in

12 Must-Visit Bangkok Shopping Malls For First Time Visitors – 2020

This article is published by Travelog.
For more Bangkok travel deals, click here for more information!

Hey shopaholics! First time in Bangkok and don’t know which shopping malls are worth to shop? Do you prefer to shop under the air conditioner than the outdoor night market? No worries, this is the article you should read! Now I am going to introduce the 12 shopping paradises in Bangkok to you!

1. Siam Square

Siam Square is in essence where trends both emerge and are created. This is where fashionistas get a real taste of alternative style and shopping.

Tips: There are many unique cafes in here, check it out!

Operating Hours: 10AM – 10PM (Daily)

Location: 388 Rama I Rd, Khwaeng Pathum Wan, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330, Thailand

How to get there: Take BTS to Siam Station and take EXIT 1

2. Platinum Fashion Mall

This is a must-go mall for shopping lovers! A total of 2500 shops are all gathered in Platinum Fashion Mall! You can buy fashionable clothes and accessories at wholesale prices. You also get to mix and match fashion items with cheaper price compare to the original prices at many shops. It goes like this – the more you buy, the cheaper it will get!

Tips: There are no changing rooms in the stall but you are allowed to exchange if it does not fit after you try it in your hotel or washrooms within the building.

Operating Hours: 9AM – 8PM (Daily)

Location: 222 Phetchaburi Rd, Khwaeng Thanon Phetchaburi, Khet Ratchathewi, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10400, Thailand

How to get there: Take BTS to Ratchadamri station

3. MBK Center

It can also be called as MBK center. It has more than 2000 stores where you will spend at least 5 hours to shop around. Those who prefer shopping in air-conditioned places will love this place because you can find almost everything that the markets offer here at the same price. You will also find Thai souvenirs at a cheap price!

Tips: Since the price is cheaper so don’t compare the quality with those in Paragon.

Operating Hours: 10AM – 10PM (Daily)

Location: 444 Phayathai Rd, Khwaeng Wang Mai, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330, Thailand

How to get there: Take BTS to National Stadium station and follow the sign to MBK.

4. Union Mall

It is a hidden gem of budget shopping in Bangkok with less crowd. It is just one BTS station away from Chatuchak Weekend Market. You can shop for Korean and Japanese fashion here. It offers unique boutique stores with high quality products. The price here will be slightly higher compare to Platinum mall but the walkways and corridors are more spacious.

Tips: There will be a night market outside of Union Mall where Thailand university students will set up booths and sell things here.

Operating Hours: 11AM – 10PM (Daily)

Location: 54, Soi Lat Phrao 1 | Chom Phon, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900, Thailand

How to get there: Take BTS to Ha Yaek Lat Phrao station

5. Central World

It is the largest shopping mall in Thailand and one of the world’s biggest. It has everything from luxury boutiques, the newest technology, restaurants, entertainment and so on. There is also an ice-skating rink here. Central World is so big that it has two department stores which are the Zen and Isetan. Both of them have a huge open area over several floors with many different brands.

Tips: Take the Sky Train and drop-off at either Chitlom or Siam BTS station. The mall is 5 minutes walking distance away from the station.

Operating Hours: 10AM – 10PM (Daily)

Location: 999/9 Rama I Rd, Khwaeng Pathum Wan, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330, Thailand

How to get there: Take BTS to Chit Lom Station and take Exit 1

6. Terminal 21

It is a unique shopping mall with the concept of travel-inspired. Each floor’s design is inspired by the world’s most visited cities such as Rome, Paris, London, Istanbul, Tokyo, San Francisco and Hollywood. You can look for high quality clothes.

Tips: The ‘Pier 21 Food Court’ at the highest floor of Terminal 21 is well known for cheap and good taste

Operating Hours: 10AM – 10PM (Daily)

Location: 88 Soi Sukhumvit 19, Khwaeng Khlong Toei Nuea, Khet Watthana, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10110, Thailand

How to get there: Take BTS to Asok station

7. Siam Paragon

There is a big food court at the ground floor. It has many of the biggest international restaurant branches here. There is also a huge supermarket located at the ground floor with food from all over the world. They have both luxury and affordable shops here.

Tips: It is located a little west of Central World.

Operating Hours: 10AM – 10PM (Daily)

Location: 991 Rama 1 Road, Puthumwan Bangkok, Thailand

How to get there: Take BTS to Siam Station

8. Siam Center

It is just next to Siam Paragon. It is almost as big as Paragon and Central World. Not only that, it also has a darker and dimmer feel to it. The food court here is less crowded compare to the one at Paragon.

Tips: Get your tourist card at either of the customer relations counters (G and M Floor) by showing your passport.

Operating Hours: 10AM – 10PM (Daily)

Location: 979 Rama 1 Road, Pathumwan Bangkok, Thailand

How to get there: Take BTS to Siam station

9. Central Chidlom

It is a best place to go if you are looking for a specific thing and don’t want to get distracted along the way. Central Chidlom is a pure shopping mall with no entertainment. However, it is a stylish 7-stories department store with a modern and friendly ambience.

Tips: Central Chidlom offers free porter service where the workers will help you to carry your shopping bags to your car boot.

Operating Hours: 10AM – 10PM (Daily)

Location: 1027 Phloen Chit Rd, Khwaeng Lumphini, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330, Thailand

How to get there: Take BTS to Chit Lom Station

10. Siam Discovery

It is smaller than Paragon and Central World but it is bigger than Siam Center. You will not get lost here as it is easy to find you way around. If you like pretty things, you will definitely love this mall!

Tips: Visit Madame Tussauds in Bangkok here on the 6th floor of this mall!

Operating Hours: 10AM – 10PM (Daily)

Location: 989 Rama I Rd, Khwaeng Pathum Wan, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330, Thailand

How to get there: Take BTS to Siam Station and take Exit 1

11. Big C Supercenter

Big C is one of the biggest supermarket chains in Thailand. You will get to find plenty of discounted items here! You will never want to miss this because it has varieties of tidbits at affordable prices.

Tips: Buy all kind of snacks here as souvenirs because it is really cheap!

Operating Hours: 9AM – 11PM (Daily)

Location: 97/11 Rajdamri Rd. | Lumpini, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand

How to get there: Take BTS to Chit Lom Station and take Exit 1

12. Palladium World Shopping Mall

It is bigger and cheaper than Platinum Fashion Mall. It follows the same style of its more famous neighbor with a bazaar type of layout.

Tips: Don’t expect the most cutting edge fashion here.

Operating Hours: 9AM – 8PM

Location: Thanon Phetchaburi, Ratchathewi, Bangkok 10400, Thailand

How to get there: Take BTS to Chit Lom Station

Last reminder: please make sure your luggage has enough space for you to shop!

This article is published by Travelog.
For more Bangkok travel deals, click here for more information!

Ultimate Transportation Guide: From Bangkok Airport to City – 2020

15 Best Airbnb to Stay in Pratunam Area, Bangkok – 2020