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Thonburi







2018-11: 5 kms West of Siam Centre. 

The area is mainly cultural, the "Old City" of Bangkok and likely to be part of a River cruise tour.

The nearest floating market to Bangkok is Wat Sai Floating Market about 10kms West, on the other side of the river in Thonburi

BTS skytrain passed through the outer boundary of this zone, however most use the canal or River.

Photo Gallery: Shopping Thonburi <> web directory shopping includes photos 








tour zone features  Thonburi

Cultural: HighShopping: Low-med
Family: HighPopular tours: Med
overview eBook intro  <>  tour Logistics








Transport:

 
 
 Major public transport: low

BTS skytrain & MRT DOES NOT pass through this area 
Land: Taxi: car / tuktuk / motor bike is frequent 
Water: canal and river ferry frequent

Photos:

 
 album in main zone page












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Other "floating markets" in Thon Buri and nearby:- 
  • > Khlong Phasi Charoen floating market
  • > Wat Saphan Floating markets

Nb: not all are "Tourist" orientated and therefore you should check before you go or "get the most use a host".

Canal tours are very popular , the most famous combination of Canal and floating markets is "Damnoen Saduak" which is acknowledged in our Bangkok's "Popular Tours" (link below). To enjoy that adventure you really need to allocate a day and for many visitors that's not an option. In the popular tour book we suggest options with map link to show all places on a map.

You can read more about most of them in the tour leader database where you can compare logistics









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