Siam Paragon is a shopping mall in Bangkok, Thailand. It is one of the biggest shopping
centres in Asia. It opened on December 9, 2005, it includes a wide range of specialty
stores and restaurants as well as a multiplex movie theatre ( consisting of 15 large
size theatres with one of the them having the biggest screen and seating capacity
in Asia ) and the Siam Ocean World ( Underwater world ) aquarium
( the largest aquarium in South East Asia ) and an exhibition hall and the Thai Art
Gallery and also an opera concert hall. It also has a large bowling alley and karaoke
centre. It is a joint venture by Siam Piwat, the company that owns the adjacent Siam
Centre / Siam Discovery shopping malls, and The Mall Group, which also owns The Emporium.
It was built at a cost of about 15 billion Baht or 450 million US$ and covers an
area of 52 rai ( 8.3 ha, 21 acres ).
Siam Paragon has several restaurants and food outlets from other countries, including
Tony Roma's, McDonald's, KFC, Häagen Dazs, Swensen's Ice Cream, LeNotre, MOS Burger,
Saint Etoile Bakery, Orvin and many others. Popular domestically run foreign oriented
restaurants include Fuji Japanese, Kabuki Japanese Restaurant.
Siam Paragon is on Rama I Road in Pathum Wan district, and is adjacent to other shopping
areas. It is next door to Siam Centre and Siam Discovery Centre and opposite Siam
Square. MBK Centre is also nearby. An elevated walkway beneath the BTS Sky Train
tracks links Siam Paragon to the Ratchaprasong intersection, where Central World,
Gaysorn Plaza and several other shopping malls and hotels are located.
Siam Paragon, Rama 1, Bangkok
Below - Operated by Major Cineplex, the 25,000-square metre Paragon Cineplex comprises
a 14 - screen multiplex movie theatre, including smaller Ultra Screen cinemas with
reclining seats and the Enigma members only lounge, as well as a IMAX theatre and
the Siam Pavalai, a 1,200 seat theatre suitable for theatrical and musical performances.