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Pattaya Floating Market

451/304 Moo 12, Sukhumvi Road, Pattaya, Thailand
+66 (0) 38 706340
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Ranked #35 of 66 Attractions in Pattaya
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

A Must visit.. totally amazed.. even better if visited during the early hours of the day.. a good place to shop and enjoy the eateries

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

i just went to pattaya floating market before a month ago and it was really amazing ,, the entry of it about 200 baht = 6.5 dollars and you will get free meal and soft drinks also you can watch a swords show for free ... there is also another ticket its about 900 baht .. its the same of... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Foreigners pay to enter, unless you have a Thai driving license or id card when its free. A manufactured 'floating market' which is little more than a bunch of wooden shops on piles above an artificial lake. A tourist trap on the coach tour circuit with little to recommend it.

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Calangute
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This place is built on stilts and it is different from lot of places. But there is no reason for them to charge people to go shopping there. The merchandise on sale is nothing special. But we did taste for the first time in our lives, the "Mango Sticky Rice". The mango was indeed sweet and the rice...well, rice we... More

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cardiff
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

They are now charging an entrance fee to get in,which is ridiculous to pay just to shop! You would be far better off shopping at central shopping Center in pattaya, where it is air conditioned

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Pattaya, Thailand
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4 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This is a purpose built "floating market" tourist attraction built on the side of the highway on the outskirts of Pattaya. There is an artificial swamp and some rickety wooden walkways and shops selling tourist souvenirs, mostly made in China, to the mostly Chinese, Thai, and Russian tour groups bussed in by the thousands every day. If you are all... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Again my time was short and only an hour was spent here.Walking in and out of the market was enjoyable looking at all the goods for sale.I decided to have a go on the hover boats .It took a couple of minutes to get the hang of driving them but then the fun kicks in.From here a quick bite to... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

After visiting the floating market in Bangkok (which is much nicer, has more variety and is free), I thought I would check this one out. It was disappointing from the very beginning, when they attempted to charge us 299 Baht as opposed to the standard 200 Baht... Once I called them out for it, they reverted back to the 200... More

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Nakhon Sawan Province, Thailand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

200 b to look round a market is not on. if u are thai it is free. ok stails and ok food that is it. if i was u i wouldn t both with this one, there is a free market on tuesdays and fridays on south pattaya road on the junction on soi bawcow.

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Edmonton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

As much as this is a tourist trap, we still enjoying this place. Lots of food which you can sample since they came with small portions. Shopping was similar to most place in Pattaya with plenty of cheap souvenir to buy. There is an entrance fee to go in. We took the full package which gave up a ride on... More

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