Taling Chan Floating Market

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Timings : 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Entry Fee : No entry fee

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Taling Chan Floating Market, Bangkok Overview

The Taling Chan Floating Market is a delightful attraction for tourists and locals as well. The market retains its charm due to lack of heavy tourism here. Visitors could spend half a day or even the entire day here, indulging in a variety of activities such as a longtail boat ride, shopping and food tasting. The seafood is one of the highlights on the Floating Market.

The Taling Chan Floating Market is more reasonable and affordable compared to other stationary markets. Situated approximately 12 km from Bangkok, the Taling Floating Market is a 6-boat arena. The overall floating market ambience is enhanced with traditional Thai music by local musicians. Taling Chan Floating Market offers a significant experience of enjoying Thai cuisine by the river.

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Things to Do at Taling Chan Floating Market

The Taling Chan Floating Market hosts an array of activities for visitors and tourists.

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  • You could go on a longtail boat ride in and around nearby canals (klongs) for just THB 100.
  • Thai foot massages are another attraction at this floating market. You could book for a massage under the tree at THB 200.
  • The market entrance houses various plants and is the go-to site for gardening enthusiasts.
  • Taling Chan Floating Market is a great photography zone as well.
  • The floating market has stalls for almost all shopping essentials such as groceries, toys, candy, frozen food and much more.

Food and Restaurants

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Taling Chan Floating Market offers a wide variety of Thai cuisines exclusive in seafood. You could go from food tasting to restaurant hopping as there stalls serving quick bites, main courses and even desserts! Local Thai food is the highlight of the Taling Chan Floating Market. Most of the dishes here are reasonably priced. A filling prawn meal here will cost around THB 150, whereas a combo of rice, grilled fish and king prawns would cost around THB 450. 

Visitor Tips

  • Although a taxi is the best way to reach Taling Chan Floating Market, you could take a BTS to Wongwian Yai for THB 150.
  • Dine at the restaurants with seating arrangement if you are uncomfortable with sitting on the floor otherwise.
  • Visit the market early in the morning to avoid the heat.
  • Carry hard cash. There is no credit/debit card acceptance.

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