Thailand has not only the special festivals, interesting destinations or exotic dishes but also Thai night markets. It is referred to by the familiar with many people all over the world. Thailand people say that anyone should visit night market once in their life when coming to this land because definitely, it will bring a great time for many travelers.
The comfortable and pleasant night markets of Thailand always have a strange attraction that makes visitors want to experience. Many people who are slave to fashion from all over the world come here with the main purpose of shopping and relaxing. However, do not forget to take some time to visit all these famous markets.
1, Rod Fai 1 Night Market
Located right behind Paradise Park, this is considered to be the most famous shopping area on the list of Thai night markets. With a very large area, you can easily find everything from furniture, electronics or pets. In addition, the number of pedestrians in Rod Fai 1 is extremely high and this makes the traveling sometimes difficult. But in return, if you look patiently, you will find a lot of quality items.
2, Rod Fai Night Market 2
Following the success of Rod Fai 1, Rod Fai 2 was opened in the Ratchada area. Although it was founded later than Rod Fai 1, it still keeps the traditional shopping atmosphere of Thailand’s night markets. Even, it also provides with many diversity products. The market is also crowded because of the colorful pavilions. Although the layout of the store looks like a mess, it still attracts people to go shopping, and especially the street food heaven here probably make your mouth water.
3, Siam Gypsy Junction Night Market
Siam Gypsy Junction is one of the newest Thai night markets. From the name, you can imagine the place selling a lot of unique items that are both classical and vintage. There are also bizarre bars that will make you overwhelmed. The most prominent bar is the Homeless Bar built on the side of an old camping van. Do not miss this market when traveling to Thailand.
4, Liab Duan Night Market
Liab Duan night market is located far from the city and is also known as the market along the highway. This place sells abundant items, but most are still cheap goods with many brands like G-shock, Louis Vuitton made in China. Besides, it still has unique items to buy at a relatively reasonable price. What’s an interesting place to visit with family and friends!
5, Rot Boran Night Market
Not far from the Liab Duan Market is Rot Boran with a combination of booths decorated and set up on the old car van to create a unique scene of this market. Nearby, there is also a quiet peaceful lake to make a romantic and cool shopping atmosphere. As with other Thai night markets, you can buy old items, old furniture, even the Buddha amulets here. And if you plan to shop here for a long time, bring water with you because there are quite a few restaurants and bars on the market.
6, JJ Green Vintage Night Market
The vibrant atmosphere here is combined with unique fashion stalls, antiques, furniture, home decor items to the rare cassette tapes of The Beatles. It will make you feel relaxed and a bit overwhelmed because of its abundant. This is also known as the place for car enthusiasts as you can find old gears here, from cars to bicycles. However, you should also pay close attention when shopping here because some stores do not allow you to take photos.
7, Chatuchak Night Market
Night market every Friday, Chatuchak always seems to be the most famous, and most popular night market. Do not feel bored to read the word Friday, as it is opened during the day, Saturday nights, and Sunday night. However, the night market on Friday is the most special. Chatuchak at night is no different than daytime with wholesalers, fashion retailers, and accessories such as eyewear, hats, jewelry. For anyone who went to Chatuchak market on other days at night, you should save notice that the Friday night market will be short on some of the stalls.
I have just introduced for you some night market that is one of the traditional cultures of this golden temple land. I hope you will have the best time with family and relatives when traveling here.