hours: Monday–Thursday from 11am to 10pm, Friday–Sunday from 10am to 10pm
  • Location: 39 Ratchaphruek Rd, Taling Chan, Bangkok 10170, Thailand
  • Tel: +66 2 865 6850
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