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Asiatique is Bangkok’s premier night market, beautifully set alongside the eastern bank of the Chao Phraya River, where you can stroll along Thailand’s longest riverfront boardwalk.

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Sanitised it may be compared to the old Suan Lum night bazaar, its nearby, more crowded predecessor, but 2012-opened Asiatique is a pleasant evening out, with decent shopping, plentiful restaurants and various diversions to be found, such as the kingdom’s tallest ferris wheel—yes, Asiatique is the land of the superlative. There are maps, clean bathrooms and the clothes shops may even have dressing rooms: This is not your usual Bangkok market experience.

One of Asiatique's top draws. Photo taken in or around Asiatique, Bangkok, Thailand by Samantha Brown.

One of Asiatique's top draws. Photo: Samantha Brown

We suggest catching the free Asiatique shuttle boat from Saphan Taksin pier for the 10-minute ride here so that you arrive in time to catch the photogenic sunset over the river along the 300-metre long boardwalk (the boat starts ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 700 words.)

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