The MBK Shopping Center , or as it is also known, the Makboonkron Center, is the largest shopping center not only in the entire city of Bangkok , but throughout Asia. Opened in 1985, it is one of the places you can not miss if you have the opportunity to travel to Thailand. With a total of 8 floors and more than 2,000 stores, it will delight those who love shopping.
A place that is known as the commercial center of bargaining and where you will find everything you can imagine, including the best replicas in Thailand . In fact, tourists from all over the world go shopping at the MBK in search of really spectacular imitation products. You want to know more? So pay attention, then we tell you everything you should know about the spectacular MBK Center.
How to get to the MBK shopping center?
The MBK shopping center is located in the heart of the capital city of Thailand , specifically between Siam Square and Siam Paragon , one of the most tourist streets in the city. You will not have any problem to approach and enjoy your purchases , since it is perfectly connected to the metro line of the city, bus, taxi and even tuk - tuk.
It has an Air Metro station that links directly to the mall through elevated walkways that are suspended in the air, more than 15 bus lines and buses with air conditioning, and a stop right at the door of the bad center in which you can choose between a taxi or a tuk - tuk. At any time of the day you will find all kinds of possibilities
Shopping center hours
It is open from 10 in the morning to 10 at night, allowing you to visit it almost at any time of the day. Of course, we recommend that you go from 12 noon, because otherwise it is possible that you will find a large number of stores that have not yet opened their doors.
Go with time, since you will need a few hours to see everything and nothing will escape you. It's worth it, since the best replicas in Thailand will be found in the mall. They are really spectacular. And if you still want more, do not hesitate to visit the Central World Shopping Center .
The shopping areas are divided into 7 different levels:
- Levels 1, 2 and 3 : In the first three levels are the clothing stores, accessories, accessories, gastronomy and jewelry.
- Level 4 : Level 4 is reserved exclusively for electronics and mobile telephony.
- Level 5 : In 5 you can find all kinds of furniture and decoration stores, appliances, photography.
- Level 6 : Level six is that of gifts, made in the purest style of street markets in Bangkok in Thailand . Here you will find everything that comes to your mind, also has the "food court" where you can eat very well and very cheaply.
- Level 7 : The last level is reserved for the leisure area, with more than 150 restaurants of all kinds, karaokes, movie theaters, recreational areas, bowling, etc.
The best shopping centers in Bangkok
If you are thinking of going around Bangkok and buying something for your trip back, do not miss the Central World and Terminal 21 shopping centers, perfect for a walk around its shops, see a movie in its cinemas and how not to delight with its plant. food, if what you are looking for is technology I advise you to go through Pantip Plaza a shopping center reserved only for technological products, you will love it.
The best markets you'll find in Bangkok
If you want to put aside the shopping centers and opt for something more authentic in Thailand I recommend you take a walk through some of its street markets like the well-known Chatuchak Weekend Market, the Mae Klong train tracks market , the colorful flower market or its famous Patpong night market where the neon lights are reflected in the stands in one of the red areas of the Thai capital.
Map of MBK Bangkok
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