Thailand is well-known for its strange and wacky attractions and experiences that provide travellers with more than a fair share of memorable experiences. Adding to this need for the everyday unusual, Thailand’s Terminal 21 Shopping Mall offers an eye-catching spectacle that is as much sighting-seeing as it is shopping. Located amid several tourist hotspots and accommodation, such as the Emporium Suites by Chatrium, an apartment styled hotel in Bangkok Sukhumvit; Terminal 21 house several internationally famed structures under its roof, allowing visitors to ‘travel the world’ without leaving Bangkok.
Terminal 21’s glass-and-steel structure successfully mimics an airport, and the theme carries through into each ‘city’. A network of escalators and signs around the mall, signal your arrival in each city. Enter at the basement-level ‘airport’ and continue upwards to ‘Paris’, ‘London’ and other city-themed floors. Wander through the streets of down town Tokyo, hunt for bargain deals in Istanbul’s souks, grab lunch in San Francisco before posing for a picture in front of the Golden Gate Bridge. The shopping mall has 600 stores covered across nine floors as well as a massive cineplex, gourmet marketplace several restaurants, cafés and a food court.
While each floor’s distinct theme has plenty to keep you occupied, if you are a food lover, the 4th and 5th floor is where you’ll want to be. The San Francisco area has over 50 restaurants and cafés fighting for your attention. You’ll find a big selection of well-known branded chains intermixed with independent eateries. For a more social food court experience, ‘Pier 21’ on the 5th floor has some of the best food in the city, in terms of price and variety. From tasty dim sum and Taiwanese chicken rice to delectable roast duck noodles and vegetarian dishes, you’ll find something to delight the taste buds. Terminal 21 is a great place to shop while enjoying a little entertainment, and teens and kids will definitely enjoy the unique ambiance.
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