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Bang Phli Ancient Market Community
Bang Phli Samut Prakarn 10540
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Description
Bang Phli Ancient Market is the only market on Khlong Samrong canal that survives from the fire and is maintained in good condition. Besides, it was the large flourish community because it was the transportation hub of products and passengers from the east coast to Bangkok. In the past, boat was the mean of transport and Khlong SAmrong was the main route. Therefore, this is one of the historical floating markets where the simple way of life and valuable cultures should be preserved for the younger generations.
Feature
Bang Phli is one of the historical floating markets where people live a simple life, practice good cultures, and maintain its charm. The historical story is worth for the new generation to study.
History
The 140 years old floating market is located on the bank of Khlong Samrong. The 500-meter long floor is made from wood. Its former name was “Sirisophon Market”. It is assumed that Chinese merchant started the shop in this market in B.E.2400, therefore, the market should be 149 years old. It is the only market on Khlong Samrong canal that survives from the fire and is maintained in good condition. It was the large flourish community because it was the transportation hub of products and passengers from the east coast to Bangkok. Currently, Bang Phli market still operates the trade and transfers the wisdom until today such as Thai dessert shop, herbal medicine shop, noodle shop, barber, tailor shop, and souvenir shop. Moreover, this community is the center of people from different place such as Thai, Mon, Laos, and Chinese people. Most people are Buddhist. Temple is the place to hold the religious ceremonies while Thai-Chinese people go to Bang Phli Shrine. Some people still believe in sprits and astrology. Bang Phli is one of the historical floating markets where people live a simple life and practice good cultures which deserve the conservation to pass on to the new generations.
Information
Opening hours
Sunday
: 08:00 - 15:30
Monday
: 08:00 - 15:30
Tuesday
: 08:00 - 15:30
Wednesday
: 08:00 - 15:30
Thursday
: 08:00 - 15:30
Friday
: 08:00 - 15:30
Saturday
: 08:00 - 15:30
Remark (Opening hours) : -
Group of tourist
• Family
• Elders
• Working Persons
• Students / Youths / Teenagers
• Women
• Lifestyle / Community / Agriculture
Transportation
• Bike
• Motorcycles
• Walk
• Bus
• Car
• Boat/Ship/Ferry
Entrance fees
• Entrance fees: Non-fee
• Remark : -
Facilities
Toilet
Restaurant
Souvenir Shop
Access Point
Public utilities
Waste Management System
• Waste Separation
Electrical system
• Electricity
Water System
• Plumbing
Security
• CCTV Camera
• Fire Extinguisher
Communication System
• Wifi
• Telephone Signal
Contact us
Address
Bang Phli Samut Prakarn 10540
Telephone No.
0 2337 3086 ต่อ 15, 08 3546 7357
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