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Things to do in Pathum Wan District

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Shopping Centre
“This is an ever-popular shopping centre for cheap/copy gifts. All taxi drivers will know MBK and it is right on National Stadium BTS station”
  • 217 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC) Is a contemporary arts centre in Bangkok, Thailand.”
  • 92 locals recommend
Museum
“The Jim Thompson House is a museum in central Bangkok, Thailand, housing the art collection of American businessman and architect Jim Thompson, the museum designer and former owner. Built-in 1959, the museum spans one rectangular rai of land. His small but splendid Asian art collection and his personal belongings are also on display in the main house.”
  • 107 locals recommend
Post Office
“It is Khao San Road. Day time is simple road. Night time is chaotic, nightlife, drink, noise, and fun. It is great place to visit occasionally. In the span of just a couple of blocks, there are bars, food stalls, restaurants, convenience stores, pharmacies, internet cafes, money changing booths, ATMs, shoe stores, massage parlours, tailors, travel agencies, laundry, boxing gyms, optometrists, endless warrens of suspiciously discounted designer clothes and, oh, rooms for the night. However, be careful about street food quality and hygiene.”
  • 17 locals recommend
University
“Thailand’s oldest and most prestigious university is nestled in a leafy enclave south of busy Th Phra Ram I. The centrepiece of the campus is the promenade ground on the east side of Th Phayathai where a seated statue of Rama V (King Chulalongkorn) is surrounded by purple bougainvillea and offerings of pink carnations. The showcase buildings display the architectural fusion the monarch favoured, a mix of Italian revival and Thai traditional. The campus has a parklike quality, with noble tropical trees considerately labelled for plant geeks. Of the many species that shade the campus, the rain trees with their delicate leaves are considered symbolic of the university; they are commemorated in a school song, and their deciduous cycle matches the beginning and ending of each school year.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Premise
“Sky Train, hands down the best way to travel across this city that can be gridlocked for hours”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Address: 649 Bantadthong Rd, Khaeng Wang Mai, Khet Pathum Wan, Bangkok Opening Hours: Everyday 16.00 - 22.30 hrs. Phone: 02 234 0084 ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Dessert Shop
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“Nearest mall, where you can find banks, restaurants and other essentials including super market. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Place to shop
“Shopping mall with cheap prices. You can enjoy negotiation with the shops. There are not only IT shops but clothes. Open daily from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Transportation
  • 4 locals recommend
Transportation
“Saphan Hua Chang Pier Location: Beneath Hua Chang Bridge (Elephant Head Bridge), Phayathai Road, near BTS Ratchathewi station”
  • 4 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“This is a great landmark for the market and gives its visitors cheap, delicious food, such as roasted meat, fried meat,Thai dishes, and Western side dishes,the plates vary from 40-300 Baht.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Original branch of Somboon Seafood, the famous restaurant which everyone talk about. It's good, fresh and this will fulfill your Bangkok trip.”
  • 6 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Address: 649 Bantadthong Rd, Khaeng Wang Mai, Khet Pathum Wan, Bangkok Opening Hours: Everyday 16.00 - 22.30 hrs. Phone: 02 234 0084 ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
Restaurant
“Original branch of Somboon Seafood, the famous restaurant which everyone talk about. It's good, fresh and this will fulfill your Bangkok trip.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Tesco Lotus is a hypermarket chain in Thailand where you can buy every and anything from groceries to electronics to fashion at discount prices. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“It locates not too far from hostel and they have plenty of selection of Thai's food and the taste is awesome.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Super famous Tom Yum noodles (local call mama and they sell this dish only after 11 pm), juicy pork belly and many more! Be ready for the long queue. Worth a try”
  • 1 local recommends

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