The capital of Thailand, Bangkok brings to mind a picture of a cluster of soaring buildings bearing a cosmopolitan outlook with beautiful temples, magnificent palaces, bustling markets and a lively community. Popular as the City of Angels, Bangkok is the kingdom’s hub of economical and commercial activities. Highly admired by travellers for its versatility and numerous points of interest, the city houses some of the largest and supreme shopping centres in Asia, including Asia’s largest outdoor market.
Silom, undoubtedly the most vibrant place in Bangkok boasts towering majestic skyscrapers in addition to many financial institutions. Located between Suriwongse and Sathorn roads, it is most famous for being a paradise for shoppers, especially with the arrival of night time. Never letting a shopper leave disappointed, it is home to a host of varied shopping centres and markets including Silom Complex, Robinson and Central. During daytime hours, it is the city’s trading area of jewellery and gems.
Offering an exciting shopping experience under Bangkok’s starry night sky is the Silom Road Market, which includes Patpong Night Market where you are bound to find Tahi crafts, souvenirs, CD’s/DVD’s, bags and counterfeit watches as well as clothes and many more items that can be bargained for. The ideal shopping option, especially for travellers from abroad, this shopping experience gets better with the arrival of vendors along Saledaeng and Silom roads every night.
Known as one of the must-visit night shopping destinations for shopaholics, the Patpong Night Market in Silom, is amidst a myriad of pubs, bars and restaurants. While visiting the town for a shopping spree, one can also indulge in some exciting sightseeing. At the State Tower you can get a bird’s eye view of the city. After an exhilarating day of shopping and roaming the streets, you may treat yourself to a nice foot massage at one of the many massage parlours in the city.
The visitors to this part of Thailand seeking a Bangkok hotel will be pleased with accommodation of Anantara Bangkok Sathorn. Located in close proximity to many attractions in the city, it is one of the finest Silom hotels Bangkok has to offer.