(tourismthailand.org) 5 Best Bangkok Shopping Malls for you to spend your valuable time. Prepared to be surprised by the famous malls in Bangkok where you can find an interesting combination of high-end boutiques and local handmade goods. Shopping Malls in Bangkok probably provide you with the best experiences from luxurious dining to four-dimensional movies or enjoy bowling.
Siam Paragon – is the most luxurious mall in Thailand located at the heart of Bangkok where well-heeled locals and foreign tourists come together to spend their money. It obviously is shown that this mall provides mainly international high-end fashion brands, watches or luxurious cars like Maserati, however, this is truly a place for all ages to spend their holidays with both friends and family. Siam Paragon is packed with everything from the trendy food court on the ground floor serving tasty food from many well-known Restaurants in Thailand, the indoor Aquarium to discover aquatic animals to the world-class cinema on the top floor, Paragon Cineplex with the giant screen IMAX.
Get here easily via BTS Skytrain, get off Siam station.
Opening hours: Daily 10.00 am to 10.00 pm.
CentralWorld – is one of the largest Shopping centres located in the middle of Bangkok. This well-known mall consists of more than 100 international Restaurants and cafes, different kinds of stores ranging from Toy ‘R’ Us, fashionable clothes to furniture and home decoration. On the top floor, there is also SF World Cinema as well as the indoor ice-skating rink for everyone to experience.
Get here by taking BTS Skytrain and drop off at either Siam or Chitlom BTS station.
Opening hours: Daily 10.00 am to 8.00 pm
Central Embassy – this ultra-luxury lifestyle mall is full of a collection of high-end designer stores such as Gucci, Prada or Versace and fine-dining Restaurants that will definitely offer you the best dining experience. Eathai at the ground floor is also known as the upscale food court where you get to enjoy a selection of traditional Thai style street food from across the country.
It is easy to get to Central Embassy with direct links between Phloen Chit and Chit Lom BTS Skytrain Stations.
Opening hours: Daily 10.00 am to 10.00 pm
EmQuartier, located in Phrom Phong, is one of the luxury Shopping malls in downtown Bangkok. This shopping mall consists of high-end brands like Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Gucci, etc. and high street brands like Zara, Uniqlo, etc. as well as local brands from Thai designers. The highlight of this luxury mall is the Restaurant zone where you’ll find almost 50 restaurants by heading up an impressive spiral walkway. Also, there is a luxury theatre, ‘Quartier Cine-Art’ on the 4th floor and ‘the Waterfall Quartier’, which has a modestly-sized waterfall in a pretty cool central atrium.
You can get to EmQuartier Bangkok by taking the BTS Skytrain to Phrom Phong.
Opening hours: 10.00 am – 10.00 pm
ICONSIAM, the very brand new Shopping centre on the bank of the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok, is also internationally known among tourists as the new desirable destination in Asia. This shopping mall offers not only high-end brands but also indoor Floating Market from around Thailand. Also, the highlight of this mall is the River Park which is the big community space on the banks of Chao Phraya River and ICONIC Multimedia Water Features, the longest fountain in Southeast Asia. Moreover, there are an Art Gallery and exhibition space under the concept of ‘Cultural Space in Commercial Project,’ where the visitors will gain more knowledge about the art from various cultures.
Located on the Thonburi side of the Chao Phraya River, you can reach Icon Siam by taking the BTS to Saphan Taksin Station (Exit 2) and heading to the pier, where you can hop on a free river shuttle from 8 am – 11.30 pm. You can also go to Krung Thon Buri Station (Exit 1) and take a free shuttle bus from 8 am – 12 am. You can also take a free shuttle Boat, serviced by ICONSIAM, at CAT Telecom, Si Phraya Pier, or Ratchawong Pier.