Full of shopping malls and markets, Bangkok has been the favorite of shopaholics. Amongst all destinations in Thailand, Bangkok is favorite of tourists as it offers sheer diversity. From the popular brands like DKNY and Armani to the famous handicraft markets, Bangkok has all charm for shopping enthusiasts.
So, without delay, let’s visit some of the outstanding places for shopping in Bangkok.
MBK is definitely a mall but fairly different from other ones. Standing tall with 8 floors and approx. 2000 outlets there, MBK is full of designer clothes, modern furniture, electronics, and hardware. The USP and important fact about this Mall is that it is one of those shopping malls in the world where Bargaining is allowed.
If you are looking to buy something good on fair prices, head over to the shopping mall of MBK.
What to prefer: Jewellery, Designer Clothes, electrical appliances, and mobile phones
Patpong Night Market
If you believe you are good at bargaining for your favorite items and thinking yourself expert for distinguishing between genuine and duplicate ones, Patpong Night Market is the best that offers you unmatched shopping experience in Bangkok
The Patong market can be a big deal or can be a tourist trap for you but the place is a must visiting site, even you are not looking to shop for something. The evening bars and nightclubs will make for an outstanding fun experience.
Chatuchak Weekend Market
Welcome to one of the world’s biggest markets in the world. Even Delhi’s Janpath and Bombay’s Linking Road look like a baby in front of it. Spreading over in a kilometer and holding around 15000 booths, the Chatuchak Weekend Market is a famous tourist attraction in Bangkok.
From clothing to handicraft items, almost everything is available at the Chatuchak Weekend Market. Just imagine an apparel thing or a handicraft item, you can see it hanging on display at Chatuchak Weekend Market. All you need to do is to spare at least half of the day for this market and carry a bottle of water as you will spend hours standing and walking.
What to shop: Handicrafts, fashion accessories, wood carvings, jewelry, artwork, and ceramic wares.
World’s renown city, Bangkok has a fair share of colossal Malls and its Central World is the sixth largest shopping center in the world. With its 8 floors, it is almost full of every kind of furniture, apparel, and electronics material.
The central world is so big that it also hosts cars and motorcycles for sale. Sports enthusiasts can also visit this mall as they can find almost every kind of sports gear and equipment.
What to shop: Clothes, electronics item, sports gear, and wine
Dating back, it was an International Trading Port, Asiatique Riverfront has been converted into one of the most popular, after-dark, open-air shopping arcade in the city. Situated on the river coast, Asiatique specifically deals in European fashion, Asian Handicrafts, and American Food.
The stunning “Paris Wheel”, a huge wheel within the compound is another thing that makes this market beautiful. Even if you don’t take round, it’s worth to be there.
To reach there, you need to take a free shuttle boat departing from Sathorn/Central Pier to reach Asiatique Riverfront. It is surely a must to have experience.
What to Shop: Local Souvenirs and other fashion items
People who interest in shopping in the luxury markets, Siam Paragon is the finest choice for them. Sky train is the easiest way that takes you to this Super Shopping Mall. You can also find a way to the food court in order to satiate your hunger pangs.
When it comes to the biggest and best in the city, Siam Paragon has the biggest bookstore, fitness center, biggest cinema complex including 3D, 4D, and IMAX, and aquarium (Siam Ocean World in the basement). Even if you are not a shopping enthusiast, you can enjoy a lot of other things in this giant Mall.
What to Shop: Books, luxury items, and souvenirs
You don’t need to be a shopaholic to visit these awesome markets. All you need is just to enjoy your time there. So whenever you plan for Bangkok Trip, not to forget visiting these places.