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Sunday Night Market Walking Street - Tha Pae Gate

Rajdamnoen Road (near Tha Pae Gate)), Thailand
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Flea/ Street Markets
Activities: Shopping
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New York, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Awesome. Long street with local food and vendors, I can't ask for more. Always crowded and buzzing with good energy. No pushy vendors, just lots of them. Thai iced tea, grilled Thai sausage, and pad thai, man oh man! Oh mango and sticky rice too. Street performers here and there, amazing variety of vendors, it's the anti-mall; nice mix of... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

This is a marvelous market where artisans of all kinds exhibit their creations...everything from decorated childrens shoes, to puppets, to clothing, to candles carved like flowers. Also many food stands, an occasional musician, even places where you can get a quick foot massage. Quite an experience for the young and the old. Starts around 4 p.m. and gets more and... More

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

You have no reason to visit Chiang Mai if you do not come to this. There were hundreds of street booths selling all kind of products, ranging from bags, clothes, lamps to traditional art and crafts. Please reserve at least four hours for this. Wonderful street food vendors can be found inside the Wats along the road, and also near... More

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Ao Nang, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Tha Pae Gate in Chiang Mai is always worth a visit. There is always something happening. Flowers exhibition, Thai dancing, Thai local orchestras and more But on Sunday, there is really moving in with the weekly market. Start at the Tha Pae Gate and walk down the road Rachadamnoen. Lots of action, smell from all the food stalls, entertainment, fire... More

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

They go on forever! I was there yesterday and they start setting up around 5 which is fun to watch it all unfold around you. I walked back through around 10pm and its just massive. They shut down most of the center of Chiang Mai and have everything you could possibly need. I walked around for hours and it tends... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Only one Sunday evenings starting at 6 P.M. when they close off the roads. We went to a few other markets and shopping areas but foudn the prices here significantly lower across the board. Also several food booths where you coulde eat under 100 baht and get full. Easy to find soemthing you like. A little crowded in some area... More

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Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

You will need 2 Sundays to walk through all the stalls. Performers everywhere. Side streets have art works on the road. So many choices. You can buy cold water in bottles everywhere.

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Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The Sunday Night Market is a very nice place to go. However, it is very packed of people and the crowd is very very dense. It is hard to walk fast on the main street or around it. For that reason, the stands near the Tha Pae Gate are much more fun to check, but you do it in about... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

The Sunday Market in Chiang Mai is a must-do. We visited for several hours and were very impressed by the variety of the goods and overall inexpensive prices. It's probably one of the best markets I've ever been to. It was fairly crowded, but not so much that you couldn't navigate it. The market itself is pretty huge, so plan... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

this is a must do in chiang mai on the weekend be amazed with hundreds of stalls selling everything you could lmagine. food is safe to eat here.this is a very big market,take a tuk tuk to get here,its a fair walk from night market area.

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