Chatuchak Weekend Market

Reviews

4.4

Overview

Everyone loves to shop especially when you have gone to other countries to visit; Chatuchak Weekend Market is one of the largest markets in Thailand. If you are someone who loves to shop at a very affordable price and without bargaining, you must visit Chatuchak Weekend Market, which is situated in Thailand. 

In the world, It is known as one of the largest markets. Behind to establish this huge market, there is a story; in December 1938, the third prime minister came to Thailand when he decided to open local markets in every town to boost the local economy. So in 1942, Sanam Luang was declared the city’s first market. 

Then this market change many different venues for special functions. Firstly, it moved to Saranrom Palace, which is the center of Bangkok. After eight years, it moved to Sanam Chai then again back to Sanam Luang. The market switched to Chatuchak and King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s 60th birthday celebration day; it renamed Chatuchak Market.

 


Why Is It famous?

Chatuchak Weekend Market is the largest in Thailand; here more than 11,505 vendors and 15,000 stalls are available. This vast market is divided into 27 sectors; in this market, you get different kinds of revenue like drinks, plants, food, pets, electronics, dry foods, home accessories, clothes, books, and many more. The price of every item is very cheap and fair rates.

 

 

Timings

  • Sunday : 09:00 am to 06:00 pm
  • Monday : 09:00 am to 06:00 pm
  • Tuesday : 09:00 am to 06:00 pm
  • Wednesday : 07:00 am to 06:00 pm
  • Thursday : 07:00 am to 06:00 pm
  • Friday : 06:00 pm to 12:00 am
  • Saturday : 09:00 am to 06:00 pm

Timings are subject to change. You will be automatically booked into a time slot as part of the check out process. Please visit the official website to confirm the time slot before your visit.

 

How to Reach

  • By Train : You can take BTS (skytrain) to Mo Chit or take MRT (metro) to Chatuchak Park and take an exit 1.Follow the signs of the crowd
  • By Cab : After reaching MRT metro you cn hire a cab tht weill drop you to Chatuchak Park.

 

Ticket Pricing

  • Free Entry :

Things To Do 

Coconut Ice Cream-  

Coconut Ice Cream is one of the famous ice creams in the Chatuchak market. It comes with different toppings like peanuts, and coco jelly. They serve this fantastic ice cream in a coconut shell.

Aor Tor Gor Market-

For amazing foods and juicy fruits, Aor Tor Gor Market is best with tasty Thai foods available here. This market is very close to the Chatuchak market. To enjoy the food, they provide a beautiful chair and table, but in the afternoon, you can’t find any chairs or tables. Every day from 6.00 AM to 8.00 PM this market open. 

Decorating items and furniture-

Starting in this article, we said that it is one of the cheapest markets, that’s why not only local visitors but also foreign visitors come here to buy decorative items. In Chatuchak Weekend Market, you can find stylish, antique furniture and home décor Thai items. If you are interested, then go to the market between 10.00 am -8.00 pm.

Aquarium Fish Market-

In this market, you can also see the largest aquarium centers. For making your aquarium looks more pretty, you can also get decorative items with the lowest price. These decorative items they made in their country, that’s why you can grab it very lowest price. The opening time of this market is 10.00 am, and the closing time is 7.00 pm.

Massive collection with the lowest price-

People are always excited about bargaining, but in this market, you have viable options in 15,000 stalls at affordable prices. So, you don’t need to bargain here. It is the best shopping spot for tourists. 

 

 

Places To Eat 

There are many food places near this market. If you want to eat Indian foods then go for Patiala House; it is situated at Amari Watergate Hotel Parking, 847 Petchuburi roads lower Lobby of Bangkok 10400. To taste Thai food, you should visit Jad Jan, located at Chatuchak Weekend Market.

 



Where To Stay?

Craftsman-

It is a 3-star hotel, located in Phayathai, Bangkok 10400. They provide free parking and Wi-Fi also available air-conditioning rooms with the lowest price.

Ease Hotel-

It is a 2-star hotel situated at 1082 34 Phahonyothin Rd, Chom Phon, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900, Thailand. From this hotel Chatuchak Weekend Market is only 6 min by car and Temple of the Emerald Buddha; the grand palace takes 15-20 min by car.

Address

Chatuchak Weekend Market, สวนจตุจักร Kamphaeng Phet 2 Road, Chatuchak, Bangkok, Thailand

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FAQs

There are many transportation services available to reach here. You can choose Sky train, BTS , Tuktuk and other mode of transportation.
The market is open from Monday to Sunday but with time variations. Chatuchak Weekend Market opens at 6 pm on Friday night and closes at midnight. The next day will be open from 9 am to 6 pm.
Chatuchak Weekend Market is the largest in Thailand. Here more than 11,505 vendors and 15,000 stalls are available. This vast market is divided into 27 sectors; in this market, you get different kinds of revenue like drinks, plants, food, pets, electronics, dry foods, home accessories, clothes, books, and many more. The price of every item is very cheap and fair rates.
This park gives a unique experience especially to those who are new to this place. It is worth the hype and definitely deserves to be visited.
Silks and clothing products is the best attraction of this place. You can buy this type of product in cheaper price.
There are many things to do in Chatuchak park. You can admire the attractive Queen Sirikit Park. Explore the expansive Rod Fai Park. Enjoy go-karting at a former amusement park. Watch a boxing match at Channel 7 Boxing Stadium, visit Sports Center & see the bizarre Elephant Tower.
There are many good restaurants near the Chatuchak weekend market like Toh Plue Restaurant, Craft Coffee, Viva 8 - Bar.
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