Ayutthaya unveils new tourist attraction called “Thungbuachom Floating Market”


BANGKOK, 5 April 2013 On the auspicious occasion of Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya’s founding anniversary, the province has unveiled its new tourist attraction called “Thungbuachom Floating Market”. 

After the opening ceremony presided over by Permanent-Secretary for Transport Wichien Pojphosri, the market’s committee chairman expressed confidence that this new floating market will be the pride of Ayutthaya. He said the market offers a wide range of products from 4 regions of Thailand, including souvenirs, farm produce and local delicacies.

At Thungbuachom Floating Market, there are a lot of things for visitors to enjoy, such as a miniature city, waxworks of revered Buddhist monks and auto museum. They can also watch a variety of shows that portray Thai traditions and culture.

The new floating market is situated on a 25-rai piece of land on the outbound side of Phaholyothin Road in Wang Noi district of Ayutthaya province. Approximately 100 million baht was spent to build the market.