Don Wai Floating Market
Bang Luang market – an old market with a story to tell – is located in Bang Lane district, Nakhon Pathom. This is a traditional marketplace on Suphan Buri riverbank where local residents still live and trade here as when it first began hundreds of years ago. Nowadays, it remains vibrant and retains the atmosphere of a traditional market. Read more
At Don Wai floating market, there is a Thai style cottage at the bank of the Ta Jeen River that still preserves the old style of living from the reign of King Mongkut. Don Wai is the center of many agricultural products especially organic vegetables and Thai desserts. Popular dishes are boiled carp in salt, pot-stewed duck, and boiled bamboo shoots with chili sauce.
At Don Wai Floating Market, there is a jukebox for visitors to make merit at the Rai King temple. All the songs are from Yordluk Salakjai (a famous Thai singer). There is also fan palm, a rare fruit that crops only every 50 years. Another attraction of the market is the floating restaurant and a boat cruising tour to see the both sides of the river.
The floating market is located at Don Wai temple on the banks of the Ta Jeen River, Tambol Bangkratuek, Amphur Sampran, Nakornprathom and open daily from morning until evening.