Pattaya Floating Market

Price Range

475.00

Reviews

3.9

Overview

Just assume so many shops selling essentials items along with all sorts of entertainment in Boats and shops created near the banks of the river, it’s so much fascinating and life long experience to acquire. Yes, this place is called Pattaya Floating Market in Thailand. The same type of experience can also be experienced in around Dak Lake, In Srinagar, J & K, India but this floating market offers more and more.

 

The more you will see, your heart will ask for more to explore. Over 350 million markets having around 150 shops equipped with Thai food, desserts, educational and entertaining attractions, sunflower and agricultural places, and a daily show of four cultural performances. 

 

 

 

 

Historical Importance

 

There is no historical importance attached to this place as it is a new tourist destination based on Thai cultural conservation located in the heart of Pattaya city. 

 

It was established by the owner's determination to make the place the center of tourism for cultural conservation. It simulates the simple way of life of the Thai people. It also aims to showcase the world, Thai people self-sufficient living that has so much connection with the water from ancient times to present. 

 

 

 

 

Why Is It Famous?

 

Centered around the Pattaya city, this place is famous in showcasing the natural Thai ways of living. It represents all the four regions (North, South, West, and East) of Thailand. Here tourists can enjoy the beautiful scenery of the place by taking a sightseeing boat. Thai people's way of life at riverfronts can also be viewed.

 

All the shops are made of teak wood and each region displays the uniqueness of their region. People can also enjoy cultural performances in the activity zone. Crafted wood, silverwork, beautiful local fabric, silk paper umbrellas, rattan furniture, accessories, woven bags, scented candles, and well-known products made from Coconut are sold spreading across all the four regions of the market. 

 

 

 

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 : 09:00 am to 06:00 pm
  • Thursday : 09:00 am to 06:00 pm
  • Friday : 09:00 am to 06:00 pm
  • 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 Bus : You can take a bus from Sukhumvit highway and reach Pattaya Floating Market.From Trat to Pattaya Floating Market it costs Rs 1,100 - Rs 1,500 and takes around 5 hours to reach the destination.

 

Ticket Pricing

  • Individual : 200 Baht (Rs 475 cost extra for optional activities in the market)
  • For children under 119cm : Free Entry

Things To Do

 

Shopping, Dining, and experiencing real Thailand are the main attractions of this place.

Also, a Very good place to buy souvenirs at a reasonable price as there are many shops and many items to choose from.

 

Boating-

It’s not mandatory to use the boat as it is optional. Walking around the riverfront and sightseeing is enough. Typically, the boat is designed for a maximum of 4 people. The Place is very big covering an area of 100,000SQM and takes a long time to finish.

 

Exploring-

A simple walkthrough of more than a hundred houses built in different styles showing all the four regions of Thailand is also fun and pleasant moments. Cheap food is available to eat everywhere in the market.

 

Dining-

Some special Thai Dishes like pad Thai, Ka Nom Krok, foi thong, sweet egg yolk, and many more special dishes can be tasted. Besides shopping, you may also look for lots of activities such as different types of boats, zipline, herbal garden. Thai Boxing is the main attraction of this place. This place is a paradise for the photography enthusiast too. 

 

 

 

 

Places To Eat 

 

This place is heaven for the good dinning thus having so many options for the tourist to visit and eat. From Cheap food to costly food offered by various food stalls/restaurants are available nearby. Charco Bistro, Talay, Thai Lounge, Mama’s Café, Red Coral Lounge are some of the famous restaurants available in the area.

 

 

 

 

Where To Stay?

 

All types of hotels and motel facilities are available around the area. Cantera Nova, Dee prom, Aster, SN Plus, Pattaya Loft are some of the best options available within 3 km of the area to stay and enjoy.

 

 

 

Recommendations - Do’s and Don’t's

 

The place is focused on local products, so be ready for bargaining. Prefer purchasing the products only from an established shop. Do not carry so much stuff because the market is very populous and big in area, and carrying so much stuff will make your roaming hectic.

 

Address

Pattaya Floating Market, Sukhumvit Road, Pattaya City, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri, Thailand

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FAQs

In order to reach Pattaya Floating Market you can take a bus from Southern Bus Terminal to Samut Sangkhram Ratchaburi which is 80 km southwest of Bangkok.
Yes, this place is worth your money and energy. You should always go to this place with full of energy and lots of time. Go and fill yourself with all the things Thailand is to offer. You will see the real people and their real-life in this market. This market is also visited by many Thai people for daily stuff. It is also advisable to visit the official website of Thailand tourism before visiting to know about the updates.
Pattaya Floating Market entrance fees are 200 BHT for adults. Admission is free for young children. If you do some other activities here, you will have to pay an additional cost for this.
The market is open from 9.00 in the morning till 6.00 in the evening every weekday. However, if you like being around so many people, then it’s advisable to visit in the evening at the weekend. Many food stalls only open in the evening, as footfalls increase due to dinner time approaching.
No, there is no need to have a guide for this market. Firstly, having a guide, will cost you and secondly it will also lead to you purchasing more in the pressure from the guide.It is a self explanatory tour to the market.
Yes few floating markets open during weekdays and few prefer to open only during weekends. Pattaya floating market opens from 9 am to 6 pm during weekdays.
This place is famous in showcasing the natural Thai ways of living. It represents all the four regions (North, South, West, and East) of Thailand. Here tourists can enjoy the beautiful scenery of the place by taking a sightseeing boat. Thai people's way of life at riverfronts can also be viewed.   All the shops are made of teak wood and each region displays the uniqueness of their region. People can also enjoy cultural performances in the activity zone. Crafted wood, silverwork, beautiful local fabric, silk paper umbrellas, rattan furniture, accessories, woven bags, scented candles, and well-known products made from Coconut are sold spreading across all the four regions of the market. 
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