The city of Bangkok is often synonymous with the term ‘shopping’ and no holiday in this part of the world would be complete without checking out the plethora of goods it has to offer. If you want a wholesome shopping experience in Bangkok do not miss this famous Chatuchak Market. Being the largest market in the whole of Thailand this shopping hot spot makes up a total of 35 acres and contains over 5000 stalls. Easily enough it also happens to be one of the largest markets in the world.
Most stalls in the market are open only on Saturdays and Sundays and caters to approximately 200,000 visitors each day during the weekend. The market is not only popular among tourists, plenty of locals too flock to the markets to check out the latest stocks in store that range from household items to live animals.
The market is located opposite the old northern bus terminal and has two major components, one being the Jatujak Plaza and the other being the J. J Mall. The market has something for every type of shopper. Their range has no theme or type and includes literally anything including clothes, shoes, books, Thai crafts, souvenirs, antiques, plastics, produce, flowers, jewellery, house ware, plants, even animals and so much more. The tourists will also find authentic Thai silks and plenty of traditional artefacts; there are also couple of shops that offer shipping services to one’s country of origin. With the most reasonable prices, the market is definitely one place where you can shop till you drop.
Shopping in Bangkok can never be exhausting. The Suan Lum Night Bazaar is also another hot spot and there is only so much more this exciting city has to offer. A good night’s rest and a relaxing abode to get back to will always keep one in the best of shapes to experience this shopping haven. What other Bangkok resort
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