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Wang Lang Market, Bangkok

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Wang Lang Market (Thai: ตลาดวังหลัง) is a daily market in Bangkok Noi district next to Siriraj Hospital and Chao Phraya river in Bangkok's Thonburi side.


The name "Wang Lang Market" means rear palace market, because of its location. In the early Rattanakosin period in the reign of King Rama I is the site of the palace of Prince Anurak Devesh (พระราชวังบวรสถานพิมุข หรือ วังหลัง; Rajawang Boworn Sathan Phimuk or familiarly known as Wang Lang) who was the nephew of the king. At present, there are remnants of the palace wall in the area near the market.
Wang Lang Market located in a narrow lane, it connects between Siriraj pier (or Wang Lang pier) and Arun Amarin road. Opposite to Tha Pra Chan pier in Tha Phra Chan neighbourhood, beside to Thammasat University in Phra Nakhon district. The length is about 300 meters. But it is full of shops either stalls and shophouses. There are a variety of products such as fashion clothings, beauty salons, bakeries, sushi shops, restaurants, including café in boutique style. But what is very famous of this market are southern food restaurants, which the food is well known for its spicy flavor. Because of its location near Thon Buri railway station, which is the destination of the southern line. And at the nearby Phran Nok intersection, there are also many southern food restaurants.
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  • We stopped here as part of the hop on hop off river cruise we were doing. It's a typical locals' market with a combination of food, clothing, household goods, and other things you find at local Thai.....  more »
  • Not bad to walk around and experience the local culture, market is really for the locals but us tourists are encouraged to explore and buy. I would not go out of my way to see markets but if close...  more »
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  • If you're traveller not a tourist, this place is a must visit. Not the typical tourist market catering towards foreigners, Wang Lang market is geared towards locals. Loads of good street food, snacks and other clothing and curios are also on offer at prices which are generally lower than central Bangkok. It also has a great local atmosphere as you walk through the narrow streets.
  • Many things to be explore !! Love it 😍♥️
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