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Ta Prachan market

Address: Na Phra That Road, Bangkok, Thailand
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Ranked #204 of 260 Shopping in Bangkok
Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Shopping
Owner description: A wide variety of Buddhist amulets can be found at this market.
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Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Shopping
Owner description: A wide variety of Buddhist amulets can be found at this market.

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Jurong, Singapore
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

A lot of fake amulets. Some stalls even sell Amulets by the kilos. Not a place for people with little knowledge about amulets, to go. Good place for looking at religious artifacts.

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Hong Kong, China
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3,128 reviews 3,128 reviews
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8,132 helpful votes 8,132 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

One of the intriguing market scenes in Bangkok is the Ta Prachan amulet market that can be found on Na Phra That Road and nearby alleys near the Wat Mahathat temple. Here you can find a make-shift market with locals displaying many religious, iconic and symbolic amulets. We have watched this scene with interest during many past trips to Bangkok.... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Could this be the place to find superstition, corruption, and wild sex? Perhaps, if you are a believer in the power of Buddhist amulets. My wife and I stumbled upon this market while we were walking from the Grand Palace to the Wat Pho on January 18, 2014 along the road that parallels the river. Stalls upon stalls sell tiny... More 

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