Pattaya Floating Market
Pattaya Floating Market is initiated project to conglomerate local Thai culture, food, traditional, and product from main four regions. Each parts are well presented by the vendors who selling Thai cuisines, desserts, authentic product, and handmade stuffs. Pattaya floating market generally is divided into four sections which imply to the different four parts of Thailand, North, and Northeast, central and south. The tourists can know Thai cultures in a nutshell when you visit Pattaya Floating Market.
With the large landmark up to 23 Rai or 100,000 sqm, the tourists will lost themselves into Thai cultures inevitably. The architecture of Pattaya Floating Market is outstanding and unique. The tourist will experience more than a hundred wooden houses in old-style. All of wooden houses are connected by the bridges. Moreover, the tourists can visit Thai style teak wood houses by using taxi boat. The taxi boat service will paddle you and your peeps chilling around Pattaya Floating Market, Padding small boat is one of the main transportation for Thai people in the past. The tourist will be immerged the atmosphere of the architectural and cultural river side living. Pattaya Floating Market is gateway to the past, the tourist will see the way of life in the last century.
Apart from the unique architecture, Pattaya Floating Market offers the range of cultural performances. The tourist will experience Thai classical dance, water boxing, plays, and so on. Moreover, the tourist also see the demonstration of material arts work, for example, umbrella painting, pottery, wooden and carvings, cloth weaving and other kind of hand craft products. The tourists truly experience this Edutainment trip and get to know Thai better.
The tourist can visit Pattaya Floating Market every day, but they might to check schedule for the shows and performances. The unique performances normally will show on weekend. Pattaya Floating Market is opened daily from 10 am to 9 pm. The public rate to entry Pattaya Floating Market is 200 Baht per person. For the child policy, the children under 3 years are free entry. The children who are 4-12 years will be charge of 70 per cent of the ticket price. The children that are over 13 years old have to pay the same price with adult. The tourist can bring own food for picnic and pet is allowed for this attractions.
Pattaya Floating Market is easy to access. If you drive from Bangkok, you can follow the Sukhumwit Road and then turn right to Southern Pattaya. Pattaya floating Market will be on your left hand side. You can see the big bill board along the way for the entrance way. If you don’t have personal car, you can use bus or van service from downtown of Pattaya. The bus and van station generally depart to Pattaya Floating market in every 2 hours, the fare is around 20 baht. The other way, you can hire Song Teaw or Taxi to Pattaya Floating Market. It is about two kilometers from Pattaya Underwater World.
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