Pratunam market is one of Bangkok’s biggest clothing markets in the very heart of Bangkok city. This market is mainly famous for its wide variety of clothes, fabrics, and ready-to wear fashion; and draws lot of tourist attraction for the low prices and the active atmosphere.
Just next to the Pratunam market is Bangkok’s highest tower called the Baiyoke Tower, which also has a floor dedicated to small shops selling all kinds of clothing articles.
Pratunam Market & Baiyoke Tower I
Locals and tourists alike come here to have a glimpse of the famous Pratunam market and Baiyoke Tower I which offer some of the cheapest and largest variety of clothes and fabrics that you might ever come across.
A part of the city’s huge garment district, this market gets its name from being a water gate.
The market area is actually a confluence of narrow alleys and sheds lines where small stalls have been set up for selling clothes of every variety possible.
Wholesale fabrics and clothing
This huge market located on Ratchprarob Road, with the tall Baiyoke structure next to it, is a cloth and dressing wholesale market.
The market area and the adjacent places are well known for the street vendors and the bustling shops which are a part of the two Baiyoke Towers.
Most tourists enjoy the hustle and bustle that is a part of the Pratunam market and Baiyoke Tower I area. Even for those not much into shopping you can just hang around and take your fill of the active and lively atmosphere.
Shopping in this market has the benefits of cheap prices and a wide variety of product and activities.
There are both wholesale and retail shops which sell all kinds of fabrics such as fun T-shirts, fake cloth brands, and innovative designs, which might be both local and international.
There are more than a thousand exclusive cloth shops, and a host of other leather shops.
First timers to the city might be surprised – even awe stricken – at the number of vendors plying their goods in this compact area.
In addition to the clothes and leather products, visitors can sample from a number of traditional Thai food sold everywhere around and inside the market.
This genuinely metropolitan Asian market is a delight for all tourists visiting Thailand as it gives them ample scope to have a look at the Thai people closely as well as interact with them.