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  • Bangkok Area Guides

    Everything you Need to Know about Bangkok Areas

    Covering an area of 1,500 square kilometres, the greater Bangkok Metropolis fits into the ‘big city’ league with great ease. Add to that an estimated ten million inhabitants, more than 30,000 taxis and an ever-increasing number of tourists, and you’ll soon realize that getting to grips with such a vast concrete jungle is no easy feat, especially if you’re a first-time visitor. This is where our Area Guides come in pretty handy…

    Certain areas have become more popular than others, largely due to their good location and the things there to do and see — be it traditional attractions, shopping highlights or a notoriously famous nightlife scene. Navigating this exciting city has also become much easier, thanks to the Skytrain (BTS) and underground (MRT) systems connecting large areas. Get to know Bangkok a little better before your trip.

Osha Bangkok recently opened its towering doors at a prominent corner spot on Wireless Road opposite Lumpini Park, and is run by the same family behind five hugely successful Thai restaurants in San Francisco. Along with some outrageously spectacular décor, the Osha team have recruited Thailand’s celebrity Iron Chef, Thaninthorn Chantrawan, who’s now the man responsible for the restaurant’s menu of ‘authentic Thai cuisine with a molecular twist’ – and a twist there certainly is. Read more...

Hours: Lunch: 11:00 – 14:30; Dinner: 18:00 – 24:00 - Location: Wireless Road, Lumpini Pathumwan, Bangkok Tel: +66 (0)2 256 6555

  • Petchburi

    An area that ’s becoming more popular due to an emerging nightlife scene, shopping highlights, and its close proximity to city attractions. Read More...

  • Victory Monument Area

    Victory Monument has long served as one of the busiest transportation hubs in Bangkok. Nearly all public buses and vans to the city’s outskirts as well as nearby beach towns leave from this area. Read More...

  • Ratchada (Ratchadapisek)

    A fast-growing area north of the CBD with many entertainment, shopping and nightlife highlights, as well as an underground connection. Read More...

  • Don Muang Area

    Don Muang district lies approximately 20 kilometres north of downtown Bangkok and is home to the city's former international airport, Don Muang. Read More...

  • Bangna

    A prime commercial and industrial area on the outskirts of the city. Home to BITEC exhibition centre and the massive Seacon Square mall. Read More...

  • Suvarnabhumi Area Guide

    Situated about 30 km from central Bangkok. Suvarnabhumi nearby attractions are Ancient City, the world's biggest open-air museum, and Samut Prakarn Crocodile Farm and Zoo. Read More...

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