Amphawa Floating Market

Amphawa Floating Market is located in Samut Songkhram province, around 1 and half hours drive from Bangkok. It’s very close to Damnoen Saduak Floating market, Only around 15 minutes drive. Therefore it’s a great Idea to combine both of them in one visit.

Amphawa is an afternoon market operating daily from 14:00 to 20:00 PM. This market is more authentic when compared to Damnoen Saduak. However it’s not as large as the other is. The Market has many shops open mainly selling food and souvenirs. If you visit this floating market, you have to try a Seafood meal from one of the local sellers. You will find many food strolls and boats selling grilled prawn, sea mussels and more.

Another great thing you can do when you are at Amphawa is to take a longtail boat to explore the nearby canals and the Mae Klong river. Taking the boat is recommended in the evening as you watch the fire flies (Glow worm) enlightening the trees around the Canals and the river.

You can check our Available tours packages below including the main highlights of Amphawa Floating Market combined with other nearby attractions too.

Best tours for Amphawa Floating Market

Maeklong Railway Market
Private Tour
Bangkok Markets Private Tour
Visit 3 of the best Markets in Thailand: Maeklong Railway Market, Damnoen Saduak & Amphawa.
Starting from
2,500 THB

Things to know about Amphawa Floating Market

There are many things that you can see and explore around this market other than just walking around or taking a longtail boat. You can Visit The Cathedral of the Nativity of Our Lady, which is a beautiful Church located just 15 minutes drive from the Floating market.

Temples around Amphawa

In addition to the church, you can also visit some of the Historical temples located in this area. The first one is called Wat Bang Kung, which was built at the same Era when Ayutthaya City was built. This temple is very unique as it has a Buddha Statue hiding inside the trees. It’s a must visit temple when being at Amphawa. The Other temple that you should visit is Wat Chulamanee. Wat Chulamanee is the first temple that the King Rama 1 has built.

King Rama 2 Memorial Park

This Memorial Park is like a Museum for the Honor of King Rama 2. The Building is made with Thai Style. Inside the Park, you can explore how the

Train Market (Rom Hup Market)

Another interesting Market that you can visit around Amphawa area is Rom Hup Market. This Market is very popular among tourists where the Train pass in between the shops and the local sellers. When the train comes, sellers collect their products so that the train can have enough space to pass by.

Visiting fruit Farm

There are several fruit farms located around Amphawa. You can visit one of these farms and spend some time in the natural environment. These farms include Coconut, Pineapple, and many other fruits.

In Summary, Amphawa is very rich with attractions, and it’s one of the most recommended things to do from Bangkok.

Amphawa has many unique Cafes and restaurants with stunning views and amazing environment. it’s highly recommended to visit one of these restaurants and spend sometime with amazing view.

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Amphawa Floating market