The Old Siam Plaza is sited at Wang Burapha, an historic neighbourhood that has always been a centre for shopping, with the mall standing on what was once Ming Muang Market. Designed in the style that became popular in the reign of King Rama V, the Old Siam Plaza brims with quaintness and charm, and along with its handicrafts, fashions and electronics is the place to head for local Thai food served in an atmosphere of colour and bustle.
Opening hours: 9:00 - 20:00
The East Asiatic Company was a Danish concern which, late in the 19th century built its own port facilities on the Chao Phraya River. In the middle of the 20th century the port and its warehouses fell into disuse, but recent years have seen Asiatique The Riverfront founded amongst the old structures, combining a lively night market with shops, restaurants, shows, events and a giant Ferris wheel. The historical aspects of the site have been conserved, and there is a riverfront walk.
Opening hours: 16:00 - 12:00 midnight
Tel: +662 108 4488
A concentrated collection of shops and galleries specialising in art, antiques, curios and handicrafts, River City is on the Chao Phraya River and is a magnet for collectors, traders and connoisseurs from around the world. Four floors display the treasures of Asia, and lifestyle outlets and restaurants make this a prime destination. Here too are the main piers from which the river cruises depart.
Opening hours: 11:00 - 20:00
Tel: +662 237 0077
Central Embassy is Bangkok’s newest luxury mall, located at the intersection where the prestigious Wireless Road meets Ploenchit Road. Its architecture is bold and daring, displaying influences of Thai art and culture whilst reflecting the cosmopolitan features of the country’s capital. Shopping here is an experience, with elite brand names that are the epitome of style and exclusivity. Boasting authentic global cuisines from around the world, Central Embassy possesses all the attractions of a modern and luxurious shopping destination.
Opening hours: 10:00 - 22:00
Tel: +662 119 7777