Places To Buy Gold Jewelry in Bangkok
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In this article I will walk you through best places to buy gold jewelry in Bangkok. Gold in Bangkok is cheaper than lot of Western and Asian countries. The quality of gold is better too. As majority of gold ornaments in Thailand are 96.5% pure. Gold bar is 99.99% pure.
Make sure to check custom rules of our country that how much gold you can carry back home.
In Thailand they sale gold on per BAHT. 1 BAHT of gold = 15.16 gm approx.
Here are the places where majority of the people go for gold shopping.
1. Aurora Jewelry
Aurora is chain of gold shops. Staff here speaks English well. They have shops across Thailand. Mostly they are located within Big C and Lotus building. So just search on Google map `Aurora near me`. I have purchased many items from Aurora, staff were professional and friendly.
2. Yaorawat KrungThep
YKT is another chain based gold shops across Thailand. Staff here speaks English well. Mostly they are located within Big C and Lotus building. Normally Aurora and YKT are next to each other.
3. Within Big C or Lotus building
4. MBK Mall Bangkok 3rd Floor
5. Yaorawat Road China Town
Here communication could be a problem. Most of the staff in these shops does not speak English. Most of the shops I have been, it was very crowded. And staff were not so keen on showing the jewelry. It is hit or miss. There are many gold jewelry shops in Yaorawat Road China town Bangkok. As you walk by you will notice them. Feel free to explore the area. As a thumb rule, go to shop where locals go. It will be crowded.
6. Local Shops
Ending note for Chinatown (Yaowarat road) Bangkok
Chinatown (Yaowarat road) is hub of many things in Bangkok including gold shops. Thais prefer to purchase gold jewelry from Yaowarat road as the making charge is cheaper.
You can find many gold shops there. Just choose the shop which have moderate crowd. Thumb rule is shop where locals are shopping. They charge 800-1000 THB making charge for per BAHT of gold. In case you are purchasing more then 2-3 item make sure to negotiate making charge.
Here are some shops from where I have purchased gold:
Gold Shop 1: Go to map
Gold Shop 2: Go to map
Although there are many gold shop. I have purchased from above two. Feel free to discover the area and try other gold shops.
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