Rattanakosin Island

Type: Historic Sites

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Rattanakosin Island, surrounded by the Chao Phraya River and canals, is the old historic Bangkok, and well worth a wander. Every Bangkok tourist will get to this area, just because it contains most of...  Read More

  • Historic Sites: "None of the sky train or metro lines run here (although the MRT is building stations in the Chinatown area that will be up and running sometime in 2015 or 16 presumably). The best way to get here is via the river ferry on the Chao Phraya, getting off at Tha Chang or Tha Thian pier and walking in."
  • Best for Historic Sites Because: To see Bangkok's traditional and historic district, there is no place like Rattanakosin Island.

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