Memorial Bridge (Saphan Phut)

Friday, 04 March 2016 06:15 Published in Night Life 0

                Under the bridge, there is a night bazaar that attracts merchants to set up stalls from 8 pm. to midnight. All kinds of goods are on sale here such as accessories, clothes, dolls and home décor items.

                The highlight here is secondhand items ranging from clothes, shoes to numerous used books. Portrait drawing and body tattooing services are also available. Saphan Phut bazaar is open everyday except Monday. Whilst walking across to the other side through King Rama I Monument, we witness flower vendors arranging flowers and making garlands and people both locals and foreigners shopping for flowers of choice. This shows that we have arrives at the sleepless flower market.

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Yaowarat (China Town)

Friday, 04 March 2016 06:14 Published in Night Life 0

At Gate1, the exit of Hua Lamphong underground train station, you take a three-wheel-motor taxi to Yaowarat. When passing Odean roundabout, you get off the taxi at Texas alley. Here is the venue of various restaurants and food vendors. If you walk into Phadung Dao Street, there is ancient Texas Sukiyaki restaurant. Walk to the next lane, Yaowaphanit, there you’ll see a number of seafood restaurants and vendors in the colourfully striking neon signs. Although you are now very full, it’s not time to sleep. We are taking a three-wheel motor taxi to a night bazaar which is not far from Yaowarat.

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Ratchadamnoen Road

Friday, 04 March 2016 06:14 Published in Night Life 0

It is magnificent and a pride of the city. Since its first construction until the present, it has comprised three main routes; namely, Ratchadamnoen Nai, Ratchadamnoen Nok, and Ratchadamnoen Klang. We choose to begin with Ratchadamnoen Klang as all important sites on Ratchadamnoen Nai are closed. As for light decoration, it starts from Ratchadamnoen Klang through Ratchadamnoen Nok. When walking past the Democracy Monument, not so far, we will reach the Maha Chetsadabodin Pavillion Square built in the 200th Anniversary Celebration of the Rattanakosin Reign. From this position, we are to spot Metallic Castle, the only one left in the world, at Ratchanatda Ramawihara Temple. Little over to the left is the Mahakan Fortress, a white stronghold with the line of city wall winding along the narrow street. Once crossing Phanfa Lilat Bridge, we are then on Ratchadamnoen Nok and can enjoy watching lighting and ancient buildings all the way until the king Taksin Equestrian Courtyard in which a number of people pay homage to King Rama V. Behind this is the Anantasamakhom Throne Hall reflecting the Italian Renaissance architecture built wholly from the Italian marble erecting beautifully and stunningly. We end the light watching tour at this very Anantasamakhom Throne Hall.

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Khaosan Road

Friday, 04 March 2016 06:13 Published in Night Life 0

It is an alley located at the end of Chakkraphong Road, right across Chana Songkram Temple through Tanao Road. Nowadays it become a tourist attraction for foreigners from various countries all over the world to look for a wide range of guesthouses at different prices throughout Khaosan Road. Moreover, it offers a wide variety of cheap merchandise ranging from purses, shoes, clothes, trousers, watches, to handmade accessories. There is also fashionable hair weaving service famous among the Thais and foreigners. Popular Thai dishes such as Thai stir-fried noodles and spring rolls are available or visitors can choose to dine in a restaurant with good atmosphere. The other thing that make Khaosan Road popular and well-known is its activities on Songkran’s Day where both many Thais and foreigners come play with water. It is now time to part from the crowds on Khaosan Road to a serene, historic road over the magnificence of the Rattanakosin reign.

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Ratchaprasong

Friday, 04 March 2016 06:12 Published in Night Life 0

Ratchaprasong is an intersection in the heart of Bangkok. Where Sukhumvit Road and Ratchadamri Road meet.

It is the shopping zone and the attraction of foreign tourists located near Siam Square. There exists a walkway that conveniently links Ratchaprasong to and from it. This makes this compound a large shopping arcade. Moreover, it houses several shrines that are popular among people, to worship namely the Erawan Shrine in front of Sogo Department store, The Trinity and the Ganesha in front of Central World Department Store . Also, on every 31st December of every year, this area is used to host a new countdown occasion, on which people gather and countdown to new year simultaneously.

                After paying homage to sacred beings. The stomach needs filling too. We would then select to dine in a restaurant with a fine atmosphere and proceed to go shopping at Suan Lum Night Bazaar, a shopping site open during the day and night using the BTS service again. Commuting only for 2 minutes, we will arrive at Sala Daeng Station, using the fifth exit which connects to the MRT. Riding on the MRT for 1 station and alighting at Lumpini station, using the third exit, we will see the entrance to Suan Lum Night Bazaar.

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Flower Market (Pakkhlong Talat)

Friday, 04 March 2016 06:10 Published in Night Life 0

                 Pakkhlong Talat is located on the bank of the Chao Praya River paralleled with Memorial Bridge and Rajini School. It used to be the largest fish market at one time. At Present, it is transformed into the largest wholesale flower market in the country.

                This flower market is open all day and night. Many local and international flowers are sold here. Many florists form a long strip scattered all over. On Valentine’s Day, Pakkhlong Talat is filled with all sorts of people of all ages coming to buy many different colorful roses.

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