Five Popular Shopping Destinations In Bangkok

Bangkok has a number of world-class shopping malls and street shopping destinations. The bustling city is popular for its shopping, street food and nightlife. If you are a first time visitor to the city, here is a list of some interesting shopping malls and street shopping venues in the city.


Tourists looking for cheap shopping can visit the MBK shopping malls. The mall has a number of stalls that sell different items like local brands of clothing, electronics, gadgets, accessories, souvenirs etc. All the products are sold at heavily discounted prices, which makes MBK the most preferred mall for budget conscious travellers. Tourists can stay at the hotel near Central embassy, near the Ploenchit BTS station and reach the mall easily through the Skytrain.

Platinum fashion mall

This is the best shopping destination for fashion lovers. There are a large number of stalls that stock trendy and fashionable clothing and accessories. However, this is not the place for tourists looking for branded western wear, as most of the stalls sell trendy local brands.

Pantip plaza

This is the best shopping destination for gadget geeks. The mall has a number of tiny shops that sell large variety of electronics products and their accessories. The mall is the best place to shop for computers, mobile phones, cameras, accessories, computer software and other electronic products. Tourists can book their stay at a modern hotel near Central embassy and reach Pantip plaza using the BTS.

Terminal 21

This the new and modern shopping mall, located in Sukhumvit. The different sections of the mall are themed around the popular cities of the world. The mall looks like an airport terminal. Terminal 21 is the best mall to visit, if high-street shopping is on your mind.

Central world

Central world is the largest shopping mall in Thailand and the sixth largest in the world. The swanky mall has eight floors which have different themes. Visitors can shop for a variety of products from high-street western brands and also local brands. The mall also has an indoor ice skating rink and food courts. The mall is located in the centre of the Bangkok’s shopping district. Guests staying at the convenient hotel near Central Embassy can reach Central world in ten minute walk.

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