Rattanakosin is an area approx 4kms from Siam Centre.
Between the river and Sukhumvit lies the densely packed "Old Bangkok", home to Bangkok's best known sights, such as the Grand Palace and Wat Pho.
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Land: major transport systems BTS (skytrain)
and MRT (Subvway) DO NOT
access this area, you'll need the public bus, taxi car, tuktuk or motor bike.
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
This area is populated with hotels as the area is mainly reserved with the heritage and cultural Icons of the Royalty
Home of the Grand Palace, amazing temples and nearby to crazy Khao San Rd
So many worthy nominees, Bangkok (Thailand) is a champion of culinary taste delights.
- 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).
- Rattanakosin does not boast significant rooftop venues in terms of retail Hospitality, however you should visit Wat Saket / Golden Mount, which was once upon a time the highest point in Bangkok, here you will have 360 degree view
- being home of the grand palace, it's expected to be quiet, however in the zone is back packers home Nightlife zone khao San Road, it's not just for the young at heart, it's mixing pot of night bazaar trendy bars and clubs
- essentially it's souvenirs and local street side stalls but you minutes away from options with the zones on wither side
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