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Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

Open Now: 6:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Open today: 6:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Famous for its tourist-friendly floating markets, Damnoen Saduak is the one you’ll find in the tourist literature on Thailand. Bring your camera along to witness the river packed with wooden boats overflowing with fruit and vegetables, which they...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
| Damnoun Saduak, Ratchaiburi, Damnoen Saduak 70130, Thailand
+66 81 196 5887
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed March 17, 2013

From reading other (mostly negative) reviews of Damoen Saduak Floating Market, we almost decided to skip it on our recent trip to Thailand over Chinese New Year holiday (Feb 5, 2013). We went at a very touristy time in Thailand, with other sites much more...More

19  Thank robinshepard
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Reviewed May 5, 2013

We just got back from Thailand and wanted to share our experience to the Damnoen Saduak floating market, so that visitors can avoid getting scammed. We did not go to the market via tour group because we were only in Bangkok for two days and...More

23  Thank Toby0420
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The floating market at Damnoen Saduek can be reached by land or by boat...we chose the second option. With young girls,(3 & 8) the low sides of the boat proved to be no match for the swell from speed boats or other motor boats passing...More

Thank Moses M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Got a cheap tour from Patra hotel tour desk at Pratunam $500 baht for a return trip to floating market & train market. It take you 1.5 hrs drive to reach there. The tour agent won’t disclose the price of the entrance for the floating...More

Thank Yvonne T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we met a tuktuk driver and offered us a rent a car to go to floating market (1000baht for the rent the car) and when we arrived at the boat station a guy approah us and told all the tours in the floating we get...More

2  Thank eric r
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Attention it is 4000 bath to go in, to do the elephant it is 1000 bath each, and the monkey 500 bath each and the monkey are not well treated!!!!!! So if you want to spent 350$ go for it, but it is not worthy...More

Thank chummybibilove
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can't believe all the hype about a market which no longer exists. Yes many years ago it was a beautiful floating market where you could see all the fruit and vege traders engaging in busiest activities and it was a cultural delight. Nowadays like...More

Thank Steve A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Joined a shared tour. It was good and everything is exactly what i thought it would be. Food quite cheap and quality also nice. Try to bring extra clothes and pants when you go there since the tailgate boat and the water level almost the...More

1  Thank steve_vens
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a tour to Maeklong and this floating market. To be honest, we'd rather spend more time at Maeklong as the floating market was very touristy and congested - the boats you see on the water are all filled with tourists - there...More

Thank windsmurfs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was visiting that market 5 times at last 10 years and must admit that it is worse every time. Now it is not authentic at all, you already cant feel that spirit of old floating market. You can just buy all that stuff which...More

1  Thank Raffik00001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a unique floating market of one of its kind. It's a great tourist attraction but be prepared for it would take an hour and a half out of Bangkok by coach or private taxi. We took the latter option for two at 1,000...More

Thank ongmck
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did a tour which included this and the River Kwai- both are worth seeing but the floating market is really just a tourist trap. After the looooong ride to the market, you have to stand in line to get into one of the long...More

1  Thank 148desireew
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August 16, 2018|
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Response from jlemeseva | Reviewed this property |
Best way will be to hire a taxi, you could ask one of tuk tuk drivers as most of them have cars and they will be happy to drive you around to both points for a not a big pay. This is what i did with my friends and money we... More
April 19, 2018|
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Response from jotuske | Reviewed this property |
We took a taxi and got tickets when we arrived at the market, you can talk them down on the prices as well.
March 26, 2018|
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Response from MattPelton | Reviewed this property |
I was there recently - end of March - and we went on a tuesday morning so its open during the week and was quite busy in parts. Worth a visit.