6 Best Shopping Spots in Thailand
Go Shopping in Thailand to make yourself Feel Happy
Thailand is paradise for people who love shopping for the reason that the country provides both tourists and locals with a great shopping experience. Shopping is one of the main reasons for increase in year-round tourism in Thailand. Goods and products are offered at reasonable rates. For that reason, people love to buy designer clothes and other items from Bangkok and other cities.
Here are the 6 best shopping spots in Thailand:
It is the second-biggest city in the north of Thailand and also the best place to buy handicrafts, bracelets, handbags, natural handmade soaps, toys, clothes, notebooks, silk and everything available at reasonable rates.
Major shopping attractions in Chiang Mai are CentralPlaza (a shopping mall having numerous clothes outlets and restaurants), Kad Suen Kaew Department Store (oldest shopping mall having everything from books to food to clothes), Tesco Lotus, Rimping Supermarket, Central Festival and Promenada Resort Mall.
Located in Bangkok, Siam Paragon is one of the largest shopping malls in South East Asia. It is the perfect destination for shoppers in quest of luxury goods. This mall has a lot of restaurants, more than 250 department stores selling both local and international luxury brands such as Adidas, Hush Puppies, Casio, Seiko, Morgan, etc along with consumer electronics stores, Rolls Royce dealership, Maserati showroom and a huge food court.
Situated on New Petchburi Road in Ratchathewi district, Bangkok, Pantip Plaza is a covered computer & electronics shopping mall famous for selling software, Macintosh, laptops, digital cameras, gaming consoles, games, DVDs, computer peripherals, robotic toys, graphic cards, speakers, headsets, printers, routers, smart phones and more.
Damnoen Saduak Floating Market:
This world famous floating market sells designer clothes, CDs, DVDs, jewelry, souvenirs, noodles, vegetables, fruits, spices, tea, grilled skewered milk pork, decorative items and more. There are coffee shops and garment shops on both sides of Khlong Damnoen Saduak canal. The speciality of the floating market is that the vendors sell the fruits, vegetable and eatables while sitting on their boats.
Chatuchak Weekend Market:
A trip to Bangkok is not complete without visiting the world-famous Chatuchak Weekend Market. This market has street shops of clothes, cat & dog faces, traditional food, souvenirs, footwear, fruits, purses, handbags, coconut ice cream, umbrellas etc as well as open air food courts and coffee shops. Everything is available here in open air.
MBK Shopping Center:
It was once the largest shopping mall in Asia. The shopping center has 8 stories that accommodate 2000 stores selling authentic goods ranging from electronics to garments to furniture to luggage/bags to cosmetics to footwear, along with service outlets, stalls, food court, food stalls, souvenir shops, bowling alley, karaoke center, cinema theater and restaurants.
It is close to the BTS National Stadium. The shopping center has the biggest mobile sale floor along with the shops that sell mobile phone numbers. Other floors have shops selling statues, Thai silk, handmade items, sportswear, fresh fruits, grilled pork, beef soup and eatables.