Pattaya Floating Market

Location : Nong Prue District

Pattaya Floating MarketPattaya Floating Market covered an approximately area of 100,000 square meters, it’s present Cultures and traditions of 4 regions of Thailand – Northern, Southern, Central, and Northeasthern. How Thai people from these 4 regions live, what their main activities are, and what the main products from there are, so the floating market could indicate what Thai people in different areas live and what they earn from their ancient times.

 

At Pattaya Floating Market have more than 80 paddle boats are on standby to ferry visitors around the compound along many Thai style teak wood buildings, linked by a network of canals, bridges and a number of different sized islands with exotic plants and trees.The boat trip will slowly expose the richness of the surrounding architectural and cultural river side living. Water vendors moving with their paddle boats from dock to dock and offering their unique range of freshly cooked delicious traditional Thai dishes.

 

More than 110 boutique-shops presenting wooden hand carvings, silks and cloth weaving, special Thai herbs and herbal products, many OTOP products and other native items from all over Thailand. The Nueng Siam Woodcarving Museum has on display rare pieces of crafted 200 years old teak and is home for the impressive and beautiful carved image of the elephant god Ganesha.

 

How to get there :

There are also buses available for visitors to go Pattaya Floating Market. However, there are only 5 times a day (every 2 hours). For taking a bus to the floating market, this could be the cheapest choice for visitors, approximately 20 baht, but visitors might need to check the time table of the beach bus services in order to know what time the bus will arrive at their closest bus stop. In the case that visitors are impatient, they can also go to the Floating Market by metered taxi or Song Thaew, but they need to pay higher.

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