Charoenkrung Road, running from Bang Rak to Rattanakosin, is one of the first paved roads laid in Bangkok. The Creative District is full of street food vendors, funky bars, fun new eateries, art galleries, artisan workshops, and boutiques. In February each year, Bangkok Design Week, a project of Thailand Creative and Design Centre (TCDC), attracts thousands of people to explore the area along Charoenkrung Road.
Colour of Charoenkrung
Wat Hua Lamphong is an authentic Buddhist temple where various aspects of Thai cultures, traditions, and beliefs are observed regularly. Lamphong Buddhists are known to believe in Karma; hence, visitors go there to make a merit of good karma. It is just a stone’s throw away from MRT Sam Yan Station and is situated close to Hua Lamphong Station.
One of the largest Chinatowns in the world. There is no better way to experience Bangkok’s Chinatown than simply getting lost. The three roads you need to know are Song Wat, Soi Wanit 1/Sampeng Lane, and Yaowarat. Between these three parallel roads are networks of small streets full of markets, street foods and local businesses.