Ratchaprasong Shopping

Where to Shop and What to Buy in Ratchaprasong

In the malls and the streets of the Ratchaprasong intersection you'll find an eclectic mix of places to shop, with several major shopping malls to choose from. The Erawan Bangkok is a luxury haven offering chic boutiques, pampering for the mind and body, and a choice of fine dining, making it the perfect place to meet and unwind.  Worth checking out are Club 21 with its selection of global fashion brands, the top floor with Hydrohealth and Di Bodhi for the body and soul, and luxury brands on the ground floor.

CentralWorld, the largest lifestyle shopping complex in Southeast Asia, caters to all shoppers with a diverse mix of retail, dining and entertainment. It has movie theatres, outdoor shows and events to explore once your retail therapy is complete. There is also Zen and Isetan department stores, a huge book store (B2S) with massive selections of English and Thai books, plus hip brands including Zara, Country Road and more. 

International high-end brands like Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Prada and Zegna sit alongside hip Thai boutiques in the uber-sleek Gaysorn mall. In addition to forward fashion, Gaysorn offers an array of luxury products, from diamonds to d-cor plus premium concierge and personal shopper services. Similarly, a hybrid of creativity awaits at Amarin Plaza, where authentic arts and crafts coexist alongside popular dance, yoga, music and language schools. This is the perfect place to get in touch with your artistic side, and features a market-like atmosphere on the ground floor with bargains galore.
Naraiphan is Bangkok's original craft market featuring many Thai specialities for the home or the body. President Arcade has a number of jewellers worth visiting, including Nouveau. Big C Supercentre has all your essentials at the district's largest hypermarket, including a supermarket, electronics, books and more. Many hotels also have a selection of luxury retail outlets. 


All Shopping Places in Ratchaprasong

Amarin Plaza

The stylish Amarin Plaza is linked to Erawan Bangkok via a skybridge. The five-storey shopping plaza has an almost festive aura to it, drawing in a mixed crowd - from affluent Thais to expats and business travellers - with highly desirable brand names such as Guy Laroche, Valentino and Crocodile, to name but a few. Due to the diverse offerings splayed out, the theme of Amarin is woven around colour, or as they have it, 'Kolors of Style'. Read More...

Opening Hours: 09:00-21:00
Location: 496-502 Ploenchit Road, Ratchaprasong Square
BTS: Chidlom
Tel: +66 (0) 2256 9111

Big C Superstore

There is a postal service, hair salon and a kiddies amusement centre on the fourth floor, so you can feel good about letting the brats play while you get things done. On the third floor stock up on budget babywear, clothes and stationary and the fourth floor houses the Food Park. Movies are on the top floor, if you want to kick back. It's pretty big, but we can unfortunately not encourage you to take your rollerblades along.

Expect to find: Bargain almost anything, cheap souvenirs, office workers and budget travellers.
Value: Probably the cheapest option in town.
Verdict: Don't get lost.

Location: Chidlom (opposite CentralWorld), and various other locations.

Central Chidlom

Central Chidlom is a seven-storey department store with a modern, friendly ambience. Well-stocked, each floor has a straightforward layout dedicated to urban lifestyles, including beauty products, shoes, handbags, lady’s fashion, men’s fashion, home décor, travel, toys, electronic gadgets, books and more. Read More...

Opening Hours: 10:00-22:00
Location: Corner of Ploenchit and Lang Suan Roads
BTS: Chidlom


CentralWorld mega-shopping complex offers one of the most exciting shopping experiences in Bangkok. It has everything from brand name clothing boutiques, funky fashion, high-tech gadgets, bookshops and designer furniture to imported groceries, a lineup of banks, beauty salons, gourmet eateries and even an ice-skating rink. With so many tantalising options to explore, you could easily spend half a day here without realising it. Read More...

Opening Hours: 10:00-22:00
Location: Ratchaprasong Intersection, opposite Gaysorn and Erawan
BTS: Chidlom, Siam
Tel: + 66 (0) 264-7000

Erawan Bangkok

Erawan Bangkok, the graceful mall with direct access to the Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok right in the heart of the Ratchaprasong shopping district, has an air of exclusivity about it.

A five-storey space covering about 13,000 square metres, it's a boutique mall that offers a selection of only the most elegant lifestyle brands. And the shoppers who frequent the polished hallways and eateries here are equally suave... Read More...

Opening Hours: 10:00-21:00
Location: 494 Ploenchit Road, Ratchaprasong Junction
BTS: Chidlom
Tel: +66 (0) 2250-7777


Gaysorn is a luxurious, upmarket white marble and gleaming chrome complex housing exclusively high-end luxury goods and designer labels. Its contemporary design and an innovative retail concept create a very exclusive shopping experience. Expect to find a wide range of highly desirable international brands like Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Prada and Hugo Boss, to name but a few, as well as a selection of Thailand's most innovative designers such as Fly Now, 'Senada Theory and Kloset Red Carpet. Read More...

Opening Hours: 10:00-20:00
BTS: Chidlom
Address: 999 Ploenchit Road, Ratchaprasong Junction
Tel: +66 (0) 2656 1149


If you have been to Tokyo or Kyoto, you will know Isetan. It is an institution of fine taste in Japan. The name has an expensive sounding quality to it, and if you have visions of Louis Vuitton showpieces, you are you not far off. If there are brands the Japanese go moggy for, LV and Anna Sui are definitely among them. Louis Vuitton handbags are the mark of desirability in modern day Japan. While Isetan caters to a specific Japanese clientele, it does have an incredibly attractive supply of international as well as local products too. No-nonsense cosmetic counters stock the solution to your every imperfection. Read More...

Opening Hours: 10:00 - 21:00
Location: 4/1- 4/2 CentralWorld, Rajdamri Road, Pathumwan
BTS: Chidlom
Tel: + 66 (0) 2255-9898

Zen Alternative Lifestyle

ZEN at CentralWorld is a seven-level lifestyle megastore catering especially to trendy young-at-heart shoppers and those who appreciate good design. It’s set in an eye-catching location, at Ratchaprasong Intersection, so as to completely reel the shopper into a thrilling visual shopping experience. Zen’s striking and bold diagonal beam-and-glass façade make it easy to spot. Priding itself on its industrial edge, modern furnishings and the pop-graphic cool backdrop of wallpapered panels, ZEN probes into new realms of creativity. Each floor appeals to a different audience – all the while flowing quite seamlessly from space to space. Read More...

Opening Hours: 10:00-22:00
Location: Ratchaprasong Intersection, opposite Gaysorn and Erawan
BTS: Chidlom, Siam
Tel: +66 (0) 264-7000 , + 66 (0) 431 4078

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