5 things you can do at the MBK Center
Bangkok has many shopping malls. One particularly interesting mall is MBK (Mahboonkrong). It is located in the city center next to the BTS Sky Train Station (National Stadium). This place offers a huge amount of products, which are being sold for more affordable prices then at its luxurious neighbors Siam Paragon and Emporium.
It is an interesting place for tourists. You can buy souvenirs, clothes, phone accessories and many other products. Fill you tummy with one of the available delicious meals, entertain yourself with video games and movies or choose to make your visit a lifelong memory by getting a tattoo in one the many available tattoo shops. This is a list of the top 5 things you can do at this location.
You can find many forms of entertainment at MBK. For example there is a Muay Thai fight night every Wednesday. The center also offers an entertainment section at the 7th floor. These entertainment options include a bowling alley, a movie theater and a games section. Enough options to avoid the outside heat for a while.
MBK is basically a market like any other in Bangkok. However, the benefit of this market is that you can avoid the heat because you shop inside. It is an excellent location for if you need some extra shoes and clothes. The prices are reasonable and the quality of the products is great. There are many shops, so you can roam around for hours and find your perfect outfit.
3. Mobile phones and accessorizes
You can also go to the MBK shopping center to buy a variety of mobile phones and matching accessorizes. The shops who sell these goods are located at the 4th floor. They sell products like mobile phones, phone covers, SIM cards, headsets and many other accessories. At this floor you will also find a variety of other electronic products like DVD players and MP3 players.
Do you want to get a tattoo in Thailand? There are many shady shops which can pinch a permanent painting into your skin. However, if you prefer clean and safe then I recommend that you get your tattoo done at a shop in MBK. There are many tattoo shop located at the 7th floor.
1. The food court
Food lovers should definitely pay a visit to the Fifth Avenue food court. Not exactly cheap but the available meals are very delicious. The food court offers cuisines from various countries like Mexico, India, China, Greece and Italy. All these international meals make it a very convenient place to choose your food. The food court also offers delicious and healthy fruit juices. Absolutely a must go if you are a food lover.
Lets go shopping!
Do you love shopping? Then you should definitely pay a visit the Mahboonkrong shopping mall when you go to Bangkok. Make sure you have enough time available. Roaming around at this shopping Mecca can take some time. You will most likely get a little lost, but that is alright because after every corner you will find a new surprise that can make your shopping hart rise.
Did you go to the Mahboonkrong Center in Bangkok? What was your reason for visiting this place? Did you do any of the 5 things that I described?
- The official website of MBK Center: Provides you with all the information you need to know about this shopping center. Opening times, a floor plan, news updates. It is all there.
- Bangkok shopping guide: Visit this link for a detailed MBK shopping guide. The overview provides you with a summary of what you can buy on every floor.
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