Chatuchak Weekend Market, Bangkok

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Browse the day away at Chatuchak Weekend Market, a popular covered retail space in the city center. Attracting over 200,000 visitors on a typical weekend, the huge market offers 27 separate areas of stalls, with over 8,000 individual vendors plying their trade. From collectibles, souvenirs, and clothes, to fresh food, restaurants, and household appliance stores, the market contains a mind-boggling range of products. Its sheer scale will likely impress even those who have nothing on their shopping list. Use our Bangkok itinerary planning website to add Chatuchak Weekend Market and other attractions to your Bangkok vacation plans.
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  • Chatuchak Weekend market is a whole lot of eating almost everything's anniversary is here too, but the quality of the good.
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  • The market only on weekends. Actually, once passed is also better not to return. So hot, people often recommend am visit. Coconut ice cream is delicious!
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  • Huge selection of pretty much anything. Food and beverage as well. Stalls start closing at 6pm (although other street vendors open at this time). Suggest at least 3 hours to get good coverage of the m...  more »
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  • Famous market, basically cheaper than other tourist spots because you can bargain more Space is tight and it's ridiculously hot. It's difficult to find food so better to eat someplace else ( I haven't found any good one as well). I ate and I had a stomachache due to the cleanliness I suppose. Buy your souvenirs here and prepare to bring your small luggage if you were to shop. If you're buying for business there's a logistic services provider as well.
  • One of the best market in Thailand! You have to come here to eat good, shop cheap and get a relaxing massage. Be sure to bargain because that is part of the thrill! Bring a hat and drink up during the lunch crowd because it can get really hot and crowded. I would definitely recommend this duck leg noodle if you pass by. Huge leg portion at a good price! One downside is that if it rains, prepare to just find a shelter and wait till the rain goes away Or bring an umbrella!
  • Huge market, where you can buy lots of stuff. However, be ready to bargain. It may pay off. Dirt is everywhere, and food mostly not sanitary. Again, you can talk to the vendors and ask them for a fresh batch. If you're consistent enough and you talk with a smile, you'll get it. Recommended for street market lovers. I personally liked it
  • Nice market that offers you diverse items ranging from personal care to house decorations and that too at cheap rate. I bought a nice rope bag for myself at a rate which cannot be offered by any other market in the world. Also I bought t-shirt and shower gel. This is an ideal place for buying cosmetics, soaps and perfumes. It is available in different fragrances. If you are in Bangkok, a visit to chatuchak market is MUST. There are so many shops, so if you are travelling in group, then everybody would end up buying something for themselves, that is the beauty of this place 😀
  • Loved visiting this place on a Saturday. It was quite busy but tons of fun navigating the many lanes and seeing just about anything for sale. Prices are good and there are not a lot, if any, high pressure sale tactics. No one was trying to lure me over to their stall and when I did stop and look I felt no pressure if didn't want to buy anything. Most prices were up for negotiation. There are a few nooks with sitting spaces. Plenty of food and drink available to buy if you want a break. You can spend a whole day here easily.

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