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Phahonyothin Travel Guide
The original name of this road was Prachathipatai Road. Later in the honor of General Phraya Pholphayuhasena, the Thailand’s 2nd PM The Phahonyothin renamed to the Phahonyothin Road within the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration in Thailand. This is a major arterial road in the Phahonyothin. It starts from the Victory Monument and runs parallelly to merge with Viphavadi Rangsit Road in the north of the Bangkok. There are many other variations such as Pahol Yothin for Phaholyothin. It stretches from old Don Muang Airport to Rangsit and then Ayutthaya, and finally, reaches to the Chiang Rai for everyone. This road was 22kms long from Victory Monument to Don Muang Airport. Tourist around the world loves to make a beeline to watch the beauty of Chatuchak Weekend Market. It was extended all the way to the Burma border having a length of 1,005 kilometers.The Don Muang Airport is the famous airport started in 1924. It was the 2nd busiest airport in Asia till 2006. The huge commercial activity leads to expand the Bangkok mostly in the northwards and Phahonyothin.
Tourists around the world must visit the huge Chatuchak Weekend Market. It is one of the Southeast Asia’s largest markets, having more than 8,000 stalls. Visitors bare the northern part of Bangkok but love to visit the southern part of Bangkok because of the shopping.
How to Get at Phahonyothin
According to Bangkokians, there are plenty of ways to which tourists around the world enjoy their beautiful memorable moments of their life.
- Skytrain – The BTS Sukhumvit Line runs there.
- Metro – Wish to travel to the north of Bangkok, try Metro.
- Bus – Travel to locals by bus, because BTS and MRT system offers limited Journey.
- Taxi – It is expensive, but offer comfort with your family.
- Train – The Hualamphong Train Station is very crowded and busy. For ease of traveling visit the railway station Bang Sue.
Phahonyothin Tourist Attractions
Elephant Building – It is one of the quirkiest buildings in the world. It has won the ugliest building award. It is 32-floor high rise building composed of three towers. This building resembles the Thailand’s national animal a gray elephant. Tourists look eyes, ears, and tusks similar to the elephant. This building is used for commercial as well as residential purpose.
Bangkok Butterfly Garden and Insectarium – It is an insect garden split into 4 main sections.
- Area with touch screen computers
- Mini theater
- Exhibition room
- Large cage displays 500 butterflies of 20 vivid kinds.
Children’s Discovery Museum
810 Kamphaeng Phet 4 Rd – Children’s love to visit this museum, its construction completed in 2001. Its main goal is to teach children in a funny manner. Foreigner with their children’s must enjoy the travel while visiting this beautiful museum. It consists of 8 galleries, has 123 exhibits and activities.
It shows the history of the Thai postal service and the development of Thai stamps. Tourist travels to the Phahonyothin road and visit the Philatelic Museum.
The State Railway Hall of Fame
It is the privately run railway museum. Here, tourist discovers the late 19tj century history of the Thai railways.
- Chatuchak Park
- Queen Sirikit Park
- Wachirabenchatat Park
What to do?
Watch Cinema at Major Cineplex Ratchayothin
What to Learn?
Participate to BaiPai Cooking School and learn and enjoy the cooking lessons.
Tourists love to do shopping from following Malls –
- Chatuchak Weekend Market
- Chatuchak Plaza
- JJ Day & Night
- JJ Mall
- Or Tor Kor Market
Food lovers discover following best places
- Banana Family Park/Coffee Garden
- For pork lovers visit the Crispy Pork and for those who love Noodles taste the Beef Noodle
- Deli House
- Jud Leeo
- Khrob Khreung
- Pad Thai Aree
- Som-Tum Bangkok
- Wake Up Cafe
- Baan Mae Yui
- Baan Puengchom
- Lao Lao
- Pla Dip
- Suan Kularb
For Drink Lovers, here are the following places
- Ari Bar
- Cafe Dee
- Tawandang Microbrewery
Hotels in Phahonyothin
- Coral Grand Place Bangkok
- Ebina House
- Gems Park Apartment
- Rama Gardens
- 48 Ville Donmuang
- S & P service Apartment
Phahonyothin is a pretty exotic part of the Bangkok; tourists love to visit this place because of its beauty and huge shopping malls along with hypermodern temple complex. If the Chatuchak Weekend Market is closed, visit Pratunam for cheaper shopping.