Sights & Attractions
Saturday - SundayOperating time: 07.00 - 18.00
Kampaengphet 3 Road, Khwaeng Lat Yao, Khet Chatuchak, Bangkok
Category : Shopping
Attraction Details :
This world’s largest market is commonly known among Thais as JJ (jay jay). With more than 15,000 retailers in 27 sections, occupying some 27 acre space, what makes Chatuchak busy every weekend is not only the fun of bargaining prices but an incredible variety of merchandise it has to offer, from latest fashion items and vintage decor finds to Thai crafts and teak wood tables. Section 1 gets you books and magazines, while Sections 2-4 see shops of young fashion designers. Vintage clothing items are in Sections 5-6 while art pieces are in Sections 7-9. Sections 10-24 gets you a mix of miscellaneous stuff, and you will find tables, chairs, lamps and decor items in Sections 25-27. Though the market officially opens at 7am in the morning, shoppers usually go in the afternoon when the weather is not too hot and they will hang around till 7 or 8pm.
Opening hours: Sat Sun, 7am 8pm
Getting there: MRT Kamphaeng Phet (right at the entrance)/BTS Chatuchak. Bus no. 3, 26, 27, 29, 34, 59, 77, 96, 112, 134, 136, 138, 145, 502, 503, 510, 512, 513