Archive for Pratunam
Need choices on Bangkok hotels near Pratunam area? Fret not, Part 2 of this posts brings you more Bangkok hotels which are near to Pratunam Market, Pantip Plaza, Platinum Fashion Mall and more!
Boiyoke Sky Hotel Bangkok
Boiyoke Sky Hotel Bangkok is Thailand’s tallest building. This 4 star hotel stands at 88 storey high. At the 77 storey, there is a revolving floor where you can have a 360 degree view of Bangkok city. Boiyoke Sky Hotel is also within walking distance to Pratunam shopping area.
Boiyoke Suite Hotel Bangkok
Belonging to the same Group that owns Boiyoke Sky Hotel, tourists can also check out Boiyoke Suite Hotel Bangkok. This is a 3 star hotel, also located in the heart of Pratunam shopping area.
Wondering which area is good to shop in Bangkok? Pratunam is definitely a top choice for bargain hunters. Sitting north to Siam Square, Pratunam area houses the Pantip Plaza, Pratunam Market and Platinum Fashion Mall.
PANTIP PLAZA BANGKOK
Pantip Plaza in Pratunam area is the IT area that tourists can visit. Pantip Plaza is most famous for the software available, including the most up to date software. It is known that each CD/VCD/CDROM costs around Baht 100- 150. DVD costs around Baht 300. Here at Pantip Plaza, you can also shop for IT equipment (e.g. pocket computer, laptop)and accessories. However, do check if the warranty is international or local market only.
To know where to shop or visit in Bangkok, you really got to know the areas. Found this map which is easy to understand.
I will be blogging about the shopping in the various areas in Bangkok, so stay tune.