Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

Damnoen Saduak Floating Market
Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

Damnoen Saduak Floating Market is in Ratchaburi, Thailand. Here you will see the historic and peaceful Thai floating market in it’s unique and authentic atmosphere. There are countless tourist floating markets throughout the country. This one, is unique and authentic. It is a market for the local people, but tourists are welcome. This is a piece of Taiwanese history in live drama. These beautifully  clad merchants make their way through the river as they peddle their fresh fruit and vegetables. Here they sell to others who come to buy in their canoes and to those on the river bank. There is lots of noise as they barter back and forth. It is a fun day you will not want to miss.

Damnoen Saduak Floating Market in Ratchaburi, Thailand is the most famous of all the floating markets in the country. You will need to leave the city to enjoy it, though. It is about 62 miles southwest of Bangkok City. This busy market is at it’s  best in the early morning hours. The locals get up early and go to market before the tourists arrive and the day turns hot. If you want to go to market and enjoy the experience, get up and head out early. In this case, the early bird gets the worm. For information on market tours, check out this website:
http://www.bangkok.com/beyond-the-city/damnoensaduak.htm

While in the area, check out the Phra Pathom Chedi in Nakorn Pathom. It is said to be the largest pagoda in all of Southeast Asia. This is one of the most elaborate temples and monasteries  in Thailand and the pagoda is housed inside the temple. Check out this site for more information:

http://www.tourismthailand.org/See-and-Do/Sights-and-Attractions-Detail/Phra-Pathom-Chedi–5111

Thailand is just a few hours away. Grab your passport, pack your bag and I’ll see you at the airport. Now is the time to book your next Thailand adventure. Memories of a life time are waiting for you In Thailand. Let’s go to market!

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