Pattaya floating market

Pattaya floating market

 

A floating market is a market where goods are sold from boats. Originating in times and places where water transport played an important role in daily life, most floating markets operating today mainly serve as tourist attractions, and are chiefly found in Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam.

Damnoen Saduak Floating Market is a notable floating market in Ratchaburi, Thailand, and a major tourist destination. The floating market at Damnoen Saduak is the old traditional way of selling vegetables, fruits,etc. from a small boat. Produce sold includes Malacca grape, Chinese grapefruit, mangoes, bananas, and coconut. This is also the costliest market. There is one famous fruit called as star fruit. The sellers gather at 3:00 and come back at 11:00.

Pattaya Floating Market has been a major attraction in Pattaya that visitors would like to visit. Activities, traditional shows, and a variety of items available there would be a key reason to attract visitors. Bus service has also been available to facilitate transportation difficulty.

Pattaya Floating Market is established under the concept of presenting Cultures and traditions of 4 regions of Thailand – Northern, Southern, Central, and Northeasthern. The concept covers how people from these 4 regions live, what their main activities are, and what the main products from there are, so the floating market could indicate what people in different areas live and what they earn from their ancient times. Additionally, Pattaya Floating Market is the largest floating attraction in East of Thailand, which would encourage more visitors to come to Pattaya.

 

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