Shopping tops the Must-Do list of activities while visiting Bangkok and it is assured to beguile all visitors with an unforgettable experience. On that note, Chatuchak market is the heart of your Bangkok shopping fantasy. So, linger in Citadines Sukhumvit 23, Bangkok to revel in your shopping dreams while enjoying the luxuries offered in one of the leading executive apartments, Bangkok.
Chatuchak weekend market, the dreamland of shopaholics, is wide spread on 35 acres and bewilders everyone with its sheer immensity. It consists of more than 8,000 stalls divided into 27 sections for ace of all explorers. The speciality in this renowned market is that you have the opportunity purchase from everything to nothing. The variety of merchandise is so large that it offers a unique selection in clothes, accessories, handicrafts, ceramics, furniture, home decoration, food, paintings, books, antiques, collectibles, plants, pets, pet accessories and many more at a bargaining local price.
For first timers, this would seem like a big adventure, but you can survive and enjoy the advantages of this famous market if you plan ahead. Usually, all stalls open at 9.00 am and veteran shoppers advice it is better to arrive early before the place gets crowded with throngs of people. Moreover, morning is the best time to prevent getting sun burnt under the blazing sun. Therefore, keep in mind to wear comfortable clothing if you wish to explore the whole market which would definitely take up your whole day.
Chatuchak market, ideal location to grab the perfect deals, facilitates the shoppers’ experience with a bank, ATM machines, foreign money exchange counters and information centres to feel the real magic without hassle. However, it is advisable to carry enough cash and a large backpack while being aware of pick pocketing. Sift through different goods on the offer and purchase anything that captivates you at the moment after bargaining hard.
Finally, do not leave the market without treating yourselves with a street meal or few mouth watering snacks in one of the widely available tiny food stalls!
Chandrishan Williams is a travel writer who writes under the pen name, Caleb Falcon. He specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers.