Chatuchak Weekend Market in Bangkok
Chatuchak Weekend Market in Bangkok

It can be said that Bangkok is the biggest trade center in Thailand, with hundreds of markets and shopping malls that sell everything, from antiques to even the pets. From the vibrant atmosphere in the riverside markets to the eventful scenery of the shopping centers on weekends, the beauty of the markets in Bangkok is really a perfect combination of the grace, the quietness and the bustling traits, the noise of sellers and buyers. Bangkok is home to hundreds of markets offering a wide range of items, from local handicrafts, clothing, to electric equipment,… Let’s discover the list of top and best markets in Bangkok — Top 8 best shopping markets in Bangkok with Living Nomads below.

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Chatuchak market. Image credit: best shopping markets in bangkok blog.
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The vibrant scenery of a street market in Bangkok

1. Chatuchak Weekend Market

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Interior of Chatuchak Weekend Market in Bangkok. Foto: top markets in bangkok blog.

Chatuchak Weekend Market is the largest one among the markets in Bangkok, with more than 8,000 booths and 27 different areas. Tourists can find many kinds of items in every corner of the market, from the antiques, handicraft items to pets and electric equipment,…

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Also known by the name “JJ Market”, you can easily go to Chatuchak Market by BTS or MRT. To get to the market, you can go on foot from Mo Chit BTS Station or you can also take the MRT from Kamphaeng Phet Station.

Chatuchak Market is huge with countless walkways and stalls inside it. These stalls change their position regularly, so don’t hesitate to make a purchase when you are satisfied with it, because if you want to buy later, you may not be able to find it again.

Read more: Chatuchak market blog — Get lost at Chatuchak weekend market Bangkok, Thailand

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Prices at Chatuchak Market are generally reasonable, but you should bargain a little bit in order to get the best price for the item you want. With the discounts of 25-30% on most of the items here, if you intend to buy wholesale, ask if the seller will give you a discount on the mass of all products or not.

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Few visitors to Chatuchak market know exactly what they are going to buy. The variety of items make the journey to explore Chatuchak market as a labyrinth with people first time come here. So if you intend to explore the market, determine what you want to buy beforehand or when you enter the market you will be mesmerized by myriad goods.
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Another noticeable thing is that, at this market, there are no bad images of beggars but only street artists render their unique performances to earn bonuses from the guests. Image credit: best shopping markets in bangkok blog.

Chatuchak Weekend Market

Address: 587/10 Kamphaeng Phet 2 Rd, Khwaeng Chatuchak, Khet Chatuchak, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10900, Thailand
Hours: 07: 00 – 18: 00
Phone: +66 2 272 4813
How to get there: MRT (Mo Chit MRT Station), tuk-tuk, taxi,…

Read more: Chatuchak shopping — Top 5 best shops in Chatuchak market you must visit.

2. Patpong Market

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Patpong market is located in the red-light area of Bangkok

Located in the most famous red-light area of Bangkok, although Patpong Market may not be the most romantic shopping address for you, the market has a very convenient location and offers a full range of items, such as clothing, souvenirs, and other items,…

The price of the items in this market is also quite expensive compared to the price range of other markets in Bangkok.

Tourists should consider carefully about the item’s price when shopping in Patpong. Credit: best bangkok shopping market blog.

To get to Patpong Market, you’ll just need to take a short walk from BTS Sala Daeng Station. From Silom street, turn left and you’re in Soi Patpong, there, you will feel like being immersed in the neon lights and the stalls with many attractive items.

There’s one notice that you should keep in mind when shopping in Patpong Market, that’s you have to bargain when making a purchase here because most of the items in this market have the very high prices compared to other markets.

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If you like to have a small tattoo, drop by a tattoo store in Patpong market. Credit: best bangkok shopping market blog.

You will find it hard to find the high-quality products here (and do not bargain if you find the product look not genuine). Patpong Market has a very great location, near Bangkok’s premier hotels, so it’ll just take you a short while to get to this market.

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Interior of Patpong market

Patpong Market

Address: 2 Khwaeng Suriya Wong, Khet Bang Rak, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10500, Thailand
Hours: 18:00 – 00:00
How to get there: MRT (Silom MRT Station), bus, tuk-tuk, taxi,…

3. Pak Klong Talat (Flower Market)

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If you want to buy some flowers, Pak Klong Talat is the best place to go

Pak Klong Talat is the largest flower market in Bangkok. Located on Chak Phet street, so, to get to this market, you’ll have to walk a long distance from the nearest BTS station or take the metro.

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The most convenient way to get here is by tuk-tuk or taxi

Besides, if you don’t like to walk so much like that, you can go to the market by taxi, or if you prefer to get a more adventurous feeling on the way there, you can take a boat from the Chao Phraya Boat Quay at Saphan Phut Pier.

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In the festival, people come to Pak Khlong Talat to buy flower bouquet and flower garland. Credit: best bangkok shopping market blog.

Although Pak Klong Talat is open 24 hours a day, you should visit this market early in the morning, because this is the best time to shop in Pak Klong Talat. Pak Klong Talat Market is an indispensable destination for those who love shopping while being in Bangkok.

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You can find a lot of kinds of flowers here

Pak Klong Talat Market

Address: 116 Chakphet Rd, Khwaeng Wang Burapha Phirom, Khet Phra Nakhon, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10200, Thailand
Hours: 10:00 – 22:00
How to get there: Tuk-tuk, taxi

4. Klong Thom Market

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This secondhand market is very popular to tourists
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A food stall in the market

Opened from Saturday night to Sunday afternoon, Klong Thom is Bangkok’s largest secondhand market. Although it’s a secondhand market, there’s nothing that you can’t find here, from fashionable items such as clothes, hats, bags,… to used video games,…

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Klong Thom market sells a lot of secondhand items. Image by: best markets in bangkok blog.

It’s quite far to walk from the metro or the BTS station to the Klong Thom Market, so, tourists should take a taxi to Klong Thom market. And the best time to visit this market is on Saturday night because that’s the time that you can feel the bustle of this busy market or experience the feeling of relaxation when shopping on Sunday morning.

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Some popular items sold in the market

Klong Thom Market

Address: Worachak Rd, Khwaeng Pom Prap, Khet Pom Prap Sattru Phai, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10100, Thailand
Hours: 10:00 – 18:00
Phone: +66 2 222 1100
How to get there: MRT (Hua Lamphong MRT Station), bus, tuk-tuk, taxi,…

5. Asiatique Riverfront Market

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Asiatique riverfront market is a popular shopping destination in Bangkok
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Opened since 2012, Asiatique is one of the newest night markets in Bangkok. As its name suggests, it is located on the riverside and so, you can get there by the ferry from the Saphan Taksin pier without paying any fee.

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The Asiatique Riverfront will give you a great view, especially in the afternoon
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The most interesting way to visit this market is by boat. Image credit: best shopping markets in bangkok blog.

Asiatique Riverfront has more than 1,500 stores and stalls selling clothes, jewelry, Thai food,… In addition, to get more wonderful experience for the trip to this riverside market, head to the riverside restaurants, the giant Ferris wheel, and the live shows here to explore the bustle of this shopping destination.

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The interior of the market
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A restaurant in Asiatique Riverfront Market

Asiatique Riverfront Market

Address: 2194 Charoen Krung Rd, Khwaeng Wat Phraya Krai, Khet Bang Kho Laem, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10120, Thailand
Hours: 17:00 – 00:00
Phone: +66 2 108 4488
How to get there: MRT (Saphan Taksin MRT Station), bus, taxi, tuk-tuk,…

6. Rod Fai Market

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Rod Fai market is very beautiful and eventful at night. One of the best night markets in Bangkok, Thailand.

Rod Fai market sells a lot of ordinary items from jeans, watches, furniture to the luxury items such as sports cars, Godzilla’s 50s products, and Vespa scooters,…

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You can find the old-fashioned things in this market. Image credit: best shopping markets in bangkok blog.

If you are a fan of classic fashion, Rod Fai Market is a must-come shopping spot in Bangkok. Located just behind the Seacon Square, to come to Rod Fai Market, you can just take a taxi and ask the driver to take you to “Talat Rod Fai”.

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Food in Rod Fai Market

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Rod Fai Market

Address: Thailand, Srinakarin Road – Soi Srinagarindra 51, Nong Bon, Prawet, Bangkok 10250, Thailand
Hours: Friday to Sunday: 15h30 – 23h30
Phone: +66 81 827 5885
How to get there: taxi, tuk-tuk, bus, MRT (Udom Suk MRT Station),…

Read more: Explore Rod Fai Night Market — One of the most attractive night markets in Bangkok

7. On Nut Night Market

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On Nut market at night. Photo by: cheapest market in bangkok bog.

If you are on the Sukhumvit street, experience a shopping night and enjoying the great food at On Nut Night Market! This will be one of the most interesting things that you can experience when traveling to Bangkok. Located right next to the BTS Station, from On Nut Night Market you can easily go anywhere on Sukhumvit BTS street.

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The eats in On Nut market is very delicious. Image credit: best shopping markets in bangkok blog.

You will find the clothes, souvenirs here at the very cheap prices. And especially, the food of On Nut Market is also very delicious that you will find this market one of Bangkok’s best outdoor dining areas.

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In On Nut night market

On Nut Market

Address: 219/4 On Nut Rd, Phra Khanong Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
Hours: 10:00 – 21:00
Phone: +66 2 311 7244
How to get there: MRT (On Nut MRT Station), taxi, tuk-tuk,…

8. Khao San Night Market

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Khao San night market. Picture: best markets in bangkok thailand blog.

Khao San street is famous for its bars, cheap guest houses, it’s also one of the most popular markets in Bangkok that attracts a lot of tourists each year. At Khao San Night Market, you can easily find clothes, souvenirs, books and ID disks at cheap prices.

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Khao San night market has a lot of cheap restaurants for tourists to enjoy. Foto: top markets in bangkok blog.

If you are staying in a hotel on Khao San street, just getting out of your hotel and you will meet this market. To the north of Khao San, you will find Banglamphu Market, one of the most famous local bazaars in Bangkok, offering good prices for clothes and other items.

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Khao San Street is also very bustling in the morning
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A food stall in Khao San Market

Khao San Market

Address: Khwaeng Talat Yot, Khet Phra Nakhon Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10200 Thailand (nearest BTS: National Stadium), Talat Yot, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok, Thailand
Hours: 18:00 – 02:00
How to get there: MRT (Siam MRT Station, Ratchatewi MRT Station, and National Stadium MRT Station), tuk-tuk, taxi,…

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