Chatuchak is an area approx 12kms North of Siam Centre.
The Chatuchak area acquired it's name from the large public park of the same name.
However, the area is best known for the largest market in Asia, the Chatuchak Weekend Market (also known as "JJ" markets).
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Local transport: Excellent
Waterways: Nearby inland canal Saen Saep
for express transfer behind the city into zone of Bang Lamphu, Rattanakosin and Chinatown, which connect with the Chao Phraya river which is serviced by ferry boat Chao Phraya river ferry
Accommodation - Minor
Chatuchak is not main stream tourism area, however accommodation is available from 2 to 5 star
The best known is the massive weekend markets, but nearby is Go-kart, a Fishing Park and more.
Photo album "Icons Chatuchak"
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- A major aspect of local culture is street food, if you need a few tips try Thai food $1 Menu, ideally you should have a local host or a few drinks to give you the confidence to try (try NOT die).
- Chatuchak is out of town although some of hotels have rooftop vantage points back across the city skyline, in particular Blue sky.
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