The Most Prominent Shopping Area in Bangkok
Siam Ratchadamri is the biggest and the most popular shopping district in Bangkok, visited by thousands from all over the world. The dazzling spread of endless merchandise will undoubtedly daze every visitor with its sheer abundance and variety and will most certainly tempt one to spend much more money and time than planned.
Starting from the junction of Rama 1 Road and Phaya Thai Road, the vast shopping area is easily reached via the skytrain. The skywalk that links the city’s most prominent malls and locations further facilitates easier navigation of the area. The many famous malls in the vicinity include MBK Center (Mahboonkrong) where clothes, gift items, cosmetics, electrical equipment, furniture, leather goods, travel and camping equipment are found at competitive prices as well as the Siam Square which is an open air shopping ground mostly famous among teenagers, foreigners and office workers. The trendy and chic Siam Centre with its many shops selling designer label clothes along with the many coffee shops and fast food chains attract a different segment of customers, as well as the Siam Discovery Centre which is a renowned high class lifestyle shopping mall. The Siam Paragon is the new sensation in town with its plethora of shops selling branded clothes and shoes as well as scrumptious traditional Thai cuisine along with famed international dishes of exquisite flavour. The largest lifestyle and entertainment complex in the country can also be discovered within these borders, in the mega structures of the CentralWorld Plaza where the celebrated Japanese department stores of Isetan and Zen are found. The Gaysorn Plaza with its dazzling array of high end international brands and the Big C that is famed for clothes and Thai souvenirs are certainly places that must be visited when in this wonderful city of multiple delights. Malls including Naraiphan, Pantip Plaza, Platinum Fashion Mall as well as the Pratunam Market add much color and zest to the shopping experience in Bangkok, each with its unique flavor and specialization.
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Jayani Senanayake is a writer who dabbles in travel and all things exotic. Under the pseudonym of Caliope Sage, she writes of the allures that must simply be discovered.Google+