BY Guinness Bear

Top 10 Popular Shopping Malls in Bangkok

When it comes to shopping in Thailand, nowhere can match the consumerism delights of Bangkok City ๐Ÿง”

Although places such as Chiang Mai and Pattaya do offer world-class shopping options, Bangkok takes it to another level. Did you know that within a single square mile in Bangkok ๐Ÿง” you have one of the concentrated shopping areas in Asia? 

Here is a rundown of the shopping malls and options within a space in the heart of the city that is called the Bangkok Shopping Mile. All Malls are reachable by BTS and Skywalk ๐Ÿ…๐Ÿง”

 

#10 - Amarin Plaza Bangkok

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 ๐Ÿง” 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 much more. The mall has a stylish charm that is different from many other shopping experiences in Bangkok like Central or Paragon ๐Ÿฅ‡

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

 

#9 - Siam Square Mall

Siam Square is an open-air shopping mall that is one of the newer and modern shopping malls in the Bangkok Shopping Mile ๐Ÿง” 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 Bangkok in terms of renting space. This very luxurious open-air shopping complex is the ideal place to pick up some hipster fashion items, t-shirts, tailored suits, both custom-made and off the rack ๐Ÿง” 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 ๐Ÿ….

Siam Square Bangkok Address: 388 Rama 1 Road, Bangkok

GPS Location: 13.745065735694709, 100.53232147622538

 

#8 - Gaysorn Shopping Mall Bangkok

The Gaysorn Shopping Mall Bangkok is located right in the heart of the Bangkok Shopping Mile and is a luxurious boutique mall that is upmarket and chic in every way ๐Ÿง” 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 ๐Ÿง” 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 have brand outlets at the center such as Emden, Fly Now, and Senada Theory. 

When you are looking for top-line fashion brands on the Bangkok Shopping Mile, not many places can match up to Gaysorn for chic ๐Ÿ….

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

 

#7 - Siam Center

Siam Center is one of the oldest shopping malls in Bangkok and has been around for over 40-years ๐Ÿง” In 2013 the shopping mall enjoyed a refurbishment that helped to modernize the facilities. The mall is located next to the Siam BTS and close to the Siam Paragon complex. 

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

There are also many fashion stores that 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 ๐Ÿ….

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

 

#6 - Siam Discovery

One of the most famous shopping malls in the Bangkok Shopping Mile is the Siam Discovery Bangkok mall. With a sophisticated boutique-type atmosphere, Siam Discovery is more upmarket ๐Ÿง” than somewhere, such as MBK. Although the mall was initially constructed back 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 style of shopping with a Japanese shopping style environment. When it comes to shopping for fashion, jewelry, and lavish furniture, Siam Discovery is one of the best shopping options in Bangkok ๐Ÿฅ‡

Siam Discovery Bangkok Mall Address: 989 Rama I Rd, Khwaeng Pathum Wan, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330, Thailand

GPS Location: 13.746563, 100.531293 

 

#5 - EmQuartier

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 that has over 1000 shops and restaurants ๐Ÿง” You can reach EmQuartier by taking BTS to Phrom Phong and follow 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 ๐Ÿง”

The EmQuartier luxury mall has three zones. The Glass Quartier, The Waterfall Quartier, and the Helix Quartier. The Helix zone has lots of restaurants that serve local and cuisines from the world over. Apart from that, this shopping mall has a luxury fitness center, cinema hall, and food market.

If you are in Bangkok, EmQuartier is the place for an enjoyable day ๐Ÿ…

EmQuartier Location: 693, 695, 622, 626 Sukhumvit Rd, Khlong Tan, Watthana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand

 

#4 - MBK Shopping Center, Bangkok

One of the most famous shopping centers in Bangkok is the MBK Center, which is not just popular with residents, but also with tourists who seek out world-class shopping options ๐Ÿง” 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 has over 89,000sqm. Although it might not be as upmarket as other shopping malls in the Bangkok shopping area, it is a great place to find some excellent bargains. MBK is also great for food. With a quality food court that offers some amazingly affordable Thai dishes ๐Ÿง”, alongside Tops Supermarket where you can buy some groceries and imported food products. 

MBK Center Bangkok pretty much has something for everyone and should be on your list when visiting the Bangkok Shopping Mile. MBK Center Bangkok ๐Ÿฅ‡

 

Address: 444 Phayathai Rd, Khwaeng Wang Mai, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330, Thailand

GPS Location: 13.744183, 100.529985 

 

#3 - Siam Paragon Shopping Center

One of the most famous shopping centers in Bangkok is the Siam Paragon shopping center. 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 Bangkok ๐Ÿง” The mall is home to the largest aquarium in SE-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 ๐Ÿง” That is 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 located 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 ๐Ÿฅ‡

Siam Paragon Bangkok Address: 991/1 เธชเธขเธฒเธกเธžเธฒเธฃเธฒเธเธญเธ™ Rama I Rd, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
GPS Location: 13.747849, 100.534687 

 

#2 - Bangkok Shopping at Central World

One of the largest and most modern shopping malls in Bangkok would have to be the Central World Bangkok complex. This mega-mall offers a fascinating shopping experience with everything you could imagine ๐Ÿง”. Set over an area of 555,000sqm and offering over 500 stores and over 100 restaurants, this is the largest mall in Bangkok. 

The mall has 15 cinemas, learning centers, kid’s zones, food courts, boutique supermarkets, and much more. It is for so many people the ultimate shopping center in Bangkok. Included are also other favorite shops like Groove, Zen, and Isetan. If you are on holiday in 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 ๐Ÿ…

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

 

#1 - Icon Siam

Icon Siam is one of the biggest malls in Bangkok as it houses 500 shops and 100 restaurants and is called the mother of all malls ๐Ÿง” for this reason. Icon Siam also has an exhibition hall, art gallery, and a floating market. It is located on the side of the Chao Phraya River. And has a massive half a million sq meters of shopping space and has eight floors. 

You can reach Icon Siam 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 head to the pier, where you can take a free river shuttle. 

Icon Siam 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 ๐Ÿง” If you are tired of shopping, you can head to the cinema hall, exhibition hall, or the art gallery. And if you are feeling hungry during your shopping spree, you can find a restaurant of your choice among 100 in this shopping complex. 

Make sure not to miss IconSiam on your visit to Bangkok and experience the Thai Shopping Mile ๐Ÿ†

Icon Siam Address:299 Charoen Nakhon Rd, Khlong Ton Sai, Khlong San, Bangkok 10600, Thailand

GPS Location: 13.727602776083833, 100.51012361555827

 

This guide to the Bangkok shopping mile is enough to wake the shopaholic inside you ๐Ÿง” Not only do you get to see the spectacular shopping malls, but you can also find almost anything you need. Make sure to follow this guide and fulfill your shopping desires in Bangkok.

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