Trip Planner

Items Collected: 0

Plans Created: 0

Search Activity

By Category: By Activity:

By Destination:

Keywords :
Shopping

Without question, Bangkok is one of the world’s premier shopping destinations. Shopping in Thailand is world class, featuring 21st century shopping malls, such as Siam Paragon; multi-story electronics malls including Panthip Plaza; expansive local markets, such as the JJ weekend market; and local markets from Chiang Mai to Udon Thani that sell everything from clothes and household goods to food and flowers.

Nearly every city and town has a central market that is a fascinating way to spend a few hours and a great way to pick up toiletries, clothes, or local handicrafts. In the larger, touristier towns like Chiang Mai, weekend markets and night markets feature all variety of handicrafts both modern and traditional, including t-shirts and dresses made by inspirational young artists and puppets and jewelry crafted by hill tribe communities.

Bangkok’s night markets on Patpong and Sukhumvit Roads are ideal places to pick up souvenirs or gifts for those back home, while more impressive gifts can be procured from retailers such as certified antiques dealers, gem and jewelry shops, or Jim Thompson, the famous silk pioneer. In regards to gems and antiques, it should be noted that there are numerous occurrences of scams involving antiques and gems, and restrictions on the export of Buddha images. Otherwise, with the right guidance there are genuine opportunities to make some brilliant shopping discoveries.

Getting clothes tailor made in Bangkok is a top priority for many, though boutique shops in Siam Square feature the latest ready-to-wear designs from the city’s chic young designers. Meanwhile, in Chinatown, almost every conceivable knick-knack and trinket is for sale in the myriad mazes of back alleys, while those shopping for gold can do so along the district’s Yaowarat Road.

Recommended Activities
Three Friends Vision Co.,Ltd.

Three Friends Vision has a wealth of experience within the tour industry, gained over a substantial number of years. We are very different from other tour operators in that we give a higher level of customer service than...

Add to Travel Planner
Chiangmai Jasmine Travel

Chiangmai Jasmine Travel has been experience for 15 years with real local tour industry. Warm welcomes to Chiangmai, Spend a holidays in Chaingmai, spend a time with Chiangmai Jasmine Travel. We do our best to ensure tha...

Add to Travel Planner
Resotel Management International

Hotel Value Card เที่ยวทั่วไทยง่ายๆด้วยบัตรใบเดียว มูลค่า 15,500 บาท จ่ายเพียง 4,900 บาท

Add to Travel Planner
Absolute Asia Journeys Co. Ltd

Absolute Asia Journeys is a company, which is specialized and expert at travel organizing, based on the experiences being in this skill.We provide destination management services. Absolute Asia Journey is handling major ...

Add to Travel Planner
InnViaggi Asia Co., Ltd.

Tour Operator specialized in package trip to Asia and Thailand.

Add to Travel Planner