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Khlong Toey Market

Address: intersection of Rama IV and Narong Road | Khlongtoei, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
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Ranked #98 of 421 things to do in Bangkok
Type: Flea & street markets, Shopping & Fashion
Owner description: One of Bangkok’s best-kept secrets is Khlong Toey, a chaotic, sprawling food market not far from...
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Type: Flea & street markets, Shopping & Fashion
Owner description: One of Bangkok’s best-kept secrets is Khlong Toey, a chaotic, sprawling food market not far from the city’s centre. It’s a travel photographer’s dream, packed with shouting market vendors offering live produce, fresh fruit and vegetables and cooked local dishes. Eye-opening and enthralling, it’s a great insight into how locals live – and to where your moo manow really comes from.

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Hamilton, Bermuda
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

this market is great to see if you have time worth the explore i stay in Thewet when in BKK and LOVE that market and highly recommend it as well life is a journey see what you can with the time u have

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

A great large and local wet market, where all the produce is fresh, fresh, fresh ( some of it so fresh, it's still living)! The market can be reached easily from the nearby Khlong Toey MRT station which is only a few 100 metres away. If you can, wear "no slip" shoes as the aisles are very wet with melting... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Most 'Local' feeling place I visited in Bangkok. Got there at 6:30am and got to see everything. If you have a weak stomach, this probably isn't for you. If you don't Top choice to make sure you hit up when in town.

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Tashkent, Uzbekistan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Anything from fresh fish, vegetables, cooking accessories and many others can be found here. Within easy reach by MTR to Queen Sirikit National Convention Center and a 3m walk to the next junction, The market is on all 4 corners of the junction. We did not see any tourists. Works 24h a day.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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79 attraction reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

If you want to see how Bangkok's southeastern denizens shop for groceries, this is the place to go. This was the 4th market I toured while in SE Asia, and it was by far the largest. It is impressive both in its sprawl and by the number of people bustling around, negotiating prices and buying fresh ingredients. Everything you need... More 

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Antwerpen, België
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

If you are looking for a real local market then this is the place! If you have sensitive eyes and/or stomach, think twice. I loved this place, almost no tourists and everything you can wish for. All the possible fruits, vegetables, and also all the possible meat. This means your usual chicken and pork but also organs, ratmeat,insects.... And the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Locals frequent this market, while vendors are unfretted by the tourists. Nothing is more impressive than locals filling their food baskets with fresh ingredients. My local supermarket makes me sick, in comparison to the freshness here. Enjoy the variety of produce and fresh products. If you're not into food, don't bother visiting.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Daily fresh market every day 6:00 to midnight. This place is most inportant wet food market in Bangkok. You can buy fresh fish, raw meat and everything you nerd for cooking. Khong Toey Market is open every day.

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Helsinki, Finland
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23 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

If you want to witness a real thai market you should go visit this place. I would recommend to arrive early in the morning when it is at its busiest and full of people and more importantly fresh produce. Here you can find everything from flowers to seafood to animal intestines. Also live poultry. The smell can get quite overwhelming... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Well I visited this amazing market in Jan 2014 it was a fab experience. I stayed at The Landmark hotel on Sukhumvite Road (very nice) I took the BTS Sky Train then the MRT underground, no problem. Well worth the trip if you want to see the real Bangkok Thailand. Proper gritty and earthy market. Small alleyways lots to see... More 

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