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Ratchayothin Night Market



Ratchayothin Night Market, also referred to as Major Ratchayothin, is a vibrant market that comes to life in the evenings next to Major Cineplex Ratchayothin movie theatre. This open-air market it is popular among the young Thai shoppers who are looking to purchase clothing and fashion accessories. It is a lesser known market to the tourist, and has all the cool things.

Most of the stalls around the night market sell a large variety of fashion clothing, jewelry, accessories, cosmetics and phone accessories. The majority of the clothing on display at Ratchayothin Night Market tends to come from Japan, Korea or China and imitates Korean and Japanese style of dressing, which is very popular with the locals. The majority of the stalls here only accept cash so it is best to bring a decent amount.

A unique aspect about Ratchayothin Night Market is that the products on sale are constantly changing and updated. It is common to find the same items from time and time in the tourist-focused markets, but since this market mainly cater to the locals they have to keep changing and updating their items to keep up with current fashion trends. It is a great market to be able to buy the latest in fashion without spending a fortune!

It is also a wholesale market so there is a lot of an option for purchasing bulk clothing, accessories and more. The vendors know how to deal with wholesale prices and purchases. They also tend to have connections with transportation options and can deliver items to your address. If you are looking to partner up with a store and purchase products from them regularly then it is best to ask to contact the owner of the stall instead of the seller, who is often just hired to take care of the business.

Many locals visit the market several times a year because of the constant changing fashion trends and the market is also a great place to go at night in Bangkok. It is hard to beat the prices for decent quality products found in Ratchayothin Night Market. Some of the more popular items to purchase here aside from clothing which include watches, wallets, handbags, belts, purses, scarves and accessories. Many local business owners tend to restock or resupply their stores from the market, the retail price or the selling price for the products purchased from the market can be three times the wholesale price.

Most people that shop at the market are looking for unique products so that they can stand out from the other fashionista’s in Bangkok. With that said, there are plenty of unique items to be purchased. Some stalls have items that are handmade by the owner of the stall or items that are purchased from a freelance seamstress or fashion designer. Many of the belts, purses and shoes are unique and can cost as little as 200 baht and up to 3000baht depending on the quality of the products.

Open: Daily from 4 pm to 11 pm
Getting There:

The easiest way is to take the MRT subway to Phahonyothin station, catch a tuk-tuk and tell him to take you to \'talat\' (market)

Address:

Phahonyothin Road
Chatuchak
Bangkok 10900

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