28-Nov-012 — Bangkok
Bangkok, a prime tourist destination in Southeast Asia has become a shopping hub as well.
World class shopping malls as well as old markets both exist in the capital city of Thailand. In other words, whether you are fond of luxury or a good negotiator, shopping in Bangkok will be a great fun.
Shopping lovers are booking Bangkok Flights especially to experience the shopping in the city’s malls. Most popular shopping mall in the city is Siam Paragon. It is home to high-end fashion brands from around the world, 16-screen Cineplex and collection of numerous multi-cuisine restaurants. But the main highlight of the shopping mall is its aquarium which is the largest in the entire Southeast Asia.
Most notable brands that you’d find in the shopping mall are Prada, Hugo Boss, Valentino, Gucci, Versace, Louis Vitton, Zara and Chloe. For car lovers, the mall is nothing less than a heaven. While visiting the mall, you would come across showrooms of BMW, Jaguar, Lamborghini, Bentley, Maserati and Hummer.
Terminal 21 at Sukhumvit Road is another worth mentioning shopping mall in Bangkok. For shopaholics who are booking Flights to Bangkok visiting this mall is a must. Besides shopping, the mall is also famous for its incredible design. The mall features 600 shops on its nine floors. Other highlights of the mall include a Gourmet Market, a Cineplex and a food court where you can taste dishes from around the world apart from delicious Thai food. Most popular restaurants and food joints are The Canton House, Fuji, Tony Roma and Secret Recipe. Fox, Kipling, Nike, Levis and Adidas are few must visit stores in the mall.
If you want to get an experience of a mall and a bazaar at one place, Asiatique the Riverfront is the place to visit. During daytime it is a mall and in the night it acts as a bazaar. The mall is home to 40 restaurants and more than 1500 boutiques. Calypso Ladyboy Cabaret and classic Thai puppets performance are few discerning entertainment options.
Several budget travelers book Cheap flights to Bangkok especially to enjoy shopping in Chatuchak Market. The market spans over 35 acres and has around 8000 stalls. If you can bargain, you can get great stuff at a reasonable price. The city is home to numerous night markets as well where you would come across a different facet of Bangkok. Go-Go bars, motley vendor stalls and cheap second hand goods are available in these markets. Notable night markets in the city are Khlong Thom Market, Khalong Lod Night Market and Patpong Night Market.