Don Wai Riverside Market and Boat Trip.

Don Wai Riverside Market

The Don Wai Riverside Market is located in Bang Kratuek, behind the Don Wai temple, Nakhon Pathom. This market still retains an appearance of a market dating back to King Rama VI period. The old building is made of wood and located on the banks of the Tha Cheen River. The market was originally famous for the boiled ducks, here you can find almost any kind of Thai food or Thai desserts, home decorations, toys, plants, clothes and more. You can buy food at the market and then take it on one of the boat trips down the river. Boats are available for rent for scenic river trips.

Open days : Saturday, Sunday
Service hours 09:00 to 17:00

About Don Wai Market

Don Wai Market Thailand
Don Wai Market,this market is the home of fascinating old riverside community.It is a vast market where almost everything is sold fresh fruits, herbs... 6 March 2013 10:24:00
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Getting there:

From Bangkok
, take the old Petkasem Road route, the entrance to Don Whai market is opposite the Elephant Show ground and Sam Phran Crocodile Farm. Take the route to Wat Rai Khing, when you reach the Wat Rai Khing, go on for another 10 Kms. passing also Wat Tha Put. Don Wai temple will be seen on the left.

From Pinklao-Nakhon Chaisi route (new route), take the Buddhamonthon V Road, there is a road sign to Wat Rai Khing, take that road, keep on going for another 4 Kms., youll see the second sign to Wat Rai Khing, turn right here and go on for another 4.5 Kms, then take a left turn at the T-intersection that leads to Don Whai Market, it will on your left-hand side. Cruising along the Tha Chin River is available at Don Wai Market by riding a converted cargo boat and a passenger boat. There are 2 cruise lines: 1) from Wat Don Wai passing Wat Rai Khing, and Wang Pla. 2) from Wat Don Wai passing Wat Rai Khing, Wang Pla, Wat Sanphet, Wat Decha, the police cadet academy, and the Rose Garden