Sukhumvit

Sukhumvit Road

The Sukhumvit district is remarkably popular among tourists, perhaps even on a par with the famous Khaosan Road. Unfortunately, it can offer little to those who are fans of educational and informative excursions; the major architectural and historical attractions of Bangkok are situated in the other parts of the city. On the other hand, those who have come to Thailand for good shopping, rich culture and night life will have promptly found themselves in heaven. A range tourist temptations are gathered in Sukhumvit: luxury hotels, large shopping malls with an abundance of shops, gourmet restaurants and wine bars, as well as entertainment complexes and countless Bangkok nightclubs.

The Sukhumvit district originally got its name from its primary street (Sukhumvit Road), which is one of the main highways in Thailand. It starts from the capital’s business center Silom, before running through east Bangkok, where it gradually turns into Phloen Chit Road and continues to the Cambodia border. It is the longest road in the Kingdom – with a length of more than 400 kilometers.

Sukhumvit is renowned as Bangkok’s main trading district and for those who come to the city for shopping, there is simply no better place. Rows of huge shopping complexes, housing the shops of Thai designers as well as boutiques from international brands, stretch along the street. These offer a wide selection of clothes, shoes, cosmetics and perfumery, alongside sporting goods and other products. Sukhumvit also features another form of trade, perhaps less glamorous, but equally attractive with its colour. These are the street shops, whose counters are peppered with a huge range of goods: original souvenirs, clothing (including high-quality replicas of classic brands), audio and video products. Their main advantage is that, unlike most of the shopping centers, they are open until late at night.

Sukhumvit Road and its adjoining streets are known as the place where the best Bangkok restaurants, serving the dishes of different world cuisines, and stylish bars with large selection of strong drinks are congregated. Moreover, fast-food restaurants belonging to well-known international chains, such as McDonald's, KFC, Burger King, Subway and Starbucks, are scattered around the quarter. If you still find yourself a little peckish, numerous street food points offer a taste of authentic Thai dishes.

Sukhumvit is also famous for its high concentration of theaters, art galleries, spa centers, bars - including traditional British pubs - and nightclubs with good music. Among other things, local the spas offer renowned Thai massages.

The best (as well as the fastest and cheapest) way to move around the Sukhumvit district is to use the elevated metro Skytrain, the tracks for which are laid above the main street. You can also easily reach other parts of the city from the Sukhumvit Road, while simultaneously admiring the capital’s landscapes from above.

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Pariyakorn

อันยองงงงงงงง

23.02.2015  
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Pariyakorn

ผู้หน้าดีมวากม๊ายยยยยยยยยยยยยยยยยยยยยยยยยยย

20.02.2015  
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Andreas

Feels like korea =) try the bbq places, best in town

16.01.2015  
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Ariel

Wonder if they have roasted soy bean flour at their groceries??

01.01.2015  
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Onizugolf

เกาหลีซารางเฮ~~

21.09.2014  
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korean town

21.09.2014  
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Awiee

The place house korean resto , stores and shops. Good authentic korean dishes a must try on your bkk holidays if your up for korean dishes.

08.11.2013  
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Shayan

One of Bangkok's busiest and longest roads. Traffic infested but also home to top hotels, cool bars and crazy nights

19.09.2013  
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Amy

กำลังเดินทาง

28.02.2013  
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Hideki

วันอาทิตย์แอบเงียบนะ

15.01.2013  
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Eve

traffic as always.

03.10.2012  
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Funkie

เนื้อย่างร้านเมียงคาเจ๋งสุด เนื้อนุ่มละมุนลิ้น แล้วอย่าลืมต่อด้วยของหวานเป็นไอศครีมรสเมล่อนที่ร้านสะดวกซื้อชั้น 1 ล่ะ ^o^

01.10.2012  
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Dang

Très bon niveau de restauration coréenne.

12.08.2012  
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ปลาวาฬ

รถติดมาก. วันศุกร์สิ้นเดือน

29.06.2012  
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Vissanu

มากินร้านที่นี่ต่อคิวนานมาก

09.06.2012  
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Chanathan

รถโคตรเยอะเลยให้ตายเถอะโรบิน

26.04.2012  
1
Oz

혼자가서 재미없어요

05.04.2012  
2
Sarawut

รถติดโครตๆเยอะไรอย่างนี้

26.03.2012  
1
Natthakarn

เงียบเชียบ

18.03.2012  
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POOU

รถติดทุกวันจร้า

13.03.2012  
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