Top 10 Most Popular Shopping Malls in Bangkok42
BY Guinness Bear

Top 10 Most Popular Shopping Malls in Bangkok

When it comes to shopping in Thailand, nowhere can match the consumerism delights of Krung Thep Maha Nakhon (Bangkok) 🧔

Although places such as Chiang Mai and Pattaya offer world-class shopping options, Bangkok takes it to another level 🧔 Did you know that within a single square mile in Krung Thep Maha Nakhon (Bangkok), you have one of the most concentrated shopping areas in Asia? 🏆 

Here is a rundown of the shopping malls and options in the heart of the city called the Bangkok Shopping Mile. Most of the malls are reachable by BTS and Skywalk 🏅


#10 Amarin Plaza Bangkok

  • Amarin Plaza Bangkok Address:
    • 496-502 Ploenchit Road, Ratchaprasong Square
  • GPS Location:
    • 13.740848, 100.539536 

The 5-story Amarin Plaza Bangkok shopping mall is directly linked to Erawan Bangkok by a sky bridge and is known as a famous shopping mall with a mixed selection of clientele 🧔 From business travelers to high-end and affluent Thais, this shopping mall has a different feel to somewhere more mainstream such as Paragon. 

Home to high-end fashion brands such as Valentino, Crocodile, and Laroche, when you are looking for something special and unique, this is the shopping mall for you. The mall has bookstores, jewelry shops, a food court, restaurants, and more. The mall has a stylish charm that is different from many other shopping experiences in Krung Thep Maha Nakhon (Bangkok), like Central or Paragon 🥇



#9 Siam Square Mall

  • Siam Square Bangkok Address:
    • 388 Rama 1 Road, Bangkok
  • GPS Location:
    • 13.745065735694709, 100.53232147622538

Siam Square is an open-air shopping mall that is one of the newer and more modern shopping malls in the Bangkok Shopping Mile 🧔 What makes this shopping complex unique is that it’s home to a variety of smaller malls that come under the same umbrella. Siam Square is quite a glamorous experience comparable to maybe Soho or Camden Town in London or Fifth Avenue in NYC. 

It is also one of the most expensive parts of Krung Thep Maha Nakhon (Bangkok) for renting space. This very luxurious open-air shopping complex is the ideal place to pick up some hipster fashion items, t-shirts, and tailored suits, both custom-made and off the rack 🧔 Siam Square stretches from Rama 1 Road to Chulalongkorn University and is a hive of the hustle and bustle and is a famous mall with students. 

If you are looking for a more artsy and creative shopping experience, Siam Square is highly recommended for you 🏅



#8 Gaysorn Village Shopping Mall

  • Gaysorn Village Shopping Mall Address:
    • 999 Ploenchit Road, Ratchaprasong Junction, Bangkok
  • GPS Location:
    • 13.744231, 100.539850  

The Gaysorn Village Shopping Mall is in the heart of the Bangkok Shopping Mile. It is a luxurious boutique mall that is upmarket and chic in every way 🧔 This exclusive shopping center enjoys a contemporary design concept that takes retail to another level. 

Situated in Ratchaprasong, the location is possibly the densest shopping area in Asia outside of Singapore. Just walking distance from the Chit Lom BTS Station and adjoining the InterContinental Bangkok Hotel, the mall is conveniently located 🧔 The host of high-end fashion brands you can find at Gaysorn are Prada, Louis Vuitton, Hugo Boss, and Gucci. Some of the world’s coolest designers, such as Emden, Fly Now, and Senada Theory, have brand outlets at the center. 

When you are looking for top-line fashion brands on the Bangkok Shopping Mile, not many places can match up to Gaysorn for chic.


#7 Siam Center

  • Siam Center Address:
    • 979 Rama 1 Road, Pathumwan Bangkok, Thailand
  • GPS Location:
    • 13.746170, 100.532860 

Siam Center is one of the oldest shopping malls in Bangkok and has been around for over 40 years 🧔 In 2013, the shopping mall enjoyed a refurbishment that helped to modernize the facilities. The mall is next to the Siam BTS and close to the Siam Paragon complex. 

Siam Center has over 200 stores, merging local Thai and world-leading international brands that attract tourists and locals alike. Some of the international brands include Nike, Levi's, and Superdry. 

Many fashion stores are run by some of Thailand’s most up-and-coming fashion designers. From fashion outlets and electronic stalls to lots of food options such as Swensens, Fuji Sushi restaurants, and even a food court with affordable Thai dishes, Siam Center is a great place to visit with your family and friends 🏅



#6 Siam Discovery

  • Siam Discovery Address:
    • 989 Rama I Rd, Khwaeng Pathum Wan, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330, Thailand
  • GPS Location:
    • 13.746563, 100.531293 

Siam Discovery is one of the most famous shopping malls in the Bangkok Shopping Mile. With a sophisticated boutique-type atmosphere, Siam Discovery is more upmarket 🧔 than somewhere such as MBK. Although the mall was initially constructed in the 1970s, it went through a refurbishment in 2016 that cemented its luxury shopping reputation. Located next to the Siam BTS Station, Siam Discovery is one of the most accessible shopping malls on the Bangkok Shopping Mile. 

It is known for its fashion-inspired stores, such as Issey Miyake, Comme des Garcons, and Diesel. Siam Discovery is set over several floors and focuses on a more comfortable shopping style in a Japanese environment. When it comes to shopping for fashion, jewelry, and lavish furniture, Siam Discovery is one of the best shopping options in Krung Thep Maha Nakhon (Bangkok) 🥇



#5 EmQuartier

  • EmQuartier Address:
    • 693, 695, 622, 626 Sukhumvit Rd, Khlong Tan, Watthana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
  • GPS Location:
    • 13.7314985, 100.5670325

EmQuartier is located in Phrom Phong, Sukhumvit Road, one of Bangkok's largest hubs. It covers a shopping space of 0.6 million sq meters with over 1000 shops and restaurants 🧔 You can reach EmQuartier by taking BTS to Phrom Phong and following the signs to the shopping mall.

This luxury shopping mall is home to almost every luxury brand, such as LV, Gucci, Chanel, Prada, and many more on the first level—the upper floor. In addition, it houses other moderately affordable brands, and you can fulfill all your shopping desires here 🧔

The EmQuartier luxury mall has three zones: the Glass Quartier, The Waterfall Quartier, and the Helix Quartier. The Helix zone has many restaurants serving local cuisines from the world over. This shopping mall has a luxury fitness center, cinema hall, and food market.

If you are in Krung Thep Maha Nakhon (Bangkok), EmQuartier is the place for an enjoyable day 🏅



#4 MBK Center

  • MBK Center Bangkok Address:
    • 444 Phayathai Rd, Khwaeng Wang Mai, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330, Thailand
  • GPS Location:
    • 13.744183, 100.529985 

One of the most famous shopping centers in Krung Thep Maha Nakhon (Bangkok) is the MBK Center, which is not just popular with residents but also with tourists who seek out world-class shopping options 🧔 Set over 8-floors with over 2,000 shops, MBK is a place where you can get everything from designer clothes and fashion items to electrical goods and everything else you could imagine. 

MBK Bangkok was first opened in 1986 and had over 89,000 sqm. Although it might not be as upmarket as other shopping malls in Bangkok, it is a great place to find some excellent bargains. MBK is also great for food 🧔 With a quality food court offering amazingly affordable Thai dishes, alongside Tops Supermarket, you can buy some groceries and imported food products. 

MBK Center Bangkok has something for everyone and should be on your list when visiting the Bangkok Shopping Mile. MBK Center Bangkok 🥇



#3 Siam Paragon

  • Siam Paragon Bangkok Address:
    • 991/1 สยามพารากอน Rama I Rd, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
  • GPS Location:
    • 13.747849, 100.534687 

The Siam Paragon shopping center is one of the most famous shopping centers in Krung Thep Maha Nakhon (Bangkok). This center is one of the most popular with tourists who flock here to experience one of the most chaotic yet fantastic shopping experiences in the city 🧔 The mall is home to the largest aquarium in Southeast Asia and a sizable 16-screen Cineplex cinema complex that showcases movies in both Thai and English. 

Home to a vast selection of shops that house the world’s major fashion brands, a variety of eateries, and restaurants under one roof 🧔 That are unrivaled, and with a mass of electronics stalls selling phones, tablets, computers, and everything you can imagine, Siam Paragon has something for everyone. The mall is close to the Siam BTS Skytrain and is home to over 250 shops. 

When you are looking for somewhere unique to experience, Siam Paragon is spectacular 🥇



#2 CentralWorld

  • Central World Bangkok Address:
    • Ratchaprasong Intersection, opposite Gaysorn and Erawan
  • GPS Location:
    • 13.746223, 100.539502 

One of the largest and most modern shopping malls in Krung Thep Maha Nakhon (Bangkok) would have to be the Central World Bangkok complex. This mega-mall offers a fascinating shopping experience with everything you could imagine 🧔 Set over an area of 555,000 sqm and offering over 500 stores and over 100 restaurants, this is the largest mall in Krung Thep Maha Nakhon (Bangkok). 

The mall has 15 cinemas, learning centers, kid’s zones, food courts, boutique supermarkets, and more. For so many people, it is the ultimate shopping center in the city. Included are also other favorite shops like Groove, Zen, and Isetan. If you are on holiday in Krung Thep Maha Nakhon (Bangkok) and want to shop for international brands and high-end fashion items, a visit to the Central World shopping complex is an unbeatable experience 🏅




  • ICONSIAM Address:
    • 299 Charoen Nakhon Rd, Khlong Ton Sai, Khlong San, Bangkok 10600, Thailand
  • GPS Location:
    • 13.727602776083833, 100.51012361555827

ICONSIAM is one of the biggest malls in Krung Thep Maha Nakhon (Bangkok) as it houses 500 shops and 100 restaurants with a massive half a million sq meters of shopping space and is called the mother of all malls 🧔 for this reason. ICONSIAM has an exhibition hall, an art gallery, and a floating market. It is located on the side of the Chao Phraya River

ICONSIAM has six floors of shopping space, and you can find everything you could imagine—level 1 houses luxury brands and boutiques. The ground floor features a traditional floating market with everything traditional 🧔 If you are tired of shopping, you can head to the cinema hall, exhibition hall, or art gallery. And if you are hungry during your shopping spree, you can find a restaurant of your choice among the 100 in this shopping complex. 

You can reach ICONSIAM by going to Krung Thon Buri Station and taking a free shuttle bus to take a quicker route. Or you can take the longer and scenic route by taking the BTS to Saphan Taksin Station and heading to the pier, where you can take a free river shuttle. Make sure not to miss ICONSIAM on your visit to Krung Thep Maha Nakhon (Bangkok) and experience the Thai Shopping Mile 🏆



This guide to the Bangkok Shopping Mile is enough to wake the shopaholic inside you 🧔 Not only do you get to see the spectacular shopping malls and find almost anything you need. Follow this guide and fulfill your shopping desires in Krung Thep Maha Nakhon (Bangkok).



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