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Amphawa is the second most popular floating market in Bangkok, located near the WatAmphawanChetiyaram temple. This floating market is open from Friday to Sunday where Thai weekenders’ stalls food and shop cart from the riverbanks and extended up to the surrounding streets.

The main attraction in this place is the Amphawa Canal brims with boats loaded with different kinds of food such as fruits, fried sea mussels, noodles and sweets, also drinks like O-Liang ( Thai iced black coffee).

The riverbank sides and other streets also offer goods for sale. The place mostly have street foods to eat if you get tired on walking and sightseeing. Tourists can try some nice and quiet restaurant located at the end of the Mae Khlong River boardwalk.

Tourists can explore the market, shop for some souvenirs, try local foods and hire a boat at night to watch the pretty fireflies light up the air.

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

Operating Hours: Friday to Sunday / 12.00 pm-8.00 pm

 

Thanks to photos and information from : http://www.tourismthailand.org/Attraction/Amphawa-Floating-Market--1045

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