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Kid friendly market

Having visited many similar markets in Bangkok, I was pleasantly surprised by this market. While... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Singapore, Singapore
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Great shopping

A real experience here as the market is huge, lots of stalls selling weird and wonderful things... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Phuket weekend market (locally known as Naka Market), located along Chao Fa West Road just outside Phuket Town not far from Central Festival, is a fascinating jumble of secondhand goods, curios, pirated items, live animals and a large amount of...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Chao Fa West Road, Phuket Town, Phuket 83000, Thailand
+66 86 943 1140
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

An average market. Just use it and nothing more. I think Patong Snipes open everyday beside a shopping centre is more exciting than Naka Market. If you are first time in Thailand is a good start. You can find a good food but the rest...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nothing special here! Just a market and that's it. Very small and limited variety of products! I don't recommend it!;(

Thank Anton R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having visited many similar markets in Bangkok, I was pleasantly surprised by this market. While it is of course not as big as chatuchak in Bangkok, it has much wider corridors that would easily accommodate for a stroller. It would make it much easier for...More

Thank graciepapa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting this market should be compulsory as part of the Phuket experience. The only place you’ll be able to have a true culinary adventure with very cheap prices

Thank Dzafran A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A real experience here as the market is huge, lots of stalls selling weird and wonderful things. Great place for buying presents and souvenirs. The food market is also good really interesting to see what’s on offer, down side is that as it is all...More

1  Thank TammywBoston
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Na ka market was great! Definitely over whelming to start with! Took about 30 minutes to get there from Patong, taxi generally charges $1000 baht for round trip and for it to wait for 2 to 2.5 hours while you look around. We went on...More

Thank GinaHummerstone
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This market is huge, is undercover and when full is extremely hot. There is a huge food section, great prices and something for everyone. It was really busy when we were there, we ended up finding a seat in front of the toilet block (the...More

1  Thank Yarni M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

سوق ليلي كل نهاية الاسبوع السبت و الاحد من الساعه ٥ مساء الى ١٠ مساء ومكانه في بوكيت تاون وكل البضائع تحصلونها في بانكوك ولكن كثير يذهب اليه المسافرين بسبب عودتهم لبلدهم من بوكيت دايركت لذلك يذهبون الى هناك للتسوق أرخص من محلات باتونق والمول...More

Thank رحاله ك
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The place to visit while in Phuket for gifts and of coarse all kinds of authentic Thai snack foods... had a great time walking through the market and buying many souvenirs. Would recommend a visit here for sure if you are looking for reasonable priced...More

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

place is big,a large variety of items to look at.Clothing are much cheaper there than in patong.One thing about that place its very hot in that market.be prepared to bargain with vendors about the prices.The food market got lots of food to eat especially seafood.Try...More

Thank Martin F
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19 August 2018|
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Response from Tiffgirls | Reviewed this property |
A taxi is highly recommended. We got a great deal from Friendly Taxi company and the driver waited for 2.5 hours for us.
Annette S
17 June 2018|
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Response from Michael M | Reviewed this property |
4pm onwards. Huge Market, plenty of food and drink also
Elena D
22 March 2018|
Response from Michael M | Reviewed this property |
Went in May, Cant say I saw any, not that I looked for them.