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This is the biggest and busiest shopping district
in Bangkok, where almost all kinds of goods are on
sale, including cloth, clothes, jewellery, handicrafts,
books, antiques, etc. There are several large department
stores located here, and also several shopping arcades
and countless smaller shops as well as a dozen of cinema
theatres and mini theatres. So you can satisfy all
your needs if you stay in one of over a dozen first-class
hotels in the area. The area is easily accessible by
The shopping venue starts from the junction of Rama
I Rd. and Phaya Thai Rd. to Ratchaprasong Intersection
(Rama I Rd. and Ratchadamri Rd.) and continue up north
to Pratunam. Most of them are easily accessible by
skytrain and linked by a skywalk.
BTS: Siam Station (interchange station with skywalk)
Silom Line - Ratchadamri Station
Canal Piers: Take Khlong Saen Saep Express Boat and
get off at Pratunam Pier for CentralWorld, Zen and Pratunam
or get off at Saphan Hua Chang Pier for Siam Square
For taxi: สยาม - ราชดำริ
: Siam Ratchadamri
Hotels in Siam / Pathumwan Area
Hotels in Ratchadamri Area
Apart from sports activities, the National Stadium is used for holding other
public events on New Years Day and Childrens Day, concerts and occasionally
For taxi: สนามกีฬาแห่งชาติ
Bangkok Art & Culture Centre
Bangkok Art & Culture Centre collects and displays
a wide variety of art works including Thai and international
For taxi: หอศิลปวัฒนธรรมแห่งกรุงเทพมหานคร ตรงข้ามมาบุญครอง
||Jim Thompson House
This remarkable Thai-style wooden house once belonged
to the late Mr. Jim Thompson, an American silk entrepreneur
residing in Thailand. The house, now a museum, displays
Mr. Thompson's splendid collection of Asian artefacts
For taxi: บ้านจิมทอมป์สัน
It is great fun to observe the breathtaking process
when venomous snakes like king cobras are milked
in the daily venom extraction shows and to learn
about the life cycle of snakes at Queen Saovabha
For taxi: สวนงู สภากาชาด
Sandwiched between two gigantic mallsSiam Paragon
and CentralWorldis Wat Pathumwanaram, a temple housing
three sacred Buddha images. Besides, royal ashes
of the late King Rama VIII and the late Princess
Mother are kept here.
For taxi: วัดปทุมวนาราม
Royal Bangkok Sports Club
The club offers a wide range of sports to its exclusive
members, including rugby, soccer and field hockey.
Horse racing here is open to nonmembers to watch.
For taxi: ราชกรีฑาสโมสร ถนนอังรีดูนังต์
Located in front of the Grand Hyatt Erawan Hotel, the
shrine is always crowded with both Thai and foreign
devotees of the Brahma, who come to make a wish.
Wooden carved elephants or classical dances along
with traditional Thai music will be presented as
votive offerings by the devotees when their wishes
For taxi: ศาลพระพรหม แยกราชประสงค์
||Baiyoke Sky Hotel
Baiyoke Sky Hotel or known as Baiyoke II Tower is the
tallest building in Thailand. The building is 309
metres tall with 2,060 stairs from bottom to top.
From the revolving deck on the 84th floor visitors
can enjoy the vast panoramic view of Bangkok.
For taxi: ใบหยกสกายโฮเท็ล (ใบหยก 2)
Mahboonkrong (MBK center), this market-style
shopping centre is packed with stalls selling everything
from clothing and leather goods to cosmetics, gift
items, electrical equipment, furniture and travel and
camping equipment. This place is popular for its wide
variety of products at inexpensive prices.
For taxi: มาบุญครองเซ็นเตอร์
This is an open-air shopping ground for teenagers,
office workers and foreign tourists. Comprising 6
lanes, each crowded with a myriad of shops, boutiques,
chain stores and tutorial schools, the area is also
popular for holding events and promotional campaigns.
For taxi: สยามสแควร์
This four-storey shopping centre features various designer
label clothing shops as well as coffee shops, fast
food chains, a funky food mall and many more in a
For taxi: สยามเซ็นเตอร์
The high-class lifestyle shopping mall with a skywalk
connected to the fourth floor of Siam Center, BTS
skytrains National Stadium Station and MBK Center.
For taxi: สยามดิสคัฟเวอรี่
Siam Paragon is a new vibrant shopping and entertainment
area in Bangkok, featuring brand-name shops, world-class
Thai and international cuisines, and popular fast
For taxi: สยามพารากอน
After massive renovations and expansion, this is the
largest lifestyle shopping and entertainment complex
in the country with two Japanese department storesIsetan
and Zen and a large outdoor activity square.
For taxi: เซ็นทรัลเวิลด์พลาซ่า
This is another luxury shopping centre in Bangkok with
various international high-end brands.
For taxi: เกษรพลาซ่า
Naraiphan, the largest Thai handicrafts centre in Thailand,
offers a comprehensive range of products and souvenirs
from all regions of the country.
For taxi: นารายณ์ภัณฑ์
Big C Ratchadamri
The biggest among its many branches, this superstore
also features EGV cinemas and various shops selling
clothes and Thai souvenirs.
For taxi: บิ๊กซี ราชดำริ
Pantip Plaza, the largest IT mall in the city, offers
a great variety of computer products and parts, IT
accessories and counterfeit software at bargain prices.
For taxi: พันธุ์ทิพย์พลาซ่า ประตูน้ำ
Platinum Fashion Mall
Platinum Fashion Mall comprises six storeys with hundreds
of shops selling wholesale and retail street fashions
and everything you need from all kinds of men and
women clothes to lingerie and accessories like earrings,
belts and bags.
For taxi: แพลตินั่ม ประตูน้ำ
The Pratunam Market next to the Indra Square, though
not a high-class shopping centre, is worth visiting
if you want to broaden your vision and to see more
about the ordinary Thai. It is also the market of
garments for export.
For taxi: ตลาดประตูน้ำ
Connected to Indra Regent Hotel, Indra Square offers
children wear, men & women fashion accessories
and many more.
For taxi: อินทราสแควร์
Food of all kinds can be found in this area. Both
traditional and fusion Thai and international restaurants
as well as fast food franchises are located in the
shopping malls. Huge and trendy food courts are also
a good dining option in the area. And similar to other
areas in Bangkok, street stalls are scattered throughout.
The area is more suitable for shopping; it doesnt
offer much about night entertainment. Just a few pubs
and bars are located here.
/ Silom -
Surawong - Sathon