3 Must-Visit Shopping Paradises When in Thailand


Thailand is one of the countries in Asia that is suitable as a holiday destination abroad. Because, the Country of a Thousand Pagodas can be a cheap vacation spot because the value of the rupiah is much higher than the Thai currency, the Baht.

In addition, Thailand not only spoils tourists with cultural and natural tourism, but also spoils tourists with an extraordinary shopping paradise. Moreover, now tourists from Indonesia can pay in Rupiah through QRIS. Shopping in Thailand can be easier and faster without having to exchange currencies.

To experience firsthand how to shop in Thailand with rupiah, let’s immediately arrange a vacation schedule and feel the sensation of shopping in 3 shopping paradises that you shouldn’t miss. Take note and see!

1. MBK Shopping Center

MBK Shopping Center (MBK CENTER) Photo: doc. MBK Shopping Center (MBK CENTER)

MBK Shopping Center is one of the oldest shopping centers in Thailand. Located in the city center and spanning 8 floors, MBK Shopping Center is the ultimate shopping haven for locals and tourists alike.

Here, tourists who attend can walk around enjoying more than 2,000 shops selling various clothes, cosmetics, fashion, electronic goods, to home furnishings.

If you are too tired to go around and need entertainment, tourists can also visit the 8th floor which contains a 3D trick art museum, various kinds of computer games, karaoke, and five-star restaurants that can be enjoyed with loved ones.

MBK Shopping Center is located at 444 Phayathai RD, WangMai, Pathum Wan District, Bangkok, 10330, Thailand and is open from 10 am to 9 pm. To get here, tourists can use the Bangkok SkyTrain (BTS), taxi, or tuktuk.

2. Chatuchak Weekend Market

Chatuchak Weekend MarketChatuchak Weekend Market Photo: doc. Chatuchatmarket.org

Chatuchak Weekend Market is a market that is only open on weekends and is the largest weekend market in the world. Covering an area of ​​35 hectares, Chatuchak Weekend Market has more than 15,000 stalls consisting of sellers of food, antiques, fashion, artistic goods, and many others.

Chatuchak Weekend Market is located at Kamphaeng Phet 2 Rd, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900, Thailand, and is open every Saturday and Sunday from 9 am to 6 pm. In addition, for those of you who like shopping with the sensation of bargaining, Chatuchak Weekend Market is a place that you must visit when visiting Thailand.

3. Khao San Road

khao san roadkhao san road Photo: Annisa Budiarti/d’Traveler

Khao San Road is touted as a backpacker street and the sparkling world of Thailand’s nightlife. Because Khao San Road is a street that is a gathering place for people from all over the world. Consisting of shops, bars and restaurants, this place is crowded with visitors at night.

Khao San Road is the right place for you who want to taste a variety of delicious and unique Thai food. In addition, for those of you who like to experience shopping with a street vendor atmosphere, Khao San Road should be a top choice that you shouldn’t miss. To get to Khao San Road, tourists can use a taxi, bus, or Bangkok SkyTrain (BTS).

Well, the good news is, now you can shop practically at these three places as well as other places in Thailand! The reason is, now you can pay by scanning a QR Code in Thailand using DANA!


The method is easy, you just tap scan/pay on the DANA homepage, scan the QR code in Thailand, enter the nominal in baht, confirm in rupiah, enter the pin and you’re done!

Of course, by paying with DANA in Thailand, you can enjoy many advantages, starting from not having to bother changing currencies, if your Baht is low. Plus, payments are even faster.

In addition, the transaction has also been protected by DANA Protection. So you can be more comfortable and safe when using the DANA digital wallet.

Come on, download & use DANA now!

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