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Bang Lamphu

2011-11-28: 4kms West of Siam Centre 


Classic Thai Temples & Khaosan Rd

Immediately north of Rattanakosin (Grand Palace) an area prominent in Culture.  This zone is home to a very lively travelers scene and a mass of budget accommodation.
 
QR codeSome love it, some hate it but it's worth a look especially the main walking street "Khaosan Rd" where you will find extensive markets, a huge range of goods from cheap clothes to Thai handicrafts, many inexpensive restaurants and all the different types of people that come will make it a interesting experience.
 
Somewhat surprisingly, the nearby backstreets retain a genuinely Thai feeling, much more so than Bangkok's other main tourist accommodation areas, it's an infusion, dynamic not too extreme yet always passive as is Thai.

Whilst the major transport systems don't pass through, they get you close otherwise take local canal or river ferry get immersed in the local culture.









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Cultural: HighShopping: Medium
Family: HighPopular tours: Med
Nightlife: Med-High

Transport:

 
Major public transport: low

BTS skytrain & MRT (subway) do not access this area 
Land: Taxi: car / tuktuk / motor bike is frequent 
Water: River and canal ferry frequent

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Attractions:

  • Wat Suthatseated Sukhothai Buddha image, murals and a special Giant Swing
  • Prison Museum Rommanimart Park near Giant swing (old khlong Prison) a bit gory - M tour book
  • Wat Bowonniwet Many Chakri Kings and Princess ordained hereWat / temple 
  • "Indraviharn Wisut" Giant 32mtr Buddha statue, tallest of it's kind in the world







































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ZoneSummaryCultureFamily IconsShoppingNightlife
Phaya Thai - Ratchathewi N 2kms of Siam Centre Suburbia and the Highest rooftop view 84 floors up Medium Medium Medium Medium 
Sukhumvit E 3kms of Siam Centre "Farangville" (Foreigners)Hotels, Bars and Nightlife with all major transport system Low Medium High High 
Chinatown W 3kms of Siam Centre Chinese infusion; a trading post, chaotic & markets High High Medium Low 
Bang Lamphu W 4kms of Siam Centre A walking area, classic Thai temples & Khao San Rd High High Medium Medium 
Chatuchak N 10kms of Siam Centre Largest weekend markets in Asia, Parks & Game fishing Medium Medium Medium Medium 
Thonburi SW 5.3kms of Siam Centre. The old Capital mostly undeveloped, many Canals (Khlongs) High High Low Low Chatuchak @ 10kms North of Siam Centre High High Low Low 
Rattanakosin W 4.5kms of Siam Centre Historical area, most visited area by tourists (Grand Palace) High High Low Low 
Dusit NW 3.5km of Siam Centre Grand Avenues of Royalty, what Bangkok used to look like! High High Low Nil 
Siam Centre https://sites.google.com/a/thaibis.com/www/bangkok/tz/tp/family/siam-centre Low High High Medium 
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Khaosan Rd is a backpacker zone in Old city area of Bangkok, near the Grand Palace, this is a mixing bowl of cultures where East meets West with a hilarious creation of Markets, Restaurants, bars, and nightlife, it's trendy and bizarre, once the home for backpackers - it's now where thousands of people troll the 3 street zone (high, medium, low) looking for "happiness" there's plenty for everyone .. up to you, more in media hub page http://goo.gl/CdkR31 

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ZoneSummaryCultureFamily IconsShoppingNightlife
Phaya Thai - Ratchathewi N 2kms of Siam Centre Suburbia and the Highest rooftop view 84 floors up Medium Medium Medium Medium 
Sukhumvit E 3kms of Siam Centre "Farangville" (Foreigners)Hotels, Bars and Nightlife with all major transport system Low Medium High High 
Chinatown W 3kms of Siam Centre Chinese infusion; a trading post, chaotic & markets High High Medium Low 
Bang Lamphu W 4kms of Siam Centre A walking area, classic Thai temples & Khao San Rd High High Medium Medium 
Chatuchak N 10kms of Siam Centre Largest weekend markets in Asia, Parks & Game fishing Medium Medium Medium Medium 
Thonburi SW 5.3kms of Siam Centre. The old Capital mostly undeveloped, many Canals (Khlongs) High High Low Low Chatuchak @ 10kms North of Siam Centre High High Low Low 
Rattanakosin W 4.5kms of Siam Centre Historical area, most visited area by tourists (Grand Palace) High High Low Low 
Dusit NW 3.5km of Siam Centre Grand Avenues of Royalty, what Bangkok used to look like! High High Low Nil 
Siam Centre https://sites.google.com/a/thaibis.com/www/bangkok/tz/tp/family/siam-centre Low High High Medium 
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Jim Thompson House - tour page Siam W 1km F Family 
Master Directory Tourism Bangkok all  H Help page 
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Wat Pho - tour page Rattanakosin - Old city W 4.5 kms F Family 
Grand Palace - Tour page Rattanakosin W 4.5km F Family 
Rooftop venues - tour page all  various F Family / same venues do not allow children for safety 
Bicycle Tour page various various F Family 
Golden Buddha & Exhibition Chinatown W 4.5km F Family 
Markets Chinatown tour page Chinatown W 4.5km F Family 
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ThemeName and URLIntensity / Best time / DurationDistance from Siam CentreZone
F: River and Canal Rides River and Canal Tours Medium E 4km:   
F: Cultural stage Show - History Siam Niramit Low: extremely we presented cast of hundreds E 3km zone Huai Khwang Huai Khwang / Ratchada 
F: Day walk Throne Hall Exhibition Ananta Samakhom Throne hall Low: Night photos stunning NW 3.7km Dusit: Royal zone 
F: Food Tour Bangkok Food Tours Low: W 4.5km Chinatown 
F: Museum National Museum Low W 4.8km Rattanakosin: Old city area 
H: Transport: BTS (skytrain) stations BTS Stations Low na all 
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F: Most popular Tours Most Popular Tours Various all all 
M: Ladyboy Cabaret Show Ladyboy Cabaret show  Low SW 5.8km Complex of 1500 venues Bang Kho Laem, nearest BTS Saphan Taksin 
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Hotels by Agoda zonesDistance from BTS SiamGeneral Intro
Dusit Thani NW 3.5km: Grand Avenues of Royalty, what Bangkok used to look like!  Dusit 
Khaosan Rd W 4km: walking area, classic Thai temples & Khao San Rd Khaosan Rd 
Rattanakosin Hotels W 4.5km: Historical area, most visited area by tourists (Grand Palace) Rattanakosin 
Bang Lamphu W 4km: A walking area, classic Thai temples & Khao San Rd <> Bang Lamphu 
Thonburi SW 5.3km: Old Capital mostly undeveloped, many Canals (Khlongs Thonburi 
Sukhumvit - Chit Lom E 1.5km: "Farangville" (Foreigners) Hotels, Bars and Nightlife with all major transport systems BTS Chit Lom 
Sukhumvit Hotels E 3km: "Farangville" (Foreigners) Hotels, Bars and Nightlife with all major transport systems Sukhumvit general 
Chatuchak N 10km: Largest weekend markets in Asia, Parks & Game fishing <> Chatuchak 
Ratchathewi N 2km: Suburbia and the Highest rooftop view 84 floors up Phayathai > Ratchathewi 
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