Exploring the Largest Shopping Mall in Bangkok – An Ideal Place to Shop Till You Drop!

The central world is the third largest shopping Mall in Thailand and the largest in Bangkok. The mall is expansive and you can find everything your heart desires in one place. Read on to know more about the mall.

Overview

The mega shopping mall – Central World offers one of the most amazing shopping experiences one could possibly have. The mall is home to a large collection of shops ranging from boutique shops to flagship stores. The mall is also a popular tourist hotspot with a wide range of attractions.

What’s inside it?

A mall can be commonly known as a large enclosed shopping area that includes various kinds of shops that sell essential commodities to luxury goods, but there is more than meets the eye to the Central World mall, there is a theatre, mega-stores stores that measure between 2000 to 8200 square metres, sports equipment stores, a central food hall, spas, fitness centres and over 35 flagship stores.

Construction

The mall has a 550000sqm retail space and has been constructed with a total size of a whopping 830000sqm and regarded as the eleventh largest shopping mall in the world. The mall was opened in the year 2001.

Getting there

Reaching the mall is pretty easy, you could get there from almost all the parts of the Bankok city by a taxi, and you also have direct BTS train access to the Mall. If you are stationed at a Siam Hotel in Bangkok, the likes of Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel, the mall is just a few minutes stroll away.

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Madame Tussauds Bangkok – Giving Life to Wax

Want to hobnob with celebrities, rub shoulders with eminent heads of states, or maybe get up close and personal with some famous athletes? Then how about heading to the Madame Tussauds Bangkok?

No Ordinary Wax Museum

Madame Tussauds Bangkok is no ordinary wax museum! The unique space showcases 10 exhibit rooms under different themes such as film industry, sports, history and the royal room featuring over 100 realistic wax figures of famous people such as David Beckham, Michael Jackson and Princess Diana.

The Experience

The true to life settings and interactive displays give visitors an abundance of opportunity to have tons of fun and unleash their inner creativity to take some funny pictures with their favourite A-listers and more.

How to Get There

Located on the 6th floor of Siam Discovery Mall, the Madame Tussauds Wax Museum can be easily reached from many a Siam hotel in Bangkok including the likes of Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel. Those taking public transport can board the No. 15, 16 and 25 buses. It’s also a mere 5-minute walk from the BTS Siam Station. If not, one can also hire a taxi or a private vehicle.

Useful Tips

The wax museum is open to the public from 10.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m. daily. Consider purchasing tickets online as it is relatively cheaper than buying them at the counter.

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