Every tourist that visits Bangkok will be suggested a visit at the Chatuchak nmarket, which, with the exotic animal trade, the bizarre cacophony of sounds, and the mix of smells and heat, matches the impression of a vast third-world bazaar.
MBK, on the other hand, in the heart of central Bangkok (very near SIAM skytrain station) is very first-world, with everything a Western shopper would dream of (BUT IN THAI PRICES). MBK has eight air-conditioned levels, each expanding in a pretty vast space, with hundreds of shops at each level.
You can find numerous banks and money-changing outlets, restaurants to cater to every palate and budget, from the usual Western culprits (McDonalds, etc.) to ...Read More