Bangkok is the capital of Thailand and its cultural, business and economic center. Bangkok is also one of the world's shopping centers. There is no such product that could not be found in this city. That is why everyone who has visited Bangkok should definitely buy some souvenirs. There are a lot of shops, shopping centers, markets and various mini-markets in Bangkok, where you will enjoy a nice walk.
Such little gifts as statues of animals and gods, paintings, dishes, wood and stone goods, baubles and chains, fridge magnets are sold everywhere. An abundance of inexpensive gifts will surprise everyone. Almost every tourist brings a small elephant or a wooden mask as a souvenir from Bangkok.
Position close to China allowed the capital of Thailand to become a major dealer of digital technology. The abundance of electronics stores and low prices for gadgets allow tourists to buy smartphones, tablets, cameras and others.
Clothing is also popular with tourists. In addition to cheap shorts and T-shirts, original leather goods are sold here, such as belts, bags, wallets, suitcases or shoes.
Thailand is famous for latex products. Rubber factories are located throughout the country and there are a lot of their representatives in Bangkok. Latex pillows and mattresses are valued for their durability and quality.
Women will like the choice of local cosmetics. Thai creams and balms on natural basis are made for different skin types. Green and red tiger balm packs are popular with the locals and tourists. Inhalers with essential oils are also popular goods as they tone up and are good for a cold.
Shopping streets. Sukhumvit Road is a large street with randomly arranged shopping malls and crowds of people. Silom Road is a pedestrian street with numerous street tents and small shops.
Large markets are concentrated on the Ratchadaprop, Ratchawithi, Ratchadamri, Phetbury streets. You can also have a great time and buy any souvenirs at floating markets, which you can visit during floating market tour.
There is a large number of shopping centers where you can not only buy gifts from Bangkok but also have a lot of fun: go to the cinema, visit a cafe. The most popular of them are Siam Paragon, Central World Plaza, MBK and others.
When looking for jewelry it is better to visit big stores so that to be sure you won't get a fake. The Gems Gallery is a representative of the jewelry stores network in Bangkok, which has a large assortment of all kinds of pearls and gems jewelry, including rings, bracelets, earrings, chains and necklaces. The quality of all jewelry is guaranteed by certificates.
Pantip Plaza is a 5-storey shopping center, which is considered a real kingdom of electronics. Here are the official stores of all major electronics manufacturers, including Apple.
King Power Duty Free Shop is a large shop where you can buy cosmetics, electronics, leather goods, alcohol and other goods at affordable prices.
Buying souvenirs in Bangkok is an exciting experience that will allow you to find useful goods at affordable prices and to please your friends and relatives. For those who is going to Bangkok only for shopping, it is better to go in the rainy season from May to October. During this period, the number of tourists is reduced and the stores organize big sales.