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Top Shopping Malls in Riverside Bangkok – Enjoy a Delightful Shopping Spree

Shopping near the banks of the great Chao Phraya River is quite a treat due to the plenty of markets with a hoard of shopping items that can be found with many a top shopping mall.


Asiatique The Riverfront

Asiatique is a renowned shopping mall that has brought together two of the most popular shopping experiences that can be found in the city which are a night bazaar and a shopping mall. Located on Chareonkrung Soi within ten minutes distance from Saphan Taksin BTS Station the once bustling trade port is now converted into a gigantic shopping paradise with over 1,500 boutiques and 40 restaurants that are housed under a large replica warehouse complex. Asiatique is a one stop place where you are guaranteed to find what you are looking for or fetch something for yourself while shopping. Besides the shopping experience the entertainment shows held here regularly such as a famous Thai puppets performance makes you want to linger after shopping in this colourful place.

Asiatique is widely known for its cutting-edge fashion and gadgets in the Factory District. The Waterfront District provides upscale dining experiences with smart Italian, Thai and seafood speciality restaurants.


O P Place

This is one of the places that you must visit if you are in Bangkok where you can take back home things like an antique stone elephant or a modern art reflecting northern tribes of Thailand and many other rare gift items. O P Place which stands for Oriental Plaza is popularly known as the leading antique gallery in town. Besides the antiques it is also equally famous as an art gallery or museum more than a department store. The 50 boutiques display a wide range of masterpieces in the form of art. There are some reputed tailors and jewellers that can be found here as well. O P Place is a luxury shopping centre where all antiques have been certified by Thailand's Fine Arts Department. The shopping complex was completed in 1908 and has been the centre for trade in the early 20th century. The interior with its wooden panelling, polished marble flooring and a massive and attractive chandelier in the lobby are very impressive indeed and dates back to a bygone era of Bangkok.


River City

The River City is an impressive four-storey shopping mall located on Charoen Krung Soi overlooking some sweeping views of the famous Chao Phraya River. Renowned as a hotspot for antique lovers and collectors with all the floors of the mall dedicated for classy and rare antiques along with many collectables, River City is also known for its high range of fashion shops that mostly sell Thai silk. Other items that can be found here include home décor items such as wooden masks, Thai crafts and bronze sculptures. The fashion shops are famous for its collection of Thai silk, gems and many other leather accessories. The place is also good to enjoy a sumptuous Thai and any other oriental or international meals seated by the banks with stunning views of Chao Phraya River.


Robinson Bangrak

This is a latest shopping mall that is located in the Old City in Bangkok that stands out from the rest of the buildings in the area which portrays a more rustic, local feel to it. It makes shopping for international brands quite convenient for those staying in serviced apartments Bangkok has to offer such as Chatrium Residence Sathon Bangkok. The shopping mall with a fairly decent range of shops, chain restaurants and a food court is open daily.