Pak Khlong Talat Thailand Flower Market
THAILAND FLOWER MARKET | PAK KHLONG TALAT
Given the fact that Bangkok is one of the top tourist destinations in Asia, it is inevitable that people who visit the place would like to make the most out of it. The variety of attractions that can be seen on the site will surely make one explore its entirety. Just try to imagine, from temples to churches, to malls, zoos, and why not, to a flower market?
Well, if you are one of those tourists who wants to deviate from the usual itinerary routine of the tourists without exploiting your planned budget, then I can highly suggest that you take a visit to the famous and renowned Pak Khlong Talat or also known as the Flower Market. This largest flower market in Bangkok offers a different variety of flowers that are perfect for your budget, plus, there is no need for you to hurdle it on your schedule because you can go and visit this place anytime since it is open 24/7. Initially, the Flower Market began in the late 18th Century as a part of the floating market, but it was transferred to an actual market in the 19th Century due to the spread of many fish vendors in the area.
The early shoppers at Pak Khlong Talat Thailand Flower Market
Expect that just like visiting other markets in Bangkok, this place is also a noisy one and is oozing with life and vibrant colors. The noise, along with the beautiful bunch of different flowers, the sweet scents, and smell, and the kind and warm welcome of vendors would surely entice you to take a tour in the whole market.
Carnations, roses, orchids, marigolds, or whatever flower you can think of, they have it here! They also sell fresh baskets of fruits, flower baskets, garlands, herbs, and spices. Well, if you happen to wish to buy a stem or even a bouquet of these, there is no need for you to worry because the price will for sure be cheaper than any part of Bangkok. Just be patient in going from one store to another and try to bargain with the lowest possible price in the market.
delight your loved ones with these lovely flower arrangements… aren’t they lovely? Pak Khlong Talat Thailand Flower Market
So, what are the things that you might find interesting in the Flower Market? Here is the list:
• Local flowers
These flowers are more often grown in other provinces like Chiang Rai, Loei, and Nakhon Pathom. Examples of these flowers are chrysanthemum; gerbera; jasmine; lilies; orchids; and a lot more.
• Imported flowers
delphinium; iris, lisianthus, snapdragons; tulips; and a lot more.
This is a cone-shaped flower that represents Mount Meru, which happens to be a special place for the Hindus because it is believed to be the center of the universe. Once arranged into an offering together with chrysanthemum, its beauty is beyond comparison with any other flowers.
• Fresh fruits and vegetables
Please take note that these fruits and vegetables are very fresh and at the same time very cheap, so if you are planning to do a wholesale fruit and vegetable shopping, then this is the perfect place to go.
This stall sells not only flowers but all the accessories needed for any arrangements. Pak Khlong Talat Thailand Flower Market
• Flower arrangement accessories
Of course, at times there is a need for you to resort to a pre-arranged flower baskets instead of arranging it on your own. Other accessories are also available like candles, imitation flowers, incense, and a lot more.
I am so amazed at how these delicate flowers are being sewn together…Pak Khlong Talat Thailand Flower Market
• Phuang Malai
A form of art whereas tiny buds are sewn together to come up with garland or flower arranged which are being used for different offerings. You can even watch the artists doing it in front of you! So be ready to take photos in watching this art form comes into an actual output.
Well, a vacation will not be complete without the rays of different colors. So, I highly suggest that you pay a visit to this place and be ready to capture the best flowery part of your vacation in Bangkok. have a Happy Trip!
Pak Khlong Talat
Address: 116 Chakkraphet Rd, Khwaeng Wang Burapha Phirom, Khet Phra Nakhon, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10200, Thailand
Opens: 24 hrs/daily
Pak Khlong Talat Thailand Flower Market. My good-looking friend and guide in Bangkok, Otto Chatvisit Hirannon. He used to work with Sirima Eamtako, The CEO of Amiris PR Firm in Thailand who is also the organizer for the TAT Blogger Campaign. Otto now owned a modeling agency in Bangkok and is also an accredited guide. Should you need a guide when you visit Thailand, drop a message below or might want to contact him straight through his Facebook account: https://www.facebook.com/apiwat.khamdaengdee
These aromatic Jasmine are sold per kilo…
Trivia about Jasmine: These delicate flowers normally releases its sweet fragrance at night. The flower buds are more aromatic than a full-blown flower. Pak Khlong Talat Thailand Flower Market
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