[Featured Destination- Bangkok] : What to do in Chinatown

Located in the Rattanakosin area of Bangkok is the gem of Chinatown, waiting for travelers to discover the buzzing markets and eateries hidden amongst the heritage shops and low rise buildings.

T&K Seafood: Located on the 49-51 Soi Phadung Dao, Yaowarat Rd. (corner Thong Suphan No. 453)

Along the stretch of Yaowarat Road, lined up a string of restaurants specialise in Southern Chinese (Cantonese) cooking and dimsum. Seafood lovers would adore the fresh and tasty quality of the food and services of T&K Seafood.

Scala Shark’s Fin Restaurant:
475-477 Yaowarat Rd., Samphanthawong, Bangkok 10110

Another popular restaurant would be the Chinatown Scala Shark’s Fin Restaurant. The fibrous shark fin is tender and delicate, absorbing the subtle flavours of other ingredients like chicken, ginger root, spring onion, Shaohsing wine and soy sauce.

Wat Traimit:
Subway to Hua Lampong Station and continue walking for 300 metres or Bus routes 4, 7, 21, 25, 501

Prior to the gastronomy journey at Yaowarat, there are many attractions within Chinatown with a long heritage that is worth to pay a visit.Wat Traimit (Golden Buddha Temple) housed the Golden Buddha the national treasure of Bangkok in solid gold weighing of about five-and-a-half tons. The temple evokes serenity, casts powerful impact and gleaning interesting historical fact that would create significant experience for individual.

How to get to Chinatown?

  • Best accessed via Yaowarat Rd or by a river boat taxi during the rush hours.
  • Take the underground train (MRT) to Hua Lamphong station and walk from there.
  • Alternatively take a taxi or bus 40, 529
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