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Let’s be honest… Aren’t you out of ideas for things to do in Bangkok (especially if this isn’t your first time in the city)? In fact, at this point, you’ve probably completed the shopping, eating and temple and mall-hopping part of the trip.

Thankfully, Bangkok has changed so much over these past few years that its neighbouring provinces have become fun must-see destinations – including Nonthaburi.

Originally a residential area for Bangkokians, Nonthaburi has now become a hidden traveller’s spot with so many interesting places.

Here, you’ll find:

– A huge night market with a variety of items sold at affordable prices
– A garden with giant lily pads you can stand on
– Restaurants with Royal Thai cuisines
– And more!!

It’s approximately 1 hour via boat from downtown Bangkok (30 baht round-trip boat fare per person), so stop by and enjoy these 17 things to do at Nonthaburi!

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Getting Around

Due to its proximity to Bangkok, Nonthaburi is accessible via the Chao Phraya River Express Boat, MRT (purple line) and car (taxi or Grab).

For the ultimate Nonthaburi experience, we recommend taking the boat to Nonthaburi to enjoy the sights along the Chao Phraya River. Otherwise, take a taxi or Grab to conveniently travel within the city.

Note that the boat last operates at around 7 to 8pm, so take the MRT, taxi or Grab to return to your hotel (if you’re leaving after this time).

1. Sit on giant lily pads – Victoria Water Lily Garden

“What? Are you serious?!” Yep, and no magic is involved. Just the power of nature. 🙂

What I love about this place is that soooo many lily pads cover the pond; it’s even hard to see the water! Better yet, you can take a picture on top of a lily pad, among the many lily pads (it looks great on photos)!

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Don’t worry about falling though because the garden caretaker will choose the right lily pad for you (so don’t lie about your weight!!).

Scared? No worries. You can still enter the garden just to have a look or take a picture by the pond.

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Note: Only those under 60 kilograms can sit or stand on the lily pad.

Victoria Water Lily Garden

Price: 10 baht for children & 20 baht for adults (entrance only), 50 baht for children & 100 baht for adults (to take photo on top of the lotus leaves)
Address: 66, Amphur Nontaburi, 1 ถนน บางบัวทอง – สุพรรณบุรี Lahan, Bang Bua Thong District, Nonthaburi 11110, Thailand (Coordinates here)
Contact: +66 89 057 2289
Opening hours: Daily from 9am to 5pm

Restaurants with water lily views

Can’t get enough of water lilies? Have your lunch or dinner surrounded by them (they make a great view too!).


2. It’s water lilies everywhere! – Thammachadocha

If you’re looking for a “slow” meal, look no further than Thammachadocha. What’s great about this place is that it’s quite big, with majority of the space taken up by the lily pond. So eating here feels relaxing as you can eat while enjoying the view of the lily pads floating here and there.

You can even sit on the edge of the floor and dangle your legs (just like the locals do)!

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The food is great too, serving Thai favourites like Hor Mok (in a coconut) to Crab Curry. However, the menu is all in Thai so it’s best to come with a local, ask for food recommendation from the staff or rely on the pictures to order food.

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Thammachadocha

Price: from 100 Baht / approx. USD $3.26
Address: DPT. Nonthaburi 3028 Rd, Sala Klang, Bang Kruai District, Nonthaburi 11130, Thailand (Coordinates here)
Contact: +66 87 026 0999
Opening hours: Sun-Thur from 11am to 10pm; Fri-Sat from 11am to 11pm (Closed Mondays)

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3. Eat Tom Yum Noodles Soup in giant bamboo bowls – Nalintara Food & Drink

Ask me what Thai food I miss the most when I’m overseas and I’ll answer Tom Yum. Why? Because the spicy and sour flavours complement each other so well. Add noodles and seafood in the broth and you have a winner. 😀

So imagine my delight when I found this restaurant – a place where I can eat delicious Tom Yum Noodle Soup (in a cute bamboo container) at a scenic location with water lilies. You can even sit on one of the gazebos by the pond and relax on a catamaran net too!

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Mann… Now I want to go back… >.<

Nalintara Food & Drink

Price: from 55 Baht / approx. USD $1.79
Address: 9/65 Moo. 5, Yothathikan Bang pai Tambon Tha Sai, Mueang Nonthaburi District, Nonthaburi 11000, Thailand (Coordinates here)
Opening hours: Daily from 11am to 4pm (Closed Wednesdays)

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Royal Thai Cuisine Restaurants

Question: Is regular Thai cuisine different from Royal Thai cuisine?

Answer: Yes.

If you’re curious about how different they can be, visit these two restaurants at Nonthaburi!

4. Dine on authentic Thai cuisine just like a royalty – Dhabkwan (ทับขวัญ)

“It’s so Thai…” is what you’ll say once you arrive here. At this point, I’m not just talking about the food. I’m also talking about the wooden Thai houses, lily pad pond and greenery which creates this Thai village-like atmosphere. In fact, dining here felt like I was in Ayutthaya!

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Just like other Thai restaurants, you’ll find your favourite Thai dishes here albeit cooked the royal way.

My favourite dish? Hor Mok (if you haven’t noticed, it’s one of my favourite dishes). It’s even served in a round earthenware with eight bowl-like holes (with individual bowl covers), making it feel very authentic.

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Dhabkwan (ทับขวัญ)

Price: from 140 Baht / approx. USD $4.58
Address: 178,180,182,184 ถนน นนทบุรี 1 Suan Yai, อ. เมือง Nonthaburi 11000, Thailand (Coordinates here)
Contact: +66 2 969 1200
Opening hours: Daily from 10am to 10pm

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5. Eat Royal Thai cuisine and go on a cultural tour? I’m in! – Suan Thip

Did you know Nonthaburi has a restaurant listed in Thailand’s Michelin guide (it received one star). Surprisingly, it’s a riverside Thai restaurant at Ko Kret.

All the dishes served are inspired by Thai Royal recipes, which has contributed to its superior and unique taste and delicate appearance.

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Moreover, the restaurant’s tranquil vibes lets you fully enjoy the food – whether it’s using your sight or taste senses – making it a relaxing and fun dining affair.

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PS: Suan Thip also offers cultural tours including cooking class, river tour and Thai flower-making class.

Suan Thip

Price: from 185 Baht / approx. USD $6.04
Address: 17/9 Moo 7 9 Sukhaprachasan 2 Soi 76, Bang Phut Sub-district, Pak Kret District, Nonthaburi 11120, Thailand (Coordinates here)
Contact: +66 25 83 3748, +66 25 83 4540-2
Opening hours: Daily from 11am to 11pm

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6. It’s the 3 S’s: Splash, Smile and Squeeeal!! – Fantasia Lagoon

Can’t stand Nonthaburi’s heat? Go for a swim at this family-friendly waterpark located above The Mall Ngamwongwan.

From the lazy river to waterslides, have a blast as you cool down. Rent a raft or float rings (for 20 baht) if you want a “lazier” swim. 😉

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The place is all cute and colourful too! Remember to get food from the park or from the mall (you’re allowed to bring food from the mall inside the park).

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Note: Wearing a swimming cap is mandatory.

Fantasia Lagoon

Entrance fee: 235 Baht / approx. USD $7.68 (Adults), 140 Baht / approx. USD $4.57 (Children)
Address: L6, the Mall Ngamwongwan, 30/39-50 Moo 2 Ngamwongwan Road, Bang Khen, Nonthaburi, Thailand 11000 (Coordinates here)
Contact: +66 2 363 3119
Opening hours: Mon-Fri from 10:30am to 8:30pm, Sat-Sun from 10am to 8:30pm

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7. Eat and shop ‘til you drop – The Owl Market

We bet you haven’t heard of this market yet.

Food hunters, lo and behold! Whether you have a sweet tooth or enjoy savoury dishes, get ready to stuff your tummies with everything!

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From lava-filled soft bread (in flavours like Strawberry Pocky and Thai Tea) to Thai favourites, such as giant meatballs and Khanom Chin. All you need to do is head over to the ‘Food Square’, where many of the food stalls are located.

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Don’t forget to get some cute clothes, and one or two toys for your lil’ ones, before you leave the market too! Better yet, treat yourself to a few pairs of sturdy (but cheap) shoes and a bag full of accessories (earrings, phone cases, etc) before calling it a day.

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And if you happen to be around during one of the festive days, stick around to catch their special event.

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The Owl Market

Price: from 50 Baht / USD $1.59
Address: 14/87 Thanon Liang Mueang, Tambon Bang Kraso, Amphoe Mueang Nonthaburi, Chang Wat Nonthaburi 11000 (Coordinates here)
Contact: +6680 434 9999
Opening hours: Daily from 3pm to 12am

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8. Lights, camera, and action! – Chomchei The Memory Gallery (ชมเฌย)

I might not like posing for pictures, but coming here made me immediately want to pose for one (the place is that Instagrammable!).

This place is designed like a miniature city from the late 1900s, with structures like telephone box and old-style cinemas adorning the place. In fact, many Thai production companies shoot their period movies here.

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So remember to wear your best clothes and bring your camera (or phone) to take great shots!

Too hot? Get refreshments at the coffee shop.

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Note: Remember to call beforehand to ensure there’s no shoot on that day or you’ll be denied entrance. 

Chomchei The Memory Gallery (ชมเฌย)

Entrance fee: free
Address: หมู่ที่ 4 68 ซอยกำนันทินกร ตำบล ศาลากลาง อำเภอบางกรวย นนทบุรี 11130 ไทย (Coordinates here)
Contact: +66 89 415 2038
Opening hours: Tue-Fri 10am to 6pm. Sat-Sun 10am to 7pm (Closed Mondays)

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9. Meet Bangkok’s (man-made) pottery island – Ko Kret

Nope, I’m not talking about reclaiming land from the sea (aka land reclamation). What I meant was that a canal was artificially made across the land hundreds of years ago, creating a man-made island now known as Ko Kret.

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But because of this, Ko Kret now feels like a different place altogether – very peaceful with its own cultural identity.

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The island is best known for its pottery, so visit the different stores if you enjoy seeing Thai-style pottery. You can also stroll around its riverside floating market and enjoy a riverside meal instead. It’s super relaxing and fun; I can even spend half a day here!

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Ko Kret

Address: Pak Kret District, Nonthaburi, Thailand 11120 (Coordinates here)

10. Toys, toys and more toys!! – Tooney Toy Museum

Are you a fan of toys or wish to relive your childhood memory? If yes, visit Tooney Toy Museum, which is separated into three sections – a cafe, toy store and toy museum.

At the museum, you’ll find all sorts of toys, from popular character figurines to wall decorations. You’ll even find an army of Toy Story’s Aliens and Monsters, Inc’s Mike Wazowski showcased inside a glass wall.

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After you’re done touring around the museum, take a break at the cafe where you can enjoy refreshments while being surrounded by more toys. 😀

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Can’t bear to part with this place? Buy a toy as a souvenir!

Tooney Toy Museum

Entrance fee: 150 Baht / approx. USD $4.90 (Adults), 100 Baht / approx. USD $3.26 (Children)
Address: Srisaman 8 Alley, Ban Mai, Pak Kret District, Nonthaburi 11120, Thailand (Coordinates here)
Contact: +66 86 337 0136, +66 86 626 9521, +66 80 289 6055
Opening hours: Fri-Sun from 9am to 8pm (Closed on Mon-Thur)

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Interesting Temples and a Mosque

Meet your spiritual needs at these temples and mosque in Nonthaburi. Not a Buddhist or Muslim? Relish the beautiful architecture instead. 🙂

11. Is this Beijing’s Forbidden City? – Wat Borom Racha Kanjanapisek Anusorn (วัดบรมราชากาญจนาภิเษกอนุสรณ์)

You might think it’s just another Chinese temple, but I personally really liked the architecture of this building. Why? Because I’ve never seen a temple look so majestic that it reminds me of the time I went to the Forbidden City in Beijing.

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What amazed me most was the big main building in the centre of the temple complex and small details placed in the temple (lanterns, colours, designs, etc). Seeing that immediately brought back fond memories of my family and I walking across the Forbidden City and being awestruck by the grandeur of it all.

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So if you’re into Chinese culture, spare some time to visit this place. It’s definitely worth it. 😀

Wat Borom Racha Kanjanapisek Anusorn (วัดบรมราชากาญจนาภิเษกอนุสรณ์)

Entrance fee: free
Address: 959 หมุ่ 4 Thetsaban 9 Rd, Sano Loi, Bang Bua Thong District, Nonthaburi 11110, Thailand (Coordinates here)
Opening hours: Daily from 6am to 6pm

12. Visit this temple built in the late Ayutthaya period – Wat Chomphuwek

Nonthaburi might be 1 hour away from Ayutthaya, but you can find its influence across Thailand still present to this day. One proof of this is Wat Chomphuwek, a temple that was built in 1757 during the late Ayutthaya era.

Inside the temple, you’ll find old mural paintings of the Lord Buddha and Buddha statues. There’s also a Mon pagoda built in 1917 in the temple grounds, which is believed to store holy relics of Lord Buddha.

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So if you enjoyed your Ayutthaya trip or are curious about the Ayutthaya period (but have no time to go to Ayutthaya) and are in Nonthaburi, drop by and visit this temple.

Wat Chomphuwek

Entrance fee: free
Address: ซอย วัดชมภูเวก 3 Tambon Tha Sai, Mueang Nonthaburi District, Nonthaburi 11000, Thailand (Coordinates here)
Opening hours: Daily from 6am to 6pm

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13. It’s an 86-year-old red mosque! – Darul Abidin Mosque a.k.a Surao Dang (Red Mosque) 

I couldn’t believe when I found out that this Mosque was 86 years old due to its pristine condition. The only reason why I believe it now is because of its architecture, which is similar to the architecture style during King Rama V and VI.

Another reason that makes this mosque so special is how they don’t have a dome-shaped cupola as its roof, but a hip roof instead. The mosque is also entirely made of wood. Cool right?!

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Darul Abidin Mosque

Entrance fee: free
Address: Lahan, Bang Bua Thong District, Nonthaburi 11110, Thailand (Coordinates here)

14. Visit this history-filled museum – Museum of Nonthaburi (พิพิธภัณฑ์จังหวัดนนทบุรี)

Believe it or not, this is actually quite a new museum (it opened in 2009). So why does it look ancient?

As a matter of fact, this building was built in 1910. It was then used to house the King’s College until 1925, the City Hall of Nonthaburi until 1992 and served as a training centre for senior officials from the Ministry of Interior until 2008. Cool eh?

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Ever since renovating the interior, it has served as the Museum of Nonthaburi so you can learn about history inside history itself! How cool is that?!

Here, you’ll discover everything about Nonthaburi, from its geography to Ko Kret’s potteries. You’ll also learn about the city’s history since the Ayutthaya period!

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Museum of Nonthaburi (พิพิธภัณฑ์จังหวัดนนทบุรี)

Entrance fee: free
Address: ศาลากลางจังหวัดนนทบุรีหลังเก่า ท่าน้ำนนท์, ตำบลสวนใหญ่ อำเภอเมือง จังหวัดนนทบุรี, 11000 Tambon Suan Yai, Amphoe Mueang Nonthaburi, Chang Wat Nonthaburi 11000, Thailand (Coordinates here)
Contact: +66 84 775 2262
Opening hours: Tue-Fri from 9am to 5pm, Sat-Sun from 10am to 6pm

15. Go to the beach without travelling far! – หาดเติมรัก

Who doesn’t love beaches? Sand castles, water sports, delicious food… You name it! The good news is now you don’t have to drive all the way to Hua Hin or Pattaya for sandy beaches because Nonthaburi has one too!

It might be smaller than the beaches you’re used to, but we’re sure you’ll still have as much fun as you normally do. Why? Because there’s everything here!

  • Water sports? You can ride a banana boat (400 baht) or play on the mini inflatable water park.

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  • Beach food? Find a variety of food stalls here, including grilled seafood.

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  • Sandy beach? You can even spread your mat on the sand to really relax, and have a picnic too!

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หาดเติมรัก 

Address: Bang Khu Rat, Bang Bua Thong District, Nonthaburi 11110, Thailand (Coordinates here)

Eateries with a Waterfront View

Not a fan of getting wet? My mom too. That’s why we often go to waterfront eateries instead, where you can enjoy the watery views and delicious food, and still stay dry!

Visit these 2 waterfront restaurants at Nonthaburi!

16. Enjoy the Chao Phraya River view on catamaran nets – Rongsi Studio

I’ve always wanted to sit on a catamaran net because it looks so fun and Instagrammable. So when I found out Rongsi Studio also had this, I immediately wanted to come – especially since we could sit “on air” and above the Chao Phraya River.

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But if you’re thinking that you’ll be eating on catamaran nets, I’m sorry to say that you won’t be doing that. Instead, you’ll be eating and drinking on sturdy seats – whether it’s chairs-and-tables or on the floor.

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Don’t know what to eat? Rongsi Studio serves Thai and Western food and sweet treats, satiating all types of cravings.

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Fun fact: Did you know this cafe used to be the location of a rice mill (it’s 100 years old!)?

Rongsi Studio

Price: from 150 Baht / approx. USD $4.90
Address: 3010 ถนน องค์การบริหารส่วนจังหวัด นนทบุรี ถนน วัดสว่างอารมณ์ ตำบล เกาะเกร็ด อำเภอปากเกร็ด นนทบุรี 11120 ไทย (Coordinates here)
Contact: +66 2 082 8865
Opening hours: Mon-Fri from 10am to 10pm, Sat-Sun from 9am to 10pm

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17. Fancy schmancy lakeside dining for 2 (or more)? – Breeze Cafe & Bar

If you’ve been to a concert in Bangkok, you probably heard of IMPACT Muang Thong Thani. But did you know IMPACT has a lakeside or that it has lakeside eateries?

Guess what? It does, and it’s actually pretty cool! At Breeze Cafe & Bar, you can choose to sit indoors or outdoors, although I recommend sitting outdoors to get the ultimate lakeside view.

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They also offer Western and Thai dishes, from pizza and pasta to rice dishes. Remember to pair your meal with a refreshing drink (they even have a whole watermelon fruit drink) for the perfect lakeside meal!

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Breeze Cafe & Bar

Price: from 149 Baht / approx. USD $4.87
Address: IMPACT Lakeside, Breeze Café & Bar, Popular Rd, Banmai, Pak Kret District, Nonthaburi 11120, Thailand (Coordinates here)
Contact: +66 2 033 1851
Opening hours: Daily from 11:30am to 12am

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18. Going fast is always fun!! – IMPACT Speed Park

I always liked riding on fast rides, especially if I’m riding on a motorbike, because I enjoy the wind whistling past my face. At IMPACT Speed Park, I get exactly this, but in a slightly different form – riding on electric go-karts.

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No matter how good of a driver you are, this track has been designed so that you can drive fast and safe. So don’t worry about injuring yourself (you won’t get that here).

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Don’t want to drive a go-kart? Ride a water bike instead!

PS: You can also ride a 2Drive cart (a cart that seats 2 drivers) for a different go-kart experience (driver must be at least 18 years old).

IMPACT Speed Park

Price: 600 Baht / approx. USD $19.60 (Adults), 480 Baht / approx. USD $15.68 (Children) (for electric karts); 650 Baht / approx. USD $21.24 (for gasoline & 2Drive karts)
Address: 121 M.6 Banmai Sub-district, Pak Kret District, Nonthaburi 11120, Thailand (Coordinates here)
Contact: +66 2 055 8900
Opening hours: Mon-Fri from 4pm to 12am, Sat-Sun & Public Holidays from 10am to 12am

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19. Boutique night market for the adventurous shoppers – Mali Market

Don’t know where else to shop in Bangkok? Try Mali Market. Although not as big most of the markets, expect to find interesting and unique stalls here. From blazers, printed shirts and mini dresses to iPhone cases and bed sheets, foresee yourself emptying your wallets and carrying some shopping bags home!

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And on the off-chance you feel hungry or thirsty, treat yourself to some mouthwatering Jim Jum (Thai Hot Pot), juicy grilled pork or refreshing bubble tea.

Too normal for your adventurous self? Try some fried salty crickets, silkworms or other insects, which surprisingly taste delicious! (PS: grasshoppers taste like fried shrimp!!)

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PS: There are three ATMs here, in case you run out of money midway. 😉

Note: I recommend coming here ONLY if you’re in the area. Otherwise, head over to The Owl Market for more choices.

Mali Market 

Price: from 40 Baht / USD $1.27
Address: 111 Moo 5 Pak Kret 39 Pak Kret District, Nonthaburi 11120 (Coordinates here)
Contact: +6663 269 7462
Opening hours: Daily from 5pm to 12pm

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20. Eat your fill at this hidden jungle – Bananoffee Cafe

Doesn’t this place feel like a hidden tropical paradise?! I mean… look at the amount of greens covering this place; it’s everywhere!! And the droopy banana leaf trees and canal? It’s definitely a jungle (or so I’d like to think).

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Hopefully you’re not feeling too hungry though, because this place only serves refreshments like pancakes and sugary drinks. The drinks come in various colours too – just in case you’re tired looking at the amount of green at this place.

My pick? The fluffy banana pancakes with strawberries on top and vanilla ice cream. Yum!

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Bananoffee Cafe

Price: from 40 Baht / USD $1.31
Address: ตำบล มหาสวัสดิ์ อำเภอบางกรวย นนทบุรี 11130 ไทย (Coordinates here)
Contact: +66 86 403 2688
Opening hours: Wed-Sun from 10am to 6pm (Closed on Mon-Tue)

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21. Delicious baked goodies from 10 baht! – Non Bakery (นนท์เบเกอรี่)

If you asked my friends whether they preferred meals or desserts (like cakes or bread), they’ll answer the latter! In fact, they vehemently told me that we humans have a separate stomach for dessert (is this even true?!).

Sadly, desserts are usually expensive. Thankfully, this store came along, enabling my friends to eat sweet treats EVERY SINGLE DAY!

Once you enter the store, you’ll find racks upon racks of baked goodies packaged in plastic throughout the shop. Best of all, they’re super affordable, with the cheapest one at 10 baht! So don’t worry about grabbing too many. 😉

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Non Bakery (นนท์เบเกอรี่)

Price: from 10 Baht / USD $0.33
Address: 155/47-49 ถนน ประชาราษฎร์ ตำบล สวนใหญ่ อำเภอ เมืองนนทบุรี Nonthaburi 11000, Thailand (Coordinates here)
Contact: +66 2 527 1752
Opening hours: Daily from 8am to 8pm

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22. It’s a “food” water market by a temple – Talad Nam Wat Buakhwan (ตลาดน้ำวัดบัวขวัญ)

Yep, you read that right. It’s a “food” water market, which means it predominantly sells cooked food like noodles and fried fritters. The stalls are also situated around a pond, thus the name “water market”.

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What’s great about this market is that it’s next to a temple, so those that are Buddhist and wish to pray can do so before or after eating their fill here. But don’t worry if you’re not; you’re still able to come here! 😀

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You’ll find other things than food sold here too, such as toys and clothes! There won’t be that many though, so if you’re looking to shop for clothes, accessories or more, I recommend going to The Owl Market or Mali Market instead.

Talad Nam Wat Buakhwan (ตลาดน้ำวัดบัวขวัญ)

Price: from 25 baht / approx. USD $0.82
Address: วัดบัวขวัญพระอารามหลวง Bang Kraso, Mueang Nonthaburi District, Nonthaburi 11000, Thailand (Coordinates here)
Contact: +66 2 952 9737
Opening hours: Sat-Sun from 10am to 9pm (Closed on Mon-Fri)

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How does Nonthaburi sound? Excited yet? In fact, this writer has already made plans with my friends to go to Nonthaburi already!!

So the next time you’re in Bangkok, remember to drop by Nonthaburi!

And please don’t forget to tell us what you liked most, or what you wish to see more of in the future, in the comments below. Happy travelling! 😀

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