Four Regions Floating Market in Bang Lamung district of Chon Buri is the latest attraction for tourists visiting Pattaya. Sitting by Sukhumvit Road that connects Bangkok and Sattahip, it is spread over 67 rai and built at a cost of 350 million baht. It had a soft launch.
It claims to be the biggest floating market in the eastern region featuring 111 shops selling food and specialties from all parts of the country.
Some 80 boats will be on standby to ferry tourists around the compound linked by a network of canals. The compound also features model farms, sunflower fields and a museum, due to open later, where on show will be rare pieces of crafted wooden products, and after dark there will be troupes performing dances native to the four regions of the country.
There is no entrance fee and the market opens daily from 10am to 11pm.
For direction and more information, visit http://www.pattayafloatingmarket.com or call 038-706-340.