“Damnoen Saduak Floating Market” is the famous floating market of Damnoen Saduak District. Ratchaburi province in Thailand. And is a market for hundreds of years old. Rama 5 of Thailand who has a name. “Damnoen Saduak Canal ”. This canal is a canal in Ratchaburi province. Samut Sakorn and to come into the Samut Songkhram province. Damnoen Saduak means name canal is Convenience. Hahaha…. Currently purpose of the initial changes but there are also merchants and tourists. Travelling a lot. The canal is connected to the Tha Chin River. And Mae Klong River. Them together. It takes about two years to dig.
“ Damnoen Saduak Canal ” dug up by the initiative of King Mongkut Rama. He saw that the traffic in this locality. There are no roads linking it to other districts. Most of the boat. He is the “prince HRH Princess Maha Srisuriyawong” Director of the canal. On since 1867.
In the past, this market is the center of trade in vegetables and fruits from the farms of the farmers in the district. Damnoen Saduak Floating Market, but the land is semi-floating market is the sale of both land and boats. The market begins at about six o’clock. And active until at 11.00 hrs. When you come to this market. Do not worry, it is hot. It is through the roof and sides of the market. You can easily walk to the market.
If you walk on land, you can order one. But if you ride a canal boat for Damnoen Saduak. You can buy as many canals. Products are sold mostly fruits like apple, banana, longan, pomelo, mango, etc.. Not because it came directly from farmers. Eat the Boat Noodle. Which is available in many stores. In addition, it also sells local handicrafts such as silk fabrics, garments, scarves, hats of palm leaves etc. And you can walk the orchard. Residents of the region as well.
Tourists like to boat market. Contact with both sides of the entrance to boats Damnoen Saduak Floating Market. Boat cost 300 baht 6-8 people can sit Duration About 45 minutes.
“Floating” reflects the lifestyle of Thai people that have ties to the river. Because Thai people agricultural workers. The main occupation. And is unique to Thailand. So Thai people can help preserve life. And culture to their children a chance to see traditional Thai style. Now is very rarely seen.
Damnoen Saduak Floating Market in Thailand.
Open daily from 07:00 am to 12:00 pm
For Rowboat 300 baht / 8 people.
For Long-tailed boat400 Baht / 8 people.
Parking fee is 20 baht / car (private).
Private cars on the road from Bangkok Thonburi – Pak Tho. (Highway 35) heading to the Samut Songkhram province at 63 km. Left the bridge to enter the town Samut Songkhram. The bridge and go straight. Turn right at Traffic lights. Then you have to drive straight and turn left along the route to the park Rama 2. Then you drive about 8 km. You will see a Rama 2 park entrance on your left. But you do not have to turn to. You must drive straight for about 14 km. You will see the entrance to the Damnoen Saduak Floating Market it is on the lelt. You must turn left and go about 1.5 km to the Damnoen Saduak Floating Market.
You can catch a bus Bangkok – Damnoen Saduak Bus Terminal South.
Tourism Authority of Thailand
1600 New Phetchaburi Road, Makkasan, Ratchathevi, Bangkok 10400, ThailandTel: +662 250 5500,