The Chatuchak area acquired its 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. Chatuchak also provides a convenient gateway to other areas in the north of Bangkok, such as Vipawadee Rangsit, Ladprao and Saphan Kwai.
Popular with locals and visitors the large parks in Chatuchak attract many families and those looking for a convenient escape from downtown Bangkok. What's more, a multitude of transport options make Chatuchak very easy to access, thanks to the MRT Underground Station at Chatuchak Park, the northern terminal station of the BTS Skytrain called Mo Chit, and a countless number of bus lines.