Maeklong Railway Market
Maeklong Railway Market (Also Known as the Train Market), is located Samut Songkhram province, around 1 hour drive from Bangkok. It’s a popular attraction for many tourists interested in exploring Thailand’s local markets.
What makes this Market unique is that it’s located on a Train railways, where sellers collect their merchandises and products when the train passes through and put them back after the train departs.
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Things to know about Maeklong Railway Market
The best time to visit this Market is in the morning when the market is busy with activity and the train is more likely to pass through. By doing that you will have the chance to catch the main highlight of this market and take memorable photos.
Yes, it is generally safe to watch the train passing through the market. The train passes very slow to give enough time for the local sellers to collect their products and merchandises. You will also need to follow the instructions of the market officials and stay within the designated areas for viewing and to not get too close or stand within the passage of the train.
The market is about 80 kilometers from Bangkok, and the best way to go this market is by car from Bangkok and combine your visit with other nearby markets such as Damnoen Saduak or Amphawa floating Market.
You can find different kinds of products at this market, Mainly food including fresh fruits and vegetables, seafood, meat and snacks. In Addition to souvenirs, Handmade products and more.
This Markets is open from 8:00 AM in the morning until 7 PM in the evening everyday.