Want to indulge in an unforgettable retail therapy in Bangkok? Head over to the Chatuchak Market which is known as the biggest open-air market in Thailand. Read on to know more facts.
The diverse collection of merchandise and sheer size of Chatuchak Market serves up an assortment of opportunities to quite literally shop till you drop. Covering a total land area of 35 acres, the market features more than 8000 market stalls. Visit the market on a typical weekend and you’ll not be disappointed with its catchy garments, flashy accessories, and shoes.
What to shop
The Chatuchak Market is sure to entice you into purchasing heaps and bundles of things that you’ve always dreamt of having. The most popular items are dresses, jeans, shirts, jewellery, and hats. Those who buy multiple items can get a discount. For all the first time travellers, wandering around the market is the best way to mix and mingle with the locals and uncover fascinating elements of Bangkok’s culture.
This market is located close to centrally located Bangkok accommodation options. If you are staying at one of the many 4 star hotels in Bangkok the likes of Adelphi Suites, the Chatuchak Market is 33 minutes away.
More than a retail therapy!
The charming appeal and food stalls in the market would surely seem like a welcome break to your shopping experience in Bangkok. Once you have completed your shopping spree, be seated at one of the shops here which will give you a chance to sample some of the finest Eastern and Western delicacies.
Catalina Forbes is a travel writer who bases her content on many thrilling escapades experienced across the world. Google+