Bangkok is a fantastic place for shopping, with lots of malls to choose from.

The capital of Thailand is a true shopper’s paradise.

There are so many malls here catering to different tastes and budgets.

Let’s take a look at five of the best ones that offer a great shopping experience.

Stop By Pastel After Your Shopping Spree

A Thai Instagram models smiling and dancing at the Pastel rooftop bar with sunset behind her

After you’re done exploring all these malls, come over to Pastel to relax, enjoy the sunset, and try our delicious Mediterranean food.

We have a large selection of cocktails and homemade dishes that would be perfect to refresh you after a long day hanging out in the malls.

Terminal 21

exterior of Terminal 21 mall in Bangkok near Asoke with the corner of the BTS station and a small flag of Thailand

Located at the intersection of Sukhumvit and Asok, Terminal 21 is a must-visit destination in Bangkok. 

What sets it apart is its unique theme.

Each floor of the mall is meticulously designed to emulate a different city, offering a lot of photo opportunities for your Instagram feed.

From the captivating streets of Tokyo to the charming lanes of Istanbul, every corner of the mall is a visual treat. 

But Terminal 21 is not just about aesthetics; it’s a shopper’s paradise.

You can find there a diverse mix of international brands like H&M, Victoria’s Secret, and Zara, alongside charming local boutiques showcasing Thai craftsmanship.

There’s something for everyone at Terminal 21, regardless of your budget or your tastes. 

And with its exceptional food court, gym, and cinema, it’s truly a one-stop destination for a full day of fun.

Don’t forget to stop and take a look at Thailand’s longest escalators, stretching up to an impressive 36 meters.

Once you’re done shopping, stop by the rooftop bar to see us.

We’re located just 5 minutes away from Terminal 21.


outside of EmSphere mall in Bangkok near Phrom Pong BTS during the sunset

EmSphere, a new shopping mall in Bangkok, opened in December 2023.

This trendy mall focuses on high-street fashion labels, trendy lifestyle brands, and an extensive selection of casual dining options.

Experience culinary delights at the Gourmet market and indulge at the incredible food court that offers everything from ramen to Shake Shack burgers.

While you’re there, stop by the Ikea located on the 3rd floor.

It’s the only shop from the Swedish giant in the center of Bangkok.

Then go up to the 5th floor to relax at Tribe, the city’s exclusive beach club in the sky.

Bring your swim clothes to chill by the pool while enjoying an Ibiza-like ambiance.

Last but not least, you’ll find UOB Live on the last floor of the mall.

It’s a concert venue providing top-notch entertainment and welcoming international and local stars like Ed Sheeran, Tom Jones, and many others.

EmSphere promises a memorable experience in addition to your shopping day. 

It’s also important to note that with its location near Phrom Phong BTS station, alongside Emporium and EmQuartier, two other large malls from the same company, you can shop for days without leaving the area.

Siam Paragon

entrance of Siam Paragon in Bangkok Thailand during a beautiful day with a blue sky

Discover the epitome of luxury shopping at Siam Paragon, one of Bangkok’s most famous luxurious malls. 

With its European-inspired design, it offers a sumptuous experience unlike any other.

Explore the M Floor for high fashion and TWG afternoon tea or to buy chic clothes and accessories from Hermes, Prada, and Versace, and see luxury car dealerships.

You can also go right up to the 2nd-floor for shops selecting furniture and electronics.

Indulge in fast food, coffee, and desserts on the 3rd floor, and savor international cuisine on the 4th floor. 

For entertainment, visit the I-MAX Cinema, karaoke, and Bowling Center on the 5th and 6th floors, or take a peek into the Madame Tussauds Museum on the 6th floor.

The ground floor of the mall is home to attractions like the Siam Opera and Siam Ocean World. 

If you’re visiting Bangkok for a few days, make sure to take advantage of the Tourist card for special offers and privileges. 

With this card, you can get up to 30% discount in the shopping mall and up to 6% VAT refund. 

Icon Siam

exterior of IconSiam mall in Bangkok near the Chao Phraya river during Christmas

Icon Siam is the biggest and most luxurious mall in Thailand.

With its 8 floors, over 100 restaurants, and an impressive collection of 7,000 Thai and international brands, you’re guaranteed to have an impressive shopping experience unlike anything you’ve ever seen before.

Icon Siam proudly hosts the first Takashimaya in Thailand, a well-known Japanese department store and Asia’s largest Adidas Original store. 

Enjoy luxury brands in the “Iconluxe” area, like Louis Vuitton, Chanel, and Cartier. 

Try the incredible food at The Blue by Alain Ducasse, a Michelin-starred restaurant offering refined cuisine with tables overlooking the Chao Phraray River.

For something more casual, go down to SookSiam to immerse yourself in the Thai culture.

Covering over 16,000 square meters, the area celebrates the arts, cuisine, and culture of Thailand’s 77 provinces.

It even has its own floating market.

Finally, relax and unwind at River Park, a serene open-air waterfront space spanning 10,000 square meters. 

Get ready for a day packed with activities.


exterior of CentralWorld shopping mall in Bangkok with a lot of traffic in front of the building

CentralWorld is a shopper’s dream place with over 600 stores spread across 7 floors. 

From big global brands like Uniqlo, H&M, and GAP to local favorites like Naraya, Mt Sapola, or Pipatchara.

You’ll find everything in all types of shops from sportswear with SuperSports to electronics with PowerBuy and even bookstores with B2S Think Space.

The mall is also home to the largest branch of Central Department Store and is branded as Asia’s first lifestyle trend megastore.

Discover GROOVE @ Central World, the New Zone offering a variety of café, restaurants, and hang-out spaces.

For activities, you have The Rink Iceskate: an indoor ice skating rink located on the 2nd floor near the Forum zone.

For a unique movie experience, head to SF World Cinema on the last floor of the mall.

It’s an upscale cinema complex located on the 7th floor with a total of 15 rooms.

The mall is close to Jodds Fair Night Market, one of the best night markets in the city, if you want to keep shopping after CentralWorld closes.


Where can one find the most impressive malls in Bangkok?

The most impressive malls in Bangkok are located in Sukhumvit.

What is the biggest mall in Bangkok?

The biggest mall in Bangkok is Icon Siam, which has over 5,000 shops.

What is the best mall for shopping in Bangkok?

The best mall for shopping in Bangkok is EmSphere.

What is the newest mall in Bangkok?

The newest mall in Bangkok is EmSphere.

Does Bangkok have high-end shopping malls?

Yes, Bangkok has high-end shopping malls, like EmSphere, Siam Paragon, and Icon Siam.

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