Five Wholesale Markets to Shop in Bangkok
Bangkok is one of the top shopping destinations in Asia for decades. There are many people who travelled to Bangkok just to shop while some will buy them back to sell. There are many boutiques in Asia purchase their stocks from Bangkok because it is good quality and price effective.
There are a quite a number of wholesale markets in Bangkok but we only listed the top six which is tourist friendly. Some wholesale market such as Bangkok Flower Market (Pak Klong Talad) is not recommended for tourists as they only offer fresh flowers. It could be a tourist destination but it is not on our top six wholesale markets in Bangkok.
You might know some of the wholesale markets in our Top Five Wholesale Markets List while some you might never hear before.
Our Top Five Wholesale Markets to Shop in Bangkok is:
1. Bobae Market
Bobae Market or the locals called it “Bobay” Market is a wholesale market in Bangkok. It is a 30 year old wholesale market which is very popular with locals, exporters and buyers from all around the world.
Bobae Market is an outdoor market and it is located on Krung Kasem Road near Yotse Bridge, Dusit area thus the nearest popular landmark is MBK Shopping Mall or National Stadium BTS Station. It is advisable to take a taxi from either MBK or National Stadium BTS stadium and it takes around 15 min depending on traffic. There are many tuk tuks in the area but remember to negotiate the price first before boarding.
The market runs along the Krungkasem Road along the river and there are many bridges with numbers so you won’t get lost.
What can you find in Bobae Market?
Clothing, Textiles and Fabrics, Vegetables and Fruits, Fashion Jewelleries and Food
Most of the items here are sold in dozens at a low price as their primary market is traders but you can find many shoppers here too. Near to this market is Bobae Tower Wholesale Shopping Mall.
How to go to Bobae Market
Take the train to National Stadium BTS Stadium and take a taxi to Krungkasem Road. It will take at least 15 minutes depending on traffic.