I was once asked whether there is Ikea in Thailand? I became thoughtful but in the head there was no such information. I had to google as a result learned that it opened in 2012 in Bangkok. I won’t say that I straight ardent fan of this Swedish company, but furniture and some things I like them very much from there, they are inexpensive and convenient. We have in apartment in Moscow a lot of petty stuff from Ikea. The only problem – this is something that it’s better not to go there with your wife, for so much at once need becomes. And supposedly everything is cheap, only for 100-200 rubles, but in the end comes a decent amount. Marketers all right calculated. So it’s better to go there only with the harsh masculine logic, otherwise you have to leave with large packages—
The content of the article
- 1 Ikea in Bangkok
- 2 Mega in Bangkok
- 3 Where is Ikea-Mega and how to get there
Ikea in Bangkok
Basically, to get an idea of the goods in Thai Ikea, you can just go to her official website. But I wanted see personally, and also buy a toy Egor and a knife sharpener (it is light and comfortable), so I went there.
The results of my humble shopping in Bangkok
Ikea in BKK inside is almost the same as in Moscow: two floors, similar showrooms, even the location of the departments and their sequence they do not differ. Everything, as we have on Teplo Stan. May well be that the assortment varies slightly, but if this is the case, then insignificantly, because, here and there, I met this or that the thing that was once bought by me in Russian Ikea, but nothing Cardinally did not see anything else.
Ikea in Bangkok
Playground only for children 100-130 cm and coupons
Normal showroom on the ground floor of Ikea
Rack as in our apartment in Moscow
Cheap children’s chairs, which we lacked on Samui
Useful for travel thing!
Standard lower floor
And shopping is no stranger to monks
Running dogs at the box office
Ikeev chocolates at 35 baht (!) With Russian signatures
I walked around Ikea and did not leave the strange feeling that I was at yourself at home in Moscow. And only when I paid attention to the faces, I I understood that after all I am in Asia, not in Russia And there was interesting to see what food will be sold in ikeevskom Restaurant, Typhoid or European.
All the same, only Asian faces
Ikeev restaurant has not been without a secret
On the Internet, they write that a number was paired with Thai Ikea scandals and incidents. Then they had the name of some thing consonant with the Thai rudeness, they released commercials, which the ladies didn’t like very much
Mega in Bangkok
Next to Ikea is Mega (the buildings are interconnected), so shopping lovers can come here in the morning to spend a whole day here. The mall is quite large: there is shops with all sorts of famous brands, all Thai banks, cinema, Tops Market, food court with a good choice and so on. But more I just liked the fact that there are a lot of playgrounds, they I met with some periodicity.
Mega in Bangkok (the letters are written very differently)
On the street, the fountain “try to run without getting wet”
Carriages for children and disabled people for hire
Liked the design of the windows of cones
Which mall without food court
Employees and guards are moved to the segway
Children’s store with normal strollers
Playgrounds in Mega scattered around the perimeter
Where is Ikea-Mega and how to get there
Ikea is not very conveniently located; simply. More precisely, it may not be difficult to get, only long, if you do not live in the same area (southeast of Bangkok). Metro near her no, so initially you need to get to BTS Bang Na stations or Airport link Hua Mak, from them the closest thing to go. And then already on the bus, or by taxi, to whom it is more convenient.
I went there by bus, and back by taxi. Out at the station Hua Mak reached the navigator (500m) to the bus stop, asked with Google Maps on which bus (133, 537, 207) should I go and go. So 207 did not get to Ikea, had to change, but it is not critical, it is difficult to get confused and buses of different walks very lot.
Back took a taxi straight to the condominium, and that was a mistake. Rush hour and a half hours in traffic jams. And I never got to apartments, I asked to finally take the subway. So at rush hour better not to drive, get back through BTS or Airport Link.
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I have stayed in Bangkok many times and in different hotels. I will not give links to all my reviews, I’ll give only a few. NasaVegas – convenient to stop near the airport and metro, Rajata – A good place to spend the night near Khaosan, S3 Residense is located in the center next to the park.
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