The Siam District, although not legally or officially recognized, is one of the many districts identified by the locals in Bangkok. Although a de facto district, Siam has gained a reputation for being one of the most visited areas of Bangkok owing to its many tourist attractions such as the Jim Thompson House, the Siam Paragon shopping complex, the Suphachalasai National Stadium, and the Erawan Shrine. Of the many classy Sukhumvit hotels Bangkok boast, one that offers luxury accommodation and a host of amenities is the Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel.
Siam District has many shopping and entertainment sectors, but none are most vibrant as the Siam Square Bangkok. Home to some of the biggest names in shopping and entertainment, the Siam Square is the hub of the latest and coolest trends and happenings. Considered to be “what Bond Street is to London”, this shopping and entertainment hub is one that you simply must-visit while in Bangkok.
Establishing in 1970 as an ordinary square with ordinary shopping options, soon Siam Square started attracting some of the most popular retailers in Bangkok, which resulted in Siam Square being the premier shopping and entertainment sector it is today. In terms of shopping, the Siam Square is home to reputed shopping malls such as Siam Paragon, MBK and Siam Square One. In addition to this, the square boats popular retailers such as Sister Margarita, Post-Nerd, Belli Belly, Pony Stone, and Sleeping Pills.
These stores, along with the many other brand stores in Siam Square offer the trending styles and fashion, as well as the latest in gadgets and other items. In terms of entertainment and hospitality, there are many cinemas and exquisite restaurants in the square, which are frequently visited by both locals and tourists. Although not an extremely popular nightlife spot, Siam Sqaure’s Hard Rock Café and a couple of nightclubs run till the wee hours of the night. All in all, Siam Square in Bangkok offers a shopping and entertainment experience that you are sure to enjoy.
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