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14 October Monument

Critics' choice

A granite spire bears the names of 73 people killed by the military during the 1973 overthrow of the dictatorship, though an accurate toll still awaits...

14/16 Thanon Ratchadamnoen Klang

Amulet Market

Critics' choice

Spilling out of a riverside lane, stalls sell an array of amulets, medals and Buddhist imagery. Bargaining is a must, and there are old-school food stalls...

Trok Wat Mahathat

Arun Residence


This old corner shophouse has been sleekly converted but reflects the neighbourhood's retro charms. There are views of Wat Arun from its superb...

36-38 Soi Pratoo Nok Yoong

Aurum: The River Place


A three-storey corner landmark in the Tha Tien community, Aurum affords guaranteed views: three rooms overlook the old town, nine the adjacent river. Its...

Soi Pansook

Baan Dinso


Within walking distance of bustling Khao San Road, this peaceful two-storey golden teakwood house has been lovingly renovated as a nine-room colonial...

113 Trok Sin

Baan Mor


This spare-parts paradise harbours just about anything for TV, PC and audio - plus vintage LPs and army surplus.

Thanon Baan Mor & Thanon Atsadang


Bars & pubs, Restaurants & cafés

Like Boh's drinks list of local whisky and mixers, its outdoor seating (set on the actual timbered pier) is hardly classy. But the views are free and the...

At Tha Tien, (Expressboat Pier)

Café Democ

Bars & pubs, Clubs

Named after the Democracy Monument it faces, this jazzy chillout café (by day) turns into a clubbers' bar by 10pm, when a lineup of leading Thai DJs keep...

78 Thanon Ratchadamnoen

Canal tours

Critics' choice
Attractions, Tours

One-hour tours show little canal life as they include Wat Arun and the Royal Barge Museum. So take two or more hours (start from B500/hr) to loop through...

Tha Chang or Tha Tien
Major venue

Chakrabongse Villas

Critics' choice

The 19th-century mansion of Prince Chakrabongse opens three Thai-style villas to guests. Exquisitely furnished with teak, silk and modern amenities, they...

396 Thanon Maharat

Chao Poh Seua Shrine

Critics' choice

This characterful Chinese shrine to a tiger god image is guarded by two further golden tigers, with vendors selling tiger-appeasing offerings such as pork,...

468 Thanon Tanao

Chote Chitr

Critics' choiceBudget
Restaurants & cafés

No Bangkok restaurant has garnered so much praise from the cognoscenti, yet managed to retain its unique character. It's as close as you'll get to honest...

146 Thanon Praeng Phuthon

Democracy Monument


Designed by Italian sculptor Corrado Feroci (founder of Silpakorn University; p59), this memorial to the 1932 end of absolutism pointedly sits in a traffic...

Thanon Ratchadamnoen Klang
FreeMajor venue

Devasathan & the Giant Swing


Standing in City Hall square, the Giant Swing (Sao Ching Cha) was originally erected in 1784 as part of the adjacent Devasathan, a Brahmin compound of...

268 Thanon Dinso
FreeMajor venue

Golden Mount & Wat Saket


Assembled from canal diggings, the Golden Mount (Phu Khao Thong) was intended by Rama III to be clad as a giant chedi. Proving unstable, the rubble was...

344 Chakkraphatdiphong
FreeMajor venue
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