Shopping in Bangkok - authentic goods, best outlets, malls and boutiques

Bangkok Bangkok is just perfect for shopping. You will find state-of-the-art malls, original shops and markets here. Siam Paragon claims to be one of the largest and most popular shopping centers of the city. It is located in a five-storey building and invites customers to more than 250 stores. You will find chic designer boutiques here as well as popular brand shops where clothing can be purchased at the best prices. This Shopping Mall presents also several excellent bookstores, cosy cafes and restaurants. You can also enrich your shopping by visiting a popular oceanarium Ocean World.
Baiyoke Sky Hotel Bangkok is the highest hotel in Thailand. It is located in a 309 metre tall tower with 88 stores. The hotel has become famous because of a 360 degree rotating observation … Open
MBK center is no less popular Bangkok's Shopping Mall. Launched in 1986, it remains one of the largest in Asia and occupies an eight-storey building. It offers customers just a huge choice of clothing, souvenirs, interesting decorations for houses, domestic appliances and perfumes. Shops of the most different categories are concentrated in the complex. Wardrobe elements can be chosen here both for 10 and for 10000 baht. In MBK Trade and Entertainment Center is also a Thai boxing arena, various beauty salons, a modern cinema and a huge food court area.
Frugal tourists will definitely appreciate some of Bangkok's markets, among which Pratunam is a certain leader. This is a huge wholesale market, where thousands of local residents and tourists flock to in search of inexpensive clothes and shoes every day. In addition to usual shops, there are many sewing workshops where clothes are custom made or being mended. Tourists who will visit this market, should take into consideration one important nuance. When buying a few things from the same vendor they can essentially save money. Copyright
Hotel Sofitel So Bangkok is a project of famous Thai architects and famous French couturier Christian Lacroix. The design of the hotel is an amazing combination of Asian luxury and French … Open
Saturday or Sunday is totally time to go to the rowdy Chatuchak market, which is the largest in the city and the largest one in Asia. At this market you can buy everything your tourist heart desires, from clothing and accessories of local production, to unique souvenirs and handicrafts. In the marketplace operate many trading tents, in which popular street food is offered. Chatuchak is one of the few markets where you really must haggle over price, it will allow to significantly reduce prices.
Bangkok Those who want to bring the most expensive and luxurious things from the trip, should walk around the Siam area. Here, there is a dignity in the choice of elite boutiques. Siam is also a location of the most expensive city's shopping center - Gaysorn. There are a lot of designer fashion boutiques and elite perfumery shops here.
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Don’t forget to visit one of the colourful night markets. The atmosphere at such markets is always special. Every day at 7.00 p.m. Patpong Night market with hundreds of trade pavilions where clothes, shoes, accessories, children's toys and household goods are presented is opened. All these colourful shopping tents alternate with small open cafes where you can try the most popular national delicacies. The market operates until midnight. Frugal tourists should take into account that prices there are far from being the lowest.
bangkok city view For those who expect to bring electronics from Bangkok, Pantip Plaza electronics mall is ideal. The choice of electronics stores in it is the largest in the city. The main drawback is an abundance of illegal merchants who offer defective goods.
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Reference information
Map of all shopping areas
Shopping streets in Bangkok
♥   Shopping area ' Bobae' Bangkok, 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Phahurat - Sampeng' Bangkok, 1.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Victory Monument' Bangkok, 2.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Ratchaprasong' Bangkok, 2.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Si Lom' Bangkok, 2.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Wang Lang' Bangkok, 3.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Ratchada' Bangkok, 5.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Shopping advices for the whole region around Bangkok

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