The Damnoen Saduak Floating Market is located in the district of Damnoen Saduak in the province of Ratchaburi. The central town of the district, in which the market is located, is known simply as Damnoen Saduak. Like many districts in the area it is well populated with canals or khlong.
The main khlong, which in this case is an entirely man-made canal, runs all the way from the Tha Chin River near Bangkok, one of the distributaries of the big Chao Phraya river in Bangkok city center, to the Mae Klong River.
Damnoen Saduak district is a combination of small towns and agricultural land. As you pass through it you will see many small rural houses, the living places of the real Thai people.