The shopping experience in Bangkok caters to all budgets, style, and brands. In other words, you can never run out of options when shopping in Bangkok. But what are the best places to shop you ask? Read the list below:
- Terminal 21
Terminal 21 is a relatively new mixed-use shopping complex, it was opened in 2011. The shopping mall stands out from the rest with its cool design elements. Each floor of the mall feature themes of popular cities, including London, San Francisco, Rome, Tokyo, Istanbul, etc.
Terminal 21 is home to more than 600 shops – another big reason that makes the malls one of the best places to shop in Bangkok.
- Chatuchak Weekend Market
If you want to shop all things cheap, then Chatuchak Weekend Market is where you should head at. Chatuchak Weekend Market covers almost one kilometre of stretch and consists of more than 15,000 booths.
The market is segregated into 27 sections. Be it from Chinaware, Buddhist amulets, to jewellery and fashionables, you can get your hands on almost anything in the market.
- Central Chitlom
Located next to sky train station Chit Lom, Central Chitlom is home to big brands, including Louis Vuitton, Dior, Marc by Marc Jacobs, and Mulberry. All the floors of the mall are airy and exude a relaxed vibe.
The open layout of the floors also makes it easy for you to find your way around. Central Chitlom also houses different cafes and restaurants which make good fooding options.
- Pantip Plaza
If you love electronics, then a visit to Pantip Plaza is a must for you. The five-floor shopping centre houses stores that offer electronics of all kinds. Canon, Sony, and Nikon are some of the biggest stores in Pantip Plaza.
You can also get your hands on pirated games, software, TV series, and movies in the shopping centre. If you get hungry during your electronics shopping spree, head over to the food court in the second floor.
MBK (Mahbookkrong) is one of the oldest shopping centres in Asia. If you are planning to get your hands on clothing from local Thai brands, then MBK is the perfect shopping centre for you.
Electronics lovers won’t get bored or disappointed as the shopping centre’s 4th and 5th floor houses electronics shops such as Nikon, iStudio (Apple Premium Reseller), and Canon.
- Central World
Central World is one of the world’s biggest shopping malls. Each floor of the shopping mall is dedicated to offering specific items; 2nd floor for women, 3rd floor for men, etc. Central World is home to Super Sport, Bangkok’s biggest sports shop.
The 7th floor of the mall houses restaurants and supermarket and gourmet market. You can never get enough of entertainment in Central World as it has a 3D movie theatre and an ice skating rink.