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Bang Niang Market, Takua Pa

(3.8/5 based on 600+ 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
  • Bargain, bargain, bargain! And bargain! Do not miss dining on the market! Good and cheap! And the mojito bar type 60 bhatt, good and show!
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  • This was my second visit to the market. Def recommend if in the Khao Lak area. Night time is better for the atmosphere but a lot of the stuff is 'same same'. Don't expect a mega bargain though as most...  more »
  • Changed my opinion after the second visit. Ready to visit this market are included in Khaolak stay. A real local street life is included. Normally in an Asian marked is the kopio branded products, from electrical to handbags and accessories. Better that, taste all the local food on offer. Try banana pancake. Bargain possible, but hard.. Experience life in one of the taverns at the end. High noise level. included.
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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.