The capital of Thailand, Bangkok is a cosmopolitan city that is chock-full of activity and attractions that are bound to keep you well occupied throughout your stay. The city is also known for being a shopper’s paradise and its mega malls and shopping centres attract shopaholics from around the world. If you are in the mood to splurge, want to engage in some wonderful window shopping or looking for a fun place to take the entire family, then Siam Paragon is well worth visiting.
One of the most well known malls in Bangkok, Siam Paragon is a popular destination amongst fashionistas since it gives one the chance to purchase a wide range of designer brands ranging from clothing to accessories. Situated across from the Siam BTS Skytrain Station, this modern mall boasts more than 250 shops mostly dealing in luxury items.
The obvious starting point to your shopping excursion at Siam Paragon, the main floor is where one will find international designer names such as Chanel, Versace, Salvatore Ferragamo, Louis Vuitton, Prada and Marc Jacobs. Expect to find the latest trends in fashion here, offering an ideal opportunity for you to “re-stock” your wardrobe!
The first floor of the mall is also a fashion hotspot with such names as Armani, Zara, H&M, Swarovski, Hugo Boss, Gap and Massimo Dutti offering plenty of retail therapy. The lifestyle and leisure section of Siam Paragon can be found on its second and third floors where one can shop for home furnishing, get pampered at a beauty salon or checkout the latest models on display at the Lamborghini, Ferrari and BMW showrooms. Tech fanatics will find plenty to buy on the fourth floor, while the many eateries, restaurants and cafes at the mall provide ample spots in which to unwind and enjoy a relaxed meal or drink.
Of course Siam Paragon is not all about shopping since it provides lots of entertainment options too. On the fifth floor you will find a Cineplex with multiple screening venues, an IMAX cinema and a bowling centre known as Blue-O Rhythm and Bowl. If that was not enough, beneath the mall one will find the awe-inspiring Siam Ocean World Bangkok, home to a stunning array of creatures from the deep.
If you are planning to indulge in some serious shopping or sightseeing when in the Thai capital make sure you find well placed accommodation from which to set off on your excursions. An option worth considering is staying at hotels in Asoke Bangkok. Those in search of hotels in this part of the city can consider Atrium Bangkok. This hotel in Petchburi makes for an ideal base and is walking distance away from the nearest subway station.