Shopping in Bangkok is not limited to one or two major streets, and there are many areas throughout the city affording ample choice and easy access. Here's just a selection of some of the places to go shopping!
Chatuchak Park Weekend Market
A famous Bangkok landmark where you can buy just about everything from clothing to potted plants - a paradise for browsers and bargain- hunters alike.
Many gems and jewellery stores are found here, also the River City Shopping Complex, known for its quality antique stores and regular auctions.
The commercial heart of Bangkok houses dozens of specialist shops,boutiques and shopping plaza representing all the major buys. Street stalls also abound, most notably Patpong's famous night market.
Many department stores and shopping malls are here, including the Central World Plaza , Gaysorn Plaza , Sogo, Central Chidlom and Peninsula Plaza with dozens of shops and restaurants, and the Siam Centre, Discovery Center which contains many fashionable boutiques. Opposite the Central World Plaza you will find the Narayana Phand Co.,Ltd. the official handicraft centre selling items from all parts of the country.
Outlets for Her Majesty Queen Sirikit's Support Foundation, which encourages the production of traditional Thai handicrafts. Chitralada shops can be found in Bangkok and other major travel destinations such as Pattaya and Chiang Mai.
Pratunam Market, one of Bangkok 's garment districts, is the place to go for low-priced clothing of all kinds.
One of the Thailand's biggest shopping mall is Seacon Square located in the outer Bangkok area.
Located in outer Bangkok FashionIsland shopping mall resemble self-contained, air-conditioned town, selling not only fashion and domestic items but also houses and cars.
Close to the Grand Palace and Temple of the Emerald Buddha, Bang Lamphu has a lively market where clothing is a popular buy.