In the northern part of the Old City, Banglamphu offers pleasant strolls, interesting markets, and Khao San Road, one of the world's best-known backpacker hubs. Visitors from dozens of countries populate the scene year-round, served by an equally diverse selection of restaurants and street vendors. During high season 10,000 people a day call the area home.
POINTS OF INTEREST
Khao San Road
This thoroughfare, whose name means "Shining Rice," has been the heart of the international backpacking scene for decades. In the…Learn More >
Phra Athit Road
Chao Phraya breezes cool the short path that leads from the Phra Athit ferry pier to Santichaiprakarn Park, a tree-lined…Learn More >