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                Lamphya Floating Market
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             Fruits and vegetables for sale



  (Bangkoksite Photos taken on September 16, 2000)

Lamphya floating market is located at Tambon Lamphya,
Banglen District in Nakhon Pathom Province. It is about
55 kilometers from Bangkok. This floating market is active
on Saturday and Sunday where a lot of local people come
to sell fruits, vegetables, desserts, and many kinds of
foods. Also, at the floating market which is in the compound
of Wat Lamphya, there are souvenir shops. Visitors can
see demonstration of the traditional way of making
"Khao Hom Mali" rice and one can try to do it.
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Rice132.gif (8254 bytes) icdocarr1.GIF (249 bytes) Rice Making Demonstration
Famous Thai rice preparation
process is shown for tourists.
Khao Hom Mali rice is also for
sale here.
Java132.gif (8280 bytes) icdocarr1.GIF (249 bytes) Basketry Weaving
Java weed is the plant that grows
in water and easily available.
Village people developed this into
beautiful hand-made products.
Basketry132.gif (9908 bytes) Basketry products are all
hand-made by the people of
Lamphya and nearby villages.
This is an interesting souvenir
to take home.
Boat132.gif (6907 bytes) icdocarr1.GIF (249 bytes) Boat Trip Along the River
Travelling along the Thachine River
by small boat and larger boat will
take about 1 hour.   

How to get there : See Map

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