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Floating Market & Wat Trimitir Samphanthawong Temple ~ Bangkok ~ Thailand

When in Bangkok one of the most raved about and culturally unique activity is hands down taking a cruise at the Floating Market.This has been on my bucket list for awhile now and it was thrilling to experience authentic local culture in an epic long tailed boat.The reason we chose Damnoen Saduak floating market was due to convenience despite that the traffic contributes to an almost 2 hour journey (110 km)from the main city of Bangkok to Damnoen Saduak which is located in the Ratchaburi Province. I do not mind a long drive as it allows me to get a glimpse of local culture and practices and what makes the city so unique. To avoid traffic both on land and in the canal I would suggest you leave early in the morning.

Now was soon as we stepped off our van we were greeted by a strong smell of incense and jasmine. Immediately various groups providing packages shall pounce on you and you need to be extremely careful whilst dealing with them. As the prices mentioned are going to be way higher,…