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Bang Niang Market, Takua Pa
(3.8/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web)
Popular with locals and tourists alike, Bang Niang Market boasts an abundance of vendors selling everything from souvenirs and clothing to fresh produce and hot dishes. The atmosphere remains lively without being pushy or overbearing. Note that some stalls welcome bargaining, while others have fixed prices. Try the fried chicken and sugar cane juice, or head to one of the nearby bars and restaurants for refreshment. Taxis service the area, as does a local bus stop for the more adventurous. Make Bang Niang Market part of your personalized Takua Pa itinerary using our Takua Pa vacation route planner.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Fun experience. The market is open from 15:00 to approximately 18:30 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Lots of food stalls with delicious snacks or meals. Very nice to on a terrace looking at everything that walks by. Lots of clothes and souvenirs. A lot of the same.
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  • Open Monday, Wednesday and Saturday from around 3/4pm until around 7pm. The food stalls selling hot food to take away, or raw/fresh food to cook are all situated in the area near the main Khao Lak Roa...  more »
  • A real thaimarknad with both fresh seafood, fish, chicken, pork, vegetables and fruits, the other part of the market is for tourists with souvenirs restaurants and some bars, Songs bar where fast my favorite
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  • OK. Best in the area. Haggle for a decent discount. Spent about 2-3 hours. Friendly people.
  • Most stores sell the same really bad quality tat. One woman tried to sell me a shirt saying it was linen when the tag on it actually said cotton. When I pointed this out she laughed and actually still had the cheek to start saying it was special cotton! Would have liked to see some actual north Thai like handmade goods.
  • Bit of a small market. Not much in terms of goods but the best all in one in the area. Many of the stall holders can be found back in town on the markets off days with the same goods. You can barter but only so far. Still it's friendly and fun.
  • A variety of cheap food and some shops selling nice cocktails. Also one can find different offers from perfumes to oils and clothes to earphones.
  • Unfortunately some Shops burnt down last week in a fire. But still a good atmosphere... Prices are ok for a market.