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MBK Center

With more than 38 years, MBK Center can be considered a Thai institution! It was opened in 1985 as the largest shopping mall in South East Asia, and since then, MBK Shopping Mall has been a part of the city center landscape. But do not be fooled by its age, throughout the years MBK Center has reinvented itself, this is the reason why it is still to these days one of the most popular shopping malls for both locals and tourists.

Did you know that MBK Center is also known as Mahboonkrong in honor of the parents of the developer Sirichai Bulakul, Mah and Boonkrong?

What makes MBK Center unique?

With more than 2500 stores, restaurants, and activities, you can certainly find something to do or shop. However, once you enter this mall you will realize there is something unique about it.

Many of the shops are independent businesses and they have a wide selection of popular products available such as clothes, cosmetics, leather products, furniture and household items, and electronic devices and gadgets.

MBK Center is one of the few shopping malls that offer a handful of souvenir shops where tourists can shop their memorabilia.

Top 10 activities to do in MBK Center

MBK Center, located in the heart of Bangkok, is a popular shopping destination for locals and tourists alike. Here are the top 10 activities to do in MBK Center:

  1. Attend a concert – look out for the Schedule of Events that they post on their website.
  2. Visit the Arcade Hero City – Test your skills in the Claw machines or play some games with your friends.
  3. Escape Room Thailand – How are your survival skills? Spend time with friends and try to escape within the time limit.
  4. Grab some food – There are a handful of restaurants, coffee shops and even food stalls. Check the map first as opposed to other shopping malls, you will find food almost on every single floor.
  5. Watch a Movie – Entertain yourself with the latest releases.
  6. Shop Thai Souvenirs – No need to go to hot and sweaty markets to get those amazing gifts for your loved ones.
  7. Go to a Bar and listen to live Bands – Yes, MBK Center has a night life too. You will be able to find some nice bars with live music to enjoy a nice evening.
  8. Visit Don Don Donki – This shop has some really interesting products that you won’t find anywhere else.
  9. Get a massage – In Thailand, you can find massage places everywhere, so you can go relax after shopping.
  10. Siam Walking Street – Take a walk and enjoy street artists that perform here on a daily basis. You can visit La Brioche and enjoy a nice dessert.

Novotel Siam the best hotel near MBK

MBK Center is located in the Pathum Wan District, right next to Siam Square Area. You can easily reach by car and other means of transportation. Access by car might be hectic since the area is crowded on peak time, however it is close to 2 BTS stations, Siam Station and National Stadium station making it easy to reach by this method.

And if you’re looking for a place to stay Novotel Bangkok on Siam Square is just 600 mts from MBK Center. On top of that we are right at the Siam Walking Street and surrounded by malls like Siam Square One, Siam Center, Siam Paragon and Central World. With this being said it is the perfect hub to save commuting time and do a bunch of fun activities in places like MBK Center.

Location : MBK Mahboonkrong Center, 444 Phayathai Road, Bangkok, Pathumwan 10330, Thailand

Opening Hour : MBK Center opens at 10:00 AM and closes at 10:00 PM daily.

However, it’s worth noting that the operating hours of individual shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues within the mall may vary. Some stores may open earlier or close later than the mall’s official operating hours, and some may close on specific days or holidays. It’s always a good idea to check with the specific shops or venues you plan to visit to confirm their operating hours.

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