Chatuchak Weekend Market

Bangkok Travel Guides / August 12, 2016
Chatuchak Weekend Market Image credit: tykhyi

Chatuchak Weekend Market is so famous and fascinating that almost every travelers who have a weekend in Bangkok will visit it. This place is worth seeing because it offers a vibrant Asian market experience with a lot of things to do and enjoy.

Highlights

  • One of the largest markets in the world: Its land size is huge, covering an area of 35 acres. The number of stall is vast with 8000 stalls. The place brims over products of all kinds as a result. While Chatuchak covers everything you can ever imagine, unique sections worth checking out are rare to find antiques, ceramics, home furniture, and souvenirs.
  • Best place to buy Thai handicrafts in Bangkok: Get some beautiful handicrafts while touring Chatuchak market if you plan to bring home something truly Thai. The product range is huge; the quality is high; the prices are competitive among shops. These are simply the reasons.
  • A street food paradise: Local and traveler food enthusiasts would agree that Chatuchak market is one of the best places to enjoy street food in Bangkok. You can find all delicious favorites from its 500 food stalls. Fried chicken, crispy pancakes, fish cake and Thai coconut ice cream are just heavenly.

What are on offer
Clothing & accessories, handicrafts, ceramics, antiques and collectibles, art and gallery, furniture and home decoration, plants and gardening tools, pets and pet accessories, books, and miscellaneous.

Opening hours
Wednesdays and Thursdays: 07:00 – 18:00 (Plant sections only)
Fridays 18:00 – 24:00
Saturdays and Sundays: 09:00 – 18:00

How to get there
Take the Skytrain to Mo Chit station, or the subway to Kamphaeng Phet station.

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