Shopping in Bangkok Thailand

7 Things to Do in Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok, the capital city of Thailand, is a vacationer's paradise. Sights and shopping abound. Beware; the city is crowded and the traffic is pretty appalling. On the upside, however, is an excellent public transportation system that allows visitors to get around easily. Bangkok's many attractions include the following:
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Shopping in Thailand

Although Thais tend to believe (mistakenly) that Hong Kong and Singapore are the shopping meccas of southeast Asia, you can buy virtually anything in Bangkok, often at bargain-basement prices. Imports, notably foods, tend to be expensive, so if you must eat cornflakes, cheese, and pickles, expect to pay through the nose! Thailand's industrial base has expanded enormously in the past thirty years, and the country now has a range of factories producing electrical goods, textiles, pharmaceuticals, and so on. If you want to go on a shopping spree you will find most of these local products reasonably priced and of good quality. Some foreigners get annoyed because they feel they are being charged more at markets than a Thai would be, but vendors tend to price their goods according to a person's ability to pay and they reason, correctly, that a foreign tourist is well-heeled compared with most of the Thai customers.
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Top 10 Things to Do in Bangkok, Thailand

If shopping is your pleasure, then you can't go past the Weekend markets at Chatuchak/Jatujak. You'll find imitation brand name items like clothing, accessories, jewelry and more here and it's a great way to find some great Thai souvenirs as well.
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Shopping Areas Around Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok is not only world famous for its heritage sites and breath taking natural reserves, it is also a bustling metropolis that offers several luxurious lodging facilities, as well as entertainment and shopping destinations. Known as the capital of Thailand, Bangkok is also the largest urban area in the country, populated by roughly 12 million people. On the map, it is found on the central and eastern portion of Thailand, and stretches from Nakhon Ratchasima to the industrialized eastern seaboard. It is bordered by Samut Prakan, Samut Sakhon, Nakhon Pathom, Nonthaburi, and Pathum Thani. On top of that, it also has a number of leisure spots, open from day until night, which tourists can visit for an enjoyable shopping excursion.
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Explore Bangkok Thailand - Asia's Most Famous Tourist Attractions Spots

What can't we expect from a place called Bangkok, also known as Krung Thep, or when translated literally, 'The City Of Angels'! With tourist attractions ranging from awe-inspiring temples, glinting palaces to high-end shopping malls and a pulsating nightlife, this places promises to be a wholesome holiday destination. Connected through most of the major airports, travelling to Bangkok is a truly worthy endeavour.
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