There are quite a handful of neighborhoods in Bangkok that you can really call 'cool.' We’re talking about a place where you can wake up to views of the rising sun above the beautiful river, where an artsy café or hip gallery is just a short walk away, where you can fill up on cheap local eats or dine in a swanky restaurant, and where you can easily commute around town via the Skytrain or boat. For a busy and spread-out city like Bangkok, it sounds too good to be true—but not if you live in Charoen Nakhon-Khlong San.
This neighborhood on the west bank of the Chao Phraya is one of the most desirable places to live right now, thanks to its accessibility via waterways and above-the-ground trains, a number of diverse eating spots and hipster cafés, its proximity to massive lifestyle spot ICONSIAM, as well as many hotels and condos mushrooming around the area. Plus, there are lots of awesome things to do that only people who actually live here get to experience (fodder for bragging rights to make their friends jealous). We explored Charoen Nakhon-Khlong San and these are the activities we enjoyed doing the most in this up-and-coming neighborhood.
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