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Shopping In Bangkok

The city has countless shopping options to suit all kinds of travelers with all kinds of budgets. It is thus no wonder that numerous tourists visit Bangkok just to indulge in shopping.

For local markets, try out Khao San Road market (famous with backpackers). The Patpong night market and Banglamphu market is for those who want to experience the Thai local market. If you are looking for electronics, head downtown to Pantip Plaza and MBK Mall.

If you are looking for Thai silk products, head to any of the Jim Thompson showrooms spread across the city and if you know your silk, go to Phahurat market for the best prices.

For the quaint and the strange, opt for Nakorn Kasem, the thieves market in Chinatown. Sampeng Lane market is a treasure house for purchasing fabrics at a bargain, getting hold of household goods, Chinese decorative items and stationary.

For souvenirs, Khao San road in the old city, MBK mall in the downtown area, Chatuchak weekend market and the duty-free section of Suvarnabhumi international airport are fantastic options.

For a new age shopping mall experience, visit Central World, Siam Paragon, Siam Center, Siam Discover and Silom Complex. All of these are located in the downtown area.

The city has countless shopping options to suit all kinds of travelers with all kinds of budgets. It is thus no wonder that numerous tourists visit Bangkok just to indulge in sho...

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