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Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

Open today: 06:00 - 11:00
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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
+66 81 196 5887
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The fun way to access these markets is by longtail boats. There is all kinds of food sold off the boats, fruits, vegetables, soup, pork, mango & sticky rice, coconut ice cream and much more. Every type of souvenir or clothing item... This market is...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank BajaBuddies2
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My girlfriend really wanted to do the floating market but I had heard it was a tourist trap and that was true. Over crowded high prices not much to do but take a few good pictures.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Shannon D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you want a bit of tourist spot but also seeing local markets this is a definite go to place. Take the river boat down the canals and barter for goods, food and drink. Highly recommend the coconut ice cream from the canal vendors. Start...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank barb11172016
Reviewed 2 days ago

We took a longboat into the market area, and the ride through the canals was as interesting as the market itself. Seeing the houses and farmland along the way was a nice glimpse into the lifestyle of the local people. The market was enormous, with...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LoveTraveling411
Reviewed 3 days ago

Damnoen Saduak Floating Market is perhaps the poster boy of floating markets in Thailand. The boats, which are actually shops, are paddled by the shop owners. The goods are sold there, and some of the food is even cooked on the spot on the boats....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JonaRoy
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very nice place to visit from Bangkok. Boat trip costed from 100 baht. Floating market is possible to do with Train market or river Kwai.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank edinkrnic
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Absolutely rude scammers. Using their position of you being 2 hours away from BKK they instantly destroy any possible excitement.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank 235jirkar
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I originally planned to go early in the morning another smaller but more local floating market called Talin Chan. Yet, I was too lazy and only left my hotel at noon. When I asked the concierge, I was told that the market is about to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MissHK2009
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cost of taxi from mid Bangkok to is 500bat How ever in small port theres some boats monopoly so all small gondola ask for 3500per person and no other way to go to the market and this some attractions on the way. At the end...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank RonnieHaham
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had read a lot about the floating market and when a taxi driver said he would take us there for £10 return, we thought we must do it even though it is 1hour away from central bangkok; HOWEVER 'beware' when we got there they...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Joe C
9 January 2019|
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Response from Jen M | Reviewed this property |
it might have been open from morning till 5pm, but it is your own discretion to have your own transport going to the place itself as it is a bit far from bangkok city.
5 December 2018|
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Response from emusdad | Reviewed this property |
It depends what you mean by disabled friendly. If you mean, is their wheelchair access to all parts of the floating market than no. But it’s thaikamd and people are helpful and kind so maybe they could help you access... More
Brian S
25 November 2018|
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Response from zam25 | Reviewed this property |
The ride is approximately ariund 15-20 minutes, you may get off and on at certain check point or outlet to purchase or to have a view on the items or product sold but not to linger around for a long time and ofcourse you... More