A Shopaholic’s Guide to Bangkok By BTS Skytrain: Siam

From maze-like markets to mammoth malls, Bangkok is every shopaholic’s paradise. With everything available from quaint, local sea shell key-chain souvenirs to world-class designer goods, here’s an easy guide to navigating Bangkok’s immense city-centre shopping terrain on the Bangkok Mass Transit System (more commonly known as the BTS or Skytrain). You might not be able to beat the heat but zipping above the jammed-packed roads on the Skytrain, you  will definitely beat the traffic…and that means more time for shopping!


In the heart of Bangkok’s shopping district, Siam BTS station is connected to four major shopping centres, each with something different to offer all shoppers.

Siam Paragon

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Exit 3 takes you straight into one of Thailand’s more popular and populous malls. Often teeming with locals and tourists, Siam Paragon features a large international department store as well as standalone designer and branded retail stores. Siam Paragon is also home to one of Asia’s largest aquariums Siam Ocean World and IMAX cinemas, making it the perfect place for families. And when you’re ready for a break, be sure to head to the basement and check out the food court and a myriad of other food outlets.

Address: 991 Rama 1 Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330
Tel: +66 (0) 2-610-8000
Hours: Daily from 10:00 – 22:00
Website: http://www.siamparagon.co.th

Siam Center

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Exit 1 leads you to one of Bangkok’s most fashion-forward malls. A long-standing mecca for fashionistas, Siam Center features international fashion brands such as Forever 21 but is also home to many established and up-and-coming Thai designers. Don’t miss out on getting a truly local taste for fashion.

Address: Siam Tower, Rama 1 Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok, 10330
Tel: +66 (0) 2 658 1000
Hours: Daily from 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Website: http://www.siamcenter.co.th

Siam Discovery

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Exit 1 also leads you to Siam Discovery, a sophisticated mall where each floor is dedicated to a certain category such as beauty, fashion, sports, outdoor, electronics, home decor and some speciality stores and features brands you might not find anywhere else. The highlight at Siam Discovery is Madame Tussaud’s Bangkok, a treat for everyone. A simple yet unique shopping awaits you here.

Address: Siam Tower, Rama 1 Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok, 10330
Tel: +66 (0) 2 658 1000
Hours: Daily from 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Website: http://www.siamdiscovery.co.th

Siam Square 1

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On the left hand side of the station, you will find the Siam area’s newest shopping centre with an Asian lifestyle twist, Siam Square 1. Featuring many local stores, you can find everything from fashion to food to electronics here. It’s a great place to chill, catch a coffee, or window shop.

Address: 37/61 Rama 1 Road, Pathumwan,  Bangkok 10330
Tel: +66 (0) 2 115 1418
Hours: Daily from 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Website: http://siamsquareone.com


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