An area with Thailand's first name, Siam lies in the centre of Bangkok. It is a favourite hang out for young Thais and is known mainly for the MBK mall and Siam Centre and Siam Discovery Centre. In these interlinked malls as well as excellent shopping they host the major cinema chains, ten pin bowling alleys, video game arcades, karaoke booths as well as numerous fast food restaurants from Swensen and Mc Donald’s to the Japanese sushi bars such as Fuji and Oishi.
The new Siam Paragon shopping centre now promises to take Bangkok shopping up a step further delivering exclusive retails shops, a gourmet store and world class entertainment attractions all located within a stones throw of the Siam BTS station.
BTS access is excellent; Siam BTS Station connects both of the sky train lines, and the next stop on National Stadium station links with the MBK and Siam Discovery Center. Just down the road and your at Ploenchit and your at the World Central and Gaysorn shopping plazas.