Chatuchak (or Jatujak; Thai: จตุจักร) weekend market, situated on Kamphaeng Phet 2 Road, Chatuchak, Bangkok, is the largest market in Thailand. Chatuchak Market, also known as JJ Market, has more than 8000 stalls which are separated into 27 sections. Chatuchak Market has 9 kinds of goods: plants, antiques, pets, food and drinks, fresh and dry food, ceramics, furniture and home decoration, clothes, and book.
Chatuchak Market is open on Saturdays and Sundays, 09:00 – 18:00, and Fridays 18:00 – 24:00. You can get to Chatuchak Market by the sky train (BTS) to Mo Chit Station and taking exit no.1 and follow the crowd until you see a small entrance to the market. Another way to get to the market is by taking the subway (MRT) to Chatuchak Park Station take exit no.1 and then following the crowd until you see a small entrance to the market. Moreover, you can take taxis, buses and vans to get to Chatuchak Market. However, if you visit Chatuchak Market in the summer, the market will be crowded and uncomfortable, but the goods are still the same. Moreover, there will be restaurants all over the market, and along the path; you might see shows, such as live music, dancing, singing and playing musical skits. This can entertain your shopping experience.
The clock tower is the famous meeting point in Chatuchak Market. Clock tower was built in 2530 on the occasion of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s 60 th Birthday Anniversary on the 5 th of December 2530, in the cooperation of the Market Administration and Thai-Chinese Merchant Association.
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