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Pattaya Floating Market

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Address: 451/304 Moo 12, Sukhumvi Road, Pattaya, Thailand
Phone Number: +66 (0) 38 706340
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A little lackluster

I was expecting the floating market to be similar to one at Bangkok. Was quite disappointing to hardly see any diversity in merchandise sold. There weren't even that many boats... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

I was expecting the floating market to be similar to one at Bangkok. Was quite disappointing to hardly see any diversity in merchandise sold. There weren't even that many boats floating around. Most of the market area is just shops set up on stilts. Hardly any vendors on boat compared to bangkok. The water was also muddy in most areas.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

There is an entrance fee for tourists and once you enter you can walk and browse for hours. There are many shops most of them have similar items. There was one shop where you could buy postcards, fill them out and mail them right there. That was kinda cool. There are several food vendors as well and many of them... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

This is like the original Bangkok floating market.Mainly tourists are here.If you have been to the Bangkok floating market you better skip this one.If you have time you can hangaround.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

I expected a floating market to be out in the bay somewhere, but it isn't. It is actually inland, in a man-made "lake" of muddy water with rows and rows of shops up on stilts. There were some vendors in boats alongside the walkways as well. Luckily, there were no big tour buses when we arrived, so the market was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Hi guys i was in Pattaya for 2 weeks last August was after some Clothing so i had a day tirp out to Floating Markets The Market is stunning you really nead a day to get about there is a entry fee not sure how much it was thai people get in cheaper Sad thing is its really for the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Theamed on floating markets in thailand, built just so tourist can experience the real thing. Built away from Pattaya town, not far from Tesco, can easy get to it by Baht Bus (pickup with bench seats in which are very chap.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The entry fee is about 200thb. And this place is huge. Easy to spend half the day with loads of food and shopping options. The boat ride in my opinion is not worth it as its better to cover it by foot. Recommended. Cheers !

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is a custom built market so not really what you would call traditional also far out of the main area so difficult to get to. Overall better if you go to the real floating markets in BKK where they are definitely worth visiting

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Total tourist trap...even getting into the parking lot is stressful fighting through the Chinese tour buses...while you can kill an hour or two walking around the market, not a single shop was selling anything worth buying...geared towards Chinese tourists with every shopkeeper screaming in Chinese as people walk by...pretty far from an authentic Thai experience...and you have to pay 200... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

They made this market about 5 years ago, it's not that great the location is bad, and it's more like a tourist trap, don't waste your time, there's nothing to look at, the food and drink is expensive and not that good, a waste of time.

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