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Shopping In Thailand

Thailand is a paradise for shopping addicts. One can shop for clothing, handicrafts, Thai silk, ceramics, fake flowers, household goods, electronics, Chinese decorative items, stationery items, fabrics, leather goods, batiks, pottery, painted umbrellas, pearls, dolls, masks, wood artefacts, semiprecious stones and much more! 
Some of the best destinations for shopping in Thailand are Chiang Mai, Bangkok, Phuket, Hua Hin, Hat Yai, Koh Chang, Khao Lak, Koh Samui, Pattaya, Krabi, Phi Phi Island, and Koh Phangan, amongst others.
Some famous destinations for shopping are Chatuchak weekend market – the world’s biggest weekend bazaar, Siam Sqaure, and Khao San road in Bangkok, andthe night markets in Chiang Mai and Phuket. 
Night markets are a Thai speciality, and can be found in almost every town across the country. Some of Bangkok’s must-visit night markets include Chatuchak Friday Night Market, Khao San road market, Khlong Lod night market, Khlong Thom market, Patpong night market, Rod Fai market, and Saphan Phut night market, amongst others. 
Bangkok is known world-over as one of the most coveted shopping destinations in Asia, giving visitors an option choose from an array of bustling street markets, departmental stores, glamourous shopping malls, as well as small shops. 
One of the most amazing places to shop is the Chatuchak weekend market, which offers visitors a plethora of items including clothing, Thai handicrafts, foods, religious artefacts, collectibles, souvenirs, household items, and more. 
The signature Thai products that you need to shop for, include Thai Silk and Celadon ceramics. Made from the cocoon of a silk worm, Thai Silk is processed in a complex manner, and completed arduously by Thai women in the Northeast region of Thailand. Celadon ceramics are yet another signature handicraft of Thailand, and have been around since hundreds of years.


Thailand is a paradise for shopping addicts. One can shop for clothing, handicrafts, Thai silk, ceramics, fake flowers, household goods, electronics, Chinese decorative items, stationery items, fabric...
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