If you’re looking to buy a new rug or carpet in Bangkok, Thailand, then you’re in the right city. Bangkok is one of the top places in Asia to buy carpets and rugs. A center for trade of floor coverings from India, Iran, Pakistan, Turkey and, of course Thailand, Bangkok has many rug and carpet shops and dealers specializing in Oriental products. With so many rug and carpet merchants to choose from, don’t miss these top places. They really are some of the best.
Pandit Carpets – Sellers of silk, wool and cotton carpets and rugs, Pandit Carpets have been in business in Bangkok for two generations. They sell carpets and rugs that are only made of natural fibers and are all hand-knotted. So if you’re looking for a handmade Persian wool carpet, Pandit Carpets is the place to look.
Their floor coverings include tribal, floral and modern designs, and they also have a cleaning and repair service if you need rugs you already own taken care of.
You’ll find Pandit Carpets at39/20 N.I.C.C. Plaza, Nichada Thani, Samakee Road in Nonthaburi – around a 30 minute drive north of downtown Bangkok. They’re open Monday to Saturday.
Carpet Galleria – One of the largest carpet and rug dealers in Bangkok, Carpet Galleria has been open since the 1970s. They specialize in Persian carpets, rugs and kilims and have an enormous selection, everything from Afshar to Mashad, Tabriz to Hereke carpets. Here, you’ll find brand new contemporary and traditional designs as well as rare antique carpets and rugs.
Carpet Galleria also sells many styles – contemporary, tribal, muted colors, bold colors, silk, wool, cotton – all hand-knotted and beautiful. Like many other carpet sellers in Bangkok, they also offer repair, cleaning and appraisal services.
Carpet Galleria has two locations in Bangkok, one on Silom Road and the other on Sukhumvit.
Tai Ping – One of the largest carpet manufacturers in the world, Tai Ping otherwise known as Thailand Carpet Manufacturing Plc. makes and sells just about every style of carpet there is. Classic, contemporary, traditional Thai, modern Oriental – Tai Ping makes all of it in their enormous factory just outside Bangkok.
At Tai Ping, look for hand-tufted carpets and rugs in New Zealand wool and Thai silk suitable for everywhere from the nursery to the office. Prices are inexpensive, as you’re buying direct from the manufacturer
and, if you don’t like what you see, they can create what you want. Just ask. Tai Ping also sells Axminster Carpets, machine-tufted carpet, carpet tiles, rugs and more.
Tai Ping’s showroom is at 97 Vipavadee Rangsit Road, Srigan Donmuang in Bangkok.