Best Places to Shop in Bangkok – A Quick Guide for Shopaholics
A Quick Guide for Shopaholics
If you love to shop, then Bangkok will not disappoint! From mega-malls to marvellous markets there is much to explore and experience on a shopping expedition.
The city is an ideal place to enjoy some mall hopping… yes, that’s a thing! The Ratchaprasong area is known for its malls though you will find equally impressive options elsewhere too. Around a six-minute walk from Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel, CentralWorld is amongst the most popular malls as are the likes of the Emporium, MBK Centre, EmQuartier, Siam Paragon and ICONSIAM.
Chatuchak Weekend Market
With an estimated 15,000 stalls, suffice to say you are bound to find just about anything at the Chatuchak Weekend Market! Within easy reach for those staying at a Siam hotel, Bangkok has to offer, the market is where you can buy handicrafts, religious amulets, clothes, jewellery, handbags, souvenirs and more at bargain prices.
While you can find upscale designer brands in the city, Pratunam Market is known for its wholesale fashion and is a great place to buy streetwear at bargain prices. Also, in this part of Bangkok is Pantip Plaza a must visit for those in search of the latest gadgets, gizmos and electronic items.
As day turns to night, the shopping fun in Bangkok continues! Khao San Road is a great place to find bargain items and dining options too. Not to be missed are the open-air Talat Rot Fai Ratchada Market and the Patpong Night Market which offer plenty to buy and eat as well.