Bangkok is rich with different cultures and diversity. Explore the flower market , Indian town and China town together with the colorful markets of the neighborhoods just in half of day.
Sampeng and Phahurat markets are a shoppers paradise for local people. It is a well known wholesale market for shoppers to buy fabric, gifts, fashion, jewelry, accessories, cosmetic, traditional Thai dance costumes and religious paraphernalia/ornaments.
Including the markets tour, you will also get to visit one of the most important temples in Thailand, The Wat Traimi. Here you will get to see the world's largest solid gold image of the Buddha.
The Phahurat Market is also called Little India as the Thai Indian community is settled in the neighborhood. This street is a treasure box of Chinese and Indian heritage, mixed culture, lifestyle and delicious and rich food here.
The Old Siam Shopping Center on Thai Silk and Thai Cotton Floor. This is to learn and see the variety of Thai silk and Thai Cotton which will vary in pattern and style depend on the different regions.
This is the plan:
Stop 1 - Meet at MRT (underground train) Hua Lamphong Station exit 1
Stop 2 - Wat Traimit (Solid Gold Buddha Temple)
Stop 3 - Wat Mangkon Kamalawat (the Chinese-Buddhist temple)
Stop 4 - Yaowarat Fresh food MarketStop 5Sampeng wholesale Market
Stop 6 - Little India (Phahurat market)
Stop 7 - The old Siam shopping mall
Stop 8 - Flower market
Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit)
Chinatown - Bangkok
Phahurat Market (Little India)
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