Photo: Typical street scenes in the old city.

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How to get to and from Ko Rattanakosin

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Buses leave from Sanam Luang to all parts of the city, common choices include:

Ratchadamnoen Nai Rd: (eastern side of the park)
Regular buses: 2,3,6,9,15,19,30,32,3,39,44,47,59,60,64,70,80,82,91,153,201,203
A/C buses: 3,6,7,12,39,44,153

Na Phrathat Rd:(western side of the park)
Regular buses: 15,19,30,32,33,39,43,53,59,64,70,80,82,123,153
A/C buses: 3,6

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The main piers in this area are:
Tha Maharaj for Thammasat University and National Museum.
The main piers in this area are:
Tha Tien for Grand palace, Wat Phra Kaew, Wat Pho

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Watch out for dubious tuk tuks and taxis in this area - if you get in a parked vehicle you're asking to be ripped off - flag moving vehicles down.

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Getting around

To walk from from the northern end of Sanam Luang to the far side of Wat Pho takes about 30 minutes.

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Where to next?

Where are you planning on heading to after Ko Rattanakosin? Here are some spots commonly visited from here, or click here to see a full destination list for Thailand.

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