Considered a shoppers paradise, Bangkok is a thriving city where bustling street markets meet multi-storey shopping malls to create an incredible shopping experience like no other. Offering everything from discount outlets to luxury goods and designer brands, these multi-storey shopping extravaganzas offer air conditioned comfort that feature a treasure trove of fashion, accessories, beauty, specialty stores, home décor, technology and more. These Bangkok shopping malls enjoy easy access from the downtown district via the BTS Skytrain. The only thing you’ll need to shop til you drop in Bangkok is a pair of comfortable shoes and your credit card.
Central World Plaza
One of the most famous shopping experiences in Bangkok is Central World Plaza, an exciting mega-complex that offers imported groceries, gourmet dining, beauty salons, clothing boutiques, designer furniture, high tech devices and even its own ice skating rink. Covering 830,000 sqm and featuring a retail space measuring a total of 550,000 sqm the amazing Central World Plaza is also home to its own accommodation provider, the stylish Centara Grand at Central World luxury resort. Read more
Another popular Bangkok shopping experience is the seven-storey Central Chidlom department store. The modern facility enjoys an easy-to-navigate layout that offers a friendly atmosphere for even the most avid shoppers. With three entire floors dedicated to fashion, this is the place to spoil yourself from head to toe, however some Westerners may find sizing to be a little on the small side. With a focus on urban lifestyle, the complex also offers bookstores, technology and home décor and is conveniently located at the Chidlom stop of the Skytrain. For easy access to Central Chidlom, stay at the nearby Marriott Hotel Bangkok. Read more
Central Embassy Mall
For those with a bigger budget to spend, you can’t miss the Central Embassy Mall, Bangkok’s ultra-luxurious, first ever lifestyle mall. Built on the grounds of what used to be the British Embassy, the mall boasts a huge range of high-end stores and designer brands including Versace, Lacoste, Gucci, Vivienne Westwood, Prada, Givenchy and Chanel. The mall also features an exclusive cinema located on the eighth floor with an equally extravagant price tag. You know what they say, if you’ve got it flaunt it. Read more