Most of you guys have been to the floating market in Thailand, right? Be it Damnoen Saduak Floating market or Amphawa Floating Market. But have any of you been to the floating market in Bang Nam Phueng? If not, then today Sukjai will introduce you to that cool place!
Bang Nam Phueng Floating Market is quite near Bangkok. It is situated in Phra Pradaeng District, Samut Prakan, southeast of Bangkok. The market opens on the weekends from early morning. The charm of this place is the local way of life of the people living by the canal here. Most of them are Mon-Thai people. The delicious dishes featured on the stalls are spicy pork noodles, rice noodles with curry, fried mussels, steamed curry paste, coconut ice-cream, and a lot more!
Besides all the foods, there are also OTOP products sold here such as artificial flowers, salted eggs, bamboo-made handicrafts, and herbal products. The merchants at Bang Nam Phueng Floating Market are very kind and generous, and their faces are always filled with smiles. Moreover, in the market there is also a sailing boat rental service. You can sail the boat to sightsee the wonderful view of green lush fields, mango, and coconut farms along the beautiful canal.
Nearby the market are other interesting destinations you might like to visit, for example King Rama V Fortress or Phra Samut Chedi. If you manage to get here somehow, please buy Sukjai some more snacks! See you next time!