Needless to say, Chatuchak shopping Bangkok is claimed to be the world’s outdoor largest shopping area where you can purchase all the things from the accessories to the pets. Build in the land over 25 acres, this shopping site gives the visitors for many hours to walk around to find what to buy and at the end of the day, walking around from one section to another will make you exhausted. No wonder you have to get the map and to determine what to buy, so that you can go to the right section for what you need.
Why is it famous worldwide?
When you travel to Bangkok, you might hear many people talk about the Chatuchak weekend market where many things are available for sale. Comprised from approximately 8,000 stalls who sells a wide variety of the things, it is said that this largest market in Thailand has successfully attracted 200,000 visitors per day in which 30% are tourists.
What to do when shopping?
When you plant to go shopping in Chatuchak weekend market, you have to go early before the crowds come to heat the every section. In addition, make sure to get the map posted in the market for the general guidelines to go for the things we need to purchase. When you want to buy something, just act fast because it is likely impossible to find the way back to the previous store. Take the advantages of the Clock Tower in the midst of the market as the gathering point. Make sure to beware of the scam even though crime in low in Thailand.
What to purchase during the shopping time?
Most visitors from all over the world come to Chatuchak shopping Bangkok for reasons. In this regard, they want to buy for some delicate, antique and beautiful accessories, handicrafts, house wares, clothing and Thai silk. It is said that all the stuffs are less expensive from that of displayed in the mall. In addition, as you go to another section, you can see some books, plants, furniture, music and Buddhist art which are for sale. Just purchase some of them if you are interested.
But, you have to take considerations, since this largest market becomes the major site to have illegal trading on animals such as reptiles, birds and any other wildlife. What you need to remember that purchasing something illegal in this Chatuchak weekend market will raise the officials’ eyebrows. Besides, to enjoy shopping with no worries, you are not supposed to buy the products made of the animal skins such as crocodile skin, coral or turtle skin as well as preserved snakes or insects.
To enjoy the travel in Thailand will not be perfect if you do not go to Chatuchak weekend market. Known as the largest market in Thailand with million stalls is the best site to shop for everything you need. But, you have to remember all the things as mentioned above to keep safe during the travel. So, enjoy your travel and shop everything what you want!