If you are out and about in Bangkok and wish to experience the vibrant Thai life and culture while feasting your eyes of some colourful flowers, then head over to Pak Klong Talat Flower Market.
This vibrant and sweet-smelling market is among the most pleasant destinations to visit. Vendors sell every imaginable flower along with the freshest vegetables and fruits. The market which has a long history has been in operation for over 60 years.
Things to Do
Apart from wandering through the colourful stalls, interested visitors can join a flower market tour which provides an interesting glimpse of Thai culture. A Thai cooking course and flower art workshop too is offered, where you will be able to learn to make exotic Thai dishes and arrange artful flower arrangements.
When to Visit
The market is open 24 hours every day and can be visited any time. However, if one wishes to purchase the freshest and most beautiful flowers along with vegetables and fruits, an early morning excursion is recommended.
How to Get There
The Pak Klong Talat Flower Market is located on Chakphet Road. Interested parties can reach the spot via a private taxi or use the River Express Boat to Saphan Phut Station. Tourists staying in nearby operator serviced residences including the likes of The Ascott Limited will be able to access the market with minimal hassle.
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