Polish your negotiation skills and get ready to spend an exorbitant amount of time in the Chatuchak Weekend Thailand Market. Full of knick-knacks for cheap prices that can be knocked back depending on how good your bargaining is. Here are some things you should know about the Chatuchak Weekend Market.


The market was built in the 1940s and continued to expand and develop to become a massive tourist attraction for its affordable shopping prowess. Chatuchak is renowned as one of the world’s largest and most popular markets and, spans over 11 hectares and houses over 15,000 stalls that offer a diverse range of products, including, cosmetics, fashion, jewellery, plants, and technology. One of the best things to do in Bangkok is to roam around this market exploring every nook and cranny.

Opening Hours

The market opens at 6 pm on Friday night and goes till midnight, so head over to the market to have a lovely time. The market is open on the weekends from 9 am to 6 pm, while the bonsai area is open on Wednesday and Thursday from 7 am to 6 pm.

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Directions to the Market

The market address is 587/10 Kamphaeng Phet 2 Rd, Chatuchak, Bangkok. You can get there via the subway, Skytrain, bus or taxi. It is close to luxurious properties such as Avani+ Riverside Bangkok Hotel, hence it is easily accessible.

Shopping Experience

The maze-like design of the place is a wonderful place to get lost in, with a huge variety of items you can purchase to take back home with you. Make sure to wear comfortable shoes and breathable material, because you have a lot of walking to do.