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Khaosan Road is famous for its night market where hawkers set up stalls selling exotic insect snacks and local fast food.
Khaosan Road is famous for its night market where hawkers set up stalls selling exotic insect snacks and local fast food. During the day, there are shops selling bargain clothes, handicrafts, books, travel accessories, and pirated DVDs.
Khao San Road, Phranakorn, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
Now the central building of the National Museum, the Front Palace used to be an enormous complex stretching from the Chao Phraya River across Sanam Luang to Lot Canal
This small, green park has a great view of the Chao Phraya River and the modern Rama VIII suspension bridge that crosses it
In the 18th century, following a war with the Burmese, the Thai government gave land in this area to people from the Mon minority who had fought beside the Thai
The Silpa Bhirasri National Museum is a modern art museum dedicated to the Italian professor Corrado Feroci, the father of modern Thai art who earned the epithet 'Silpa Bhirasri'
This privately funded gallery was established after the request of HM Queen Sirikit who wanted a permanent venue for the exhibition of Thai arts
Built in 1829, Wat Bowonniwet is the shrine-hall of Phra Phutthachinnasi, a very beautiful Buddha image that was created around 1357
Best viewed from Santichaiprakarn Park, Phra Sumen Fort is one of two remaining towers of the historic city wall that once surrounded Rattanakosin Island completely (the other being Mahakan Fort)
The National Museum took over the Front Palace grounds, a former royal palace built in the 18th-century just like the Grand Palace