Or Tor Kor Market in Bangkok was established by the Marketing Organization for Farmers (MOF), which is a state enterprise under control of the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives aiming to help farmers and the villagers in marketing, sales, and storage of agricultural products.
Or Tor Kor Market Bangkok
Or Tor Kor Market is an indoor market located in the building of Marketing Organization for Farmers (MOF) opposite to Chatuchak Weekend Market. The area of the market is 6,500 sq. m with more than 600 stalls selling their goods here.
Or Tor Kor Market was ranked as one of the world’s best fresh markets by CNN. The market is well-known among Thai people and foreign tourists as an upscale fresh market. Or Tor Kor Market not only offers good quality products, but also devotes great attention to cleanliness, safety, hygiene and good environment.
There are many products being sold at Or Tor Kor Market. The market is divided into separate zones such as meat zone, seafood zone, dried food zone, fresh vegetables zone, fruits zone, rice zone, food center zone.
The "organic market" Zone is another interesting zone located on the aisle in front of the market. There is a shop of the Royal project as well as many beautiful small shops selling diverse range of products like fresh fruits and processed fruits such as pineapple, durian, mulberry or organic agricultural products such as rice berries, oolong tea and honey that is safe for consumers.
There is a wide selection of seasonal fresh fruit stalls at Or Tor Kor Market. The imported fruits from all over the world such as African Apples, New Zealand Kiwis, persimmons, melons and others can also be purchased at the market.
Not only fresh fruits are on offer here, as there are also many processed products such as bananas, taro, fried peanuts, and even crispy pork.
The prices at Or Tor Kor Market may be slightly higher than at the general fruit market but if you’re looking for a special selection and premium grade quality fruits, this market is a great choice.
Another zone of Or Tor Kor Market that shouldn't be missed is the place where ingredients for cooking are sold. Here you will find ingredients such as a shrimp paste, curry paste, pickled garlics, pickled chili paste, dried shrimps, and various types of fresh products as well as seafood that have been carefully selected including shrimps, fish, and big crabs.
Or Tor Kor Market also houses a food center where you can sit and eat comfortably.
There are many dishes to choose from both local Thai and international food. The food looks delicious and the price is worth to pay. Ensure that you are full before returning home.
Or Tor Kor Market Opening Hours
Or Tor Kor Market is open daily, from 06:30 to 18.00.
How to get there
Take MRT Metro to Kamphaeng Phet station and leave via Exit No. 3. The market will be right in front of you.
The full range of stalls at Or Tor Kor Market opens from 08:30 onwards and the market is very crowded on Saturday - Sunday (Chatuchak Weekend Market opening days).
In our opinion, Or Tor Kor Market is one of Top 10 markets in Bangkok. What are the other ones? Check here: Bangkok Markets – TOP 10 Best Markets in Bangkok 2019.