The River front, Asiatique Night Market , is a popular market in Bangkok located at the bank of Chao Phraya river. Asiatique introduces you to a new shopping and lifestyle. You can reach Asiatique Riverfront by boat or car. The Asiatique Night market offers an open environment with fewer crowds enabling visitors to spend the whole night doing shopping, eating, drinking and just hanging out by the river. This is a must stop over for people visiting Bangkok.
The Asiatique Riverfront is divided in four districtsThe Factory District: In this zone, you can find around 1500 small shops based in old warehouses. In these shops, you can purchase fashion items, design items, handicrafts, home furnishings, furniture, souvenirs and other items. All top quality products at cheap prices.
The Waterfront District: This is the first district you will get in touch with when you reach here by boat. This place is enriched with fancy restaurants and event venues. You can participate in joy of festivals, concerts, and the New Year’s countdown celebrations being organized at these venues from time to time.
The Down Square District: This district displays the influences of Thai & Western cultures. There is an international food centre, large sports bar and an event venue.
The Chareonkrung District: In this district, you can enjoy the fun of shopping in over 1,000 retail shops and can purchase home décor items, handcrafted goods, souvenirs and other items. You can also enjoy Calypso Show and Joe Louis Puppet Theatre.
Important Information about Asiatique
• Don Mueang International airport is the nearest airport to Asiatique The Riverfront and is at 25 KMs distance.
• There is no railway station near to this shopping center.
• The market starts at 17:00 clock in the evening and remains open till 21:00 hrs in the midnight.
History of The Asiatique RiverfrontThe Japanese Army, during World War II, used the Riverfront that is now called Asiatique, as a supply center for supporting their effort in the war. After a long period of time, it progressed into the cultural diverse and contemporary area we all know called Asiatique the Riverfront. While combining older history to the new, it has allowed us to enjoy this place in history on this strategic trading post on the Chao Praya River in Bangkok.
Directions to AsiaTique Market
There is no railway station near to Asiatique Market. Tourists can use different transport services to reach Asiatique Riverfront Market. You can find out how to get to Asiatique by going to our Bangkok Market Map.
Hotels around Asiatique Riverfront
There is a long list of reputed hotels and restaurants in the Riverfront of Asiatique region. Reputed hotels in this region include Ramada Plaza Bangkok Menam Riverside, Chatrium Hotel Riverside, Anantara Bangkok Hotel Riverside Resort and Spa, and Two Bedroom Riverside Apartment. In these hotels and restaurants, you can enjoy many nice restaurants and spas right by the Chao Praya Riverside.
Dining at Asiatique Riverfront
If you feel hungry, you can take your lunch and dinner in any of the 40 restaurants available here. There is also a hygienic outdoor food court. These restaurants serve a large range of multi-national cuisine dishes that include Japanese, Korean, Italian, American, Chinese, Thai, Seafood, Champion Kebab etc.