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Ratchathewi

2012-08: 2kms North of Siam Centre
 
With the exception of "King Power duty free complex", which is dedicated to Tourists, the zone is more for locals, much lower prices but not so many touristy help signs.
 
There is an long winding market that breaches in an around a few streets otherwise a few nice quality Centres for bargain shopping and not to mention the wholesale clothing market.
Interchange of BTS (skytrain), Canal (Khlong) "Saen Saep" fast ferry (2 star local culture) 

Photos: Shopping Ratchathewi, web directory shopping includes photos by location
 


tour zone features Ratchathewi

Culture: low-Med Shopping: Med-high
Family: MedPopular tours: low-M 
Transport: Med-high
overview eBook intro  <>  tour Logistics


Transport:

 
 
 
Major public transport: High

BTS skytrain & MRT Pass through this area 
Land: Taxi: car / tuktuk / motor bike is frequent 
Water: canal ferry frequent

Photos:

 
 album in main zone page


Icons:

  • Pratu Nam Market 
    Cheap (Wholesale) clothes of all kinds including go-go, bikini & costume tailors. Trendy clothes, jeans, kids, maternity & accessories. Explore the basement maze for bargains. The markets stretch from Soi @Amari Watergate, thru to Baiyoke Tower & Baiyoke Sky Hotel to North & East to Ratchaprapop Rd, including Indra Regent Hotel arcade. Open daily: 10.00-18.00 
    For "large size" go Suay Siam on Phetchaburi Rd, near Ratchaprapop Rd 
  • Pantip Plaza 
    Computer; accessories for phones, notebook, notepad, Ipod, phone,etc. It's more local than touristy. 4 flrs, helps to have a local as everything is not touristy. Open:daily 10-8pm 
  • Baboe Tower Wholesale
    clothing of every kind, the wholesale centre of garments for 30 yrs. Buy in bulk cheaply. Some stores require bulk purchase (10 items) so shop with a friend. it's right on the Canal at 
    Canal pier 26 Cnr Damrongrak & Krung Kasem Rds. Open:Daily 
  • Platinum Mall 
    Clothing galore 4 flrs 1,000 stalls Cheap. 4star venue, includes Food and drink. It's more local than touristy. Try the Canal ferry Pier no: 22 only a short walk. 



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