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    5 Famous and Interesting floating Markets in the world

    Here`s 5 famous and most interesting floating markets in the world. These 5 sites are famous tourist object and they offer new experience to all travelers from around the world

    Damnoen Saduak

    Damnoen Saduak

    Damnoen Saduak is located at Khlong in province Ratchaburi, Thailand. Damnoen Saduak is a famous floating market in Thailand. The market sells everything from fruits,exotic Thai dishes and souvenirs. Tourist can travel a traditional boat and enjoy the site on a boat and buying traditional menu. The only bad thing is tourist should pay 2-3 times higher than in traditional stores around Khlong. This site is already lost its authenticity.

    V?nh Long, Vietnam

    V?nh Long, Vietnam

    Vinh long is located on Co Chien river. This site is a center of fruit trading for local people. People trade fruit and other commodities from their vessel and the price is not as expensive as in the Damnoen saduak.Tourirst can get the beautioful view of upper mekong delta and buy traditional candy or crispy rice pop corn. The central point of Vinh long is Binh Hoa Phuoc village and in this place tourist can get a fresh river menu that is served with local vietnamese traditional music

    Nativitas, Xochimilco South of Mexico City, Mexico

    Nativitas, Xochimilco

    Nativitas (not the Nativitas-Mexico City Metro system) is known for the beautiful boats and long canals of ancient Lake Xochimilco. Nativitas is an authentic tourist object and Many Mexicans is active in this place.Most people are using Spanish and you can get special price if you offer a good bargain with this language. The boats are rented abd for a little extra fee, hey can have local bands, mariachi trios or marimba players who willing to entertain the tourist with their talent. Nativitas, Xochimilco is a UNESCO World Heritage and the natural plants or the Aztec garden is still well preserved

    Barito River Floating Market

    barito market

    Barito River Floating Market can be found in Banjarmasin of Kalimantan.The floating market is active and local people are still using the market to trade not only souvenirs or tourist stuff. This market is an authentic site and you wont find many tourist wandering around the river.

    Punda Side floating market, Willemstad in Curacao

    Punda Side floating market

    Unlike 4 famous floating markets above, Punda side floating market is just mini boat fleets that come from Venezuela and are selling bunch of fresh fishes,herbs, spices and fruits at very nice bargain.The market is at 1 block north of the Queen Juliana Bridge, Sha Caprileskade, Willemstad, Curaco

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