Thailand is one of the renowned country that could provide an awesome tourist destination in the Southeast Asia. Tourists could experience many things there in term of nature, culture, traditions, foods, beaches, malls and many other things. For those who like to go shopping during their vacation, do not miss these malls listed below. They are the top 10 biggest malls in Thailand. You will find many products as well as experience cozy atmosphere when shopping in those malls.
10. Mega Bangna
Mega Bangna is considered as a largest mall in the Southeast Asia. This mall is located at the midway between central Bangkok and Suvarnabhumi International Airport. It is the other IKEA branch. However, there are also core stores such as Home Pro, Big C, Robinson, along with other 450 shops. Besides, within this mall, the shoppers will find an ice rink, food court, bowling alley and a big major cineplex. It actual address is 38–39 Bangna-Trad Road, Bang Kaeo, Bang Phli, Samut Prakan, Bang Phli.
9. Central Festival Pattaya Beach
Flocks of tourists always visit this Central Festival Pattaya Beach mall when traveling to Pattaya. This mall covers 240,000m2. Similar to other modern malls in Bangkok, this mall is famous for its clothing stores, SFX cinema and food hall. The shoppers are welcome to stroll and purchase products from any stores in this mall. It is said there are 7 floors and the entire 5 floors sell clothes and accessories. Moreover, the shoppers can find the cinema and the bowling alley on the last 2 floors. After strolling around the mall long enough, the shoppers could enjoy foods at the restaurants reside in the mall. There is a wide range of delicacies for them to choose. After all, if the visitors go to Pattaya, do not miss Central Festival Pattaya Beach.
8. Kad Suan Kaew
Constructed by using red bricks, Kad Suan Kaew is the oldest and biggest mall in Chiang Mai. It is at 21 Huay Kaew Rd, Suthep, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai. This mall spreads over 290,000 m2. Even though it is the oldest mall in Chiang Mai, it does have various restaurants, shops and electronic stalls. As a matter of fact, this mall consists of 4 floors. At the ground floor, the shopper can see food courts and phone shops. However, if the shoppers go to 1st, 2nd and 3rd floor, they will find more. For example, they will see many clothing shops, cosmetic shops, fitness shops and restaurants. On the 4th floor, the shopper will see a bowling alley and a cinema. Be noted that the cinema there only plays Thai films.
7. Future Park Rangsit
In 1995, Future Park Rangsit made it way to become one among the biggest mall in Thailand. As the matter of fact, it actually occupies 295,000 m2 It locates at 4 Phahonyothin Rd, Tambon Prachathipat, Thanyaburi District, Pathum Thani. This shopping mall contains restaurants, financial institutions and banks, department store, super market, gymnastic equipment, cinema and many more. According to the statistic from the mall, there are around 120,000 shoppers on weekdays. The number could increase to 150,000 on weekends.
6. CentralPlaza Nakhon Ratchasima
CentralPlaza Nakhon Ratchasima started its operation back in the early 2016. This plaza is designed by using the colors of the four seasons to attract its visitors. The project of this plaza spreads over 83,200 m2 with a total GFA of 300,000 m2. The estimation of this project is around 7 billion Baht. Within the plaza, the tourists can find attractive stores and products. For example, they will see Central Department Store, SFX cinema, Tops Super Store, B2S Think Space, SuperSports, Powerbuy, OfficeMate, Korat Hall. In fact, this plaza has 5 zones. They are G-Floor (Rainy), 1st Floor (Spring), 2nd Floor (Summer), 3rd Floor (Autumn) and 4th Floor (Winter). Each of the floor is quite a sight for tourists to see. You should not miss it.
5. Center Phuket
Phuket is also a popular place where many tourists go while they are visiting Thailand. It is known for its beautiful beaches and delicious seafood. Furthermore, one of the biggest malls in Thailand resides there and its name is Central Phuket. Its location is at 74, 75 Wichitsongkram Road, Wichit, Muang, Phuket. This enormous mall spreads over 185,000 m2 in the area with 490,000 m2 GFA. At Central Phuket, visitors can enjoy a lot of fascinating features. They are aquarium and theme park, handcraft Thai products, international fashions, photo spots, Thai traditional spa, international delicacies. Therefore, while you spend your leisure time at the seaside, visiting Central Phuket is recommended.
4. Siam Paragon – 495,000
The construction project of Siam Paragon complex lays on 21 acres, which costs approximately $450 million. Its address is at 991 Rama I Rd, Pathum Wan, Pathum Wan District, Bangkok. There are a lot of special features of Siam Paragon that attracts many visitors. It contains Paragon Department Store, Sea Life Bangkok Ocean World, Royal Paragon Hall, Paragon Cineplex, Gourmet Market. At the department store, the visitors can see eye-catching clothes with high quality. Besides, they will fascinate with the aquarium at Sea Life Bangkok Ocean World. What cannot be missed is the opera concert hall and Thai Art Gallery. The total gross floor area is around 495,000 m2 with 10 floors.
3. Iconsiam – 525,000
Spreading over 750,000 m2 along the Chao Phraya River, Iconsiam is one of the giant mall complexes in Bangkok. It commenced its operation on November 09, 2018. The project of this enormous mall costs 54 billion baht and it has 525,000 m2 GFA. The customers especially the tourists will fancy the sight in this mall as it sells plenty products. The customers can find cosmetic products, fashionable clothes, sportswear, super market and Thai craft products. Additionally, the visitors will love delicacy cuisines and desserts from various restaurants. What intriguing the most is after or before entering this mall, the visitors can enjoy the scenery at the Chao Phraya River.
2. Central World – 550,000
Central World operated since April 07, 1990, and its previous name was World Trade Center. However, it is completely transformed after the renovation and reopened on June 18, 2001. The location of this towering mall is at 999/9 Rama I Rd, Pathum Wan, Bangkok. After the renovation, its gross floor area expanded to 550,000 m2. In fact, the initiation of Central World project was to compete with Siam Paragon. Central World’s target is the middle-class customers unlike the Siam Paragon which aims the upper-class. Similar to other shopping mall complexes, Central World consists of many shops, restaurant, cinema and entertainment areas. Customers can enjoy window shopping or purchasing products there. Besides beings a shopping area, it is has many offices and hotel within.
1. Central Plaza West Gate – 550,278
CentralPlaza WestGate is located at the Bangyai intersection between Rattanathibet Road and Kanchanapisek Road. This gigantic mall ran its operation on August 28, 2015. As for the project’s total cost, it is approximately over 14 billion baht over 160,000 m2. Its gross floor area 550,278 m2 is Within this plaza complex reside more than 1,000 stores. There are more than 500 international and Thai brands that can be found in the plaza. Furthermore, it also allows the local and international visitors to enjoy the magnificent sights there. They can stroll around to check the products, enjoy various foods, experience the luxurious cinema, etc. In short, this shopping center is a regional shopping hub. This shopping mall could be comparable to other malls in developed countries. This by the way makes it as an ideal lifestyle for Thai people.