Bang Nam Pueng Floating Market
Visit and relish the farmer’s way of life at Bang Nam Pueng floating market, Samut Prakarn.
The market is considered one of the newest tourist attractions of Samut Prakarn province. It came about through the cooperation of the local community and the government who wanted to re-recreate the atmosphere of the past in a green area of Phrapradaeng district. The local community wanted to breathe new life into the old ways of life.
At the weekend, farmers and venders fill their boats with fruit and foodstuff and come to welcome tourists and visitors to their floating market. Riverbank sideways and canals are filled with traditional Thai food and desserts which are hard to find these days. Visitors are surrounded with an agricultural lifestyle and cultural distinctiveness.
Apart from several tasty foods, activities like rowing and cycling through the agricultural area of Phrapradaeng are also very popular.
What to eat: Bang Num Pueng market provides a number of unique and delicious foods and desserts wrapped in banana leaves to be eco-friendly.
Remember: Bang Nam Pueng floating market opens only at weekends from 8 am to 2 pm. Call for more information at 02 819 6762.