Suan Lum Ratchada night market in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by Suan Lum Night Bazaar Ratchadaphisek

Suan Lum Ratchada: Bangkok’s golden night market returns

Ask a long-term Bangkok resident to name the city’s best or most famous night market ever, and chances are the first one to come to mind will be the Suan Lum Night Bazaar. Once the biggest Bangkok night market, the Suan Lum Night Bazaar was a mammoth outdoor retail fest in the heart of downtown […]

Pak Khlong Talat - photo by Chris Wotton

Pak Khlong Talat: Bangkok’s iconic 24-hour flower market

Ask a visitor to Bangkok which markets they have visited and, aside from the most well-known night markets and ready-to-eat food markets, the famous 24-hour Pak Khlong Talat flower market might just be the answer you hear most. This is a market with a rich history and a flourishing reputation – but chances are you […]

Talad Neon night market in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by Chris Wotton

Talad Neon: Bangkok’s new downtown night market

One of the newest night markets in Bangkok, Talad Neon occupies a more central location than most recent openings, close to shopping in the downtown Pratunam area (it’s the brainchild of the owners of the popular Platinum Fashion Mall) and convenient for those staying around Siam and Sukhumvit. Part of the concept at Talad Neon, […]

Talat Rot Fai Srinakarin night market in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by Talat Rot Fai Srinakarin

The Best Night Markets in Bangkok

Bangkok is famed for its shopping – but as well as high-end malls and countless floating markets, every night a plethora of night markets spring up. With everything from clothes to noodles, they offer a great shopping atmosphere with a welcome reprieve from the heat of the daytime. At a number of them you can […]

Mae Klong railway market in Samut Songkhram, Thailand - photo by Chris Wotton

The Mae Klong railway ‘umbrella’ market

Of all the markets in Thailand, perhaps one holds more novelty value and intrigue for visitors than all the others. The Mae Klong railway market, in Samut Songkhram province just south-west of Bangkok, is the stuff of traveller’s tales and countless YouTube videos. With word having got out in recent years and the market consequently […]

Chillies at Pak Khlong Talat market in Bangkok - photo by Mark Fischer

Bangkok’s best fresh market experiences

You haven’t truly done Bangkok until you’ve wandered its fresh markets – until you’ve taken in all the sights and smells of its produce, and had the chance to appreciate the part that these markets play in the lives of local Thai people. But the fresh markets in and around Bangkok are far from equal […]

Asiatique The Riverfront open-air shopping centre and entertainment venue in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by chee.hong

Asiatique The Riverfront – Bangkok’s modern fusion night market

A step apart from the rest of Bangkok’s night markets, Asiatique The Riverfront has created a new concept that fuses an outdoor shopping centre with the raw fun that we love about more conventional night markets in the Thai capital. Asiatique is a great spot to pick up some great souvenirs to take home – […]

Khao Gaeng Rattana at Nang Loeng market in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by Chris Wotton

Bangkok’s old town Nang Loeng market: foodie heaven

Clued-up Bangkok foodies know that the old town, in and around Banglamphu and Rattanakosin Island, is the place to go for some of the Thai capital’s very best street food. And one supremely underrated local fresh market, Nang Loeng, is home to what’s perhaps the very best of the best. Set in a historic old […]

Siam Gypsy Junction night market in Bangkok, Thailand - photo by Chris Wotton

Siam Gypsy Junction: Bangkok’s newest vintage night market

Bangkok has enough stellar night markets to keep even the most ardent retail addict occupied for a long, long time. And it seems like new shopping venues pop up all the time, each edgier and more on-trend than the last. The latest in a long line of Bangkok night markets – specialising in vintage goods, […]