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Touching riverside atmosphere – Damnoen Saduak Floating Market, Ratchaburi Province

  posted: Sunday 9 June 2013 (View 3,122 views)

Thailand has various interesting sightseeing.  Floating market is one of popular place among tourists both Thai and foreigner. Presently, there are many floating markets for example Khwan-Riam Floating Market, Ayothaya Floating Market. Today, Amazing Thai Tour will bring you to Damnoen Saduak Floating Market, Ratchaburi Province.  In case, anyone is looking for a trip in Ratchaburi, but doesn’t have the program yet, this is a choice.

Touching riverside atmosphere – Damnoen Saduak Floating Market, Ratchaburi Province

Touching riverside atmosphere – Damnoen Saduak Floating Market, Ratchaburi Province

Contents edited by : Amazing Thai Tour
Thank you for photograph from :  Waipra
Reference :  Damnoen Saduak Sub-district Municipality

Damnoen Saduak Floating Market is located in Amphoe Damnoen Saduak, Ratchaburi Province.  It’s not only the tourist attraction, but also the place for purchasing various goods such as clothes, fruits etc.  You can take a boat to enjoy sightseeing and buying goods.  Or even you can comfortably buy goods by walking around like the name Damnoen Saduak Floating Market.  In the past, this place was a center of selling fruits and vegetables.  Todays, Damnoen Saduak Floating Market provides products both on ground and in boat. It is said that Damnoen Saduak Floating Market is semi-grounding and floating market that provides many goods such as fruits : rose apple, mango, longan, grapefruit, banana. These fruits come directly from gardener, so they are not expensive. Furthermore, local handicraft products are also distributed like palm hat, scarf, ready-made silk clothes.  The market will open at 6.00 a.m. till 11.00 a.m.  (Opening time of Damnoen Saduak Floating Market is every day since 7.00 – 12.00 h.)

Damnoen Saduak Floating Market has provided the roof along the walkway on both side, so it will not be hot.  In case tourist needs to take sightseeing by boat, the service cost is 300 baht per 6-8 persons for boat hiring, 300 baht per 8 persons for rowboat and 400 baht per 8 persons for long-tailed boat.

Anyone who interests to visit Damnoen Saduak Floating Market, you can come by both personal car and bus.  If coming by personal car from Bangkok, let take Thonburi-Paktor Road on highway no. 35, head to Samutsongkram province at K.M. 63, at the left side there is a bridge going to Samutsongkram, when getting down the bridge, go straight and turn right at the red traffic light, then go straight and turn left along the route to Rama II Park about 8 km, you will arrive the entrance of Rama II Park on the left hand, no need to turn. Next go straight for more 14 km, you will see the entrance to Damnoen Saduak Floating Market on the left hand,  turn in this entrance and drive more 1.5 km, you will arrive Damnoen Saduak Floating Market. For person who comes by bus, let take the bus route Bangkok – Damnoen Saduak at the Southern Bus Terminal or Bangkok – Petchburi (old route), or Bangkok – Ratchaburi.

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