Pattaya Floating Market (Pattaya-Thailand)
Water markets are part of a rich Thai tradition and are known everywhere in the world. In the past, people built houses along the river and created the need for water markets because water transport was one of the main aspects of life in the past. Traders used boats to go from house to house and sell their goods from those boats. Nowadays, you can find a lot of homemade food, fruits, vegetables and souvenirs on the market. Although the water markets are now a touristic attraction, the locals still love to visit them, thus keeping the tradition. If you want to experience a true Thai lifestyle, then you simply must visit this place. It features 4 main regions of Thailand: north, northeast, central and south. Market covers the surface of 100,000 square meters. Visitors can see Thai houses, built according to the different regional architectures, souvenir shops, stands with traditional food and sweets or can even visit a museum with wood carvings. You will surely find something interesting in one of the hundred shops that offer herbs, silk and handicrafts. There are also some cultural performances and visitors can choose whether they want to explore above stated by walking over wooden bridges that connect the area or by renting a boat and exploring the water alleyways by themselves. The market is located on Sukhumvit road, past Pattaya Underwater World.
Category: Food and drink, Shopping, Things to do in Pattaya, Things to do in Thailand,
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451/304 Moo 12, Sukhumvit Rd, Nongprue, Banglamung, Chonburi 20150
12.867856, 100.904808 (12°52’04.3″N, 100°54’17.3″E)
Adults 200THB (5EUR)
0066 (0)38 706 340
GPS Coordinates: 12.867856, 100.904808 (12°52’04.3″N, 100°54’17.3″E)
Pattaya Floating Market is located approximately 8 km away from the popular Walking Street in the city center of Pattaya.
Address: 451/304 Moo 12, Sukhumvit Rd, Nongprue, Banglamung, Chonburi 20150, Thailand
If you are driving with a car, show this translation to the taxi driver:
ช่วยพาไปส่งที่สวนน้ำพัทยา ปาร์ค ที่ตรงหาดจอมเทียนด้วยครับ/ค่ะ
You must also show to the taxi driver that he must turn on the taximeter:
Please, can you tell me how to find this sight:
ช่วยบอกทางไปสวนน้ำพัทยา ปาร์ค ที่ตรงหาดจอมเทียนด้วยครับ/ค่ะ
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