TCC Land Thailand obtained the entire warehouse area and converted it to become one of the trendiest lifestyle places in Bangkok to date. This shopping haven was also recently opened in early 2012 catering to both locals and foreigners.
You will find all sorts of items being sold especially many local Thai home-grown products. Ever since the closure of Suan Lum Market in Bangkok in April 2012, Asiatique Riverside has been the place to visit as it is much more spacious, clean and carries a very large selection for shopping, food & beverage and entertainment.
|Asiatique Riverfront Bangkok, East Asiatic Company|
The journey one way takes about ten minutes. Upon arriving there, you will notice the beautiful riverside promenade where many locals are seen photographing or just walking around admiring the place.
Shops here sell all sorts of items like handicraft, decorative items, clothes, souvenirs, shoes, accessories to some of the oddest items. One of the districts here also offers over 500 fashion boutiques for the trendy.
Cafes are abundance serving coffee and cakes while some there are some bars as well. Overall, a suggestion is to skip your meals and make your way here as visitors will definitely be spoiled for choices.
Locals and tour buses seem to prefer the road while many others choose the scenic route as to challenging the famous Bangkok traffic which is the easiest way.
- Take the BTS Sky Train to Saphan Train Station
- Walk down to Sathorm Pier and look for the Asiatique Ferry Jetty
- Board the Free ferry service to Asiatique.
- Ferry Service is Free both ways