23 results, sorted alphabetically
Spilling out of a riverside lane, stalls sell an array of amulets, medals and Buddhist imagery. Bargaining is a must, and there are old-school food stalls...
Trok Wat Mahathat
Restaurants & cafés, Shops
This revived talad nam (floating market) is quick to reach, yet very local. Thais prize the local speciality sausages, elephant ear curry and potted...
Wat Ban Nam Pueng, Thanon Phetchachueng
This traditional, sprawling talad stocks fabrics, satay, crafts, fruits, clothes, uniforms - the range is enormous.
This funky canalside talad specialises in wholesale clothes, from assembly-line to catwalk-worthy. Bo Bae Tower (488 Thanon Damrongrak) has separate floors...
Soi Rong Muang
This kaleidoscopic labyrinth of 8,000-plus stalls is well signed into numbered, colour-coded sections divided by soi and stall number, but is better...
Thanon Phahon Yothin
Restaurants & cafés, Shops
Built in 1899, this food market was renovated in 2006 for safety and sanitation, but much charm remains. In the trading hall stands a Chinese shrine, around...
Thanon Nakhon Sawat
To grasp the Thai love of flowers properly, visit this remnant of Bangkok's original fresh market. It is most spectacular from 10pm until dawn, when night...
Aside from the string of lurid go-go bars, Patpong Soi 1 also bombards shoppers - who mostly consist of couples, groups and families - with stalls flogging...
Thanon Silom between & Patpong Soi 1
The stalls burrow around the Indra and Bayoke hotels, burgeoning with textiles, lingerie, bags, Ts and street fashion. The seamstresses will stitch...
Bars & pubs, Shops
A Saturday bike meet has ballooned into a huge hip retro night market, with vintage cars, bikes and clothing, loungey stalls, creative knick-knacks and the...
Thanon Ratchadaphisek at Thanon Lad Prao
Sampeng's oldest market is losing some charm, but remains an epic alley crammed with bric-a-brac, costume accoutrements, honking motorbikes, smoky quarters...
Soi Wanit 1
Bars & pubs, Restaurants & cafés, Shops
This covered maze holds several thousand stalls of souvenirs and decor items, plus beer gardens, restaurants and events in Bangkok Hall. A cool, convenient,...
Night markets act as crucial dining pit-stops for Bangkok's ever-mobile, ever-munching masses. Many serve superior streetfood, but one of the best and...
Mouth of Soi 38
Every Saturday, night vendors pitch trestles and mats to flog miscellany from amulets to old postcards. It's called Talad Fai Chai (Flashlight Market) as...
Around Central Hospital on Thanons Luang
Foreigners rub chest-to-shoulder with Thais amid engines, wheels and other machinery in an area also rife with electrical repairers and homewares.