Khlong San Pier, Thonburi
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Prices are good, and you're bound to find some excellent (fake) products made by famous designers.
Along the back side of the market are stalls selling clothes by small designers, often manning the stalls themselves.
The north side of the market offers sustenance to the body with stands of all kinds selling fried and roasted chicken, noodles of every type, and even an open air bakery selling pizzas and pastries (very Thai style pastries - hot dog and ketchup with mayonnaise croissant, anyone? No? Well ok then.)
To get to Khlong San, take the cross river ferry from Si Phraya Cross River Ferry Pier on the Bangkok side. Si Phraya is a stop on the Chao Phraya Express Ferry, serving Saphan Taksin BTS in the south, and Chinatown and Banglamphu/Khao San Rd in the north.
The cross river service uses a different pier — follow the signs to the cross river ferry. While not exactly ethical, you can also catch the Millennium Hilton's river ferry from BTS Saphan Taksin — the Hilton pier is right next to Khlong San Pier — which brings you across the river as well. Just be ready to look like you should be staying at the Hilton.
Last updated on 31st August, 2012.