Is Chatuchak market worth visiting?

Chatuchak Weekend Market has always been a great place to visit in Bangkok among locals and tourists. The market is packed with 8,000 stalls categorized into 30 sections. Because of this, it is recognized as the largest market in Thailand.

What is the best time to visit Chatuchak Market?

Chatuchak Market hours, for many shops, don’t start till 8 am. So if one wants to see everything there is but not face the crowd, the hours between 9 am to noon are ideal.

Is Chatuchak still open?

Chatuchak Weekend Market has reopened since May 9th, 2020. Operating hours are: Saturday – Sunday 05.00 AM – 07.00 PM.

How do you get to Chatuchak from BTS?

Walk to escalator from Asok BTS go down escalator, enter down more escalators to Sukhumvit MRT station (connected to BTS). Catch train to one stop before Chatuchak market stop go up escalators and enter directly into JJ markets. Don’t get off at Chatuchak as you have to walk further to enter the markets! Very easy.

What is there to eat at Chatuchak night market?

With over 15,000 stalls, Chatuchak Weekend Market is the world’s largest weekend market and Thailand’s best place to buy souvenirs.

Chatuchak Food Guide: What to Eat at Chatuchak Weekend Market

  • Grilled meat and seafood.
  • Fried quail eggs.
  • Roti.
  • Ice cream.
  • Soft drink-flavored popsicles.
  • Fruit smoothie and fruit juice.
  • Fruits.

What day is Chatuchak market open?

When Should You Go? Chatuchak Weekend Market is open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The market opens Friday night at 6PM and closes at midnight. On Saturday and Sunday, it’s open all day from 9AM to 6PM.

How big is Chatuchak Market?

The Chatuchak Weekend Market (Thai: ตลาดนัดจตุจักร, RTGS: Talatnat Chatuchak pronunciation (help·info)), on Kamphaeng Phet 2 Road, Chatuchak, Bangkok, is the largest market in Thailand. Also known as JJ Market, it has more than 15,000 stalls and 11,505 vendors (2019), divided into 27 sections.

Which BTS station for Chatuchak market?

Mo Chit BTS station

For people wanting to head to Chatuchak Weekend Market, you can get off at Mo Chit BTS station (N8) which is on the Sukhumvit Line.

What is Chatuchak market famous for?

A huge market about 35 acres, with 27 sections in all, Many shops more than 10,000 shops and stalls offering a wide range of products from Thai handicrafts, handmade products, clothing, accessories, arts and painting, house decorations, households, souvenirs and gifts, pets, plants and book.

How long do you spend at Chatuchak Market?

Re: Chatuchak markets – how long do you need there? At least 4 or 5 hours and during that time you will need to sit down and eat/drink something, most probably more than once.

What time does BTS close?

BTS SkyTrain operates daily from 06.00 – 24.00 hrs.

What should I bring to Chatuchak?

For visitors, the best values at Chatuchak are the housewares, Thai silks, handicrafts, and clothing. Everything at Chatuchak is cheaper than at shopping malls (even the MBK shopping center) and more touristy markets in the city, so savvy shoppers wait to do all their souvenir buying until they get here.

How much does BTS in Bangkok cost?

Fares are adjusted every year or so – usually heading up rather than down. Right now, riding the Skytrain costs from 16 Thai baht (£0.37) for a single ticket to travel one station, up to 59 baht (£1.38) to take in the whole system. A one-day ticket for unlimited travel costs 140 baht (£3.26).

What does BTS mean in Bangkok?

The Bangkok Mass Transit System, commonly known as the Skytrain or BTS, is the most efficient means of transportation in in Bangkok. Since 1999 the BTS has been helping Bangkokians and tourists alike hop easily from one station to another.

Which BTS station is Chatuchak on?

What is Rabbit card in Bangkok?

What is a Rabbit Card? The Rabbit Card is a reloadable transport card used for the BTS Skytrain system in Bangkok that can also be used at selected F&B outlets and retail shops. These cards can carry a maximum of THB4,000 at any given time.

How much is the BTS in Bangkok?

The price of Single Journey Ticket, which is valid for a single journey on Bangkok BTS, depends on the length of journey as Bangkok BTS fare can be from 16 Baht, up to 59 Baht per journey.

Does Rabbit Card expire?

– The Rabbit Card is valid for 7 years from the issuing date. After such validity period, the Rabbit Card will become an expired Rabbit Card, and the Rabbit Card holder will not be able to add a transit pass and/or add value on the expired Rabbit Card.

Can I use Rabbit Card on Airport Link?

Existing fare collection system
The Rabbit Card can also be used to pay for other services and at restaurants that are associated with BTS. It can be recharged at all BTS and BRT ticket offices. However, the card cannot be used on the MRT subway or the Airport Rail Link (ARL) trains.

Where can use Rabbit Card?

Rabbit Card is not only can be used at BTS Skytrain (deduct fare and trips system), but also used for payment at other public transport in Bangkok and up country. For instance, City Buses and Express boats.

Is Rabbit Card refundable?

Is a Rabbit Card Refundable? Yes. Users can get an instant refund of the stored value on the card, up to a maximum of 250 Baht, at any BTS ticket office.

Can I use my Rabbit Card on MRT?

Where can I use my Rabbit Card?

You can check the remaining Stored Value balance at all Rabbit Service Providers which accept Rabbit for payment including all BTS Ticket Offices. If your Standard or Special Rabbit malfunctions, you can bring it to any BTS Ticket Office or Authorized Service Center.