I have already been to the most famous floating market in Thailand- Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - which is advertised as the Bangkok floating market

Bangkok floating market: Khlong Bang Luang

I have already been to the most famous floating market in ThailandDamnoen Saduak Floating Market – which is advertised as the Bangkok floating market, but it actually isn’t. It is quite a trip from Bangkok and I have done it on my own. You can check how HERE. So, I thought that maybe there was another market within Bangkok cause I have seen other travelers sharing about it before. After doing some research I found Khlong Bang Luang Floating Market and decided to give it a try.

How to go to Khlong Bang Luang floating market

To reach this Bangkok floating market I went by metro to Bang Phai from where you can already see Wat Paksam Phasi Charoen aka the famous giant golden Budha statue that stands out within the cityscape. I have been there before so this time I skipped it.

I have already been to the most famous floating market in Thailand- Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - which is advertised as the Bangkok floating market

I have already been to the most famous floating market in Thailand- Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - which is advertised as the Bangkok floating market

I have already been to the most famous floating market in Thailand- Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - which is advertised as the Bangkok floating market

I have already been to the most famous floating market in Thailand- Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - which is advertised as the Bangkok floating market

I have already been to the most famous floating market in Thailand- Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - which is advertised as the Bangkok floating market

I have already been to the most famous floating market in Thailand- Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - which is advertised as the Bangkok floating market

From Bang Phai, Khlong Bang Luang floating market isn’t a long walk, 15 minutes is enough, which makes it pretty accessible.
It doesn’t seem to be a very crowded spot as I didn’t see many foreigners around. Later I understood that the foreigners reach this place by boat, that’s why I didn’t see them on the streets to get there.
If this is a floating market, I haven’t seen any trade happening on the water or anyone with things to sell on boats.

Boat trip along this Bangkok floating market

Khlong Bang Luang Floating Market seems to be a stop within a few that tourists make while on a boat tour that I don’t know much about but connects this area with Wat Paksam Phasi Charoen, the golden statue.

I was keen to be on one of those boats myself but when someone told me they paid 1000bh to be on that boat I completely gave up on the idea haha. And, they negotiated the price haha so either they were bad negotiators or this boat ride along the river is too overpriced. I confess I was disappointed as I came here having in mind this boat trip, but in the end, it wasn’t disappointing at all.

I have already been to the most famous floating market in Thailand- Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - which is advertised as the Bangkok floating market

I have already been to the most famous floating market in Thailand- Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - which is advertised as the Bangkok floating market

I have already been to the most famous floating market in Thailand- Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - which is advertised as the Bangkok floating market

I have already been to the most famous floating market in Thailand- Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - which is advertised as the Bangkok floating market

I have already been to the most famous floating market in Thailand- Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - which is advertised as the Bangkok floating market

I have already been to the most famous floating market in Thailand- Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - which is advertised as the Bangkok floating market

I have already been to the most famous floating market in Thailand- Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - which is advertised as the Bangkok floating market

This area is so pleasant, I found the riverside to be so charming, the floating houses along, with loads of plants on the porch, vintage decor, and nice colors that stole my heart. This Bangkok floating market ended up being one of my favorite places in the city itself. It is very nice to walk along the river just in front of people’s houses, watching the boats passing by and listening to the birds around. There are several coffee shops here as well as restaurants. I visited in the afternoon and stayed for sunset and it was almost empty at dusk. So quiet and peaceful. Loved it here.

I have already been to the most famous floating market in Thailand- Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - which is advertised as the Bangkok floating market

I have already been to the most famous floating market in Thailand- Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - which is advertised as the Bangkok floating market

I have already been to the most famous floating market in Thailand- Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - which is advertised as the Bangkok floating market

I have already been to the most famous floating market in Thailand- Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - which is advertised as the Bangkok floating market

I have already been to the most famous floating market in Thailand- Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - which is advertised as the Bangkok floating market

I have already been to the most famous floating market in Thailand- Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - which is advertised as the Bangkok floating market

I also found this very cool coffee shop where you can sit and make some art. They have a wide variety of choices for you. You can do bracelets, necklaces, paint, color, and so many other interesting things! I sat and made a calendar while enjoying the boats passing by.

I have already been to the most famous floating market in Thailand- Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - which is advertised as the Bangkok floating market

I have already been to the most famous floating market in Thailand- Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - which is advertised as the Bangkok floating market

I have already been to the most famous floating market in Thailand- Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - which is advertised as the Bangkok floating market

I have already been to the most famous floating market in Thailand- Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - which is advertised as the Bangkok floating market

I have already been to the most famous floating market in Thailand- Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - which is advertised as the Bangkok floating market

I have already been to the most famous floating market in Thailand- Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - which is advertised as the Bangkok floating market

I have already been to the most famous floating market in Thailand- Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - which is advertised as the Bangkok floating market

I have already been to the most famous floating market in Thailand- Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - which is advertised as the Bangkok floating market

I have already been to the most famous floating market in Thailand- Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - which is advertised as the Bangkok floating market

I have already been to the most famous floating market in Thailand- Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - which is advertised as the Bangkok floating market

I have already been to the most famous floating market in Thailand- Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - which is advertised as the Bangkok floating market

I have already been to the most famous floating market in Thailand- Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - which is advertised as the Bangkok floating market

I have already been to the most famous floating market in Thailand- Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - which is advertised as the Bangkok floating market

I have already been to the most famous floating market in Thailand- Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - which is advertised as the Bangkok floating market

I have already been to the most famous floating market in Thailand- Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - which is advertised as the Bangkok floating market

I have already been to the most famous floating market in Thailand- Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - which is advertised as the Bangkok floating market

I have already been to the most famous floating market in Thailand- Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - which is advertised as the Bangkok floating market

I have already been to the most famous floating market in Thailand- Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - which is advertised as the Bangkok floating market

I have already been to the most famous floating market in Thailand- Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - which is advertised as the Bangkok floating market

I have already been to the most famous floating market in Thailand- Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - which is advertised as the Bangkok floating market

I have already been to the most famous floating market in Thailand- Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - which is advertised as the Bangkok floating market

I have already been to the most famous floating market in Thailand- Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - which is advertised as the Bangkok floating market

I have already been to the most famous floating market in Thailand- Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - which is advertised as the Bangkok floating market

I spent more than a couple of hours at Khlong Bang Luang Floating Market and I didn’t mind at all. I really liked the vibe of the spot and if you have a lot of time in Bangkok this might be a great city escape as here it feels smaller and less chaotic. You can combine the floating market with Wat Paksam Phasi Charoen and enjoy a lovely afternoon on this side of the city. You can also check more about this boat trip in this area as it might be worth it for the right price. I didn’t bother much.

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