When visiting Bangkok, you are always advised to bring an empty suitcase along as the city offers a very fine retail therapy for the ardent shopaholic. It is often said, rightly so, that shopping makes the world go round. Nowhere is this little adage in full display than in the streets of Bangkok in places such as Sukhumvit. There are many of us who travel the world to go and shop and find some little marvels in numerous glittering shops situated in tourist hotspots. You can start your shopping tour by booking a great Bangkok hotel near shopping vistas in the city such as the Aetas Bangkok Hotel.
Everyone loves to shop. Whether you are planning to buy that special gift for a loved one, looking for some souvenirs during your leisure travel or sniffing out some of the bargains offered in the city or just indulging in some wonderful retail therapy to feel better about yourself, there are lots of wonderful places in Bangkok where you can unearth lots of little gems.
Shopping in Bangkok is a multi-faceted experience and many of the businesses here go a long way to make that experience as beautiful as possible. In the market stalls of Bangkok, you can easily barter for mementos and pick some nice stuff along the way without spending a cent. Many shops in Bangkok boast a very distinctive style. You can go into the glitzy and glam of some of the shops in Bangkok which are awash with some of the finest luxuries in the world. Some shops are hectic noisy areas with lots of haggling around while others are redolent with the beautiful smell of the aromas. As is often said, it can assault all your five senses and leave you with a fully wholesome experience.
This consists of some three malls which are connected by walkways. Here you can find a maze of shops with some really cool bargains. There are plenty of fashion items and dresses for special occasions. The items are wholesale so you can get the best deals when buying multiple items at the same time.
MBK Shopping Centre
This is another of the bargain hunters’ paradise. If you are looking for great bargains on more than just clothing or fashion items, then this is the place to be. There are more than 2000 stores in 8 floors here selling anything from furniture to electronic items amongst many others. There are plenty of cheap and cool looking items here although many of them are not quite authentic.
This is a great location for luxury shopping. There are 250 shops here in five floors here selling anything from the Lamborghinis to the latest shoe designs by Jimmy Choo. You will find quality items and top fashion trends here. Find a good Bangkok hotel near shopping areas and enjoy the finest in luxury retail therapy.
Khao San Road
This sounds like a place where you could get some great bargains and indeed that is what it is. It is a fun and bright place that is great for those looking for the best bargains on a variety of items.
The Patpong Night-Bazaar
Patpong may have a seedier reputation, but it is also has a classy shopping area where you can pick out some cool items. If you will be travelling to Thailand for some retail therapy, take time to choose a nice and luxurious Bangkok hotel near shopping districts and enjoy the thrill of shopping only a few minutes’ walk from your hotel room.