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Pathum Wan is the heart of Bangkok also known as Pathumwan. It is a great place to enjoy food, and shopping in the heart of most beautiful capital of Thailand. At this beautiful place Travelers around the world love to stay and enjoy their holidays by trying something new experiments in Thai and Indian foods. This district of Bangkok is surrounded by the 7 other districts, these districts are Bang Rak, Watthana, Ratchathewi (across the canal Khlong Saen Saeb), Khlong Toei, Pom Prap Sattru Phai (across the canal Khlong Phadung Krung Kasem), Sathon and Dusit.
It was established or come into existence in the year 1914. There is a Buddhist temple situated name Wat Pathum Wanaram and from this name this district gets its original name. Literally the Wat Pathum Wanaram means forest of lotus, a modern fridge of Bangkok. Discover a lotus pond palace and its name is the Sa Pathum. The king Mongkut built the Sa Pathum and the famous Wat Pathum Wanaram. There was much of the lotus in this place that is why this place is named as such. Tourist loves this beautiful district and enjoys its rich cultural heritage.
Travelers love Shopping
Pathum Wan is known for its shopping centers. Here are some of the well-known shopping centers of for the tourist; The Siam Center is the oldest shopping center opened in the year 1973. In January 2012 present Siam center mall was launched and is bordered by the Siam Paragon and discovery Center. The locals and travelers love the most legendry, popular, and crowded shopping center name MBK.
MBK’s another name is Mah Boon Krong has 2,000 shops and eight stories packed building. Here you will discover fashion item shops, mobile phones and souvenirs. Looking for inexpensive clothes and fashion accessories, visit the Bonanza Mall.
Thrill and fun is waiting for the Teenage travelers; visit the Siam Squar shopping area. Entertain yourself in the cinema complex of 1970’s at the Siam Squar. If looking for the single big screen, visit Scala Theater. LIDO is searched for the multiples screen. This area is full of students because of exam preparation coaching institutes. Travelers around the world have lots of fun and entertainment under such huge crowdie area.
Beautiful Places to visit
Tourists find several organizations at the large portion of the Pathum Wan. You must visit the Chulalongkorn University, the oldest university in Thailand. It is located near MBK. For architect lovers especially women, you should visit the architectures of the Maha Chulalongkorn building. Travelers get more interests in the Poramentharamaha Vajiravudh architect.
For technology lovers, the Museum of Imaging Technology is the best place to know what is happening latest in the field of technology. Search next to the university, there you will find the Hospital Chulalongkorn, and at near to it search Thai Red Cross. You should know how to extract venom and producing serum by visiting the Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute inside the Red Cross area. Here you will know how to cure from the snake bites.
You graze your eyes while watching the Jim Thompson House. What a beautiful and magnificent complex structure of wooden houses, you would love them. The Jim Thompson House is the home of the James H.W. Thompson. He is an American who lived there develop silk industry. If you wish to see the antique decorations, this is the perfect place for you.
Want to look the scared places? Search the Erawan Shrine! It is located at the intersection of Ratchaprasong. It is a Hindu Shrine located in the bangkok. Earlier this Shrine was called “Thao Maha Phrom Shrine”. The “Thao Maha Brahma” is a religious or scared site. This site draws thousands of Buddha followers, local peoples, and pilgrims from various countries. You also pray from Lord Brahma for your wishes to come true. God is everywhere we have to find the way. Pray for your true love at The Trimurti shrine – ancient statue represent the compromise of 3 GOD’s (Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva); Thai’s people called it as “lover shrine”. You also pray from the God of the wisdom, wealth and accomplishment, at Ganesha shrine located at the corner of the Central World Plaza in Bangkok to destroy your evils. Also discover the most elegant options with the St. Regis, the Hansar, and the Muse leading.
Waiting for a few drops of the champagne or cocktail reliving the 1920’s, visit the Spassos or CM2 discos. Enjoy plenty of music and dance with good cheer through sabering ritual at the fancy Regis Bar.
Pathumwan is a great place for tourists around the world. Enjoy stay, eat, shop, watch famous temples and museums along with enjoying the marine life with friends and families.