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Saturday Night Market Walking Street - Wua Lai Road

Wualai Road (Near Chiang Mai Gate), Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Ranked #13 of 75 Shopping in Chiang Mai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Flea/ Street Markets
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 NEW

If you're looking to get souvenirs, you'll have lots of options here. There's also a lot of great local food to try. Lots of shoppers so be prepared. As with any of these markets, if you see something you like, get it right then because you either won't be able to find the spot again, or if you do, what... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

If you can imaging it, it is probably there. This market is huge - I don't think we discovered it all. Had so much fun buying interesting food, cheap clothes and all manner of lovely things at great prices. The markets wander in and out and around lots of streets so be careful not to get lost while you are... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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25 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

The best market compare to Warorot Market and Night Bazaar. You see more handicraft stuffs here....lovely place to explore. If you only have one night to explore market, i would suggest go for this weekend market. However, if you are into buying snacks then Warorot Market offer better price, here maybe 10% to 15% higher. Our driver recommended that we... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

It's huge with all kind of colours, senses and of course lots & lots of people. It's a good market to spend the evening. Recommend.

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Olathe, Kansas
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The night bazaars with the street traffic shut down for a night are part of the fun and culture of a visit to Thailand. Go and enjoy but remember "personal space" is not an option in Asia. There are many crafts and foods as well as many basics for purchase. This is well worth a little time while traveling in... More

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Sydney
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130 reviews 130 reviews
62 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

great market to buy souvenirs for loved ones back home and to try a whole lot of yummy street food. loved it :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

very cheap place for all kind of stuff. i wanted to buy more but couldnt because of luggage limits. prices are amazing and the people are polite they dont push you to buy anything.

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Guangdong, China
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Saturday market is smaller than Sunday market, but it's more special.Two girls from TW draw tatoo for travel fee,the tatoo only will stay one week,they do draw on your skin not just use a sticker & spray color. And we bought many handmade crafts with fair price.Then next day we go to Sunday market, I think it's disaster.it seems everyone... More

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
24 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Absolutely huge market, good for souvenirs but extremely touristy and after a short time you'll just see the same stuff over and over again... worth a quick visit.

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Hong Kong, China
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I didn't want to fight crowds but my Chiangmai friend tells me its more reasonable than other markets and to do this if I only picked one to go to. Sigh - Thai-style pants, tie-dye shirts, snacks, tchatchkas (key rings, placemats) stalls in that order then repeat. The flared, thick Thai silk pants with embroidered ankle cuffs and belts were... More

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