Pattaya Floating Market
Pattaya Floating Market has been a major attraction in Pattaya that visitors would like to visit. Activities, traditional shows, and a variety of items available there would be a key reason to attract visitors. Bus service has also been available to facilitate transportation difficulty.
Pattaya Floating Market is established under the concept of presenting Cultures and traditions of 4 regions of Thailand - Northern, Southern, Central, and Northeasthern. The concept covers how people from these 4 regions live, what their main activities are, and what the main products from there are, so the floating market could indicate what people in different areas live and what they earn from their ancient times. Additionally, Pattaya Floating Market is the largest floating attraction in East of Thailand, which would encourage more visitors to come to Pattaya.
Pattaya Floating Market not only presents cultures and traditions from different regions of Thailand but also presents niche products from there, such as wooden sculpture, silverware, textile, paper handcrafts, sailing-boat model, wooden-handmade bags, Thai silk, and so on. Not surprisingly, the visitors usually buy souvenirs or gifts for their friends and their family from this floating Market.
At Pattaya Floating Market, visitors can travel around the market by a boat in order to see view of the market on the boat. Also, visitor can taste Thai traditional food and dessert, can see live shows of Thai cultures and traditions of the main regions of Thailand, and can find different kinds of items in the market.
Atfirst The charge of entrance fee here fee here is free, but nowsaday is 200 baht.
There are also buses available for visitors to go Pattaya Floating Market. However, there are only 5 times a day (every 2 hours). For taking a bus to the floating market, this could be the cheapest choice for visitors, approximately 20 baht, but visitors might need to check the time table of the beach bus services in order to know what time the bus will arrive at their closest bus stop. In the case that visitors are impatient, they can also go to the Floating Market by metered taxi or Song Thaew, but they need to pay higher.