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MBK CENTRE (Mahboonkhron)

 

Take the BTS Skytrain anywhere along Sukhumvit Road and stay on until you reach Siam Square, hop out and walk to the other side of the platform and take the next train one stop (end of the Line). MBK is in front of you, an amazing 6 story building full of little shops that sell assorted goods.

 

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Shopping in Bangkok...

 

SHOPPING is one of Bangkok’s major attractions. Favorable purchases include Thai silks and cottons, modern traditional jewellery featuring precious gemstones which include sapphires, rubies, emeralds and diamonds, semi-precious stones include opals, jades, topaz, turquoise and zircons. Other goods are nielloware, pewter ware, bronze, ceramic, specially high fired celadon, leather goods, wood carvings, paintings, custom tailored clothing and any of the thousand and one items produced by skilled Thai artisans. Bangkok is one of the most competitively priced cities in Asia. Friendly bargaining in most stores and markets ensure favorable prices and service.

 

PHATPONG/SURIWONG/SILOM AREA

Major hotels include the Montian and Dusit Thani, numerous shops and department stores selling jewelry, gemstones, antiques, leather goods, men’s and women's clothing, handicrafts, Thai silks and cottons, electrical and photographic goods. It is also Bangkok’s major commercial and night life centre.

 

MALBESAK/SILOM/NEW ROAD AREA

Principal hotels include the Shangrila, Oriental and Sheraton Royal Orchid. The area is a major gemstone dealing and manufacturing area. Boutiques, art Galleries, department stores and shopping arcades including the River City Complex, selling a wide range of items which has a particular emphasis on antiques, tailored clothing and contempory Thai and Asian paintings.

 

PHLOEN CHIT/PATBUMWAN AREA

Principal hotels include the Le Meridien, the Hyatt Erawan, Arnoma, Imperial and Siam Intercontinental. The area encompasses several department stores and shopping centers, such as the World Trade Centre, Siam Square and Mahboonkrong. Almost everything the shopper needs may be found within this area. Thailand’s principal duty-free shopping outlet is located on the 7th floor of the World Trade Centre.

 

SUKHUMVIT AREA

Principal hotels include the Landmark, Ambassador and Sheraton Grande, concentrated largely between Soi Nana (Soi 3) and Soi Asoke (Soi 21), Several shops, shopping centres and department stores offer abroad range of Thai and imported items. The Nana Entertainment Complex on Soi 4 and Soi Cowboy on Soi 23 are 2 of Bangkok’s major nightlife areas.

 

PRATUNAM/PETCHABUTRI ROAD AREA

Principal hotels include the Amari Watergate and the Indra Regent. The area is best known for its inexpensive ready made clothing which is sold partly in a street market, where determined bargaining is required for the best prices.

 

BANGLAMPHU

The riverrine section of Bangkok is favored by back-packers for its budget accommodation. The area offers inexpensive items, especially ready made clothing, leather goods, footwear and curios. Bargaining is recommended for getting the best prices.

 

Featured Shopping...

PANTHIP PLAZA (New Phetchburi Road)

Skytrain to Ratchathewi, leave on the right side and go to the main road and turn right, Panthip is about 1km or so on the right. If you are one of the many who are into the world of computing, then this centre is a place not to be missed. A 5 story modern building with market style stalls & small, Medium and large shops, where you will find the biggest collection of computers, software, and accessories. You can pick up a top of the range computer system for apprx Bt 20,000. If you need software of any description there are literally hundreds of stores and stalls that carry all the top titles available, starting from about Bt 100. VCD titles start at about Bt 100+ but older titles are available at lower prices. DVD now about Bt 150 MP3 titles, one disc with apprx 10-15 albums are about Bt 100, but you can pick up many titles in bins at the front of shops cheaper. There is also an excellent place on the 2nd floor if you need to eat, mainly all Thai food, you but vouchers from a kiosk which are exchangeable if you don’t use them

Shopping Centres...

 

The Emporium Shopping Complex
622 Sukhumvit Road near Soi 24


The ultimate shopping complex. Imported brand name clothing and accessories. Designer-living products, multiplex theatres. wholesale supermarket and restaurants.

 

 

Seacon Square
Srinakarin Road.


A mega-mall that has everything for the family, Lotus department store,
restaurants, cinemas and amusement park.

 

 

World Trade Center

Rajprasong Intersection


Mega mall with eight floors of shops, plus restaurants cinemas.
ice skating rink, house of Zen and Thailand Duty Free Shop.

 

 

Chatuchak Weekend Market
Phaholyothin Road


The biggest flea market in Asia. Open every weekend. All over the market you will find almost everything from all parts of Thailand. Bargaining skills are definitely required here.

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