10 BEST MARKETS IN BANGKOK

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1.Chatuchak Weekend Market

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Chatuchak is Thailand’s biggest market, and Asia’s largest weekend market. In its tiny lanes  you can find a variety of items such as clothes, accessories, household items, decorative items, antiques, Thai handicrafts, and live animals. There are small shops throughout the market that serve chilled soft drinks and beer, light snacks, ice-cream, and piping hot Thai food.

2. Phat Pong Night Market

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It is world-famous as Bangkok’s red light district with its numerous “Go-Go Bars”, “Ladyboy” shows, strip clubs, and pirated DVD-vendors. Phat Pong is also famous for its fake goods – from Patek Philippe watches, to Mont Blanc pens, to Louis Vuitton bags. And you’ll also find local Thai handicrafts, rude t-shirts, clothes, shoes, accessories, and most notably, beautiful hand-crafted soap ornaments etc.\

 

3.Pratunam Market

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Pratunam Market is one of Bangkok’s best and cheapest retail clothes market. You can find lots of Thai souvenirs and handicrafts and clothes for a great shopping at wholesale prices.

4. Khlong Toei Market

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Khlong Toei is Bangkok’s biggest wet market. It’s a fascinating little hidden village in between the city. You can find everything from fresh vegetables and fruits, meat, including dead rats, and all sorts of roasted & grilled critters like cockroaches, bugs, scorpions, and grasshoppers.

5. Amphawa Floating Market

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Amphawa is the second biggest floating market in Thailand. If you’re looking forward to a river view while shopping, this is an amazing option to buy stuff from this place. It has got Thai food options available & ethnic gifts etc.

6. Bangkok Flower Market

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It is Bangkok’s largest wholesale and retail flower market. You can find innumerable varieties of flowers and flora-related goods- flower pots, garlands, decorative goods. Prices of products fluctuate throughout the year, depending on the demand or particular varieties during festivals and important holidays like Valentine’s Day and Songkran.

7. MBK Center

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MBK is one of the best shopping place. It is a cross between a mall and a market. It is a combination of both, a crowded market with small  shops & air conditioned stores like in a mall along with  a movie theater and a bowling alley with restaurants and fast-food centres (Pizza Hut, McDonald’s, Dairy Queen). Shops sells bags, shoes, accessories, clothes, handicrafts, souvenirs, perfumes, electronics, food, and even furniture and bathroom fittings.

 

8.Talad Bo Bae

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Bo Bae market is one of Bangkok’s oldest – and largest – wholesale clothing markets. Buying in bulk of the same clothing will get you wholesale rates. Apart from branded western and traditional Thai clothing, you can also find fresh fruits and vegetables, Muslim (halal) food, and fashion/costume jewelry at very cheap rates.

9. Pantip Plaza

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Pantip Plaza is the biggest electronics market in the city which sells everything from computers, laptops, accessories, electronics, cameras, software, CDs, DVDs, movies, and more at wholesale prices. It has two large retail outlets here, IT City and Hardware House.

10. Sampeng Market

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The area is famous as the textile and gold hub of Bangkok. China Town have the exotic street shops & Phahurat (Little India), have shops selling indian textiles. It is famous for trinkets, souvenirs, handicrafts, clothes, accessories and costume jewelry. You can also have a good time here tasting the Thai & indian foods and desserts in the end for a sweet  taste bud.

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