If you research Thailand tour packages, you will see the presence of markets in Thailand. A market is a place that clearly shows the cultural features of Thailand. Here, you can freely shop and bring back Thai souvenirs and pictures. In this article, let’s find six popular markets to have fun for tourists in Thailand.
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Thailand Markets For A Fun Getaway
Chatuchak Weekend Market
Chatuchak Weekend Market is one of the most famous markets in Thailand, located at 587/10 Kamphaeng Phet 2 Road, Chatuchak, Bangkok, Thailand. If you want to visit this market, make sure you have a weekend in your Thailand tour packages.
Chatuchak Market has over 8,000 stalls. It welcomes over 200,000 tourists and local people every weekend. You can find almost everything here, such as pets, furniture, and plants. Each category is divided into sections making consumers easily find the products they need. Customers can freely bargain and earn some good deals. That is the reason why many tourists spend hours here. Chatuchak Market opens from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm every Saturday and Sunday. From 6:00 pm to 12:00 pm on Friday. From 7:00 am to 6:00 pm on Wednesday and Thursday, but only for the plant section
Rod Fai Market
Rod Fai Market is located at Soi Srinagarindra 51, Nong Bon, Prawet, Bangkok, Thailand. It is famous for its vintage collections and clothes with hippy style. Rod Market combines many restaurants and bars so that you can spend your whole night here. It has more than 2,000 stalls which are divided into three sections.
This market is famous for its classic collections, such as leather jackets and boots. The market also has classic motorbikes and cars such as the Cadillac from the 1950s. You can find rare items at affordable prices. All of them are genuine and have warranties. Rod Market is open from 5 pm to 1 am every Thursday to Sunday. Come to satisfy your collecting hobby and have a little fun in the bars. Please note that for the night market, the later, the more crowded.
Ratchada Train Market
Ratchada Train Market is for you if you love wild boho style or classic outfits with a high aesthetic. Besides, the market also sells many fresh goods, you can buy them at an affordable price. You don’t need to worry about the food quality here. The food here is all tested and certified as safe.
Located at Ratchadaphisek Rd, Din Daeng, Bangkok 10400, Thailand, this is one of the largest wholesale markets in Thailand. Ratchada Train Market is open from 5 pm to 1 am every week. This market sells many unique items that can serve many people’s interests. These products can usually only be found at Ratchada Train Market. You will be very excited to come here if you love unique items. You can also freely bargain to get the best deal.
Saturday Walking Street
Located at 100 Wua Lai Road, Tambon HaiYa, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand, Saturday Walking Street is open from 5 pm to 12 am every Saturday. This market is famous for its handicrafts. This market sells handmade goods such as bags, wallets, shoes, and clothes that the locals hand-picked or made directly. The snacks sold here are also very tasty and worth a try. It also sells paintings that you can buy as souvenirs.
This market is bustling at night. This market is quite small so that you can explore every corner of this place. Surely you will find a lot of interesting things. At the end of the market, there is a temple that you can visit.
If you love Thai food, you won’t be able to miss Warorot Market. When it comes to food, there is no better place to show food culture than the markets. This is a place not to be missed in the Thailand tour packages. If you can get up early, you will get the freshest food. The market is open from 4 am to 6 pm, so if you can’t get up early, don’t worry. When you come here, you will not be disappointed in the richness of the cuisine.
Cicada Market is located at 83, 159 Soi Hua Tanon21, Nong Kae, Hua Hin District, Prachuap Khiri Khan 77110, Thailand. It is open from 4 pm to 11 pm every day. This is a flea market, so it gives an airy feel. When you come to Cicada Market, you are like coming to the paradise of art.
This place is famous for its works of art. Each booth belongs to a separate artist. So here you can find the artworks that suit you best. The works here are unique, and you cannot find them anywhere else. Cicada Market is also an attraction for photographers. Because each scene can create an artistic photo, this is where many famous photos on Instagram were born.
Above, we have introduced you to six markets in Thailand to have fun that you cannot miss. These markets are usually night or weekend markets, and each market is famous for its products. In the Thailand tour packages, schedule a time to visit one of these markets. You can choose one or more markets that you like. You certainly won’t regret coming here.
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