Where to do your shopping

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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.

China Town
Very cheap shopping, but some is also retail, but a lot of bargains to be found
Sukhumvit – Siam Square
All along Sukhumvit there is shops, shops and more shops, there is also some of the biggest shopping malls, like Siam Paragon, Siam Center, Siam Discovery Center, MBK and the whole area around Siam Square is one big shopping area.
Silom-Mahesak-New Road
Many gems and jewelry stores are found here, also the River City Shopping Complex, known for its quality antique stores and regular auctions.

Silom-Surawong-Patpong
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.

Ploenchit-Ratchadamri
Many department stores and shopping malls are here, including the World Trade Centre, with dozens of shops and restaurants, and the Siam Centre, which contains many fashionable boutiques. Opposite the World Trade Centre you will find the Narayaphand Pavilion, the official handicraft centre selling items from all parts of the country.

Chitralada Shops: 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-Phetchaburi
Pratunam Market, one of Bangkok's garment districts, is the place to go for low-priced clothing of all kinds. Its also the place to go for electronics, computers, cameras etc at Panthip plaza.
Suan Lum Nightbazar
This is a great place to spend an evening, lots of shopping, and a food court with lots of stalls with food and many different kind of beers, live music and don’t forget to buy the foodtickets at the ticket counter, that’s the only mean of payment the many food stalls accept here.
Small markets
Around Bayok 2 there is a market in the night time, also around on nut station and next to Robinson on Charoen Krung is there night markets.

Bang Lamphu
Close to the Grand Palace and Temple of the Emerald Buddha, Bang Lamphu has a lively market where clothing is a popular buy.

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