Ayothaya Floating Market & Elephant Village, Ayutthaya

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Located on an island in the middle of a large pond, Ayothaya Floating Market & Elephant Village boasts over 200 shops selling everything from clothing to food. If you get tired of shopping, rent a paddle boat to explore the pond, or join a boat tour around the island and admire the architecture. This unique shopping experience is right next door to an elephant camp, too, so you can ride one of the gentle giants during your trip or watch them put on a show. To visit Ayothaya Floating Market & Elephant Village on your trip to Ayutthaya, use our Ayutthaya trip planner.
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  • They charge foreigners an entrance fee for THB 200, while Thai people can enter for free. Besides that they offer elephant riding. Avoid this place by all means!  more »
  • I wish I had looked at the reviews before visiting here. As others have said, they place a partial barrier at the entrance to force foreigners to pay 200 baht for a 5 minute boat ride around a dirty....  more »

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