Many foreign tourists visit Samui local market “The Wharf”

MGR Online

Samui, Surat Thani –

Many foreign tourists have visited a famous local market and tasted Thai food on Samui Island.

Mr. Wiwat Chuenban, the vice-president of the Tourism Council of Thailand told the Phuket Express the following:

“One of the most famous local street markets on Samui Island is called ‘The Wharf Samui’ which is located in the Bo Phut sub-district. The market opens every Wednesday and Friday from the late afternoon until late at night. Most sellers are local people who are selling local food and products.”

“Most foreign tourists were interested to taste Thai foods such as Pad Thai, Papaya Salad, (Somtam), and grilled chicken. We have supported Thai food as a Soft Power as well as developed local tourism.” Mr. Wiwat added.

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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.