Popular Food Markets & Street Food Locations

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No trip to Thailand is complete without visiting its colourful and bustling street, night or floating markets where some of the best local eats can be enjoyed. Here are the popular markets to check out in the major towns and cities.

Amphawa District

Samut Songkhram Province
• Amphawa Floating Market

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• Ayothaya Floating Market

Tha Kha Floating Market

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Ayutthaya

• Bang Lan Night Market
• Chao Phrom Market
• Hua Ro Night Market

Bangkok

• Bang Khun Non
• Bang Nam Phueng Floating Market
Shop for local products like hand-woven baskets and sample Thai food such as boat noodles at at Bang Nam Phueng Floating Market.

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• Banglamphu Market
• Bang Rak/Charoen Krung Road
• Khlong Lat Mayom Floating Market
• Khlong Toey Fresh Market
• Nang Loeng Market
• On Nut Market
• Or Tor Kor Market

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• Patpong Night Market
• Phetchaburi Soi 5
• Ramkhamhaeng Night Market
• Rangnam Road
• Ratchada Train Market

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• Ratchawat Market
• Sampeng Market
• Sam Yan Market
• Saphan Lueng (Rama IV Road)
• Silom Soi 20, 21

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• Soi Ari
• Soi Rambuttri
• Sri Yan Market
• Sukhumvit Road Street Market
• Sukhumvit Soi 3/1 (Soi Arab)
• Talad Phlu
• Talad Wat Klang
• Taling Chan Floating Market

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• Victory Monument (Anusawari Chai Samoraphum)
• Wang Lang Market
• Yaowarat Road (Chinatown)

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Chiang Mai

• Anusarn Market

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• Chang Puak Gate (North Gate)
• Chiang Mai University
• Huay Tung Tao
• Kad Suan Kaew Night Market (on Huay Kaew Road)
• Kalare Night Bazaar
• Suandok Park Night Market
• Sunday Walking Market Wat Sam Phao
• Thanin Market (Siri Wattana Market)

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• Warorot Market

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Chiang Rai

• Chiang Rai Night Bazaar

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Hatyai

• Kim Yong Market

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• Klong Hae Floating Market
• Lee Garden Plaza

Hua Hin

• Sam Phan Nam Floating Market

Koh Phangan

• Panthip Night Food Market

Krabi

• Chao Fah Night Market
• Krabi Night Market & Walking Street (Friday to Sunday)
• Maharaj Soi 10

Mae Sai

• Mae Sai Market

Photo: Tourism Authority of Thailand

Pai

• Pai Walking Street

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Pattaya

• Jomtien Beach Night Market
• Naklua Sunday Market
• Pattaya Floating Market
Pattaya Floating Market offers a wide variety of goods including traditional Thai crafts and food sold from boat vendors and waterfront shops.

Photo: Tourism Authority of Thailand

• Pratumnak Night Market (Russian Night Market)
• Soi Buakhao Market
• Thepprasit Road Night Market

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Phuket

• Banzaan Street Food Night Market
• Buntai Night Market
• Cherng Talay Market
• Karon Temple Market
• Kaset Market (morning)
• Kaset Night Market
• Malin Plaza Night Market
• Phuket Weekend Market (Naka Weekend Market)

Ratchaburi Province

• Damnoen Saduak Floating Market
Considered the liveliest and most famous floating market in Thailand, it opens from 7am till 5pm daily. The market takes its name from the Damnoen Saduak canal which is the straightest and longest canal in Thailand. There are hundreds of vendors and female traders in their wooden boats selling everything from cooked food, snacks, fresh fruits and vegetables from nearby farms to souvenirs and clothes.

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Samut Songkhram Province

• Maeklong Railway Market (Rom Hup Market)

A train passes through Maeklong Railway Market eight times a day
Photo: Tourism Authority of Thailand

Sukhothai

• Sukhothai (Saturday) Night Market