Mahachai Market (th: ตลาดสดมหาชัย) is located in a small town Maha Chai, in the Samut Sakhon province. The market takes place just few meters away from the Maha Chai train station.
Mahachai Market is well-known in Thailand for having one of the largest seafood markets in the country. Mahachai Market is the place where the seafood distribution to different parts of Thailand goes on.
At the market you’ll see fish, mussels and squids that look extremely fresh.
Pla Tuu (Mackerel Fish) and dried fish products are the most popular products for sale at Mahachai Market, but you'll find some other types of seafood here as well.
There are plenty of shops at Mahachai Market offering a wide variety of products such as dried fish, fresh fruits and vegetables.
How to get there
Take the train from Wongwien Yai Railway Station in Bangkok (not Hua Lamphong Railway Station) to Maha Chai Railway Station (10 baht, 1 hr).
Take an air-conditioned bus from Bangkok Southern (Sai Tai Mai) Bus Terminal to Samut Sakhon.
A visit to Mahachai Market can be combined with a trip to Maeklong Railway Market (Talad Rom Hub) and Amphawa Floating Market. How to make it by yourself in one day, read here: One Day Trip: Maeklong Railway Market (Talad Rom Hub) and Amphawa Floating Market.
Detailed information about traveling by train to Mahachai Market and other famous markets can be found here: How to Get to Maeklong Railway Market (Talad Rom Hub) by Train.