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5 Hidden Shopping Spots In Bangkok

5 Hidden Shopping Spots in Bangkok

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Known as the most populous city in Thailand, Bangkok offers an array of night markets and shopping locations. Thus if you’re looking to do your pre-wedding photo shoot in Thailand, here are some tourist attractions that you could visit during your free time as well. After all, what better way than to kill two birds with one stone?

We’re all aware of the famous shopping locations such as Chatuchak market, Platinum mall etc, but here are some new night markets and other shopping spots you might be interested in.


Union Mall


Image from Aroi Makmak


Image from Aroi Makmak

Similar to Platinum Fashion Mall, Union Mall is a great place for those who are looking for fashionable and cheap buys. Couples can definitely consider this mall because it also provides variety for the men. Moreover it’s more spacious with bigger walkways and unlike Platinum Mall where majority of the shops carry the same thing, each shop at Union Mall offers unique clothing and is not seen repeated in other shops.

Another good thing to note is that Union Mall is just a stop away from Chatuchak Market. Thus you could plan your itinerary to cover these two destinations in a day to save on travelling time.


Address: Ladprao Soi 1, Bangkok, Thailand 10900

MRT: Phahon Yothin (Exit 5)

Opens Daily, 11am – 10pm



Sian Gypsy Junction



Image from BK Magazine

This one’s for the indie lovers! 1.6-kilometer-long swathe of road that displays collectible Lego, auto spares, classic movie posters and kickknacks for home. For the music lovers, be sure to visit the stalls with old turntables and impromptu gigs. Be amazed by the variety of nostalgic sweets and toys, secondhand apparel, Harley-Davidson collectibles, comic books, porcelain kitchenware and so much more. And when you decide to rest, have a drink at one of the pop-up bars.


MRT: Bang Son (currently under construction)

Opens Wed – Sun, 6pm – 1am



Liab Duan Night Market


Image from BK Magazine

If you’re looking to escape from the “hipness” of the city, consider driving a little further out of town to this market whose name in Thai means “the market along the expressway”. In Bangkok, this is as down-to-earth as night markets get.

Moreover if you’re looking for copycats, this is the place for you. Expect the variety of Chinese-produced G Shocks, monogram-patterned Louis Vuitton counterfiets and New Balance sneakers. Nonetheless fret not, you’ll also find corners filled with vintage looking bric-a-brac, old-school sweets and artsy tote bags as well.


Where: Opposite Tawandang German Brewery (Ramintra Branch), near Watcharapon Junction.

Opens Daily, 5pm – 2am



Rot Boran Market (Classic Car Market)



Image from BK Magazine


Image from BK Magazine

Stashed behind The Walk Community mall is this cool-looking market that is not too far from Liab Duan Night Market. At Rot Boran Market, you can expect an array of classic automobiles converted into pop-up stores – definitely one fit for the retro lovers!

You can expect all sorts of secondhand knickknacks including old-school pins, vintage tea and coffee paraphernalia, and local and imported vinyl records. Not to mention the vintage Volkswagens and towers of art deco-inspired facades act as a great selfie backdrop!


Where: The Walk, Kaset-Nawamin Road

Opens Tues and Thurs, 5pm – midnight



Green Vintage Night Market


Image from BK Magazine

A stone’s throw from Chatuchak Weekend Market presents you this market which is a blend of fashionable clothing stalls and rows of drinking parlours. You can expect a massive variety of items from fashion, antiques, home décor and much more. Furthermore 80s and 90s kids would love this place as they would find hidden treasures of old-school toys like Tamagotchi, Nintendo devices and now-rare cassettes.


Where: Kamphaeng Phet 3 Road

Opens Fri – Sun, 5pm – midnight



Just a quick note before you go! We have available slots for a pre-wedding photo shoots in Thailand from 28-30 June or 11-13 September. Kindly drop us an email at if you’re interested.

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