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Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

Open Now: 6:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Open today: 6:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
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Famous for its tourist-friendly floating markets, Damnoen Saduak is the one you’ll find in the tourist literature on Thailand. Bring your camera along to witness the river packed with wooden boats overflowing with fruit and vegetables, which they...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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| Damnoun Saduak, Ratchaiburi, Damnoen Saduak 70130, Thailand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We took a private tour from our hotel (Shangri-La) at a cost of 3000 THB per person. We were collected from the hotel at 7:30am by a very nice guide who was very informative with good English. The travel time to the market from Bangkok...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JacobTravelor
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The moment you arrive, you realize that you have paid money to visit a tourist trap. All vendors (floating and non floating) are selling the exact same cheap and low quality products. This floating market is for tourists only, there are no locals and no...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank rickre182
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very very busy. Far too many boats trying to get through. Very cramped paddle boat. Did not enjoy at all.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank holiday1234Uk
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We traveled about an hour from the downtown area of Bangkok. Basically, we were in a large boat paddled by a local going down a waterway with vendors on all sides plus small boats of locals selling coconut ice cream. We did purchase the coconut...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank minnesotans4
Reviewed 3 days ago

Don't think I've ever been to a floating market so was glad to see one, but not being much of a shopper of trinkets and things 1 hour was plenty of time for me. I walked around vs using a boat, bought some coconut water,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank robert-not-home
Reviewed 3 days ago

We got a cool piece of art because we collect Elephant paintings for our home and paid a price for it even after bargaining for a good price. The entire place is just a giant touristic attraction, and if I could do it again for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank nevsav
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was interesting. Most of the vendors are all selling the same thing, so the price was pretty consistent. Our boat driver just drove around and if he saw that we were interested in something he stopped and let us look. It is quite a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jdcoach
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went to the market as a part of a group tour to Erawan National Park. I imagined shopping along the canals while floating. It was nothing like that, it was a short 20 minute ride (we had to wait to get on a boat...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mtodorova1
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I had not visited a floating market when I visited BKK as a child. Therefore this time I joined a tour from Biyoke Sky Hotel. The waterways are flanked by low income abodes and I got the impression that their refuse and used water comes...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 1LifeStand
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

From the comfort of your own your own boat with experienced driver you will hardly need to lift a finger. There is so many great opportunity’s to purchase craft, amazing paintings, hand carvings and clothing to satisfy a fussy buyer. Everything is on the waterway...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Joe C
January 9, 2019|
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Response from Jen M | Reviewed this property |
it might have been open from morning till 5pm, but it is your own discretion to have your own transport going to the place itself as it is a bit far from bangkok city.
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Monashalyza
December 4, 2018|
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Response from emusdad | Reviewed this property |
It depends what you mean by disabled friendly. If you mean, is their wheelchair access to all parts of the floating market than no. But it’s thaikamd and people are helpful and kind so maybe they could help you access... More
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Brian S
November 25, 2018|
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Response from zam25 | Reviewed this property |
The ride is approximately ariund 15-20 minutes, you may get off and on at certain check point or outlet to purchase or to have a view on the items or product sold but not to linger around for a long time and ofcourse you... More
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