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Home/Samut Songkhram/Food/[Samut Songkhram] Amphawa Floating Market

[Samut Songkhram] Amphawa Floating Market

By Wilbur Suen

Amphawa Floating Market is the one Floating Market to go to! Why? Simply because it’s the one that locals go! It’s the second most popular floating market in Thailand after Damnoen Saduak Floating Market. However, the downside is that they are only open during the weekends from the afternoon.

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Getting here requires a 90mins drive from Bangkok. You will arrive in Samut Songkhram province where Mae Klong Train Market is located too. If you are hungry, why not drop by a Thai Wanton Noodle Stall to have Ba Mee Kiao before driving inwards towards the market?

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Want to know how Bangkok looked like in the past where there were more canals than roads? Amphawa fulfils that and offers you a quaint view!

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Walk right into the market centre along Amphawa canal and you will experience the buzz of the market.

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You see lots of shops along canals and also vendors on boat selling seafood, which is the draw of this market.

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Old school toys to bring back some precious memories of your childhood.

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Coconut Rolls! You must try this! Warm and soft, so delicious that you can’t stop at one.

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Mini pancakes and thai desserts.

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Wow. Mega Tako Yaki!

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The glazed chicken looks so tempting!!!

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Other than shops selling you food, you can also play games here!

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Where does this boat take you to? You can take a tour around the market area or even see fireflies during the night.

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You will get to see this magnificent sunset on the boat!

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Here’s Amphawa Floating Market at night.

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Mini Ice Cream

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Glow in the dark fireflies.

Don’t miss out Amphawa Floating Market when visiting Bangkok! You can get here either by driving or by minivan. You can travel like the locals by taking a minivan from Victory Monument at about 80 baht per pax or you can travel with a group with arrangements from travel agencies or hotels.

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Wilbur Suen

Wilbur Suen

AroiMakMak.com is the brainchild of Wilbur Suen. He is based in Singapore but loves Bangkok so much that he keeps returning. He loves travelling, eating, technology and has high standards for them. In his free time, he will be sourcing for new places to visit so that he can document and share. Try to catch him in Bangkok eating local dishes, enjoying aromatherapy spa or chilling at a rooftop bar.

  • Sasa

    Hi, Planning to visit Amphawa Floating Market soon.
    Can I check if you know the last timing of the Minivan from Amphawa back to Victory Monument?
    Is there any difference between Friday evening and Sat evening?
    Tried to find information online but cant find anything at all.
    Appreciate your help!

    • aroimakmak

      if i’m not wrong, the last bus back is 8pm

  • Guo Hao

    Hi can i take a cab maybe from MBK to amphawa floating market and can i take a cab back to town area

    • aroimakmak

      It is better to book a taxi as it won’t be easy to book a cab back.

  • Max Tan

    Hi, Any Hotel to stay in Amphawa Floating Market

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