Bangkok Night Out: The Bangkok Night Market Guide!

17 Jun 2020
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Bangkok Night Markets To Visit

Going to Bangkok is like entering a world where time is non-existent and fun is everlasting – especially with night markets at every corner! Whether you’re on the hunt for some mouthwatering street food, affordable and stylish clothes, or looking to have a fun night out – there’s a Bangkok night market out there for you!
Some night markets might be a little far from each other so you better arm yourself with the handy BTS One Day Pass to help you hop on from one market to another. And for a hassle-free Bangkok trip, get yourself a 4G Sim Card to stay connected wherever you go.

1. Chatuchak

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Known to be the most famous of all Bangkok night markets, most people check out the scene at Chatuchak on a Friday night. While it can be very busy, it definitely is the pulse of the city. If you want a little help in navigating the famous night market, you can book yourself Klook’s Half-Day Trip.
Whatever fashionable items or delicious Thai food and dessert you desire, you’re sure to find it under the kaleidoscope of tents. Being a staple at tourists’ stop, some items might be a little pricey, so haggle if need be.
If you’re a big-time foodie, you can go for a Street Food Hunt at Chatuchak where you can easily find hidden food stall gems with the yummiest treats.
Finds: Clothes, Fashion items; Traditional Thai Food and dessert
Location: Kamphaeng Phet 2 Road, near the Mo Chit BTS
How to get there: Take the BTS Skytrain to Mo Chit Station and take Exit No. 1

2. Rod Fai Market (Ratchada)

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All aboard! Access some great deals and delicious treats at the Rod Fai Market or the Train Market. At Rod Fai, you can buy anything at a pocket-friendly price, and yes, that includes the mouth-watering street food you have been craving for. For a bonus treat, you can indulge in seafood heaven at the famous Holy Shrimp and Yifu BBQ with a sweet discount from Klook.
Finds: Local street food, antiques, accessories, vintage clothes
Location: Ratchada Road, near the Esplanade Mall and Thailand Cultural Centre MRT
How to get there: Take the MRT to Thailand Cultural Centre Station and take Exit No. 3

3. Saphan Phut Night Market

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Saphan Phut is a bit different from the other massive night markets you’ll find in Bangkok. It might be a bit small, but the finds are incredible. You get the usual trendy clothes and yummy food stalls, but if you’re feeling adventurous, you can also visit the tattoo and piercing stalls located around the market! Talk about leaving a mark, right?
Finds: Fashionable bags and clothes
Location: Chakraphet and Maharat roads, next to Memorial Bridge, best to access via taxi.
How to get there: Take the BTS Skytrain to Saphan Taksin Station, hop on a boat going
North and get off at the Saphan Phut Pier

4. The Owl Market

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If you’re a foodie, there’s a chance you might fall in love with The Owl Night Market! This flea market is mostly described as a hidden gem when it comes to the local street food markets in the city. Every food stall is catered to satisfy cravings, and it sure does deliver!
Finds: Anything Thai Food
Location: Phra Chedi Nonthaburi 14/87 Moo 1, Nonthaburi 11000, Thailand
How to get there: Take the MRT to Yaek Nonthaburi 1. The nearest landmark is
CentralPlaza Rattanathibet.

5. Asiatique The Riverfront

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Do you ever wonder what would happen if night markets and malls combined? Well, wonder no more, because Asiatique is here! Enjoy an infinite amount of fashion boutiques, delectable restaurants like Happy Fish, and desserts like Thailand’s first-ever Mango specialty shop, Mango Tango.
The best part? The Ferris Wheel offers a breathtaking view to accompany your shopping and eating.
Finds: Regional cuisine; fashion pieces
Location: 2194 Charoenkrung Road, Saphan Taksin BTS Station (S6)
How to get there: Take the BTS to Saphan Taksin Station (S6) and head on to Exit No. 2 then go to the Central Pier and hop on the free ferry heading to Asiatique.

6. Changchui

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Far from an ordinary night market, all the shops within Changchui promote sustainability, whether it’s on the store design or in the products that they are selling. Wherever you go, you are sure to spot unique finds and bites, just like the futuristic food journey at Na-Oh!
Finds: Local Thai food
Location: 462 Sirindhorn Rd, Khwaeng Bang Phlat, Khet Bang Phlat
How to get there: Take the BTS train to Victory Monument Station and take bus 515, 539 and get off at Bang Kruai.

7. Pak Khlong Talat

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Bangkok’s version of Dangwa! Get a fresh take on night markets with Pak Khlong Talat, Bangkok’s largest flower market, open 24/7. Whatever type, color, or style of flower you like, you can surely spot it in here! You can buy it in pieces, small bouquets and for some shops, at wholesale prices!
Finds: Different varieties of flowers
Location: Chakphet Road and Saphan Phut near Memorial Bridge on the riverside.
How to get there: Take the Chao Praya Express Boat and get off at Pak Klong Talat Pier.

8. Indy Night Market

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Get a one of a kind experience at Indy Night Market! Even though it’s smaller than other night markets, it is jam-packed with great finds. Every stall offers a great selection of handicrafts, antiques, and other unique products at a budget-friendly price. So if you’re looking for one-of-a-kind souvenirs or pasalubong, this is the night market for you!
Finds: Antique products; local and international food
Location: The Platinum Street (in front of the Platinum Fashion Mall) 222 Petchburi-Tudwai Road, BTS Chit Lom Station
How to get there: Take the BTS to Wong Wian Yai Station and take a taxi or public bus (105, 172, 173) to Indy Market.

9. Artbox Night Market

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Artbox is one of the freshest and coolest concepts on the night market scene. Unlike other markets, Artbox is a pop-up market that shifts around Bangkok. Instead of tents, you’ll get to shop in different giant metal shipping containers that offer a little bit of everything you like to enjoy on a night out – street food, fashion, light shows, and even live performances by local artists!
To know where Artbox is headed to next, you can check out their Facebook page.
Finds: Local handmade items; fashion items; local food
Location: Shifts around Bangkok
How to get there: It depends on the announced location.

10. On Nut Night Market

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If you don’t want to travel far for a night of fun, On Nut Night Market is the place to be. Located just under the BTS station (which will be an easy-peasy when you have your BTS Pass) On Nut is known to be one of the most visited night markets in Bangkok.
But aside from being easily accessible, On Nut is also a great place for a chill night out with friends thanks to a wide array of bars, food stalls, and live band performances.
Finds: Entertaining live bands; food; fashion
Location: On Nut Square, Sukhumvit Road, just steps underneath the On Nut BTS
How to get there: Take the BTS to On Nut Station

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