Bangkok, Thailand - GREAT PLACES TO VISIT
Customs | Places to Visit
Siam S.K.‘ 127 room, nr.73 rajdamri for handmade cutlery
Tel: 662 655 2030
Royal Thai Government Handicraft Center- 127 Rajdamri Avenue
Chinatown- visit the Nakhon Kasem, formerly the "Thieves Market" to check out an eclectic range of bargains.
Venus Jewelerye - 167/1-2 Withayu Rd., Lumpinee, a definite shop for serious jewelry lovers.
Pak Klong Talaat - one of Bangkok's major flower markets is the perfect solution for jetlag. Best visited at 3 am in the morning the market offers orchids, rare exotics, lotus, different kinds of gingers and even several incredibly coloured.
Charoenchaikarnchang Shop - 187/4-6, 87 Soi Nava, Bumrungmuang Rd. Tel: 02 2224800 This is shop for Buddhas
Chatuchak Market - open only on the weekends this is perhaps the largest market you will ever shop in. Plan for at least two full days and shop till you drop.
The Jim Thompson House - originally home to the American architect/entrepreneur James H W Thompson, founder of the world renowned Jim Thompson Thai Silk Company. Within the house complex there is a textile gallery, restaurant, shop and function rooms making it the most visited tourist destination in Bangkok. The company also operates a chain of retail fashion and home furnishing stores.
Main Store - 9 Surawong Road - Tel: (662) 632 8100