The antique shopping mall opened in l984 and was the very first riverside shopping complex of this type in Bangkok. With more than 47,000 sqm of space along with a approximately 200 retail stores spread over 4 floors, the mall offers a wide array of shopping possibilities.
The main objective of the River City mall is on Thai national articles like antiques and art. There are standard retail shops here as well. The mall furthermore hosts numerous displays, functions, festivals and auctions all through the year.
Monthly auctions are held at the auditorium on the 4th floor the 1st Saturday of every month arranged by the Riverside Auction House Ltd.
The 1st and 2nd floors of the River City Shopping Complex have a multitude of silk shops, tailors, jewellers, art galleries, leather stores, gift shops and boutiques.
On the 3rd and 4th floors there are over a hundred art and antique stores having rare antiques like Buddha images, big blue and white vases, gold and silver ornaments, ceramics, porcelain, Thai benjarong items, art deco clocks and sculptures, elaborate wood designs and carvings and other fine art from all around South East Asia, China and even Europe. There are also quite a few independent art and antique shops on the premises.
An array of amenities and services assure River City’s shoppers as well as visitors their highest possible comfort and shopping enjoyment; a good amount of car parking spaces for in excess of five hundred cars, tourist information, 24-hour security, a walkway linking the Complex with the Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel to name a few.
A free of charge taxi boat service transports people between River City and Sathorn Pier. Direct boat services also link the River City Shopping Complex with the Oriental Hotel, the Shangri-la, the Peninsula, the Millennium Hilton as well as the Royal River Hotel.
The River City’s Boat Tour Centre set up in 1990 offers services of river and canal tours, dinner cruises along with a luxury cruise to Ayutthaya leaving from its very own pier.
Opening Hours: 10:00 – 20:00
Location: 23 Trok Rongnamkhaeng, Charoen Krung 30 (next to the Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel)
Tel: +66 (0)2 237 0077-8
How to get there: Take the Sky Train to Saphan Taksin Station. There’s a free shuttle boat service to the River City available at Sathorn Pier everyday from 10:00 to 20:00.