Maeklong Railway Market (Talad Rom Hub), Samut Songkhram

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Absorb the sights and smells of Maeklong Railway Market (Talad Rom Hub), one of the largest fresh seafood markets in Thailand. The railway runs right through the center of the market, and vendors must pull back their awnings and wares every time a train goes past--six times a day--at surprisingly high speeds. Experience some delicious street food or enjoy a Thai iced coffee. Maeklong Railway Market (Talad Rom Hub) is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Samut Songkhram Edition.
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  • A big attraction of the makron market. Just 100 meters away little of the world market on line while it apart line. Extends market behind addition along the lines were from a long time ago, but,, clothes etc. during the line along food such as fish and meat is a Center is. Hold back when the train passed, leading the train, not, say, market occupation Buri tend to go through and the driving while blowing the hue from the window of a diesel locomotive is a supporting role in itself. It is a funny thing. Falling, falling from a train passing at dangerous belt I go thought because they WRE, interfere with work by New York needs to contribute more often than not to buy anything, I bought fruit and mango. It is worth seeing once.
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  • We visited during our trip from bangkok to hua hin, its is around one and a half hour from bangkok or from hua hin. The train come at 11.10am when the time we visit, so better be early half an hour an...  more »
  • 在建這條鐵路時,本來要徵收兩旁的市場土地,但因攤販大力抗爭,政府同意只要不影響火車通行,就能繼續營業。才會出現這種火車來就收攤的特殊景觀,這真的比夜市躲警察的小販辛苦啊! 
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  • Make sure you know the train timetable before you go to the Railway market if you want a photo of the train going through the market. Easily found by walking to the train station then follow the rails. Surreal to see, beware of your footing and watch your head too, the vendors have poles out everywhere. Possibly unsuitable if you're not steady on your feet but you could watch from the road crossing right outside the station.
  • This is crazy, a train passing right above (literally) the market with all the people squished on the borders. I can't say I would buy anything there... but it's must see. Absolutely unbelievable! :)
  • Interesting sight for tourists. A market place along the railway track to Mae Klong station right across the street. If you start walking from the station, there will be plenty of stalls selling fish and seafood. At the end of the market on the other end there are a couple of local cafés where you can have a drink and relax. I was there to see the 230pm train going into the station and set off within half an hour. It's an interesting experience to have a train ride past you so close. Wear something light because it's very warm and humid in the market and be prepared to walk on rail tracks.
  • Love the experience here. A very nice small town with a lot of traditional old shops to walk around other then the railway market.
  • The main market of this province. You can find everything here. However, the most important is fresh seafood.