Top Ten Shopping Places in Bangkok
December 5, 2007
1. Chatuchak Weekend Market
Chatuchak Weekend Market is a famous weekend market where you can find everything you desire. Here, you will be enthused with interesting things such as books, a small image of Buddha, souvenirs, home décorations, trees, pets, clothes, shoes, bags etc.
Open:Saturday and Sunday,from 7am to about 6 pm.
2. Phratunam (Garment Market)
Pratunam is the one of the central of fashion.Take yourselves here for a wonderful shopping time at Pratunam is an excellent idea.There are various- styled clothes, shoes, bag and decorations. The cost is not expensive. Almost all goods will be sold in a wholesale price, but you have to buy for retail so that you can buy in very a cheap price.
Open daily from 9am to 4 pm.
3. Khaosan Road
It is the one of most entertaining places at night.There are a lot of street stores which sale interesting unique handmade and artistic goods. You would get new experiences by plaiting your hair or getting a Henna tattoo. If you feel hungry, do not wait !Enjoy eating with easy-eating and cheap food but very delicious like the world famous Pad Thai , omelet with rice, fantasy crape or chocolate-banana roti.
Open daily from 6 pm to 2 am.
4. Pantip Plaza
Pantip Plaza is located on Petchburi road near the Amari Watergate Hotel. Everything relating to your computer can be found here. There are plenty of computer equipments and variety of IT accessories. Pantip Plaza is an absolute rapture for computer lovers.
Open daily from11 am to 8 pm.
5. Siam Square
This is a renown area with lots of excellent shops. It is recognized to be the place for young and trendy people. Modern clothes,fashionable shoes,chic accessories, boutique bags, unique restaurants and so on can be found here.The Hard Rock Cafe and CM2 disco is also in this vicinity.Hurry up! Let’s go shopping at Siam Square.
Open daily from 11 am to 8 pm.
6. MBK Shopping Centre (Maboonkrong)
MBK (Ma-boon-krong),the most popular shopping complex for foreigners, has 6 floors which are full of little shops selling assorted goods with negotiable prices.There are everything that you are looking for. Also, you can try newly-opened excellent international restaurants on the fifth floors.
Open daily from 10 am to 9 pm.
7. Siam Paragon
Siam Paragon promotes itself to be the pride of Bangkok, and rightly so. The largest upscale shopping mall in Thailand and South East Asia with numerous world class designers stores waiting for you to blow your money away! Many restaurants of all cuisines and entertainment facilities such as Siam Ocean World and IMAX cinemas that can be enjoyed by both adults and children. Around the area there are other shopping complexes as well, such as Siam Discovery and Siam Centre. Could be easil reached as it connects to the Siam Sky Train station. Open daily from 10 am to 9 pm.
8. Central World
It is opposite the Grand Hyatt Hotel and is the most central of all the shopping locations. Central World is also one of the largest shopping mall in Thailand. There are a lot of wonderful merchandises and various entertainment complex.Don’t miss a chance to enjoy shopping here.
Open daily from 10 am to 9pm.
9. Lung Pherm Market(Behind the Thai Airways Hub’s building)
One of popular shopping place for fashionable clothe lovers, Lung Pherm Market is located behind the Thai Airways Hub’s Building. It is a wonderful place where you can find everything such as clothes, shoes,belts, bedsheets ,scarf ,accessories and towels.
Also, you can have lunch here ,there are an abundance of good food, yummy bakery, and various seasonal fruits.
Open Monday to Saturday from 10.30 am to 4 pm.
10. Suan Lum Night Bazaar
Suan Lum Night Barzar is located opposite Lumpini Park.It is one of the most popular night shopping markets that you should never miss. Here, you will be flabbergasted with a lot of selected goods like souvenirs, unique home decorations, Thai silk, trendy costumes and so on.Then, you can have a wonderful time by listening to entertaining live music and have your favorite food and drinks in a relaxing atmosphere.
Open daily from 6 pm to 2 am.