Think Park is a super cool, open-air shopping centre situated at the north end of Nimmanhaemin Road. There are a lot of popular cafes, clothing outlets, restaurants and bars in this park. Think Park was built for the purpose of helping to support the artisans and local arts in the area. During the weekends, a night market is hosted where you can purchase clothing, jewellery, accessories and handmade goods.
Central Plaza is a four-storey shopping mall. It was the first upscale mall in Chiang Mai which provides generous outdoor space for the public to enjoy and also to embrace the native culture.
Maya Lifestyle and Shopping centre was opened in January 2014. This 80,000 square meter building was constructed at the cost of nearly 3000 million Thai Baht. This shopping centre consists of six floors, with over 200 regional and international shops. Maya Lifestyle Mall features a large selection of restaurants, two food halls, a world-class SPX movie cinema, a 24-hour co-working space, a high class, fully equipped gym and some excellent rooftop bars and also a Rimping Supermarket.
Kad Suan Kaew Department store is the oldest mall of all the shopping malls in Chiang Mai. Apart from being a little out of trend, this store has a variety of shops, restaurants, discount stores and electronics outlets. Although there are not many branded shops in Kad Suan Kaew there is a western-style supermarket with stocks of bread, cheese, alcohol and other imported goods. The basement floor has a small, simple food court and a few mobile phone shops, while the first, second and third floors have clothing, health, beauty and restaurants. On the fourth floor, there is a popular bowling alley and an old cinema which only showcases Thai films.
The Promenada Shopping Mall is one of the latest additions to the shopping malls in Chiang Mai. Promenada shopping mall offers a 50,000 square meters of shopping space, a green frontage area. It also includes a new cinema called SF Cinema City, a medium-size conference room, a food court, an outdoor amphitheatre for outdoor events. The Mall also houses a Garden, a 20-lane bowling alley, karaoke rooms, kids play area, and several branded clothing outlets.
Nimman Promenade is a shopping centre which has a collection of many individual vendors. Most of these vendors sell cheap and affordable clothing products which are great for daily-wears. Other than that, there are some branded shops handicrafts, gadgets, electronics, artwork and those unavoidable tacky souvenirs.
Get yourselves some of that retail therapy that you so need at these malls in Chiang Mai and let us know in the comments below what you all bought.