Bangkok – Maeklong Market on the Train Tracks. Maeklong Railway Market is located on a railway line. When a train runs directly through the market a few times a day, vendors lower their umbrellas and move their products off the train tracks. As soon as the train passes, everything comes out again, and they continue as normal.
Phuket: Night Market – Hat Yai. Phuket Sunday Walking Street. Phuket Walking Street is the latest attraction featured in Phuket Old Town. Also-known-as Lardyai (talaad yai), which means ‘big market’ in Southern Thai dialect.
Bangkok & Phuket Markets
There are floating markets, street markets, night markets and, railway markets. The Maeklog Railway Market is perhaps one of the most unique attractions in Thailand and is a must-do if you are visiting Bangkok. A world of shopping surprises awaits for those eager to explore Phuket’s local markets. Day or night—and on weekends—shop until you drop at varying sizes of markets located in expected and unexpected neighborhoods, so whether your objective is bringing back a wealth of finds for yourself or you can’t return home from your Thailand trip minus gifts for family and friends, we’ve got your locations and tips guaranteed to make your market shopping tour fun from start to finish.
4* Century Park Hotel
Owned by a local Thai family, this prime city centre hotel offers warmth and elegance and is ideally located on the bustling intersection of Pratunam and Victory Monument and is located close by to BTS Sky Train, local shopping areas, restaurants and night markets – all within a 5 minute walk or taxi/tuk-tuk ride away.
Only 25 minutes from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport, the journey time into the city is shorter than you would normally expect as we are one of the first hotels off the expressway.
4* Patong Beach Hotel
Patong Beach Hotel is located in Patong, Phuket’s most popular beach with three kilometers of warm, white sand, a vibrant nightlife and great shopping. The resort is perfectly situated right in the center: Just 3 minutes walk from the beachfront. Conveniently close to local shops, restaurants, and nightlife.
Rooms and suites come with standard amenities including cable TV, LCD TV, bar fridge, air-conditioning, coffee/tea making facilities and desk with lamp. Facilities include 24-hour room service, Banana Walk Shopping Plaza, laundry, money exchange, two outdoor swimming pools, fitness center, children’s pool, baby sitter, pool table and tour desk.