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Chatuchak Weekend Market




It is one of the largest markets in the world and a paradise for browsers and bargain-hunters alike. Located opposite the old Northern Bus Terminal along Phahonyothin Road, to get there, simply take the Skytrain to the end terminal Mo Chit BTS Station.

The market is open at the weekends, Saturday and Sunday from 7:00 am until late, although, some stalls do open during the week but not sufficient to warrant a visit. Chatuchak Weekend Market covers an area of 35 acres, contains upwards of 15,000 stalls, it is estimated that the market receives between 200,000 and 300,000 visitors and they spend an estimated total of 30 million baht.

You can find things such as Thai handicrafts, religious artifacts, household products, books, music, second-hand clothing, food, pets and souvenirs. The intense competition keeps the prices low.

Keep an eye on your belongings here as pickpockets work in the crowded parts of the market. Chatuchak Weekend Market always gets hot and humid during the day, going early is recommended. Chatuchak Weekend Market has a wide selection of food and drinks options, from small stalls to big fast foods.

Chatuchak Weekend Market is a must for any shopping-lover coming to Bangkok.

  EXPLORE BANGKOK
Wat Phra Kaew and the Grand Palace
Jim Thompson's House
National Museum
Wat Pho
Wat Arun
Vimanmek Palace
Chatuchak Weekend Market
The Suan Pakkad Palace Museum
Wat Benchamabophit







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