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Famous for its tourist-friendly floating markets, Damnoen Saduak is the one you’ll find in the tourist literature on Thailand. Bring your camera along to witness the river packed with wooden boats overflowing with fruit and vegetables, which they...more
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| Damnoun Saduak, Ratchaiburi, Damnoen Saduak 70130, Thailand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited the floating market and were desapointed by this „tourist trap“. So many boats jam, so much noise and stincky engines, prices high and food less than average.

Thank Pady10
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The floating market- Damnoen Saduak Tourist trap! This waste of time is located about 2 hours taxi ride (possibly longer depending on traffic) outside of Bangkok. We had plans to visit a floating market closer to Bangkok but got up sold by a taxi driver...More

1  Thank Trevor M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nothing but a tourist scam, we were asked by a taxi driver outside our hotel if we wanted to visit the floating markets. 1000bht later we drove us 100km out of Bangkok to this place and were hit with 6000bht to hire a boat which...More

Thank Elly R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We decided to skip the more touristy floating market of Pattaya and instead visit the traditional Damnoen Saduak floating market located at approx an hour an half drive from Bangkok. There are guided half day tours too that depart at 6.30 am with hotel pick...More

Thank rastha2001
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the reasons I visited Bangkok, was to cross this off my to see list! I'm massively disappointed to say the list. The river has so much rubbish and plastic floating in it. The sellers all sell the EXACT same items. They are NOT...More

Thank hayleyhayley1988
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour started at the jetty where we boarded a long boat. The canal is dirty with bottles and food container, water is murky and smelly, and I choked on the fumes from the boat engine. Along the ride, the boatman stopped over several stalls...More

Thank Mahrizah O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

1-___ This place is outside from bangkok City. Like 110 k.m so nearly from Hotel 1 & half hour to reach their. 2___ after spending transport charge, you Reach their ,spending money like 1000 bath to 15oo for long tail boat Which is not cheap....More

Thank Jasmina S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Coming to Floating market is special event...When you start to float with traditional wooden boat between the crowd of other similar boat, you have feeling that you will not pass, but everything is sorted, slow but secure.. special experience is negotiating and buying from the...More

Thank franczun
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The floating market is not worth your time or money. This is a huge scam. These scammers gain the upper hand because the floating market is quite far away. The cost of getting there is already quite high and the journey is long. Once you...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We left very early in the morning. A bit difficult to convince young kids when they're on holiday. More than one hour journey trough the busy city hub. We slept on the journey. We skipped the elephants but stopped on the way on a coconut...More

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Ames W
19 April 2018|
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Response from jotuske | Reviewed this property |
We took a taxi and got tickets when we arrived at the market, you can talk them down on the prices as well.
26 March 2018|
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Response from MattPelton | Reviewed this property |
I was there recently - end of March - and we went on a tuesday morning so its open during the week and was quite busy in parts. Worth a visit.
Daisy C
10 January 2018|
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Response from Motorhead123456789 | Reviewed this property |
Like others I don’t remember seeing life jackets but it’s also a fairly benign cruise. It’s also very crowded so if you fell out of a boat you would probably fall straight into another one.