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Border visit

Main purpose was to see the border crossing to Myanmar. Only a 3 mile pedal from our hotel. BTW... read more

Reviewed January 29, 2019
Bob C
Ottawa, Canada
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Big place

All sorts of stuff for sale here including clothes, electronics, electrical, gems and souvenirs... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2018
Mount Gambier, Australia
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| Tha Sai Laut Subdistrict, Mae Sot 63110, Thailand
+66 55 544 762
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Reviewed January 29, 2019 via mobile

Main purpose was to see the border crossing to Myanmar. Only a 3 mile pedal from our hotel. BTW MaeSot could REALLY use a bike rental shop! Lots of truck traffic cued to cross. No longer the ‘wid west’ of former years we were able...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

All sorts of stuff for sale here including clothes, electronics, electrical, gems and souvenirs. Plenty of fake, contraband and smuggled items. I certainly wouldn’t buy any jewellery unless I was a gem expert.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Bomoh
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

An endless under cover market selling local wares and touristy things right on the river border with Myanmar. Stroll through the peaceful friendly rows of well laid out wares or outside along the boardwalk and talk to the vendors on their rickety platforms on no...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Julie M
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Not a very interesting market. Also, vendors are not willing to bargain. Might as well go to a department store.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed December 7, 2017 via mobile

If this was your first visit to a major market in Thailand I guess you would find it an amazing place. For experienced and for the most part objective travellers who have visited many markets over 10 years in Thailand we found this experience a...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Mike C
Reviewed November 22, 2017

This market right near the Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge had a large number of stalls with many things for sale (including some personal goods, some jewelry, some jade). You could spend 1-2 hours shopping here if you wanted. There is a small parking lot adjacent to...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank MangoLove
Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

It's a market. Slightly interesting with tribal costumes, good, and souvenirs. Stroll for 10-15 minutes after observing the activities in the border but that's about it.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank daphnedexplorer
Reviewed January 23, 2017

Ignoring the tat - There are some shops to the east side of the market selling great woodcarvings ; doors, panels, screens etc. - wooden carved panels with exotic subjects of many sizes 1m x 05m we were given a price of 1200thb for a...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Glenn S
Reviewed January 9, 2017

We were there just a few days ago. We live in Chiang Mai and our friend urged us to make a visit. He said that the Rim Moei was even bigger than the market in Mai Sai but now I must disagree. I have been...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Dao1949
Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

It's just on the border to Myanmar and the border river Moei. A lot of activities across the river! Burmese people are along thr riverbank, selling fresh crabs, Lobsters and dried fish. A lot of duty free items like Whiskeys, cigarettes, to the same price...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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