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Looking for friendly, fun loving, tropical, exotic, cultured and historic travel visit the Ratchathewi. Discover the Bangkok’s beauty and rich flora, fauna through the Ratchathewi. Travelers love to stay here because of the beautiful hotel rooms offering best services in budget price. It is palace for women to adore their beauty through beauty treatments that a woman loves. Travelers love this place because of the tropical ever greenery and golden hue from its glittering temples.
This district in 1966 was a part of the Dusit district. It was also the part of the Phaya Thai district from 1966 to 1989. The name Ratchathewi was inherited from the intersection of Phetchaburi Road and Phaya Thai Road. The name of this district was originally associated with the name of the royal king Chulalongkorn. A big history, do you know the Phra Rachathewi term spelled as the Phra Rajadevi. The Phra Rachathewi is the rank of the Thai royal. It is also the noble title for the royal consorts.
There are four sun districts for Ratchathewi
- Thung Phaya Thai
- Thanon Phaya Thai
- Thanon Phetchaburi
Travellers love Ratchathewi Landmarks
The Prime Minister Plaek Phibunsongkhram built Victory Monument to 59 soldiers who died in the French-Thai War. Its opening ceremony was held on the 24 June 1942. Visit Victory Monument you will get what actually it is.
Baiyoke Tower (construction finished in 1987) and Baiyoke Tower 2 (Construction finished in 1997)
The Baiyoke Tower is 151 meters tall having, 43 floors. The Baiyoke Tower 2 is 304 meters in height having 85 floors. These two are currently highest height building in the Bangkok area which attracts visitors. Want to reach there – hire transport from the Pratu Nam. The upper floors of these towers offer hotel services to visitors. The lower floors of these towers are utilized for the commercial shops, so living and shopping is done under one roof.
Suan Pakkad Palace
Students and teenagers must visit Suan Pakkad Palace museum, where you will find the Thai antiques from latest to ancient. Watch 8 traditional wooden houses.
Chumbhot-Pantip gallery building
It is believed that the pottery of Ban Chiang was discovered about 4,000 years. Travelers find something new in their life and wish for such things to be happening because of the fine art of attractive pottery which is of red in color. Visit Nong Han and do some research if you are researcher or archeologist.
The Ratchathewi district in Bangkok is famous for the shopping. So here are some important shopping places in this location.
If you are looking for low cost clothes visit the renowned area Pratu Nam. It is a place located on Phet Buri Road. Here you will find hundreds of small cloths shop. Walk southward from Baiyoke Tower to enter the Pratu Nam. Here you will see the small shops at the small pedestrian lanes, while shopping complexes inside. For those who love shopping there is no limit because of the availability of Malls which are best from each other, now women easily think of to empty the pocket of her husband giving him a sweet kiss?
It is the biggest IT shopping center in the Thailand. Travelers love to shop the gadgets while traveling; all kinds of gadgets including phones, digital-cameras, software’s and laptops are shopped from the Pantip Plaza.
Make your Traveling Easy
Many travelers around the world prefer and love to walk only so they will explore everything very closely. It happens we need some means of transport while traveling for long distance, availability of Bangkok Skytrain adds stars to your travel agenda. Reach to the Phetchaburi by using Bangkok Metro (MRT).
If wish to travel to Khlong Saen Saeb in the southern district border, then use Express boats.
Top restaurants in the Ratchathewi area
- Tida Esarn
- Café de Norasingh
- Kuang Sea Foods Restaurant
- Lan Kuay Jap Jaedaeng
Top Hotels in the Ratchathewi area
- Amari Watergate Bangkok
- Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok
- Amari Watergate Bangkok
- True Siam Phayathai Hotel
- Bangkok City Hotel
- Indra Regent Hotel
Traveling is a fun while learning, people travel from one place to another to learn others culture. Enjoy traveling with proper planning. The Ratchathewi is a beautiful place not only for food lovers as well as for anyone who loves traveling.