Shopping has long been part of Thailand's and especially Bangkok's culture. This city has a large number of huge department stores, shopping malls and markets. The vast amount of shopping opportunities can be overwhelming, stressful, but also great fun. To give you a brief overview, we have listed all major department stores and popular shopping malls in this article.
Asiatique "The Riverfront" is a modern night market & dining place located at the Chao Praya river. Dating back to 1907, the docks and warehouses that can be seen at Asiatique today, were used by the East Asiatic Company as a trading and shipping hub. In 1954 the company ceased its operations and the site became obsolete and abandoned for many years.
Ratchada Night Market that is also known as Rodfai Night Market or Train Night Market, is a very popular night market, located at Bangkok's Ratchada District. Covering a large area, this place has numerous food stalls, pubs, salons and vendors selling clothes and accessoirs.