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Bangkok is so big, we’ve split it up into areas, select one of the below for detailed accommodation and food listings in that area. Sights and general overviews for Bangkok as a whole can be found via the icons above. Don’t know where to start? Read an overview of Bangkok’s different areas.


Bangkok by Skytrain and Subway

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The BTS “Skytrain” and MRT “Subway” combine to cover wide swathes of Bangkok and make it possible to explore without spending hours in taxis. If you’ve already read our Overview of Bangkok’s metro system, go deeper here by scoping out food, accommodation, attractions, shopping and onward transport options around individual stations.





BTS Silom Line

Siam The Silom and Sukhumvit lines of the BTS system intersect at Siam Station in the Siam Square shopping district, above Rama I Road. Elevated walkways connect directly to a number of shopping malls, including the two largest in Thailand: Central World and Siam Paragon. You can also walk south past trendy boutiques and the vintage Scala Theatre on the way to the northern end of Chulalongkorn University’s classy campus. A 10-minute walk north from Siam takes you to the budget shopping of Pratunam. You could also breeze through Wat Pathum Wannaram, a historic temple squeezed between ... please log in to read the rest of this story.


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A selection of some of our favourite places to stay in Bangkok.


What next?

 Browse our independent reviews of places to stay in and around Bangkok.
 Check prices, availability & reviews on Agoda or Booking
 Check out our listings of things to do in and around Bangkok.
 Read up on how to get to Bangkok, or book your transport online with 12Go Asia.
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Where are you planning on heading to after Bangkok? Here are some spots commonly visited from here, or click here to see a full destination list for Thailand.


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