MBK shopping centre
MBK shopping centre

There are many types of shopping centers in Bangkok, there are very small and crowded places, but also has many large shopping centers and mainly sell luxury items. Because of its variety feature, Bangkok has become a shopping paradise for shopping enthusiasts. If you are trying to save a trip to Thailand, we advise you not to visit the famous shopping places of Bangkok, make sure one thing that you will break your spending plan in a few hours for shopping here. Let’s discover top shopping malls in Bangkok with this Bangkok shopping guide — Top 16 best shopping malls in Bangkok you should visit with Living Nomads below.

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Icon Siam, new shopping mall in Bangkok.

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Chatuchak – the market area is huge, the mecca of those who love shopping
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The shopping centers in Ratchaprasong

Most of Bangkok’s shopping centers are located in the Ratchaprasong area – a high-end business center that runs from Siam BTS to Ploenchit and almost all of Bangkok’s major shopping centers are located in this area.

Siam Paragon

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The second largest and most popular commercial area in Bangkok is Siam Paragon. Located next to BTS Siam Station, Siam Paragon Mall is a good place where you can find many branded products with best Hi-Fi technology equipment, even where there are also food supermarket and a luxury car agency.

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Although the Paragon shopping center is mainly focused on high-end products, it is full of middle-end products. You can find clothing brands like Uniqlo, H & M and Zara on the second and third floors, and a number of restaurants on the ground floor.

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At the top floor of the shopping mall is Siam Paragon cinema, which displays classic and modern movies with the most luxurious services you can imagine such as sofa and even seats, even the personal movie theater for the upstream customers.

Siam Paragon

Address: 991 Rama I Rd, Khwaeng Pathum Wan, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330, Thailand
Opening hours: 10 am to 10 pm
Telephone: +66 2 610 8000

MBK Center

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With modern architecture similar to Aladdin’s Cave, MBK is a shopping mall of six stories of small shops. This place sells everything from cell phones, sunglasses, T-shirts and also soap,… Completely different from the stylish and luxurious of Siam Paragon, MBK is a place where Thai people can buy cheap items of unnamed brands. For many people with low incomes, MBK is a shopping paradise, but for some people, shopping here is no different than a nightmare.

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MBK Center

Address: 444, Phayathai Road | Pathum Wan, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
Opening hours: 10 am to 10 pm
Telephone: +66 2 853 9000

Siam Center

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If you do not feel comfortable with the Siam Paragon, you can visit – a smaller fashion shopping center for teens and 20 years old. You can get to Siam Center via Siam BTS or the underground walkway between Siam Center and Siam Paragon.

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Siam Center

Address: Rama I Rd, Khwaeng Pathum Wan, Khet Pathum Wan, Thailand
Opening hours: 10 am to 10 pm
Telephone: +66 2 658 1000

Siam Discovery

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Siam Discovery is a center located next to Siam Center and is home to many branded technology products and clothing. It is connected to the Siam Center via a bridge on the fourth floor and a lounge on the ground floor connecting the two shopping centers.

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Siam Discovery

Address: Next to Siam Centre, Pathumwan
Opening hours: 10 am to 10 pm
Telephone: +66 2 658 1000

Siam Square One

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Surrounded by the crowded streets of Siam Square, Siam Square One is the newest shopping mall in Ratchaprasong. Like Siam Center and Siam Discovery, this is also the place to show technology products, local fashion designs, and street fashion.

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Siam Square One is located opposite Siam Paragon so you can also easily get to Siam Square One via Siam Station. In the upper floors are a variety of Japanese restaurants and relaxing spas. From the second floor to the fourth floor is the place for the Disney product stores in Bangkok.

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Siam Square One

Address: 991, Rama 1 Road | Pathum Wan, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330
Opening hours: 10 am to 10 pm
Telephone: +66 2 115 5020

Central World

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Central World is the largest shopping center in Bangkok, located between Siam and Chit Lom BTS. Central World has everything you need, from high fashion to sports items, technology, and more products.

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Central World is relatively large compared to the size of malls in the world (the sixth largest shopping mall in the world) and is divided into different zones:
ZEN- is a trendy fashion store chain that can get from BTS Skywalk

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Central World – 8 stories commercial complex
Groove @ Central World – indoor/outdoor dining and fashion complex

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Central World and Siam Paragon are two centers that compete directly together because almost all the properties and items that this center has is not missing the center. These are Bangkok’s premier shopping centers and easily accessible via footway connecting Chit Lom and Siam.

Central World

Address: 4,4/1-4/2 4/4 Ratchadamri Rd, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
Opening hours: 10:30 am to 10 pm
Telephone: +66 2 640 7000

Gaysorn Shopping Centre

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There are most luxury brands from Louis Vuitton to TAG Heuer. In Ratchaprasong, Gaysorn is a shopping destination for the high-brand enthusiasts. This shopping mall in Bangkok is exclusively for luxury items and also targets customers for high-income earners. Gaysorn is located opposite Central World and you just cross the street to be able to come here.

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Gaysorn is not the ideal place for you to hunt for cheap items. From the latest Swiss watches to premium fashion items, Gaysorn is renowned as a paradise for shoppers.

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Gaysorn Shopping Centre

Address: 999 Phloen Chit Rd, Khwaeng Lumphini, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330, Thailand
Opening hours: 10 am to 10 pm
Telephone: +66 2 656 1149

Amarin Plaza

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You can directly go from Chit Lom BTS station, Amarin Plaza is connected to some of the luxury hotels in the area. The products here are mainly garments, luxury brands, jewelry, a series of clinics and health spa.

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Amarin Plaza is a place to attract locals, foreigners, and tourists come to shopping and entertainment, although space is not comparable with other commercial centers like Central World and Siam Paragon nearby. However, this place is still worth trying if you choose to enjoy delicious food with great food stalls on the fourth floor.

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Amarin Plaza

Address: 496-502 Ploenchit Road, Lumpini, Pathumwan, Bangkok, Thailand.10330, Thailand
Opening hours: 10 am to 9 pm
Telephone: +66 2 650 4704

Central Chidlom

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Connected to BTS Chit Lom from a high walk bridge, Central Chidlom is a convenient store located a short distance from Gaysorn. It has been in operation since 1973 and is regularly refurbished with customers who are mostly shoppers and Thai tourists.

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Although convenient stores are very popular in most shopping centers in Bangkok, Central Chidlom is the largest and most popular area in Ratchaprasong. Try visiting the rooftop food stalls to experience unique culinary styles and view the city from above location.

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Central Chidlom

Address: 1027 Ploenchit Road, Lumpini, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330, Lumpini, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
Opening hours: 10 am to 10 pm
Telephone: +66 2 793 7777

Central Embassy

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Directly connected to Ploenchit BTS, Central Embassy is the latest shopping center owned by the Central Group with many famous brands in the world such as Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Prada and other luxury brands.

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In addition to a wide range of best brands, Central Embassy also has many unique cafes and restaurants, and especially the Embassy Cineplex – the notoriously expensive cinema complex in Bangkok.

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Central Embassy

Address: 8 1031 Ploenchit road Lumpini Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330, Thailand
Opening hours: 10 am to 10 pm
Telephone: +66 2 119 7777

The shopping mall center in Sukhumvit

Sukhumvit is one of Bangkok’s main roads and is a popular shopping place for Thais and tourists. As the traffic here is quite complex, most shopping centers along Sukhumvit Road are located next to the BTS.

Terminal 21

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Closing to BTS Asok Station, Terminal 21 is one of Bangkok’s most unique and exciting shopping centers. Rather than approaching travelers with high-end brands and fashion chains, Terminal 21 attracts visitors with lesser-known items from smaller manufacturers.
Terminal 21 consists of nine floors, each of which is a replica of a world famous city such as Rome, Paris, Tokyo, London, Istanbul, San Francisco and Hollywood.

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There is also a large cinema complex and great dining areas, so Terminal 21 is considered one of the most popular shopping centers in the Sukhumvit area and the approach is quite easy from BTS Asok or Nana.

Read more: Explore Terminal 21 Bangkok — One of the best places to visit in Bangkok

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Terminal 21

Address: 88 Soi Sukhumvit 19, Khwaeng Khlong Toei Nuea, Khet Watthana, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10110, Thailand
Opening hours: 10 am to 10 pm
Telephone: +66 2 108 0888

Emporium

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Located next to Phrom Phong BTS Station, Emporium is a luxury shopping mall in Sukhumvit and is located between Asok and Thong Lor stations, which offer almost all items from fashion to household items. At the top floor is one of Bangkok’s most popular movie theaters – SFX Emporium and a large downstairs dining area. However, in our opinion, the typical areas of the Emporium are in Siam Paragon or Central Embassy.

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Emporium

Address: 622 Sukhumvit Rd, Khwaeng Khlong Tan, Khet Khlong Toei, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10110, Thailand
Opening hours: 10 am to 10 pm
Telephone: +66 2 269 1000

Bangkok Mediplex

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Situated at Ekkamai BTS station, Bangkok Mediplex is the only medical complex in Bangkok. The entire complex is a place to showcase medical products, services, and healthcare services. This place is worth visiting if you are always interested in products for health and medical care.

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Bangkok Mediplex

Address: 4117 Sukhumvit 42 Alley, Khwaeng Phra Khanong, Khet Khlong Toei, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10110, Thailand
Opening hours: 10 am to 10 pm

Gateway Ekamai

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Gateway Ekamai is a Japanese themed shopping mall linked to the Ekkamai BTS station. Gateway is a great place to visit if you are looking for products that have Japanese brands or Tokyo style cafes. However, the location of this center is not convenient so it is not very noticeable.

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Gateway Ekamai

Address: 982/22, Sukhumvit Road | Phra Khanong, Khlong Toei, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
Opening hours: 10 am to 10 pm
Telephone: +66 2 108 2888

The shopping centers in Silom and Bangkok’s Riverside

The riverside area of Silom and Bangkok’s Riverside are less well known for their shopping activities but they are quite popular as an antique market and other products. Icon Siam – a “huge commercial community center” will open in 2017 and is hoping to improve the region into a bustling shopping center in the future.

River City Shopping Complex

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To get to River City, you can take a taxi or boat (from Saphan Taksin Pier). This place is the oldest shopping center in Bangkok with the main items such as antiques, jewelry, silk, and gems. In addition, River City also features some unique Thai furniture and decorative items.

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In addition to retail stores, River City regularly hosts antique auctions as well as related events. It is also home to some of Bangkok’s best riverside restaurants and bars, with stunning views of Chao Phraya

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River City Shopping Complex

Address: Charoen Krung 24, Khwaeng Talat Noi, Khet Samphanthawong, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10100, Thailand
Opening hours: 10 am to 10 pm
Telephone: +66 2 237 0077

Central Silom

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Connected to BTS Sala Daeng, Central Silom (also known as Silom Complex) is a small shopping center that sells fashion items, technology, art products and many other items.
Although located quite far distance from the shopping mall of the city, Central Silom is one of the ideal shopping destinations for those who are staying at hotels on Silom or Sathorn Road.

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Central Silom

Address: 191 (B – 5 FLOOR) SILOM ROAD SILOM BANGRAK, Silom, BANGRAK, Bangkok 10500, Thailand
Opening hours: 10: 30 am to 9: 30 pm
Telephone: +66 2 231 3333

Icon Siam

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Icon Siam is currently being opened as the “Biggest Shopping Center in Bangkok” by 2017. Situated on the bank of the Thonburi River, this area includes two high-class shopping centers, a museum of artifacts and a 400-meter art-lighting system.

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Icon Siam

Address: Soi Charoen 5 Khlong San, Thailand
Opening hours: 10 am to 10 pm

The Chao Phraya River
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