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Great Places to Shop in Bangkok – A Shopaholic's Dream Come True

If there is one thing Bangkok is known for, it is shopping. Shopping in this city is like digging a gold mine for the deals, offers and bargains keep pouring like rain!

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Shopping Malls

Shopping Malls

Although Bangkok is more commonly known for its bargain hotspots and outdoor markets, it does have an exciting collection of malls that makes the experience of shopping just as interesting as the fantastic deals you are bound to come across. These multi storied buildings flaunt exquisite classy interiors and boast big brand names from around the globe. Prices may not be as rock bottom as the street markets but there is one thing you can be assured of in the malls of Bangkok and that is quality. The best part is year round you can also expect sales and discounted prices giving you some of the best stuff at even better prices. There are many names in the list of Bangkok malls. The legendary MBK, the trendy Siam Discovery, the sophisticated Emporium and the Central World Plaza, to name a few. There is also the popular Gaysorn Shopping Mall which is walking distance from Anantara Baan Rajprasong Bangkok Serviced Suites; one of the most sought out serviced apartments in Sukhumvit. It does not end here though, for there are plenty more big names to keep you intrigued in every nook and corner of Bangkok.

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Chatuchak Market

Chatuchak Market

Without a doubt, the Chatuchak Market is definitely the market of all markets in Bangkok. This weekend market is jam packed every Saturday and Sunday and has for sale every imaginable item from the most sophisticated to the most mundane. This outdoor market is sprawling in size and can easily engulf your entire weekend if you let it. Thai style in every way, the Chatuchak market is a haggler's paradise, so if you are skilled in that department be prepared to strike some excellent deals.

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Asiatique, the River Front

Asiatique, the River Front

A combination of two popular experiences which is a night bazaar and a mall, the Asiatique offers shoppers a unique experience altogether. Located just 10 minutes from the Saphan Taksin BTS station this shopping destination is a favourite among tourists for it offers over 1500 exciting boutiques and a sneak peek into the unique Thai way of life. In fact if you would like a taste of Thai cuisine while you are at it, the 40 odd restaurants will give your taste-buds a tantalizing treat.

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Pratunam

Pratunam

And there is Pratunam; the wholesalers paradise. A fashion market whose name resounds around the world, Pratunam draws in wholesale shoppers from all corners of the globe. You get it all in this market; the latest trends when it comes to clothes, shoes and accessories and A grade replicas of the finest quality. For those looking for dirt cheap deals there is no better place than Pratunam.