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  • Address: Banglamphu District, Bangkok, Thailand

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Banglamphu Tours

The Banglamphu district of Bangkok is located to the east of Ko Rattanakosin. Amid its bustling wet markets and old-style shophouses, the Bangkok of yesteryear is still alive and well in certain parts of this region.

At the heart of the old-fashioned neighborhoods and bustling streets, a 24-meter tall structure, the Democracy Monument, dominates the busy Ratchadamnoen Klang Road. Built to commemorate Thailand's 1932 revolution that led to the establishment of a constitutional monarchy, this was also the spot where many Thais were killed protesting against a military coup in 1992.

The surrounding Banglamphu area, which is also awash with temples, is well-known for one famous street in particular. Despite the nearby backstreets retaining an authentically Thai feel, not too far away is the world-famous backpacker haunt, Khao San Road. This is home to a lively travelers’ scene, with a mass of budget accommodation, food and clothes stalls, and, of course, a range of bars and other nightlife spots.

Practical Info

Ordinary buses serve Ratchadamnoen Klang Road. The Phra Athit River Express pier is also situated in Banglamphu, about a five-minute walk northeast from Khao San Road. 

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Bangkok Small-Group Bike Tour, Bangkok, null

Bangkok Small-Group Bike Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 55 Reviews

Get off the beaten track and explore Bangkok as you cycle through lane ways, past markets, traditional houses, canals and temples. Discover idyllic pockets ...  Read more

Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $68.60

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