Are you a night bird or wish to try out something totally different from the rest while in Bangkok? Night Shopping in Bangkok is what we have for you!
We have you covered. Bangkok has some of the best night markets offering a carnival kind feel.
Bangkok night markets look like a well-lit festival serving an array of goods to see and buy, snack on, bars to drink up at and live music to keep everyone in good spirits. When in Bangkok, just say no to malls or showroom shopping, rather explore these night markets that will stay in your memory forever. We have listed out the best night market at Bangkok for you to take your pick.
JJ Green at Chatuchak
This market should be visited from Thursday to Sunday evening from 5 pm to 12 in the night. You will find interesting collectibles here, artwork, accessories, footwear, antiques, gadgets, posters, and some good booze to keep you going. The bars here often stay open after midnight on weekends. One of the best night shopping market in the City!
Get off the BTS at Mo Chit or the MRT at Chatuchak and walk through the Kamphaeng Phet Road. Keep looking for the Jatujak Greenâ€™ sign and that is it.
Asiatique: the riverfront market
This is rather a twin concept market with a mall and a night market together. The best part about this market is that it is great for family outing and has amenities like clean bathrooms, easy to locate stalls on a map, budget and upscale restaurants, two biggest entertainment shows. You will get good apparel, artifacts, accessories, jewellery etc. here. It starts at 5 pm and is on till 12 in the midnight at Chareonkrung Soi 74-76.
Rod Fai Market (Train Market)
This market is known for its size and variety. It is an open-air market that sells vintage collectibles and memorabilia, antique furniture, hippy fashion and Mao kitsch. Be it French chandeliers or vintage leather jackets, 1960s action figures or Cadillac from the 50s, they have it all here. It is on from Thursday to Sunday and starts at 5 pm till midnight. This place has amazing bars and offers excellent street food too. The market is located at Srinakarin Road Soi 51 (behind Seacon Square).
The New RotÂ Fai Market Ratchada
Another night shopping market is The New RotÂ Fai Market in Ratchada. If you want to get spoil for choice then this is the place to be from Thursday to Sunday starting at 5 pm till midnight. You will find good second-hand stuff here with some amazing food stalls, excellent music, bars, clothes, antiques, and a lot more. It is easy to access making it a frequented market among the locals. Remember to bargain here as you will be surprised to see the prices coming down substantially.
Where to stay in Bangkok
Though, Bangkok has many options to stay at but a few that beat the rest are Baiyoke Sky Hotel at Pathumwan, which offers a room for Rs 3961 and going a step further in luxury is Tower Club at Lebua at Bang Rak. It offers a room for Rs 12,447 a night.
(c) Anjali Singh Deswal