The Emporium

Friday, 04 March 2016 06:36 Published in Shopping 0

Location: Soi Sukhumvit 24,Sukhumvit Road

The leading shopping center is mostly admired by those who love luxurious brand products and new generation lifestyles. There are cinemas, hair salons, book stores, and 5 stars restaurants inside. It is also the home of Thailand Creative and Design Center (TCDC).

Tel                          : 0  2269  1000

Buses                     : 25

A/C Buses            : 508, 511

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Siam Center

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Location: Rama 1 Road

Although quite old, this department store always offers the newest trend of fashion. With connecting path to Siam Discovery Center, the place is packed with shops, both International and Thai Brands. The Foods court and trendy restaurants are also available. Lucky travelers may run into special events and rotated art fair.

Tel                         :   0 2658 1000

Buses                     :   15, 25, 29, 34, 40, 54, 73, 79, 159, 204 

A/C Buses            :  501, 508

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Siam Discovery Centre

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Location: Rama 1 Road

This department store is specifically designed for the life style of Generation X. All the shops are stylish and totally unique. Trendy restaurants and movie complexs are also at your services. Tourists are also able to use the bypass here to reach “Siam Certer”

Tel                         :   0 2658 1000

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Pantip Plaza

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Location:  Phetchburi  Road

This Information Technology (IT) kingdom is the centre of gadgets and technology devices. Full range of service from computer repair stores can be found all over this first IT mall in the country. Hardware and software from every producer including computer programs, movies, music, games, and all types of DVDs are selling at negotiable price.

Tel                         :   0 2250 1555

Buses                     :   2, 60, 79, 93, 113

A/C Buses            :  505, 511

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Central World

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Location: Rajchaprasong Junction

Except  from its reputation as the first lifestyle shopping complex in Thailand. Central World is also famous for its largest event space which hosts interesting events all year round. It’s Houses 3 shopping malls crowded together in the area; Central World is an urban design shopping complex. Zen displays both Thai and international brands. Isetan provides all aspects of Japanese lifestyle.

Tel.                        : 0  2635  1111

Buses                     : 2,13,73, 73ก, 76, 77, 204

A/C Buses            : 505, 514

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Central Chidlom

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Location: Chidlom Rd.

This is the oldest shopping mall in Thailand which is the home of all imported brands that you can wish for and many brands you won’t find elsewhere. One of the outstanding qualities of this place is its Food Court which brings together a perfect mixture of Thai food and international cuisine, with reasonable price.

Tel.                        : 0  2793  7777

Buses                     : 15, 40

A/C Buses            : 508, 511

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Gaysorn Plaza

Friday, 04 March 2016 06:31 Published in Shopping 0

Location: Rajchaprasong Junction

As one of the most luxurious shopping complexes, Gaysorn specialized in selective stores and concept boutiques that are carefully selected by its professional management team to fulfill your shopping experience. World-class brands and leading Thai brands are providing excellent cuttings apparel, sharp design accessories and furniture. Tasteful restaurants in pleasant environment are dining paradise.

Tel.                        : 0  2656  1516

Buses                     : 13, 14, 73, 74, 76, 77, 204

A/C Buses            : 505, 514

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Amarin Plaza

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Location: Rajchaprasong Junction

Amarin Plaza is known for the most famous shopping paradise in Bangkok providing only the best quality of  local handicrafts, outdoor clothing and equipments. It is also home of the first and the largest ‘Book Outlet’ in Thailand.

Tel.                        : 0  2256  9111

 Buses                    : 40

A/C Buses            : 501, 508, 511

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Mah Boon Krong (MBK Center)

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MBK Public Company Limited (“the Company”) was founded and registered on 25 July 1974 originally under the name of Mah Boon Krong Drying and Silo Company Limited which managed a shopping center called “Mah Boon Krong Shopping Center”.  The shopping center has been open to the public since 7 February 1985.  The Company first became a listed company on the Stock Exchange of Thailand in 1978, thanks to the efforts by the Company’s original team of management.  However, the Company became delisted in 1987.

Afterwards, the Company was managed by a new team of management and its name was changed from “Mah Boon Krong Drying and Silo Company Limited” to “MBK Property & Development Company Limited”.  Later on 8 April 1994, it was transformed into a public limited company under the name of “MBK Property & Development Public Company Limited”.  It became a listed company again on the Stock Exchange of Thailand on 5 April 1996.  It became a listed company again on the Stock Exchange of Thailand on 5 April 1996, using “MBK–PD” as abbreviated name for trading.  The trading of its common shares on the Stock Exchange of Thailand commenced on 24 April 1996.

On 20 November 2002, the Company changed its name from “MBK Property & Development Public Company Limited” to “MBK Development Public Company Limited”.  Later on 10 November 2003, it changed its name again from “MBK Development Public Company Limited” to “MBK Public Company Limited” (“MBK”).  As well, its abbreviated name for trading was changed from ‘MBK-PD” to ‘MBK” which is still being used today.

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Jim Thompson House

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Jim Thompson House is a house belong to the late James H.W. Thomson who came to Thailand as an officer in the US forces during World War II. When he war ended, he decided to settle in the Kingdom. 

During his stay, Thompson become interested in traditional Thai textiles, and being trained as an architect, tie used his talent to create new designs and colour schemes for his textiles. The name Jim Thompson become synonymous with Thai silk after he intro?duced the traditional silk to the international market. He had arranged for dismantling of ancient teak houses from various places and reassembled them on the bank of Sansap Canal in Bangkok, today known as Jim Thompson's House. He myster?iously disappeared during a visit to the Cameron Highlands in Malaysia in 1967, leaving behind him his house of historical value as his memorial in Thailand. 

Ban Thai Museum: Apart from Thompson's splendid art collection and personal belongings exhibited here, the rooms were arranged to reflect the life of Thai people in former times. The garden, featuring various native Thai flowers, is maintained in a natural way and to reflect Thai art and living culture. 

Address :
6 Kasemsan 2 Lane Rama 1 Road Wangmai Sub-District Pathumwan District Bangkok 10330 
Telephone: (662) 216-7368 
Facimile: (662) 6123744
Bus: 15 47 48 73 204
Air-con Bus : 8 (Exp.) Sai 38 Mb 1 
Pier: Passenger : Tha Chang Pier (Sansap Canal) 

Opening Hours: Daily 9 am-4:30 pm

Admission Fee :
Under 25 year old/ 50 Bht Adult 100 Bht

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