Pathum Wan District


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Cosmopolitan Phatum Wan is known for Siam, a mega-mall with stores selling upscale fashion, gadgets and furniture. The traditional-style, teak Jim Thompson House, with curved roofs and open-air rooms, is a museum showing Asian art and artifacts. Nearby, cutting-edge performances and exhibits draw sophisticated crowds to Bangkok Art and Cultural Centre. Lumpini Park has a running track, playgrounds and a lake.




















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Pathum Wan (Thai: ปทุมวัน, pronounced [pā.tʰūm wān]) is one of the 50 districts (khet) of BangkokThailand. The district is bounded by seven other districts (from north clockwise): Ratchathewi (across the Khlong Saen Saep canal), WatthanaKhlong ToeiSathonBang RakPom Prap Sattru Phai (across the Khlong Phadung Krung Kasem canal), and Dusit.



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The district was established in 1914. It is named after a Buddhist temple Wat Pathum Wanaram (literally meaning lotus forest temple) and the nearby Sa Pathum Palace (means lotus pond palace). Both were built on the order of King Mongkut (Rama IV) and so-named because of an abundance of lotus in Khlong Saen Saep during his reign.






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PhayaThai / Ratchathewi N 2kms of Siam, Suburbia & Highest rooftop view 84 flr Medium Medium: backstage of the city price lower Medium 
Sukhumvit E 3km of Siam, "Farangville" Hotels, Bars, Nightlife Medium: retail High: brand labels  High: Westernised 
Rattanakosin W 4.5 km of Siam. Historical area, home Grand Palace High: historical Low: mainly markets Low: nearby crazy Khaosan 
Talad Noi WS 3.5km from Siam - > Heritage zone Chinatown, walking tours chill zone High: quiet friendly  Low : cultural not tourism Nil: quiet not far to buzz places 
Siam Centre centre of town - retail High: retail  High: mainly brand label Medium: 5 star venues 
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Chinatown W 3km of Siam, Chinese infusion; a trading post, chaotic & markets High: historical Medium: mainly makets Low: River Icons or nearby crazy Khaoson 
Thonburi SW 5.3km of Siam, old capital mostly undeveloped High:  Low: mainly water markets (Talad Nam) Low 
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Ratchathewi N 2km: Suburbia and the Highest rooftop view 84 floors up Phayathai > Ratchathewi Phayathai-Ratchathewi 
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