Purchase mouthwatering grilled seafood from vendors bobbing up and down in traditional wooden boats at Amphawa Floating Market. Various restaurants and shops cluster around the market, offering sweets, snacks, and diverse local Thai foods and dishes. Though primarily a food market, vendors also sell souvenirs. Once you've had your fill of delicious food, hop on a long-tail boat to explore the surrounding canals and rivers. The market's popularity with locals makes it very crowded from lunchtime onward. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Amphawa Floating Market by using our Amphawa trip planner.
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Amphawa Floating Market Reviews
Nice market to visit even if it is entirely targeted towards tourists. There are small restaurants, cafés, shops etc at the riverside. Restrooms are available. With a little imagination you can... more »
Good for a stop, tourist market with a good vibe. Take a seat, eat and drink, look around and enjoy. Take a boat tour to see the surrounding and in the evening go to see the fireflies. Only on... more »
Absolutely love it. Though it's a bit far from Bangkok, we took a taxi to go and took a mini van coming back. We were originally planning to go a different floating market, but our taxi driver said Amphawa is the original, others close to Bangkok are copycats. So we did. Turned out Amphawa is amazing. We also took a boat ride around, it was nice too.
Yes, it is a little crowded, but it sure is worth it. Great vendors. Charming places. Boat rides are awesome. We actually rented the whole boat for $20. We saw fireflies! Make sure you take insect repellent if you ride out to see the fireflies. The mosquitoes were out! We would love to visit here again!
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