Sanpatong buffalo market, San Pa Tong

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  • This is about as authentic a market as there can be. Every Saturday morning, starting about 5am, farmers and handicraft people come from the rural areas and mountains to sell their wares. You will...  more »
  • It is great but best to arrive very early in fact well worth the early wakeup call so you can be there say 7:00 am Be it a motorbike or a water buffalo or even a flock of chicken you will find it...  more »
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  • A large Thai market place....Everything from livestock, to clothing, to local produce, hardware, motorcycles, furnture, and everything in between..... Acres of vendors..... An interesting experience....Not aimed for tourists.....It's a large Thai marketplace where many locals do their once a week shopping.... Bargains to be had along the way..... Be polite and don't photograph people just living their lives....Nothing exotic - but different than a flea market in the west.....A bit of real rural Thailand....
  • Biggest market in San Pa Tong District, It is famous as Buffalo market because it used to be the market for buying & Selling Buffaloes. But now it turns into a big market for food, clothing, footwear, hardware, grocery, daily needs, spices, meat & much more. The best thing about this market is - you do not need to bargain for the price, everyone has displayed the price upfront and which is fixed & super cheap. It starts around 6AM until 9AM, so go early to buy fresh. There is a proper parking on both sides of the main road.
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