Pli Pier Fisher Market (ตลาดประมงท่าเรือพลี ชลบุรี) Chon Buri Fresh Seafood Market at Plee fishing pier, was firstly opened on 24 July 2010 and open every Saturday from 16.00H – 22.00H, by the restoration of the fisheries policy of the Chonburi district to promote the trade of seafood, the occupation of fishing, the strengthening of the economic community, and increase the income for the fishermen community covering the area of Bang Pla Soi, Ma Kham Yong, Baan Khod, Bang Sai and Baan Suan. Most of people living along the coast are fishermen of fishery conservation by using small boats and tools from local wisdom catching shrimps, shells, craps, fishes, so that they become the unique product of Chonburi province. By providing the fresh seafood market at Plee fishing pier, the tourists of eco-tourism can buy fresh seafood from fishing boats with cheap price while they can sit and dine seafood with the atmosphere above the sea or mud sea at low tide while enjoying the spectacular view of sunset and fishermen’ home and living hood. This is an interesting tourist attraction in Chonburi Province. It was found that this place is responding very well by tourists, there are a lot of tourist attentions. Consequently, they provided a point of view of the landscape of evening even more to meet the needs of the more tourists.
How to get there
The trip to Fresh seafood market at Plee fishing pier is not that difficult, just drive to Chonburi city then drive ahead to the bridge across the sea, driving along the bridge and you will notice the umbrellas of a large number of shops spreading along the route into the community.
For tourists who are not familiar with the route in the City of Chonburi, drive along Sukhumvit road (Old road) or Bangna – Trad then straight into Chonburi City. If you find a sign that says it’s bypass, just ignore it and drive straight to the junction with traffic lights, and on the left is the way turn to bus terminal station of Chonburi Province but do not turn into there, just go straight and you will find the gate of Sukabot school and Wat Khao Phra Bang Sai, go straight for about 600-800 meters, trying to find a U-turn, keep left to look for the sign of Bang Sai 16, if you find the sign for Bang Sai 18 or 20, you can turn into that road because it will turn to each other through the end, then from the junction, turn left to the road along the beach, drive straight for a little and keep looking on the right side, you will see the sign for Fresh seafood market at Plee fishing pier, at soi Bang Sai 37, the end of this street will be connected with the bridge across to the market right there.
If you come by motorway or expressway between the cities (No.7) or you come from Sukhumvit road, which way you can drive to this market? When you drive to the intersection of highway 344, you cut off from the bypass or motorway and turn right to highway 344, then go straight to Chonburi city, when you are in the city already, just go ahead to the west, just be aware on one-way road that may make you lose the way but it’s not difficult, when you arrive to Sukhumvit road in Chonbuti city, just turn left and turn right on the junction of old hospital then go straight, this road is forced you turn right to the bridge across the sea to the fresh seafood market as well.