Souvenir Shopping, Bangkok

It would be a pity to leave Bangkok without having explored its specialty shops and bringing home something truly original. We've compiled a list of gifts and souvenirs, which are unique to Bangkok, that a visitor might like to purchase to reflect their visit.
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Souvenir Shopping Map

Guide Name: Souvenir Shopping
Guide Location: Thailand » Bangkok (See other walking tours in Bangkok)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.2 km
Author: Daniel
Disaya Accessories at Central Chidlom

1) Disaya Accessories at Central Chidlom

What to buy here: Disaya Accessories - fun, feminine, and fabulous, are the words to describe the oh-so-chic accessories line of a successful ready-to-wear Thai designer brand, Disaya. For young girls and ladies who are young at heart. The current autumn/winter 2011 collection is inspired by the winter moon and is named “Call of the Winter Moon.” Disaya jewelry shops are located in the luxurious malls of Bangkok, like the Central Chidlom Department Store (Chidlom BTS, exit 5). The prices...   view more
HARNN at Gaysorn Plaza

2) HARNN at Gaysorn Plaza

What to buy here: Herbal Spa Products – Thailand is known as a leisure & relaxation travel destination, for its superb service and value for money. True local scents like jasmine, lemongrass, or plumeria will excite your senses during your time in Thailand and remind you of your holiday even after you return home. A popular and posh Thai spa brand is named HARNN, with its beautiful and sophisticated packaging. HARNN is located on the 3rd floor at Gaysorn Plaza (Chidlom BTS.) Be sure not to...   view more
Gourmet at Siam Paragon

3) Gourmet at Siam Paragon

What to buy here: Durian Chips | Pre-made Thai Seasonings | Ready to Eat Chili Paste | Thai Good Luck Dessert.

-Pre-made Thai Seasonings - Mussaman Curry was voted in 2011 as the world’s most delicious dish on CNN’s travel website CNNGo. Popular Thai dishes like Tom Yum Goong and Pad Thai have also made it to the top 10 list. These pre-made seasonings could easily be found in big supermarkets around the city.

-Durian Chips – An intimidating fruit with a notorious smell. When turned...   view more
Siam Discovery Center

4) Siam Discovery Center

What to buy here: Nantakwang Cushion Animal.

A well-known homespun cotton weaving brand originating from the North of Thailand. These cushion animals are adorable and have unique patterns and characteristics. Due to its strong well-made cotton material and high standard handmade quality, these lovely animal dolls will last for many years. An adorable oriental gift for young children, if maintained well, it could even become one of those cool classic family heirlooms. The store also provides...   view more

5) MBK

What to buy here: Fishermen Pants | Silk and Cotton Scarf | Elephant Patterned Ties

- Fishermen Pants are super comfortable free size wrap around pants come with various colors and patterns. The ultimate pants for Thais to wear on their beach vacation or when relaxing at home thanks to their light and breezy quality. These pants are also popular among foreign backpackers. The name “fishermen pants" comes from the fact that the fishermen in the south of Thailand wear them on a daily...   view more

Walking Tours in Bangkok, Thailand

Create Your Own Walk in Bangkok

Create Your Own Walk in Bangkok

Creating your own self-guided walk in Bangkok is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Museums Walking Tour in Bangkok

Museums Walking Tour in Bangkok

Bangkok's numerous museums each contribute to a magnificent, weird and wonderful tapestry that offers visitors a keen insight into Thailand's varied traditions. Some of the museums, like the Royal Barge Museum, the National Museum and the Human Imagery Museum are housed in buildings that are as noteworthy in themselves as the exhibits they contain. Take this tour to catch the city's best museums.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.4 km
Bangkok Old City Walk

Bangkok Old City Walk

The ideal way to start a trip to Bangkok is to get a glimpse of its busy backstreets and to gape at its grandest holy places. Why not start your sightseeing in Krungthep, where you will see pretty squares, thronged streets and impressive temples. Then you can roam the backstreets and get a peep at the local street markets. You can also make a stop at a great local Thai restaurant that's always packed with visitors. Check out our list of the top tourist sights to kick off your trip to Bangkok.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.8 km
Chinatown Walking Tour in Bangkok

Chinatown Walking Tour in Bangkok

One of the city's brightest, most vibrant and interesting districts, Chinatown is packed with some of the best tourist spots in Bangkok including great museums and amazing temples. See the top sights with our Chinatown Walking Tour.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.4 km
Art Galleries Walking Tour in Bangkok

Art Galleries Walking Tour in Bangkok

Bangkok has an appealing selection of art that includes lively modern expressions and beautiful classical representations. Both public galleries and private galleries with artworks for sale are dotted around the city. Don't leave Bangkok without seeing the city's best galleries in our Art Galleries Walking Tour.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.5 km
Famous Architecture Tour

Famous Architecture Tour

Bangkok's varied skyline is a true architectural inspiration, with its unique mix of strange buildings, Italian-inspired designs and modern tall towers. If you take a walk around the city's streets you'll find hidden passageways, regular houses, exhilarating foreign designs and luxurious modern structures. Get the best views of all these sights with our Famous Architecture Tour.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 8.6 km
Wats and Temples of Bangkok

Wats and Temples of Bangkok

Bangkok's shrines are integral to the city's heart and soul. These edifices can impress and overwhelm even the most experienced traveler. In the city you'll find thousands of sites with decorated glass and ceramics and ornamented with complex configurations of painted gold. Take our tour of Wats and Temples to see the best of the many holy shrines Bangkok has to offer.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.5 km

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