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Bangkok Shopping Guide

Bangkok is a shopping mecca, with a collection of the best-in-class shopping centres in Southeast Asia. Famed for its wide variety of goods, services and shopping areas. Bangkok has everything you need. From luxury golden-lined interiors to large bargain markets and fashion malls. You’ll find a shopping hub for every style and budget in Bangkok. Here is our selection of the top shopping spots you must visit in our Bangkok Shopping Guide.


Bangkok Shopping Guide 2024

Platinum Fashion Mall

If you are staying at Novotel Bangkok Platinum, then the Platinum Fashion Mall will be your first stop. Located directly below the hotel this mall is the largest wholesale and retail fashion mall in Thailand. Step out of the hotel and stroll through over 2000 shops selling a variety of clothing, shoes, bags, accessories and so much more.

Anything you are looking for you are sure to find it at Platinum Fashion Mall. Besides the many shops, the 6th floor of the mall serves as a food court with a range of restaurants and cafes to choose from. Be it local or international food, you can find it all here!


The Market Bangkok

The Market Bangkok is the newest shopping mall located within the Ratchaprasong-Pratunam area, in the heart of Bangkok. An important business hub in the city. The Market Bangkok was designed to bring people together in a ‘shopping community’ style space. Offering a combination of all types of market stalls and shopping experiences in Bangkok.

Be it tourists, business people or locals going about their daily shopping. Inspired by the many markets around Bangkok. The interiors are vibrant with graffiti and local art. As well as delicious street food stalls, restaurants and cafes.


MBK Center

MBK Center is one of the most famous shopping destinations in Bangkok. Its unique design features a glass dome at the front lighting up the Siam nightscape. With its one-stop-service concept, MBK Center offers all the latest fashions, dining, gadgets, and services you need. Sprawled throughout 6 zones of bargain shopping heaven. Each perfectly themed, you can start at Japan Town, and make your way through Mobile Mania.

Stop for a snack at Heaven of Foods. Then, shop the latest trends at All Fashionistas or the Jewellery Market. And finish with souvenirs & crafts. Located near the hotel, MBK center can be reached by taking the BTS Skytrain to the National Stadium station.


Central World

CentralWorld is a modern shopping and lifestyle complex in the heart of Bangkok. Ranked the 11th largest globally. It is truly a central world of shopping in Bangkok. You’ll find a wide variety of lifestyle, fashion and department stores. Exciting entertainment complex with concert arena. As well as dining outlets spread throughout the mall. There is also Groove at CentralWorld, a vibrant dining and nightlife hub.

CentralWorld also hosts the city’s most celebrated New Year’s Eve countdown each year. Bringing not only shoppers but also business locals and travellers into the city, with its proximity to offices and the Bangkok Convention Centre. It is a short walk from the Siam and Chidlom BTS stations. Using the R-walk, Novotel Bangkok Platinum is only a few minutes away.



ICONSIAM is one of Bangkok’s newest lifestyle malls, taking luxury to the next level. Browse top fashion houses, a Japanese department store, pop-up boutiques and lifestyle brands. More than just a shopping complex, ICONSIAM also boasts the best in dining and entertainment with a kid’s zone, cinema and an art gallery, and exhibition space.

Eat, drink and take in the views with casual restaurants, food stalls, buffet restaurants and rooftop bars. Going beyond the boundary of upscale shopping and dining, ICONSIAM also has an indoor floating market. Rooftop dining, and, a wonderful water fountain light show to create a shopping experience like no other.

Sitting above the Chao Phraya River, ICONSIAM can be reached by taking the BTS Skytrain from Siam station, a few minutes walk away from Novotel Bangkok Platinum. You can either get off at Charoennakorn Station or at Saphan Taksin Station. Then, enjoy a free shuttle boat at Sathorn Pier to the mall.


Siam area

Next stop on Bangkok Shopping Guide. We will take you to the Siam Area offers its district of shopping and entertainment with a collection of four unique malls. Siam Paragon, Siam Square One, Siam Center, and Siam Discovery). Each offers its unique take on lifestyle shopping. From the luxury brands of Siam Paragon to the local boutiques and street stalls of Siam Square One. With Siam BTS Skytrain station at the heart of this shopping area, reaching the shops is effortless.


Central Chidlom

Renowned as the flagship department store of the Central Group. Central Chidlom offers 8 floors of luxury and lifestyle brands in one charming building. Known for its gourmet food selection at the grocery store on the bottom level. Central Chidlom is a great option away from crowds and makes for serene shopping with less walking around. The store is connected to BTS Chidlom station. And connects you with the ever so luxury, Central Embassy through an internal pathway.


Central Embassy

One of Bangkok’s newest additions along the Sukhumvit shopping strip is the Central Embassy Mall. This is a must-visit mall for designer shopping. Housing the latest fashion trends, home appliance stores, beauty and the most exclusive cinemas. Make time to dine at several international and local dining outlets tailored to refined tastebuds.

Open House located on the top floor, offers a sanctuary to escape the hustle and bustle of Bangkok. With an urban library at the centre, sample world-class restaurants and cafes all around. Wall-to-ceiling glass windows offer amazing views of the city. The perfect backdrop to take a moment for yourself. Read a book, get inspired or catch up on work.


Pratunam Market

Pratunam Market is one of Bangkok’s major clothing markets. And it is just across the road from Novotel Bangkok Platinum. Spread over several different alleys (sois) you can spend a day strolling through the stalls, snacking on local Thai street food and taking in the culture of the city. The Market is well-known for its selection of wholesale-priced clothes, so it is the place to get a bargain.


Chatuchak Weekend Market

Chatuchak Weekend Market, or also known as JJ Market to some, is the largest weekend market in Thailand. It consists of over 8,000 stalls, divided into sections for ease of browsing and finding certain goods you need. Offering shops from clothing to furnishing, food and drinks to even pet goods! Sometimes confusing and tricky to navigate, it is all part of the charms of the market.

It is a must-visit for any first-time visitors to Thailand. A great way to experience the local culture and engage with the local community is through shopping. Chatuchak Weekend market can easily be reached via BTS station at Mo Chit. Or on the MRT at Kampaengphet.

That is everything you should know about Bangkok Shopping Guide. However, Bangkok still has many charms waiting for you to discover such as traditional culture, delicious food, and many more.

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