Bangkok is the capital and more popular city of Thailand. Known as Krung Thep, it occupies 1568.7 square km in Chao Phraya River in Central Thailand and has a population of over 8 million. Famous for holiday attractions, many people attract rapidly because of beautiful destinations.
Popular Neighbourhoods of Bangkok
Siam Square is a shopping destination that is full of luxury shopping center and departmental stores. The small lane of Siam Square alive with record stores, cafes, bookstores and bars. Siam Square is best shopping center in Bangkok and it is full of conveniences like cinemas, salons and massage parlors. It is busy and safe at all hours.
Neighbourhood Attractions: MBK Shopping Center, Siam Center, Siam Paragon, Siam Discovery, Central World, APEX, Siam Vintage, Tokyu, ZEN.
Sukhumvit is best place if you want luxury hotels, top notch restaurants and nightlife. If one find top facilities in bangkok, then Sukhumvit is the best place to go. The skytrain runs the length of Sukhumvit making it easy to search. Sukhumvit is popular for two famous districts that is Nana Plaza on Soi 4 and Soi Cowboy.
Neighbourhood Attractions: Khlong saen Saeb, Benjasiri Park, WTF Gallery and Cafe, Cheap Charlie’s.
Khao San is a 1 km stretch of shops, restaurants, bars and street vendors. Every year it add more mid range hotels and boutiques. It is centrally located and near to many Bangkok’s top attractions like Grand Palace. One should choose Khao san if reservation of room is not available at late night. The Skytrain and Metro don’t connect to Khao San area, so you will be dependent on buses, taxis and tuk tuk to get in and out of that area.
Neighbourhood Attractions: Baghdad Cafe, Soi Rambuttri, Gecko Bar, Wat Pho, Wat Arun and Santichai Public Park.
At day, Silom is Bangkok’s Wall Street. After night, the people and environment changes considerably. The skyline is lined with skyscrapers boasting the name of local and international financial institutions, corporations and law firms. The small lane between Silom Road and Surawong Road becomes alive with people, sidewalk stalls, street life and street food vendors. Local and tourists come here to see Patpong red-light district.
Neighbourhood Attractions: Indian Hut, Bangkokian Museum, Daimasu Izakaya, Skybar, Patpong Night Market
Chinatown is oldest neighbourhood of Bangkok. It is a popular tourist attraction and a food shelter for new generation gourmands who horde here after sunset to explore vibrant street side food. The streets of Chinatown are expressive and chaotic.
Neighbourhood Attractions: Pak -Khlong Market, Yaowarat Road, Wat Traimit, Saphanthawong Museum
Dusit is political center of Thailand and it is most famous for Dusit Zoo. The neighbourhood is home to National Parliament, The Royal Palace and wide highway shaded by large trees. There’s not too much to see in Dusit besides international organizations and political institutions.
Neighbourhood Attractions: Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall, Vimanmek Mansion, National Library, Dusit Zoo, Clock Museum.