Bangkhla Floating Market
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Operating day: Saturday - Sunday
Operating time: 08.00 - 18.00
Bang Khla Floating Market is one of the most well-known markets of Bang Khla District, Chanchoengsao. The food stalls are placed on the barges that stretch out to Bang Pakong River.
There are a variety of food and souvenirs selling on boats along the river and somehow these stuffs can reflect the integration between traditional Thai and contemporary one.
For example, a wrap that made of banan leaf, a pottery, etc. Besides, you will be fastinated by various kinds of food, drinks and desserts such as Som TTam, Pork Satay, Steamed fish with curry paste, Grilled seafood, Thai sweetmeat made of flour, coconut and sugar, curry puff, etc.
Bang Khla Floating Market was initiate by the will of board of directors that wanted to promote the tourism and at the same time to boost the monetary circulation among community.
Moreover, Bang Khla municipality has been preparing the training program for the locals such as massage training course, cooking and baking course, etc. These training programs can practically integrated and make use of it in real life.
You can spot a spectacular view along Bang Pakong River at Bang Khla Floating Market. The nature nearby the river is beautiful yet plentifully. Visitors will encounter the mangrove forest which is a shelter for shrimps, fish and plants as well as will spot the lifestyle of villagers who live along the river.
Besides, the boat ride from Bang Pakong River to Koh Lad is provided here. The ride would take you two hours with the charge of 300 baht.
If you are a single rider or your group is only a few people, the price would be 69 baht each for adults and 30 baht for kids. Visitors will not only feel the way of life of the locals but also will get to drop by at Wat Po – Bang Khla and the pagoda of ing Taksin Maharaj.
Bang Khla floating market only opens on weekend and every public holiday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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Last Update: 2 YearAgo