About Bangkok's Huge Mall EmpireYou may not have heard of Ma Boon Krong, but some people when they hear the abbreviation MBK experience an easy tingling of the shopping fever... This is a mall that teenagers in Bangkok like very much, but not only them. When it opened in 1985, it was the largest shopping mall in Asia.
MBK is a huge shopping center in Bangkok with 8 floors and 2,000 shops and restaurants, with about 100,000 visitors a day, half of them Thai youth and most of the rest tourists.
The popular MBK Mall is linked to Siam Square and the Siam Shopping Center via a pedestrian bridge. Its location, at the intersection of the Rama I and Paya Thai streets, guarantees a lot of traffic of buyers and the excellent prices of one of the competitive places in the capital of Thailand and Asia in general.
By the way, the name of the MBK is from the names of the parents of the entrepreneur who founded it, "Ma" and "Boon Krong". If you're in the shopping arcade, look at the ground floor of the huge canyon, you can see the statues of his parents, after which one of the pilgrimage destinations of the consumers visiting Bangkok is named. Here too, as you must have already understood, you are in a kind of temple ...