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Address: Han dong road, San Pa Tong 50120, Thailand

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Local market away from the tourists

For those wishing to experience a local market without the tourists a drive to the San Patong Market is worth the trip. Known as the Buffalo Market anything and everything can be... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

For those wishing to experience a local market without the tourists a drive to the San Patong Market is worth the trip. Known as the Buffalo Market anything and everything can be bought here, you just have to find it in the mass of stores. Food, clothes, shoes, tools, electronics, motorbikes, pushbikes, fish, roosters, cows and yes buffalos to name... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

The Sanpatong Buffalo market is well worth a visit when touring with other destinations in mind. I found an hour or so at the market to be fun and interesting. Coming from Chiangmai and arriving at the market which straddles both sides of the road, there is ample parking on the left side although the entrance to the parking is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

When visiting Chiang Mai we always try to plan our trip so that we can visit the buffalo and cattle market at San Pa Tong on Saturdays. This means an early start from Chiang Mai - you really need to be at the market by 8 a.m. and it's about forty minutes' drive by car from the city. Most of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

Go early on Saturday for this one. Not a bad scooter ride and great photo ops. This is a local market with few farongs That said it has motor bikes, the blue farmers pants and tops, sarongs, and of course water buffaloes. The buffalo auction starts early so if you are in the market for the real deal get there... More 

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