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  Chatuchak weekend market - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chatuchak (or Jatujak; Thai: จตุจักร) weekend market in Bangkok is the largest market in Thailand, and quite possibly the world.
Chatuchak market is adjacent to the Kamphaengphet station of the Bangkok Metro, or about a 5-minute walk from the Mo Chit (หมอชิต) Skytrain (BTS) station.
Chatuchak market received its name from Chatuchak Park, a public park which is situated just next to the market.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chatuchak_weekend_market   (166 words)

  
 Market - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The existence of markets is assumed in economics and one of the key components of capitalism.
Though markets are often viewed as being located in a physical marketplace that allow a face-to-face meeting, markets may exist in any medium that allows social interaction, such as through mail or over the Internet.
Markets that have their efficiency reduced in these ways are referred to by economists as "failed markets".
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 Marketplace - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Markets are often temporary, with stalls only present for one or two days a week ("market days"), however some (such as Camden Market in London, UK) are open every day of the week.
An example of a large market is Chatuchak weekend market in Bangkok.
A wholesale market is a market which primarily sells to traders such as caterers and small shopkeepers, rather than to members of the public, although members of the public are not necessarily excluded.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Marketplace   (398 words)

  
 Chatuchak Weekend Market
Chatuchak Weekend Market consists of semi-permanent and permanent stalls, which the traders rent on a monthly basis.
Chatuchak is a traditional market in the sense that the market is used as a place for quite a number of other functions than simply selling and buying goods.
However, Chatuchak is located in the city and therefore accessible to a high density population.
www.macalester.edu /courses/geog61/bangkok/chatuchak.html   (775 words)

  
 Chatuchak - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chatuchak usually refers to Chatuchak Weekend Market in Bangkok, Thailand, but it may be used to refer to various places around the area:
Chatuchak Park, a public park just north of Chatuchak Weekend Market.
Chatuchak district of Bangkok, named after the market.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chatuchak   (125 words)

  
 Bangkok tours and excursions
Chatuchak is an excellent place to find traditional Thai handicrafts and the prices are usually low because of the quantity available and the intense competition among vendors.
Chatuchak Market can be reached in a variety of ways, but arriving by Skytrain is far and away the most convenient.
The Weekend Market at Chatuchak is a shoppers paradise that appeals to both Thais and visitors from abroad.
www.gothailand.com /bangkok/thingstodo/chatuchak.htm   (839 words)

  
 Siam Future : RETAILING: New challenges for Chatuchak
Chatuchak market was set up in 1982 by the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration in an effort to move street merchants out of Sanam Luang to a more formal, organised setting.
Chatuchak, like other outdoor markets, has seen an influx of new entrepreneurs setting up shop, many one-time professionals trying their hand at their own business after disenchantment or being laid off from large corporations.
Chatuchak Plaza will be much larger, with space for 700 stalls and contracts selling for 399,000 baht each and lease rates of 3,000 baht a month.
www.siamfuture.com /ThaiNews/ThNewsTxt.asp?tid=319   (1412 words)

  
 Chatuchak and Other Bangkok Markets
A favourite of locals, expats and tourists alike, Chatuchak is less a market and more a small city: 70 hectares, 10,000 stalls and 200,000 visitors each weekend day.
Exploring the entire market is fun, but visitors usually find the most joy in sections 25 and 26 in the southwest corner.
Chatuchak may be the king of all Bangkok markets, but it is far from the only game in town.
www.offtherails.com /markets.html   (1499 words)

  
 Chatuchak Weekend Market in Bangkok, Thailand
This is The Worlds Biggest Weekend Market selling practically everything under the sun, from the smallest nails, to foods, trendy fashions, antiques intricate wooden carvings, masks from far-off lands, adorable fluffy dogs, colorful fish of every hue and singing birds.
Once inside the market, you will be catch up in a world of bursting crowds and stalls stretching as far as the eye can see.
Chatuchak Market has and endless selection of food and drinks, ranging from small beverage stalls on almost every soi or corner, iced refreshments, noodles, rice and curries, rice with roast pork, chicken rice and Thai-style fast foods.
bkk.sawadee.com /chatuchak.htm   (425 words)

  
 Chatuchak Weekend Market
Chatuchak is a particularly good place to buy all sorts of Thai handicrafts, as there's a huge range, the quality is high and the intense competition keeps the prices low.
Chatuchak has in theory been segregated into areas depending on the types of goods sold, and there are maps available for the market which detail the various sections.
Chatuchak always gets very hot and humid during the day, and it's far from the most comfortable shopping experience but for most people the benefits outweigh the disadvantages.
www.into-asia.com /bangkok/markets/chatuchak.php   (627 words)

  
 Chatuchak Weekend Market - Jatujak Sunday & Open Air Market -Thailand Travel Online Magazine
The city’s original Weekend Market was held at Sanam Luang, an oval field across from the Grand Palace.
Despite numerous police raids, the dark side of the market is still a center for illegal exotic wildlife trade and a conduit for endangered species from surrounding countries.
The market is extensive and there is nothing more frustrating then knowing you passed a stall with something that caught your eye, you want to back to get it, but can’t find the way.
www.hotelthailand.com /ezine/2004/issue2/zine1.html   (1055 words)

  
 BBC - h2g2 - Chatuchak Weekend Market, Bangkok - A744833
Chatuchak is divided into sections on a main 'road' that goes in a loop.
At each gate there's a map in English, but as you enter the market, you'll soon realise that the atmosphere is chaotic, and the order of the map seems to dissolve as you get deeper and deeper into the market.
Most of the market is under cover, with stalls separated by alleys, so if you go in the monsoon season you'll be well protected.
www.bbc.co.uk /dna/h2g2/alabaster/A744833   (1234 words)

  
 Shopping in Bangkok-Thailand weekend market, Chatuchak Park   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Chatuchak Weekend Market is devided into 2 areas by the main road running through it.
The smallest area is located nex to the weekend market's railings, opposite to the larger area.
Market is known as Chatuchak Market among foreigners around the world.
www.bangkokhotel.com /chatuchak/chatuchak.htm   (321 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In marketing, a market is the sum total of potential buyers of a product.
In economics, a market is a mechanism which allows people to trade, normally governed by the theory of supply and demand, and thereby allocates resources through a price mechanism.
Such markets are normally specialist-the various stalls of Camden Market, along with the shops associated with it, sell a variety of alternative lifestyle products ranging from clothes and jewellery to CDs, instruments and furniture.
www.knowledgeisfun.com /M/Ma/Market.php   (505 words)

  
 Chatuchak Weekend Markets Bangkok Thailand
he size of the labyrinthine market is so immense that many first-time visitors often find - after browsing for several hours - that they cannot find a way out..
Chatuchak Park is also just a stone throw away from the market.
This is a wholesale clothing market where everything is sold by the dozen at the busiest morning.
www.ash-hotel.com /siam/bkk-markets.htm   (330 words)

  
 Other markets in Bangkok
Khlong Toey market is north of Penang Market, at the intersection of Rama IV road and Narong road.
The market is very large, but only a small bit of it can be seen by driving past it - it's size becomes apparent once you get out and look around.
The Talat Kao (translating as 'Old Market') is not far away, and is a Chinese food market where all manner of strange foods are available for the brave to try.
www.into-asia.com /bangkok/markets/others.php   (746 words)

  
 Jatujak Weekend Market - Bangkok Guide
In Bangkok, the market had been held in Sanam Luang until it was moved to allow for expansion as well as the development of Sanam Luang into a park and a venue for public activities.
Jatujak Sunday market is the biggrest swap market in the world, located in Bangkok Thailand It has along history through ages.
Chatuchak aka Jatujak Weekend Market in Bangkok is the largest of it's type in the world.
www.asiarooms.com /thailand-travel-guide/jatujak_market_bangkok.html   (613 words)

  
 Chatuchak weekend market: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Sunday is the day of the week between saturday and monday, and the second day of the weekend in some cultures....
Chatuchak market is adjacent to the Kamphaengphet (กำแพงเพชร) station of the Bangkok Metro Bangkok Metro quick summary:
Chatuchak market received its name from Chatuchak Park, EHandler: no quick summary.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/c/ch/chatuchak_weekend_market.htm   (302 words)

  
 Bangkok Sightseeing
Known in Thai as Talat Jatujak, this is the Disneyland of Thai markets; on weekends 8672 vendor stalls cater to an estimated 200,000 visitors a day.
The main part of the Weekend Market is open from around 8am to 6pm on weekends, though some places may stay open as late as 8pm.
This market complex, opposite the Amari Watergate Hotel, is a good alternative to Chatuchak Weekend Market for residents or visitors located near the city centre.
www.indiatravelite.com /discoverworld/phuketshopping.htm   (412 words)

  
 May00a
The park covers 100 rai of land, of which 40 rai are occupied by vending stalls similar to those at Chatuchak weekend market.
The city hopes to turn the new weekend market into a hot spot for orchids and decorative fish.
The new market can be reached by bus No.91K from the foot of Pinklao bridge, or by boat from the city's Tourism Information Centre near the foot of the bridge.
www.ajarn.com /Old%20stuff%20here/Bangkok_News/may00a.htm   (683 words)

  
 Fodor's Travel Guides | Forums Messages
may i warn you that the market is very hot and confusing....make sure you have a nancy chandler map of the place....i hate it...the night market is a much better take...but i guess everyone has to go the the weekend market at least once...many love it...not me!!!
Weekend market is one of my least favorite bangkok activities.
Yes, the weekend market is far from the RO Sheraton, but I say go and try it.
www.fodors.com /forums/pgMessages.jsp?fid=27&tid=34682639&numresponses=8&start=0   (1454 words)

  
 Off Track - Busy Bazaars
With the exception of the Tsukiji fish market which, as its name suggests, specialises in the trade of fish and other seafood, all the markets covered here are bazaars in the true sense of the word.
The auction at the Tsukiji market is really not that different from the trading floor of a stock market, the notes of the bell triggering off frenetic scenes that one usually associates with the floor of the Nasdaq.
The Cheese Market is flagged off at 6.45 in the morning by a `Cheese Father'- a master of ceremonies, so to say- and over the next three hours, the cheeses are brought into the square to be arranged.
www.journeymart.com /offtrack/bazaar.asp#Netherlands   (3428 words)

  
 Chatuchak
Chatuchak (Jatujak) Weekend Market or commonly called JJ Market on Phahonyothin Road in Bangkok, with a total area of 70 rais or 28 acres, is the place we recommend you to spend your leisure time in.
Thousands of people come here on weekends to view and buy many kinds of goods, almost anything you can imagine, ranging from clothes to handicrafts, from garden plants to pets, and from utensils to antiques.
It is very convenient to reach Chatuchak (see Map of Bangkok) as there are ordinary buses, air-conditioned buses, micro buses, skytrain (BTS) and metro (MRT) passing this weekend market.
www.thaiwaysmagazine.com /thai_article/2206_chatuchak/chatuchak.html   (546 words)

  
 BangkoK Markets, Night Markets Chatuchak Weekend Market , SuanLuam Night Market   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Chatuchak Weekend Market is held in the Chatuchak park in Bangkok.
There are 15,000 stalls on 35 acres of land and approximately 200,000 visitors a day, making it one of the biggest outdoor markets in the world.The best way to get here is on the Sky train, Mo Chit station is only about five minutes walk away from the market.
An easier market to visit as it is air-conditioned inside and quite central in Bangkok.
www.khaosanrd.com /en/bangkok-markets.htm   (371 words)

  
 Chatuchak Weekend Market - Bangkok Shopping - VirtualTourist.com
The most unexpected things I have seen for sale at Chatuchak were a tuk-tuk, a living crocodile (2 metres long) and an old bronze cannon with 2 stone-bullets that was allegedly still working (I am sure there must also have been a booth somewhere where I could have obtained the gunpowder).
Structurally, the market is made up of concentric rings on the outer perimeter, and then broken down to grids in the interior.
The centre of a market is a clock tower and is the one of the few spots in the market you actually could see sunshine (or rain for that the matter).
www.virtualtourist.com /travel/Asia/Thailand/Central_Eastern_Thailand/Bangkok-1445238/Shopping-Bangkok-Chatuchak_Weekend_Market-R-1.html   (1382 words)

  
 Bangkok, What to see Bangkok ?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Chatuchak Park is home to thr Weekend Market where you can buy thousands of local products, including plants, fresh fruit, handicrafts, materials, domestic utensils, books and pets.
This is The World's Biggest Weekend Market, selling practically everything under the sun, from the smallest nails, to foods, trendy fashinns, antiques intricate wooden carvings, marks from far-off lands, adorable fluffy dogs, colorful fish of every hue and singing birds.
Chatuchak Market has and endless selection of food and drinks, ranging from small beverage stalls on almost every soi or corner, iced refreshments, noodles, rice $ curries, rice with roast pork, chicken rice and Thai-style fast foods.
www.geocities.com /RainForest/7153/chatuchak.htm   (581 words)

  
 Bangkok Markets   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Markets vary from the hot and sticky maze in markets like Pratunam, Pahurat and Chatuchak Weekend Market, to the more sophisticated (and cooler) night market at Suan Lum.
As well as excellent bargains, the markets also offer a slice of local life and a great opportunity to sample the kind of food you won't find in most hotels.
Wholesale markets are Pahurat Indian/Cloth Market, Pak Khlong Talat, Bo-Bae Market, Pratunam Market, Bai Yoke, and Thai Market.
www.bangkok.com /shopping/market.html   (445 words)

  
 Bangkok Flower & Plant Market - Bangkok Hotels & Travel Guide
Pak Khlong Talat: literally meaning "a market by the mouth of the canal", is the collective name for five adjacent markets, which have altogether been transformed to become the biggest and most important wholesale market and distribution centre for vegetables, flowers and fruits.
Chatuchak Weekend Market is next to Bangkok's Chatuchak Public Park on Thanon Pahon Yothin, the most popular promenade ground for Bangkok's working class.
This is a wholesale clothing market where everything is sold by the dozen.
www.bangkok-hotelpro.com /flower-market.htm   (377 words)

  
 CHATUCHAK PARK AND CHATUCHAK. WEEKEND MARKET @ bangkoktourist.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Chatuchak Market: A heaven for shoppers, especially if they are ready to bargain.
The plant market is held every Wednesday and Thursday, while at the weekend it becomes the biggest market in Thailand, bringing together 8,000 stalls from all parts of the country.
A look at the plan of the market shows that it is divided into 26 areas.
www.bangkoktourist.com /places_chatuchak_park_and_chatuchakweekend_market.php   (318 words)

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