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Amphawa Floating Market Floating Market

Floating Market

Friday - Sunday

14.00 - 20.00

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Attraction Details

Opening days : Friday – Sunday
Opening hours : 2.00 – 8.00 p.m.

 

About Amphawa

Amphawa Floating Market is one of Thailand’s floating markets which is old and very popular among tourists.  This floating market is also one of the top Samut Songkhram’s tourist attractions.  Because it is not far from Bangkok, every Friday – Sunday the market will be packed by the tourists who come to enjoy canalside views or having delicious food.  All visitors can purchase seafood, local Thai dessert or souvenirs for friends and family.  Moreover, the visitors can have a boat tour to see views and lifestyles along Amphawa Canal.  At night, the visitors can arrange for a boat trip to watch fireflies in cork trees as a fascinating night scene of the day. 

 

Places nearby

King Buddhalertla (Phuttha Loet la) Naphalai Memorial Park : visitors can see people’s way of lives, traditional Thai houses and antiques from early- 19th-century Siam.

 

Wat Bang Kung : a temple where a seated Buddha covered in twinkling gold leaves, an unseen picture of Thailand, was located.

 

The Nativity of Our Lady Cathedral : an ancient and beautiful Catholic church with Gothic style which is one of the most beautiful churches in Thailand. 

 

Tha Kha Floating Market : a market located in Samut Songkhram for over 100 years with a lively scene of vendors paddling boats to sell things in the morning. 

 

Bang Noi Floating Market : a little ancient market with its charm and tranquility where visitors can experience canalside lifestyles in the morning. 

 

Getting There and Away

Car : take Rama II road (Thonburi – Pak Thor), Highway 35 to Km.63 going to Samut Songkhram province.  Then, take Highway 325 (Samut Songkhram – Bang Phae) to Km.36-37, turn left to King Buddhalertla (Phuttha Loet la) Naphalai Memorial Park.  The market is nearby the park.

 

Bus : take the bus Bangkok – Damnoen Saduak to Amphawa Floating Market.

How to get there

By Bus

Take the Bangkok - Ratchaburi - Damnoen Saduak bus to get off at Amphawa Market

By Other

By car: Take Highway 35 (Thon Buri - Pak Tho) to Km 63. Drive through the town of Samut Songkhram to take Highway 325 (Samut Songkhram - Bang Phae). At Km 36-37, take a left turn toward the King Rama II Memorial Park. The Market is near the King Rama II Memorial Park

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