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Discover ICONSIAM | a Landmark along the Chao Phraya River

When cruising in the Chao Phraya River, many tourists might spot an iconic and beautiful building. That building is called ‘ICONSIAM’, it is more than a department store or a shopping mall, it can bring you joy and give you a glimpse of Thainess here. Save your date to visit this place, and you’ll find the ultimate way to the happiest day in Bangkok city.

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ICONSIAM during the sunset

ICONSIAM is located in the old town side of Bangkok city, it also shares the border along the Chao Phraya River where travelers can find a lot of activities to do around this area. Its operating hours start from 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM and open daily. In this article, you will get to know more about ICONSIAM, and let’s see what’s in this place!

Luxury brands in ICONSIAM

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Cartier shop in ICONSIAM

1. Rolex

A brand of the finest watches that will elevate your look and style to be superior. If you still have an empty wrist, you can prepare your money or bring your credit card to take some Rolex watches from this shop!

2. Loius Vitton

From your first step into the Loius Vitton in ICONSIAM, you will notice the characteristic of the decoration which is influenced a lot by Thai style. For those travelers who would like to find exclusive collections or want to buy something, you shouldn’t miss this one.

3. Hermes

Hermes is undeniably for its unique design and the reputation of the quality of their leather. They can bring you magnificent and flawless bags or other kinds of products which are bracelets, scarves, t-shirts, and sandals. Or if you’re finding the best gift for the one you love, this one is a must!

4. Cartier

Recognized as another impressive branch in the world that combines the decoration of its original store in Paris with Thai style smoothly. With no doubt of its quality, you can buy first-class jewelry products from Cartier and will be pleased by the service that you would received.

5. Bottega Veneta

The iconic woven leather product remains in everyone’s attention with its unique pattern style. Bottega Veneta is very popular among the teenage fashionista around the world. Their products can be the reason to elevate your style and make a better look for you. Visit ICONSIAM and grab one item with you!

Restaurants in ICONSIAM

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The top-view of Luk Kai Thong Restaurant

1. Thip Samai

From the famous street food of Bangkok city with the famous Pad Thai cooking, Thip Samai is very popular among tourists around the world. Can be called by the other name which is ‘Pad Thai Pratu Phee’. They offer you a 79-year-old Pad Thai original taste from an authentic Thai cook. You’ll not be disappointed trying this restaurant!

2. Luk Kai Thong

Having the freshest ingredient and embracing the memorable atmosphere of having a meal of Luk Kai Thong might bring a good day for many people. In this place, you can see the neatness of the dish decoration and try the elegant taste of the food.

3. Hong Bao

When thinking about Chinese food, Hong Bao can be one of the names that would probably pop up in your mind. For Dim sum lovers, you will be delighted by the taste of this restaurant. Also, you can enjoy your meal while having a seat by the window that shows the reflection of the water from the Chao Phraya River.

Activities to do

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Sooksiam floating market in ICONSIAM

1. Floating market

Once when you step into the ground floor of the ICONSIAM, there will be a floating market that can give you a glimpse of how Thai people in the past live their lives. It is called the ‘SookSiam’ zone, the street walks for you to see authentic Thai food, handcrafting product, and much other stuff.

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2. Multimedia Water Features

If you’re looking for something big, this event can definitely amaze and entertain you quite a lot. In front of the ICONSIAM, you can enjoy the dancing water fountain that reaches to the height of 400 meters tall. ‘Multimedia Water Features’ will be lighting, music, and other multimedia which scheduled are from 4.30 PM, 6.30 PM, 8.00 PM, and 9.00 PM.

3. Tasana Nakorn Terrace

In the evening, when it comes to the golden hour period you might think about winding down with the one you love or a group of friends that you want to have a chat with. ‘Tasana Nakorn Terrace’ is the outdoor dining area located on the 6th floor of ICONSIAM. It is the best idea to surround yourself with friends and stare at the beautiful view while having a good dinner.



1. Taxi

You can start to travel in the most convenient way but it might come with an expensive cost. But if you don’t focus on the price and think about getting to ICONSIAM in a short time, it might refer that a taxi is the best way for you to visit ICONSIAM.

2. BTS

If you’re sick of the traffic jam in Bangkok City, the BTS will solve that problem for you. Some tourists might buy the BTS ticket pass for easy traveling, all you need to do is to go to any BTS station or buy it online, then go to the ticket at pick-up points. And you’ll finally arrive at the ICONSIAM safely.

3. Boat

For some tourists that want to explore the new style of traveling to the ICONSIAM, the boat is the other interesting way to try. Your face will get hit by the breeze and the freshness of the river. You won’t regret traveling to the ICONSIAM by this method!


AIRPORTELs traveling revolution

This September, the AIRPORTELs counter service will be ready for travelers to store or deliver their luggage at ICONSIAM. The service will accommodate Thai and foreign travelers in ICONSIAM to travel more conveniently without carrying luggage along the department store. The service fee for luggage storage starts from 20 THB per piece. And for luggage delivery fee starts from 299 THB per piece.

Without any concerns, AIRPORTELs would secure and do our best to store and deliver every luggage with care and gentleness. Let’s try the service and experience the new style of traveling in many prime locations in Bangkok. You can find our counter at Suvarnabhumi Airport, Don Mueang Airport, Central World, Terminal21 Asok, MBK Center, and Mixt Chatuchak.

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ICONSIAM has a positive reputation in a lot of delightful ways, if you want to find a fine place to shop and relax, this is a place for you to visit. Please have a safe trip to Bangkok and enjoy your time in Thailand!

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5 memorable Thai restaurants in Bangkok, Thailand

The Environment of Thai Street Food

When thinking about countries that people long to travel to in their lifetime, many visitors might consider traveling to Thailand. Known as the land of the biggest smiles, it is a place where you can find a diversity of cultures and multiple choices of activities to enjoy! 

Thailand is a country where tourists can discover comfort and indulge in the most delicious food in the world. In this guide, we will take you through the best culinary destinations for you to explore, including the memorable Thai night restaurant with an easy way to get there!

Supanniga Eating Room

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Starts and freshen you up with this riverside restaurant that will give you the most unforgettable restaurant experience. “Supanniga Eating Room” is located by the river, and they provide both indoor and outdoor seats for you to select. It also has an option for those who are vegan eaters. Without a doubt, this restaurant was also awarded by “Bangkok Michelin Guide in 2018” in the list of “The Plate Michelin”.

Recommended menus:
Starters: Fried Pork Jerky
Salads: Yum Nue Lai
Soups: Tom Klong Pla Nue Aon Krob
Main courses: Kai Yok Song
Desserts: Thai Tea Pana Cotta

For table reservations and more information, you can contact them via the telephone number or visit their website

Operation hours: Mon-Fri 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM and Sat-Sun 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM (Last order at 9:00 PM)
Address: 392/25-26 Maharaj Road, Phraborom Maharajawang, Phra Nakorn, Bangkok 10200
Transportation: MRT Sanam Chai (5 minutes walk)
Telephone: 092-253-9251

Ethos Vegetarian Restaurant

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Are you looking for a high-protein meal to eat? Here it comes with the alternative style of eating healthy food, you don’t have to be afraid that you’re not going to find any vegetarian-friendly and gluten-free restaurant in Bangkok since we have the “Ethos Vegetarian Restaurant” with us in Khao San Road!

In Ethos Vegetarian restaurant, you will find a lot of vegan menus in which each plate of food will not have any spit of MSG in it. Many people are very impressed with the service and give numerous ideas of the food list for you to try.

Recommended menus:
Whole wheat veggie burgers
Veggie lasagna
Spring rolls
Pad Thai

Recommended desserts and juices:
Mango Sticky Rice
Kombucha Tea
Freshly Cold-pressed Juice

In this place, they have 2 kinds of tables for you to pick to sit at, you can either sit at the dining table or sit at the ground table where you can cross-sit on the floor. They serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner. But to be sure, you can visit to make a table reservation.

Operation hours: 7:30 AM – 11:45 PM
Address: 85/2 Tanao Road Banglumpoo, Bangkok 10200
Transportation: Yaek Khok Wua Bus Stop (3 minutes walk)
Telephone: 02-280-7549

Royal Osha Restaurant

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For those who are expecting to meet the finest and the highest quality of Thai food luxuriously, you might want to visit “Royal Osha Restaurant”. This restaurant will give you all of the Thai scents with a backstory of each plate for you to explore. By saying a scent of Thainess, you will receive and embrace the food with their local background and different decoration of each plate, with various serving techniques. That is the reason why they got a lot of awards guaranteed with the “MICHELIN Guide Award Winning in 2019, “Best Restaurant Award in 2014 Editor’s Choice” in Best Dining & Entertainment Magazine, and “Wong Nai Award in the Thai Restaurant Categories from 2016 to 2020.

Recommended menus:
Starters: Grilled Chicken Satay
Salads: Yum Som O With King River Prawn
Soups & curries: Southern Style Thai Yellow Curry
Main course: Grilled Kurobuta Pork Loin With Thai Spicy Jaew sauce
Desserts: Thai Red Ruby in Coconut Milk

The table reservation is available at You can select the basic requirement from the restaurant and choose the room type that you would like to get by your preference.

Operation hours: 11:00 AM – 2.30 PM and 6:00 PM – 12.00 AM
Address: 99 Royal Residence Park, Lumpini, Pathumwan Close to the Embassy of USA, Bangkok 10330
Transportation: American Embassy Bus Stop (4 minutes walk)
Telephone: 02-256-6555

Thiptara Thai Restaurant

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Sitting while having dinner in an area that is surrounded by a bunch of Banyan trees in the garden is one of the most impressive nights to spend in Bangkok. In addition, they also provide a seat where you can feel the breeze from the Chao Phraya River. This restaurant will bring you authentic Thai cuisine, vegetarian-friendly food, and excellent Thai desserts. Let’s go through the food list from this cozy dining spot.

Recommended Menus:
Starter: Kanom Bueng Bolan Sai Goong Mea Nam
Soup: Tom Sab Moo Tun
Main course: Pla Kra-pong Nueng Manao
Dessert: Khao Mao Tod I-Tim Kati

The restaurant expects all diners to receive the best night at their place, they create a little instruction that the visitor must have a dress code. The lady must dress in a smart casual style and The gentlemen must wear long trousers and closed shoes. For a family pack, you might need to be aware that the minimum age is above 8 years old, to remain with other diners in a calm and peaceful environment.

You can see more information and book a table via their website

Operation hours: 6:00 PM – 10:30 PM (Last order at 9:45 PM)
Address: 333 Charoennakorn Road, Klongsan The Peninsula Bangkok, Bangkok 10600
Transportation: Wat Suwan Bus Stop (4 minutes walk)
Telephone: 02-020-6969

Sit and Wonder

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We would like to end this article with a warm and comfortable restaurant. Sit and Wonder can give a vibe of you sitting in your best friend’s place, you can find the basic menus for Thai people when they don’t have an idea of what they’re wanting to eat. So that is the reason why this place is like the place where you can rely on and come over whenever you would like to.

Sit and Wonder gained a lot of positive reviews about food and service, and they also achieved a lot of “Tripadvisor Awards”. For instance Certificate of Excellence 2015 to 2018 and Travelers’ Choice in 2020.

Recommended menus:
Starter: Larb Moo
Salad: Chicken Wing With Herbs
Soup: Spicy Thai Soup With Spareribs
Main course: Stir-fried Squid With Salted Egg Yolk

There is no need to book a table for this restaurant, you can walk in and order the food right away. But if you want to make sure that they’re opening or not, you can contact the telephone number by the provided information below.

Operation hours: 11:30 AM – 11.00 PM
Address: 119 Soi Sukhumvit 57 North Klong Tan, Bangkok 10110
Transportation: BTS Thong Lor (5 minutes walk)
Telephone: 061-198-9782

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