Bangkok for Kids
Pratunam Guide
Vimanmek Palace
Vimanmek Museum
Suan Pakkard Palace
Suan Pakkard Palace
Amari Watergate Hotel
Amari Watergate Hotel
Major Attractions    
Baiyoke Tower Pratunam Market
Suan Pakkard Palace Ice Skating Rink
Saen Saep Khlong Taxi Bangkok Dolls Museum
Phaya Thai Palace Century the Movie Plaza
Ratchathewi Night Market Vimanmek Museum
Area Description

Pratunam is where Bangkok comes to shop for a bargain. Everything from computers to hand bags is on sale for the lowest prices in the city.

Two Airport Link stations - Phaya Thai and Ratchaprarop - are located in this area making it one of the most convenient places to get to from Suvarnabhumi International Airport.

Pratunam is home to the Baiyoke Tower. It is Thailand’s tallest building. The 77th floor observation deck provides the best views of the city. You can also dine at the excellent Sky Restaurant on the 84th Floor.

Plantip Plaza IT Mall has six floors of electronics and software at low cost. Everything from the latest phones and tablets computers to components for 20 year old computer models are on sale here. This is heaven for anyone interested in computer technology.

Pratunam Market has literally thousands of shops and market stalls selling clothing and accessories at wholesale prices. A wide range of restaurants are located in and around the shopping malls and markets. Pratunam is good place to come to if you want to experience authentic Thai and Chinese cuisine at local prices.

Markets: Pratunam Market - Petchaburi Rd: Large clothing and accessories market for bargain prices recommended shops in Pratunam  
Shops Centers: Plantip Plaza IT Mall - Petchaburi Rd: Mall dedicated to electronics at competitive prices
  Platinum Fashion Mall - Petchaburi Rd: Large inexpensive fashion mall
  City Complex Pratunam - Petchaburi Rd: Mid range ladies fashion and accessories mall
  Pratunam Centre – Ratchaprarop Rd: Handicrafts and clothes
Recommended Restaurants  
Cheap: Platinum Food Centre - Inside Platinum Fashion Mall: Global food court recommended restaurants in Pratunam  
  Kai Ton Pratunam - Soi 30, Petchaburi Rd: Long running chicken and rice shop
Mid-range: Once Upon a Time Restaurant - Soi 17, Petchaburi Rd: Thai food in traditional Thai house
  Pickle Factory - Soi 2, Ratchathewi Rd: Popular hip Thai restaurant
Expensive: Sky Restaurant - Baiyoke Tower, Ratchaprarop Rd: Elegant roof top dining
Recommended Family Friendly Hotels  
check rates of Baiyoke Sky Hotel Baiyoke Sky Hotel from $65 a night recommended hotels in Pratunam  
check rates for Amari Watergate Hotel Amari Watergate Hotel from $115 per night
check rates for Novotel Bangkok Platinum Hotel Novotel Platinum Hotel from $110 per night
  See our full list of family friendly hotels in Pratunam
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