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From Bangkok : Meklong Railway Market By Bus

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Explore two unique and fascinating markets in Thailand, the Maeklong Railway Market and the Damnoensaduak Floating Market by bus

Highlights

  • Witness the incredible spectacle of the Maeklong Railway Market in action.
  • Both markets offer an authentic glimpse into the traditional Thai way of life.
  • These markets provide ample opportunities to shop for unique and traditional
  • Indulge in delicious Thai street food and snacks available at both markets

Description

The Maeklong Railway Market, also known as the 'Umbrella Pulldown Market,' is a must-visit destination located about 80 kilometers southwest of Bangkok. What makes this market truly remarkable is that it operates on an active railway track! Yes, you read that right. Several times a day, when the train approaches, the market vendors swiftly retract their awnings and merchandise to make way for the passing train, only to set them back up once it's gone. It's a thrilling sight to witness and is undoubtedly one of the most unique markets in the world. After experiencing the Maeklong Railway Market, it's time to visit the enchanting Damnoensaduak Floating Market. Located about 40 kilometers southwest of Bangkok, this market offers an authentic experience of traditional Thai trading on water. You'll find vendors skillfully maneuvering their long-tail boats laden with colorful fruits, vegetables, snacks, and various handmade crafts. Exploring the market by boat allows you to fully immerse yourself in this unique cultural experience. Start your journey early in the morning to avoid the crowds and catch the market at its liveliest. Don't forget to try the delicious Thai street food offered at both markets. It's an excellent opportunity to savor authentic local flavors. Bargain politely but respectfully with the vendors, especially at the Damnoensaduak Floating Market, where haggling is a common practice. Enjoy your visit to the Maeklong Railway Market and Damnoensaduak Floating Market! These vibrant and culturally rich destinations are sure to leave you with unforgettable memories of your time in Thailand.

Includes

Transportation by air condition bus Drinking water Snack Boat ride at Damnoensaduak Floating Market English speaking guide

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