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BANGKOK SHOPPING AREAS

     Bangkok centralizes products from all regions of the Thailand and the world. Nice shopping centers and shopping venues offers convenience for all shoppers.

 
  BANG LAMPU, KHAOSAN ROAD, PHRA ARTHIT ROAD
 
  PRODUCT: VARIOUS
  BANGKOK
Bang Lampu, Khaosarn Rd., Phra Arthit Rd.
  
Bang Lampu area offering inexpensive items such as leather goods, footwears, cosmetics, ready-made clothes, etc.

Khaosarn area was shown in many Hollywood movies, including "the Beach". The place centralized artists, and authors who want to escape from ordinary world. There are entertainment, arts, decoration stuffs, music cds and some cool clothes for sale.
 
 
  BANGKOK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
 
  PRODUCT: VARIOUS
  BANGKOK
Bangkok International Airport (Don Muang). Bangkok 10210
  
At the airport, there is a duty free shop and many souvenirs shops for tourists to take as nice gifts. Near the airport on Wiphawadi-Rangsit Rd., famous shopping store named "Je Leng" offers imported brand-named goods and others.
 

 
  CHINA TOWN
 
  PRODUCT: VARIOUS, CHINESE PRODUCTS & FOODS
  BANGKOK
Yaowarat Rd., Charoen Krung Rd.
  
After the 19th century, Chinese immigrants have played an important role in Thailand's commercial sector. Then, the area became a famous Chinatown, where Chinese traditions and beliefs remain strongly.

Chinatown is so lively since late morning until midnight. The roads are packed with many Chinese trading houses, selling foods, good quality gold, herbal medicines, and Chinese traditional products.
 

 
  JATUJAK WEEKEND MARKET
 
  PRODUCT: VARIOUS
  BANGKOK
Phaholyothin Rd., Jatujak. near Morchit Sky Train Station
Sat - Sun 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. Some part is opened weekday.
  
Some part of the market is also opened in weekdays such as the beautiful fish market, plant market, etc.

Each section provides each type of products.
 
 
  MAHESAK, CHAROENKRUNG, SI PHAYA
 
  PRODUCT: ANTIQUES, JEWELS & GEMS, CLOTHES - READY-TO-WEAR & TAILOR
  BANGKOK
Chareonkrung Rd., Mahesak Rd., SI Phaya Rd.
  
A major gemstone dealing and jewelry manufacturing area. Art galleries, boutiques, department stores, antiques, tailored clothing, and contemporary Thai and Asian paintings.

The River City Shopping Complex, besides the Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel, is a home to a large number of highly prestigious art and antiques shops. Several good restaurants are giving impressive views over the Chao Phraya river.
 
 
  PAK KLONG TALAD MARKET
 
  PRODUCT: ARTS, HANDICRAFTS, FOLK PRODUCTS, FLOWERS FOOD- FRUITS & VEGETABLES
  BANGKOK
foot of Phra Phuttha Yodfa Chula Lok Bridge, Rachinee Boat Pier. Maharaj Rd.
  
The biggest floral market in Thailand offers the widest array of flowers. All day, since dawn, visitors can buy floral basket arrangements or bouquets of roses, orchids, lotus, jasmine, tulips and so on. This is a one-stop florist's dream.
 
 
  PHAHURAT MARKET
 
  PRODUCT: CLOTHES - READY-TO-WEAR, SHOES, INDIAN CLOTHES
  BANGKOK
Around Phahurat Rd. and Chak Phet road. Near Phra Phuttha Yodfa Bridge
  
Predominately Indian market and bazaar specialize in fabrics. Merchants sell anything from tablecloths to wedding saris, traditional Indian accessories such as sandals and ornate jewelry.
 
 
  PINKLAO
 
  PRODUCT: VARIOUS
  BANGKOK
Borom Ratchachonnani Road
  
Location of famous department stores and markets of clothes and many fashionable stuffs. Also being a location of nice restaurants.
 
 
  PRATUNAM MARKET
 
  PRODUCT: CLOTHES- READY-TO-WEAR, LEATHER, JEWELS & GEMS
  BANGKOK
Northwest corner of Phetchburi and Ratchaprarop. near World Trade Center.
From 8:00-21:00 daily
  
This vast lively and bazaar is jam-packed with stalls and countless peddlers which attract large crowds. Street level purchases and bargaining can often be more fun for visitors who want a bit more local color than what the high-rise shopping centers offer.
 
 
  PUPPLACHAI
 
  PRODUCT: VARIOUS - PHOTOGRAPHY PRODUCTS
  BANGKOK
Near China Town
  
Not just a place of nice old-styled Chinese foods, this area is also a famous place wel-known by photographers, because there are many photographic shops and labs. They offer inexpensive cameras, photo printing and laboratory products.
 
 
  RAJAPRASONG, RAJADAMRI, PLOENCHIT, CHID LOM
 
  PRODUCT: VARIOUS
  BANGKOK
Rajcha Prasong Junction. (Rajcha Damri Rd.- Ploenchit Rd.)
  
Shopping complexes - World Trade Centre, Isetan, Zen, Duty Free Shops, Gaysorn Plaza, Big C, Pratunam Market, Nailert Market, Sogo, Amarin Plaza, Narayana Phand, Bayoke Plaza, Pratunam Complex, Central Chid Lom, etc.
 
 
  RATCHADAPHISEK
 
  PRODUCT: VARIOUS
  BANGKOK
Ratchadaphisek Road
  
It also has the showroom of the Department of Export Promotion for business interested in exporting Thai products.
 
 
  SAM PHENG
 
  PRODUCT: VARIOUS - CLOTHES, TOYS, UTENSIL, DRIED FOOD, CEREAL
  BANGKOK
Wanich 1 Rd. from Han bridge to Ratchawongse Rd. near Chinatown
  
There are dried foods, especially Chinese, shops on the area between Yaowa Panich Rd. to Song Sawat Rd. Famous products are dried fish maws, dried shrimps, dried squids, cereals, etc.
 
 
  SAPHAN PHUT NIGHT MARKET
 
  PRODUCT: CLOTHES - FASHION, SECOND-HAND PRODUCTS
  BANGKOK
at the foot of Phra Phuttha Yodfa Chula Lok Bridge.
8 pm.- 1 am.
  
The night market offers cheap things, especially clothes, bags, some fashion products, and second-handed goods. The place is popular for Thai people and some back-packers.
 
 
  SEACON SQUARE
 
  PRODUCT: VARIOUS
  BANGKOK
Srinakharin road
  
The complex is combined with entertainment, education and health care, with wheelchair access. Also on the premise, 14 THX cinemas, a bowling alley, ice skating rink, many restaurants, a special 'simulator' virtual reality cinema, mini-golf course, Lotus Supercenter (a supermarket), Robinson's department store, "Yoyo Land" a massive indoor theme park with rollercoasters, ferris wheel, boat rides, flumes and many more.

The largest DK Book Store of South East Asia in the complex has close to 1 million books and art movies are show there every Sunday. Nearby is the Seri Center is a good place for buying anything computer related.
 
 
  SIAM SQUARE
 
  PRODUCT: VARIOUS
  BANGKOK
Rama I between Phaya Thai and Honri Dunant.
10 am. - 10 pm. daily
Tel. 0 2 658-1000 #400
  
The area encompasses several shopping malls for high quality merchandises and endless arrays of smaller youth-oriented fashion shops.

Vast shopping centers are MBK Center, Siam Discovery and Siam Center. Facilities are spread out all over the area.
 

 
  SILOM, SURIWONG, RAMA IV
 
  PRODUCT: VARIOUS
  BANGKOK
Silom Rd., Suriwong Rd.
  
A street comprises the major commercial and nightlife center. Lively day and night market, with numerous shops and departments store. It is also plenty of pubs & restaurants.

Shops are providing antiques, jewels, gemstones, leather, ceramics, handicrafts, clothes, Thai silk and cottons, electrical and photographic goods.
 
 
  SUKHUMWIT
 
  PRODUCT: VARIOUS
  BANGKOK
Sukhumvit Rd. concentrated on Nana (Soi 3),Prompong (Soi 39), Asoke (Soi 21), Thonglor (Soi 55).
  
The western end of the road is connecting to Ploenchit area, providing Ploenchit Center, the Ambassador and Landmark hotels shopping arcades, some cheap tailors, camera shops, etc. Around soi 11, there are street stalls selling fake clothes, handicrafts, etc. Around Soi 17-19, there are the Foodland supemarkets, Robinson's department store, and Time Square shopping plaza.

On soi 24, the Emporium is a famous and nice up market department store that has many quality designer labels. Phrakhanong district around soi 71, there are few shopping centers and cheap products. Furthur our from town, Bangna branch of the Central department stores is located near soi 103.
 
 
  THA PRACHAN & THA CHANG AREAS
 
  PRODUCT: ANTIQUES - BUDDHA IMAGES, VARIOUS KINDS OF FOOD
  BANGKOK
Prachan rd. near Wat Phra Kaeo
  
There are many delicious food shops and stalls. Tha Phra Chan area is also the meeting place of Buddha images collecters.

The road is also used for carnivals sometimes. At the Thammasat University, there is a nice underground library that also services public.
 
 
  THEWET MARKET
 
  PRODUCT: ARTS, HANDICRAFTS, FOLK PRODUCTS, PLANTS
  BANGKOK
Thewet, Lining the bank of Khlong Phadung Krung Kasem off Samsen Road.
  
 
 
  WOENG NAKORN KASEM
 
  PRODUCT: VARIOUS - MUSIC INSTRUMENT, ANTIQUE, ELECTRIC, FURNITURE
  BANGKOK
Near Pahurat., Yaowarat.
  
 
 
  BANGKOK NIGHT BAZAAR
 
  PRODUCT: VARIOUS - HOME DéCOR, CLOTHES, SOUVENIR, ARTS, FASHION, COLLECTIONS, RESTAURANTS, FOOD CENTER, BEER PARK
  BANGKOK
Opposite Suan Lumpini Public Park, Rama 4 Rd. or Wireless Rd. (Wittayu Rd.)
3 pm.-11 pm.
  
The place was formerly a military school. After the school was moved out, the area became a nice shopping park with plenty of home décor, fashion products, and eating places. You can found nice souvenirs from Thailand here.
 

 
  BANG PHO
 
  PRODUCT: WOOD FURNITURE, WOOD CRAFTINGS
  BANGKOK
Soi Pracha Naruemit, Pracha Rat Road. Bang Pho
  
In an ancient time, Bang Pho was a fertile land of Chao Phraya River, plenty of fruits orchards. There are many foreigners, chinese and cambodian immigrated and lived here.

Chinese who expert in furniture producing and wood crafting had began their work by using woods transported to the area by river. Nice works of them make this area famous in wood furniture products, later.
 
 
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