Sukhumvit is known as Farangville (farang is a Thai word for foreigner), it's bursting with affordable trimmings, Restaurants Hotels and Nightlife are on offer.

An array of old and new, heavily populated with Hotels, Bars and Nightlife. Major feature is well positioned for Transport systems, interchange of above/below trains and fast River Taxi. 

Arguably one of the best retail shopping zones with hospitality services 
Slideshow: Shopping Sukhumvit, web directory shopping includes photos by location
 






tour zone features Sukhumvit

Cultural: low  Shopping: High
Family: High Popular tours: low
Nightlife: High
Transport: High

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:

  • Emporium Shopping Centre High end quality dept store with fashion label, Brand boutique stores, restaurant and Cinema.
    Connected to the Skytrain line and next to a boutique family Park (evenings walk is a winner).
  • Sukhumvit St Vendors Markets:  This is the stretch along Sukhumvit Rd. from Soi 3 to Soi 19
  • Clothes, watches, bags, wallets, DVD's, etc. More a tourist market, bargaining required, Open: 12.00-late Wednesday to Sunday - map link
    often congested on the footpath patience can wear quickly, better in the evening. 
  • Terminal21 Shopping plaza New and exciting opening late 2011. 8flrs Themed different countries, stylish and bound to capture attention,
    located on the interchange of BRT and MRt at BTS Asok
  • Asoke Market: more for the locals unless you like to see some Grass roots activities
    Fresh fruit & veg, meat, fish, good Indian & food supplies. Popular for maids.
    Cnr Sukhumvit & Asok Down lane next to MRT entrance. 05.00-17.00 daily
  • Ruamsub markets Caters for local office worker in the lunch time rush, local but super bargains
  • Central Chit LomFlagship branch of department store "Central", fashion,m clothing, accessories, furniture, food courts, skybridge conenction to BTS skytrain. 
  • Gaysorn Plaza  5 star label fashion Plaza, not far from Central chit lom, opposite at the intersection opposite Central World, where the Siam zone begins.


Maps

Longdo map link map shopping zone Sukhumvit <> map tricks > Shopping  <>  web directory: Shopping







Zone Map 






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Siam / Chit Lom / Phloen Chit @ Siam Centre Retail Tourism; upmarket shopping, entertainment Low High High Medium 
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Sathon / Silom / Surawong S 2.5km: Biz centre, offices, hotels retail shops, Patpong market Low Low Medium High 
Sukhumvit Rd E 3km: "Farangville" (Foreigners) retail  Low Low High High 
Chinatown SW 4km: Chinese infusion; trading post, markets High High Medium Low 
Thonburi W 5.3km: old Capital, many Canals, markets High High Low Low 
Chatuchak N 10km: Largest weekend markets in Asia, Parks & Game fishing Medium Medium Medium Low 
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