Damnoen Saduak

Damnoen Saduak

Khlong Damnoen Saduak is the longest straight artificial canal in Thailand, it connects two rivers Mekong and Tha Chin (the largest branch of the Chau Phraya River).

Damnoen Saduak on map


The length of Khlong Damnoen Saduak also connects to the Khlong Phasi Charoen Canal, which leads to the Chau Phraya River in the Bangkok area. The length of the Khlong Damnoen Saduak Canal is about 35 km, divided into eight segments.

Floating Market in Damnoen Saduak, Thailand

Initially, most of the territory in Damnoen Saduak was overland. In order to connect the waterways of the area, a canal was dug, through which water was released and transport links were established.

Most of the workers who built the Damnoen Saduak canal were Chinese. When the construction was completed, they settled on two banks of the canal, which led to the emergence of a floating market and a coastal village.


April 08, 2024

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