Shopping in Bangkok

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Temperature controlled malls like MBK offer up every major brand, but the best shopping in Bangkok comes from combing the treasures in the markets’ b... Read More

Temperature controlled malls like MBK offer up every major brand, but the best shopping in Bangkok comes from combing the treasures in the markets’ busy stalls. None is better than the Chatuchak Weekend Market. Here you’ll find more than 8,000 stalls filled with everything from kitschy souvenirs, home décor, local fashion, handmade jewelry, wacky pet supplies and elaborate Asian objects.

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  • Central World

    Bangkok’s biggest mall is the perfect place to shop, people watch and let the blasting air conditioning (known as air-con to the locals) help cool you... Read More

  • Chatuchak Weekend Market

    Known as the "JJ" to locals, this massive market is an anthropologist’s dream come true. Home to everything from bespoke furniture, clothing and exotic... Read More

  • Dasa Books

    Bibliophiles and bookworms will spend hours browsing the spines of the large collection of second-hand tomes, which range from bibliographies to... Read More

  • Jim Thompson Thai Silk Shop

    American-born Jim Thompson is synonymous with revitalizing the Thai silk industry. After you’ve visited his impressive house, head to the silk shop for... Read More

  • Lofty Bamboo

    Budget-conscious shoppers and those looking to support fair trade practices will love Lofty Bamboo.The store sells colorful and handmade clothing, bags,... Read More

  • MBK

    Chaotic and energetic, the small stalls of this mall sell everything from knock-off designer goods to used iPhones, along with the usual offerings and... Read More

  • P. Tendercool

    For European art dealer Pieter Compernol, discovering antique wooden slabs salvaged from traditional Southeast Asian homes led to a career change and a... Read More

  • Pak Khlong Talat

    Bangkok’s 24-hour flower market is busiest after midnight when blooms are delivered from around thecountry and hotels, and restaurants arrive to... Read More

  • S.J International Jewelers

    Visitors flock here for the western-style service, a knowledgeable staff and collections centered around colored stones. Complimentary hotel pick-up and... Read More

  • Terminal 21

    Terminal 21, like any mall in Bangkok, is home to big-name chain restaurants and retailers. Head to the upper floors and scan the market-style shops of... Read More

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