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Bang Niang Market, Takua Pa

(3.8/5 based on 550+ 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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  • An authentic market where locals also trades. The large food market is at night at 2 to 3 p.m. 6 in the morning. The market starts otherwise the clock 16 to 20. There are market Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. There are a lot of booths where there is everything from Buddhafigure, toys, SOAP, shoes, clothes, etc. it is possible to eat at the booths and there is ample opportunity for both to drink and eat. It can clearly recommended to take to this market. And got an experience out of the ordinary: so a frogs where the skin was ripped off by so they were ready for preparation as well as a pig head that was sprættet up.
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  • Is definitely worth a visit. Clothing, souvenirs, Thai food, bars... For everyone involved
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  • Best market to go too when in Khao lak . Plenty of clothing and souvenirs.lots of local food. Slightly higher in price than Phuket markets but still good 
  • 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.