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Shopping, travel guides, Bangkok

Shopping in Bangkok - where shall we start? The Thais have a saying; "From pestles to warships", meaning whatever you want, you'll probably find it here. From the streets markets to air-conditioned malls, back street tailors to top price gems, and most places open early to late, Bangkok shopping is retail therapy at its best.


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Bangkok Chinatown street

Bangkok Chinatown

Last Updated: 17 Jan 2012

Location: Chinatown, Tag: shops
Bangkok has a large Chinese community and Bangkok's Chinatown is one of the most fabulous places to visit during your Thai holiday. Bangkok's Chinatown features wonderful restaurants, interesting and colorful attractions, excellent shopping and historical treasures. During your holiday in ... read more.

Bangkok Market shopping

Last Updated: 17 Jan 2012

Location: Siam
Out door markets, rows of shops selling souvenirs and offer up cultural items are all apart of the Thailand culture. Bangkok's streets are filled with just those types of shops and out door markets. The best part about shopping in Bangkok is the after dark shopping experience. Countless stores in Bangkok are op... read more.

Patpong Night Market

Patpong Night Market

Last Updated: 14 Apr 2009

Location: Silom
No trip to Bangkok is complete without experiencing market shopping. Outdoor markets adorn Bangkok and can be found virtually everywhere, including on the river, which is known as the 'floating market." One market extravaganza you will not want to miss is the Patpong Night Market.... read more.

Bangkok shopping

Last Updated: 05 Aug 2008

Bangkok is a shopper's paradise. It is also fast evolving as a major shopping complex in Southeast Asia. Numerous department stores, interesting shopping malls, markets, and small shops can spoil you with their extensive and exclusive choice of products. You can bargain intensively with the street vendors, alth... read more.

Chatuchak Weekend Market

Chatuchak Weekend Market

Last Updated: 22 May 2008

The Chatuchak Weekend Market is probably one of the most famous outdoor markets in the world. People from all over the Southeast come to shop and display their wares every weekend. Take along a few bottled waters as it gets a bit hot in the sun in Bangkok and you will need something to ke... read more.

Chatuchak Weekend Market

Counterfeit Merchandise in Bangkok

Last Updated: 11 Mar 2008

Thousands of shoppers buy counterfeit merchandise everyday in Bangkok. Because shoppers can get replicas of their favorite high priced brands so inexpensively, the counterfeit merchandise thrives despite being illegal and the other dark connotations of the practice. You can find counterfeit... read more.

How to Claim your VAT Refunds in Bangkok

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

Any goods you purchase in Bangkok are subject to the VAT - the Value Added Tax. Like most other countries, you can claim a refund of your VAT in Thailand. This article will give you tips on how to claim your VAT.... read more.

Siam Ocean World at Siam Paragon

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

Spanning an area 10,000 sq meters large, Siam Ocean World is located in the basement of Siam Paragon Center, Bangkok's huge world-class shopping center. It is hugely popular with locals and tourists alike, and draws crowds of visitors. Siam Ocean World is quite possibly one of the most unique and fascinating si... read more.

Central World Shopping Complex

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

Got an itch to shop? You should look no further than CentralWorld, a spacious shopping complex located in Bangkok. Why should you look no further? Well, CentralWorld is only one of the biggest and baddest shopping malls in Bangkok. It's just about ready to burst with the tremendous of amount of clothing and oth... read more.

Best places to shop in Bangkok

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

If you are planning on staying in Bangkok for a period of time, you may find it necessary to purchase necessities such as toiletries, food, cosmetics or other items that you normally consume on a regular basis. The outdoor markets in Bangkok offer most of what you need to get through your holiday, but if you w... read more.

Bangkok's shopping malls

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

If you are visiting Bangkok, and you just broke the heel on your traveling pumps, don't worry. All you have to do is run on over to one of the fabulous shopping malls of Bangkok. Really, you don't even need to break anything to go on over to the shopping malls in Bangkok.... read more.

Counterfeit items in Bangkok

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

Shopping in Bangkok is a true treat. For those who can afford authentic designer purses, clothes and shoes, there are many different shopping malls located throughout the city that sell this merchandise at costs lower than in the West. But if you really want "designer" items without paying a high price, shop ... read more.

Jewelry in Bangkok

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

Bangkok is a wonderful place to purchase jewelry. If you are looking for precious metals such as gold or silver, or exotic gemstones such as diamonds or rubies, Bangkok is the place you want to go. Jewelry in Bangkok is lovely and surprisingly affordable, particularly when compared to prices in the West.... read more.

Thai Crafts

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

Thai crafts combine expertise handcrafting with old world style. Artisans throughout Thailand make some of the most beautiful crafts and art pieces in the world. During your Bangkok holiday, you will want to be sure to pick up some of the lovely Thai crafts to take home with you as a wonderful reminder of you... read more.

Bangkok Antiques and Collectables

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

If you have an appreciation for fine antiques and collectables, you will find many wonderful objects during your holiday trip to Bangkok. Bangkok antiques and collectables offer unique craftsmanship, lovely designs and superb quality. And when compared with prices in the West, Bangkok antiques and collectable... read more.

Shopping Day Trips in Bangkok

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

If you are like many vacationers, you want to have amazing shopping day trips. Shopping day trips are great ways to both experience a city, and also bring home some amazing items. This is especially true when you are vacationing in Bangkok, Thailand. This city is known for giving its visitors the opportunity... read more.

How to Save Money While in Bangkok

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

It is not a secret that when you take a vacation, it is quite an expense. And if you are like most people, you live your life on a budget, whether this budget it strict or loosely-based, you still have to watch your spending. And when you are traveling to a city such as Bangkok, Thailand, it is easy to spend ... read more.

Shopping Malls in Bangkok

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

Shopping malls in Bangkok are truly something to behold. They are like nothing you have seen in the West and offer some of the greatest bargains amid some of the most beautiful atmosphere. It is not wonder that Bangkok is often called a "shopper's paradise."... read more.

Shopping Tips in Bangkok

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

Shopping is a popular pastime for both tourists and Bangkok locals. Make the most of your shopping trip in Bangkok with these shopping tips.... read more.

Bangkok's Floating Market

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

Made famous by the James Bond films, Bangkok's floating market in Damnoen Saduak draws many tourists every year. The draw of the floating market is its chaotic air and the frenzied buying that takes place. Small channels are filled with small flat boats that vie for the best position along the docks. Bangkok's ... read more.

VAT Refunds in Bangkok

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

Tourists to Bangkok are required to pay VAT (value added tax) on all items purchased in Bangkok that you intend to take out of the country that cost more than 5000 Baht (110 EUR). You can, however, have this tax refunded through a VAT refund when you leave the country. Shopping is popular for visitors to Bangko... read more.