Top night markets & street food fairs in Bangkok
Thailand has increasingly become one of the most popular travel destinations, and Bangkok is in the heart of Thailand. This is an excellent city to indulge in retail therapy and food experiences. One of the highlights in Bangkok is the night markets and street food available. Read on to learn about the best spots to treat your taste buds!
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1. Asiatique The Riverfront
If you are in Bangkok, Asiatique The Riverfront is a place you must visit at least once. It is the newest edition to the Bangkok night markets and is also considered to be the most chic night market in Bangkok. If you go up in the ferris wheel after dark, you will get a breathtaking night view of Bangkok. There are some great spots for selfies, and lots of restaurants with live music where you can take a break.
Operation Hours: They are open from 4:00 PM - 12:00 AM.
How to get there: The fastest and easiest way to get to Asiatique is by boat taken from BTS to Saphan Taksin, and then catch a ride on the free shuttle at the end of the pier. The entire travel time is about ten minutes and the boat is available from 4:00 PM - 11:30 PM daily.
Location: 2194 Charoen Krung Rd, Khwaeng Wat Phraya Krai, Khet Bang Kho Laem, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10120, Thailand
2. Rot Fai Market, Srinakarin
What can you buy here? Everything, and one of the most interesting parts of this market is the sale of antiques. There are also plenty of street food places to sit outside and dine. One of the must try dishes in this market is the squid eggs. Another reason to visit is the small museum that collects an impressive set of vintage cars. Do not forget to try the freshly baked brownies and cream puffs too!
Operation hours: Thursdays to Sundays between 5:00 PM – 1:00 AM.
How to get there: You can get on the BTS Sukhumvit Line and drop off at On Nut Station. Hail a cab from there to get to Rot Fai Market on Srinakarin Soi 51.
Location: Srinakarin Soi 51, Nong Bon, Prawet, Bangkok 10250, Thailand (Behind Seacon Square)
3. Chang Chui Bangkok Plane Market
This unique and artistic market is an escape from the city that hardly sleeps. So if you appreciate art, this is the place for you. There is a massive airplane situated in the middle of the market, and you can even take the slide down! It has been constructed from recycled materials, and there are some interesting restaurants like "Insects in the Backyard." Do not forget to take selfies with the airplane!
Operation hours: Mondays to Sundays (closed on Wednesdays) between 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM (Green Zone) 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM (Night Zone).
How to get there: You can take BTS Sky train to Victory Monument station and then take Air-con 515, 539 to Bang Kruai (Outbound).
Location: 460/8 Sirindhorn Road | Bangplad, Bangkok 10700, Thailand
4. Rot Fai Market, Ratchada
This is another one of the most popular market destinations you need to visit! Since there are many small restaurants, take a stroll and sample the vast array of small dishes. Along with these stores, you can find nail salons, barbers and tattoo artists at affordable pricing. The food here is known to be amazing, so prepare your stomach and feed your love for food!
Operation hours: Thursdays to Sundays between 5:00 PM – 12:00 AM.
How to get there: It is easy to get here on the MRT at the Thailand Cultural Centre Station.
Location: Ratcadaphisek Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand (behind Esplande Mall)
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