Hua Hin Night Market, an irresistible experience
Thailand is unquestionably one of the world’s premier tourist destinations, attracting many holidaymakers from around the globe. It is also recognized as a prominent destination for shopping with a multitude of shopping venues across the country.
The Hua Hin night market is an irresistible attraction for visitors to the area. The most renowned market in the locality, the night market is situated in proximity to the town centre. The romantic night time ambience adds to the charm of the market; strolling around the area in the starlit night is a truly memorable experience. Many stalls will gradually cease operations at around 11:00 pm, but some of the food stalls will continue to operate till dawn.
The night market provides an intriguing insight into the conventional lifestyles of Thais and the way of life in this region of Thailand. Innumerable stalls can be found vending delectable delicacies that are prepared on the spot and served in a matter of minutes. Most of these foods are inexpensive and represent great value for money.
The seafood restaurants in the environs of the night market are very popular amongst the many who frequent the locality. These restaurants offer excellent fresh seafood at modest prices and exude an informal leisurely atmosphere. Ice trays with a multitude of fresh fish, lobsters and crabs never fail to entice the visitor. Generally the restaurants have a vending station facing the street where food is cooked and sold. Additionally establishments selling western-style steaks and barbeque items are readily found in the vicinity.
As might be expected the night market offers many opportunities for the avid shopper. Many bargains can be found if the visitor takes the time to explore the market. Items on offer include such articles as handicrafts, jewellery, beachwear, Buddhist souvenirs and unusual lamps. Ladies’ fashionable clothes are a highlight, with skirts, dresses, tops and shirts among the goods on offer. Also available are an array of attractive accessories with handcrafted ornate articles being a specialty. The market is particularly known for its customary Thai crafts and souvenirs.
Even if you do not find anything that tempts you to bring out your wallet, the mere festive laidback atmosphere of the market is sure to captivate the visitor. The live entertainers and enthusiastic street vendors are always a fascinating spectacle. Many of the restaurants also feature bars where the visitor can enjoy a relaxing drink and watch the night market in all its vibrant excitement.
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