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Ayothaya Floating Market & Elephant Village

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Address: 65/12 Moo 7 Pailing, Ayutthaya 13000, Thailand
Phone Number: 035-881733
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Nice place to see Thai Culture

You can enjoy traditional historic Thai opera against ancient kingdom of Burma.There are plenty of shops and food stalls for visitors. I would recommend to take lunch at this... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We only decided to follow the signs to "floating market' because we had some time left. And what a legendary choice that was: We spent a couple of hours exploring around the floating village, and all the usual tourist knick knacks aside were pleasantly surprised by the diversity, and as we saw very very few tourists of either western or... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Loved this place! Food is great. While we dined we were entertained by a play that takes us back to the Siam days in Thailand. It was exciting to see it all play out in front of us. I really enjoyed the floating market here. It was small but still a great place to visit.

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Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

You can enjoy traditional historic Thai opera against ancient kingdom of Burma.There are plenty of shops and food stalls for visitors. I would recommend to take lunch at this place if you like Thai food. Meanwhile. you can a chance to watch the opera.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Although smaller than Hua Hin but at least here don't have lazy and rude boatman. And it's free entry. People here are more friendly and you will feel more relax.

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Burringbar
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We rode our bikes to see some of the ruins around this area and happened upon this tourist trap. We only spent a couple of minutes walking around here as it is obviously such a tourist trap, and we did not want to support it. Thankfully we did not see the poor tigers or elephants which other reviewers have talked... More 

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Kathu, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

The floating market in Ayutthaya is different from the once you see all over Thailand. it has as all floating markets a lot of shops and food places; one things is unique here. In the center of the market is an Island with a Theatre were you can be witness of a show that tells you the story of the... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This place is made for tourists but it is still a nice place to visit. A lot of small shops around a small pond. Nice to walk around and maybe to try out the local speciality Roti Sai Mai.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015 via mobile

Its a artificial tourist "attraction" Not worse a visit Ayutthaya has so much better to offer then this

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Zurich, Switzerland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

It is such a shame and it makes me so sad when I see things like this! Poor elephants who need to work the whole day and carry the stupid tourists! The thai people might don't have the education and knowledge to know that this is a really bad thing for an elephant, or maybe the just ignore the fact,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

This is one tourist trap created in Ayutthaya. It's plain bad and has to be avoided at all cost. They have a row of shops selling Chinese trap, elephants that you are supposed to feed, a drugged tiger that you are expected to click a photograph with, a few goats and rabbits. Yes, I forgot. They also have some boats... More 

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