Undoubtedly, Bangkok is one of the prominent destinations, which is quite popular across the globe. This capital city of Thailand is a hub of shopping and where you can find top brands such as Armani and DKNY at best prices. So, what are you waiting for? Here are the 6 Bangkok shopping destinations you must visit while taking a trip to Bangkok.
Patpong Night Market
If you’re quite good at bargaining, then trust me guys, Patpong Night Market is the best place in Bangkok where you can shop. Located in the most notorious nightlife districts, Patpong, its night market will surely make you fall in love with it. However, if you don’t want to shop, you can wander around Patpong after sunset. The delightful bars and nightclubs will surely make you feel in heaven.
What to shop: Cheap clothing, ‘Genuine fakes’, handbags, souvenirs, accessories, etc.
With eight floors packed over 2000 outlets selling clothes, furniture and hardware, MBK is one of the popular malls in the world where you can bargain without any hesitation. In case, if you’re looking for an absolute shopping experience, personally I would like to you recommend you this place.
What to shop: Mobile phones, Designer fashion, Clothing, accessories, electrical appliances, etc.
Chatuchak Weekend Market
One of the famous markets in the world, the Chatuchak Weekend Market is also a tourist spot in its own right. The market covers an area of about 1 km and hosts around 15,000 booths. Here you can get everything from clothes to handicrafts, jewelry, accessories and much more. Moreover, you can do bargaining but it is only acceptable to some extent. Make sure you carry a bottle of water with yourself as there’s a lot of walking.
What to shop: Handicrafts, Local souvenirs, clothes, wood carvings, jewelry, ceramic wares, artwork, etc.
It is one of the most popular open-air shopping arcades in the city that offers a range of shopping items. Located by the river, it offers European fashion, Asian handicrafts and American food as well as it also hosts some of the best entertainment facilities. Moreover, if you want to reach Asiatique Riverfront, you can even take the free shuttle boat departing from Sathorn/Central Pier.
What to shop: Local souvenirs, fashion items, jewelry, etc.
Bangkok city is quite popular for its enormous malls. Central World is the sixth largest shopping center in the world that has eight floors, each catering the needs of every individual. The mall is so huge that it even hosts motorbikes and cars for sale. If you’re a sports buff, I would suggest you check out a shop, named Super Sports where you’ll find all kinds of sports equipment.
What to Shop: Electronics, clothes, wine, sports gear and much more.
If you want to visit Siam Paragon, I would suggest you take the Sky train to Siam station. At the ground floor, there’s a luxury wing that offers top brands like Chanel, Marc Jacobs, LV, Burberry et al. when you’re done with window shopping, I would suggest you go to the food court on the same floor where you can relish the taste of international cuisines.
Talking about the biggest in the city, Siam Paragon has the biggest bookstore, cinema complex (including 3D, 4D, IMAX), fitness center (Fitness First) and aquarium (Siam Ocean World). If you’re not an avid shopper, there are a lot of things to do so.
What to shop: Books, Luxury items, souvenirs, etc.
Bangkok is a shopper’s paradise which offers a perfect amalgamation of local as well as international. From the streets of Chatuchak to Siam Paragon, it offers a great range of utilities at the best price range. This makes the capital city of Thailand one of the rare destinations where any shopper can find anything.
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