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Address: near the railway station | Train does not run thru market, Cha-am 76120, Thailand
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every morning near the railway station

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Huge Markets that arent ON the train tracks

... but are next to them. Its a really big local market every Wednesday night from what we could tell. Our hotel only gave us an hour to run around which isnt near enough, at... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 August 2016
Teaguemoore
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

People are talking about two different markets here. The train market is half way between Bangkok and Cha Am and is held every day with the train coming through the middle of the market 5 or 6 times during the day. All the stall holders wheel back their stalls and remove stall canopies so the train can come through. Some... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

... but are next to them. Its a really big local market every Wednesday night from what we could tell. Our hotel only gave us an hour to run around which isnt near enough, at least 2 needed. The array of food is amazing, from bugs to delicacies, all cooked freshly in front of you. Everything from shoes to clothes... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

These markets were unbelievable. It was true Thai culture with stalls and stalls of food, clothes & everything else you could imagine. It was clean and accessible. Was an amazing experience and completely child friendly.

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Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

I always go to the ChaAm night market every Wednesday for the food selection and the things you buy even if you don't need them. The selection of food is fantastic - all cooked in front of you - squid, cuttlefish, poultry, fried mussels, corn, Curtis etc. And I could go on. The cakes are unbelievable and everything us so... More 

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Hexham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

Second visit to the market, it's chock-full of us tourists but also Thai people use it. Very cultural and the same as every market in Thailand that I've visited. But that doesn't take away it's charm. The bars are crammed full of what seemed to be German's, trying to get near a toilet is a waste of time. The food... More 

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

Came here by mini van from Hotel,The Regent Beach, you can also get taxi's. It is a very big market that is held on Wednesday night's. Everything you can think of,food,dvd's,clothing, live animals,bugs to eat, copies of phone's, watches and tshirts, some good quality,some not.Food stalls galore,localbars selling beer and soft drinks cheaply. It is near to Cha Am railway... More 

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Seinajoki, Finland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015

The headPhoto is Bankoks nigthmarket, ChaAms nigthtmarket is not go train , only location is trainstation!!!!!!!! Anyway, too many food, and everything else is same sh1t as any else nightmarket around world, okay, mut to see, but thats it. There is samo road, but beach side there is also nifthmarket every day. Blaah.... I hope the someone change head photo,... More 

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Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015

The wednesday Cha Am night market is a must if you are in the area.90% of it is excellent with everything from live animals ,secondhand clothing,designer watch copies,phones hand bags etc .The food section and selection will amaze you. We found the street beggars a little of putting some badly deformed and laying in the roadways. Local bars extend their... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

We took a taxi ride from our hotel to the night market. It was interesting and very cheep to buy things. Plenty of food stalls. Anything goes here you can buy anything you can think of. Well worth a visit.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015

Now, let me start by telling you something about me, usually I hate crowds, I hate shopping, I hate the whole bartering thing and I hate markets in general, so what, you may ask, would ever possess me to go to a night market, in Thailand ? Simple, my girl friend ! But how glad am I that she wanted... More 

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