Chatuchak Weekend Market 3.5 rating

  Street Shopping

Northern Bangkok's biggest draw is the Chatuchak Weekend Market. Spread over 35 acres of indoor and outdoor space, it is packed with more than 9,000 shops and stalls selling antiques, Buddha amulets, handicrafts, clothes and furniture at low prices.

After World War II, the market was established around Sanam Luang in Rattanakosin, but when it started growing inordinately, it was moved to its current location in 1978. It started out as a market for cheap bargains, but over the years has also become a haven for niche shops that charge a premium. Keep an eye on your belongings here as pickpockets work in the crowds, and avoid Chatuchak on rainy days as the roofs and drains here aren't quite up to a tropical downpour. It is very easy to lose your way here, so keep an eye out for the Clock Tower in the middle of the complex, to get a sense of direction and retrace your path.

 Hours 
Sun
9:00
18:00
Mon
Closed
 
Tue
Closed
 
Wed
Closed
 
Thu
Closed
 
Fri
Closed
 
Sat
9:00
18:00
About Chatuchak Weekend Market

 Mo Chit station

 Nearest Transit: MRT Kamphaeng Phet Station (Lines: Blue)

Chatuchak Weekend Market and Nearby Attractions on Map

Nearby Attractions km / mile
Central Plaza Ladprao

Central Plaza Ladprao(2.3 km)

The State Railway Hall of Fame

The State Railway Hall of Fame(1.6 km)
This is a privately-run railway museum with steam engines, train models and miniature trains on display that show the history of Thai railways since the late nineteenth-century.

Philatelic Museum

Philatelic Museum(1 km)
The Philatelic Museum showcases the history of the Thai postal service and the development of Thai stamps throughout history.

Queen Sirikit Park

Queen Sirikit Park(0.7 km)
The Queen Sirikit Park was built to commemorate the 60th birthday anniversary of HM Queen Sirikit in 1992.

Children's Discovery Museum

Children's Discovery Museum(0.6 km)
The Children’s Discovery Museum provides a fun, educational environment with interactive exhibits and activities for kids to enable them to learn about human life, science, culture, society, nature and the environment in a friendly setting.

Chatuchak Park

Chatuchak Park(0.8 km)
Chatuchak Park is one of the older public parks in Bangkok, located on land that was donated by the State Railway of Thailand in 1975.

East Asiatic Company Building

East Asiatic Company Building(2.9 km)
Right at the banks of the Chao Phraya River is this classical Venetian-style building from the Danish East Asiatic Company.

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