Yaowarat, Bangkok chinese district

Chinatown is a melting pot of Chinese and Thai traditions intertwining at every corner, offering you a unique glimpse into Thailand’s rich cultural diversity.

Chinatown tuktuk

Yaowarat, Bangkok chinese district

Bangkok, Chinatown is a melting pot of Chinese and Thai traditions intertwining at every corner, offering you a unique glimpse into Thailand’s rich cultural diversity.

Chinatown’s Location

Stretching along Yaowarat Road and its surrounding alleys, Bangkok’s Chinatown is a labyrinth of narrow streets
lined with colorful shop fronts, bustling markets, and ornate temples.

Nestled amidst Bangkok’s urban sprawl, Chinatown’s strategic location offers easy access to other key attractions, including the Grand Palace, Wat Pho, and the Chao Phraya River. Whether navigating its bustling streets on foot, hopping on a tuk-tuk, or cruising through its labyrinthine alleys on a traditional long-tail boat.

As the Chao Phraya River flows gracefully past Chinatown’s narrow streets and colorful alleys, it weaves a timeless narrative of connection and commerce. Locals and tourists alike are drawn to the river’s edge, where centuries-old temples stand in harmonious contrast to the modern skyline beyond.

Shopping Centers in Bangkok, Chinatown

The shopping centers in Silom cater to a wide range of tastes and preferences,
offering everything from high-end designer boutiques to local markets and specialty stores.

I’m Chinatown

Welcome to I’m Chinatown, where the rich tapestry of Bangkok’s historic Chinatown meets contemporary shopping and entertainment in an exciting blend of old-world charm and urban flair.

Immerse Yourself in Cultural Splendor: Step into a world where ancient traditions meet modern sophistication as you explore the vibrant streets of Chinatown. From ornate temples and traditional teahouses to bustling markets and authentic eateries, I’m Chinatown offers a captivating glimpse into Bangkok’s multicultural heritage.

Shop in Style: Indulge in a shopping spree like no other as you peruse the eclectic mix of boutiques, designer stores, and local vendors at I’m Chinatown. Discover unique fashion finds, exquisite jewelry, and artisanal crafts, all infused with the spirit of Chinatown’s rich history and culture.

Savor Exquisite Flavors: Tantalize your taste buds with a culinary journey through Chinatown’s diverse gastronomic landscape. From mouthwatering street food stalls to upscale dining establishments, I’m Chinatown boasts a tantalizing array of flavors and aromas guaranteed to delight even the most discerning palates.

Hotels in Chinatown, Bangkok

Nestled amid narrow alleys and bustling markets, these hotels offer an authentic Thai-Chinese experience.

Grand China Hotel

Grand China Bangkok

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Sanghai Mansion Hotel

Sanghai Mansion Bangkok

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Hotel Royal Bangkok Hotel

Hotel Royal Bangkok Chinatown

Baan2459 Heritage Boutique Hotel

Baan2459 Heritage Boutique Hotel

ASAI Bangkok Chinatown

ASAI Bangkok Chinatown

Arawana Express Chinatown

Arawana Express Chinatown

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Temples in Bangkok, Chinatown

There are several temples in Chinatown, but the most famous one is Wat Traimit.

Wat Traimit

Known for being the Golden Buddha in Thailand.

The golden Buddah Temple

The Golden Buddha Temple, also known as Wat Traimit, stands as an iconic symbol of tranquility and spiritual devotion in the heart of Bangkok, Thailand. Nestled within the vibrant Chinatown district, this majestic temple beckons travelers and pilgrims alike to marvel at its splendor and rich cultural heritage.

At the heart of Wat Traimit lies its most revered treasure: the Golden Buddha statue. Cast in radiant gold, this magnificent sculpture is believed to date back to the 13th century, originating from the ancient Sukhothai kingdom. However, its true significance remained concealed for centuries, shrouded in layers of plaster to protect it from invaders.

Activities in Yaowarat

Experience the vibrant pulse of Yaowarat, Bangkok’s iconic Chinatown, through an array of captivating activities.

Chao Phraya river picture

Bangkok in a Day: Must-Visit the Highlighted Places with a Guide

A full-day tour of Bangkok’s main attractions, including the Grand Palace, the Emerald Buddha, Wat Arun, and Chinatown. The tour includes crossing the Chao Phraya River by boat and exploring the bustling Chinatown market.

A gastronomic tour in Bangkok that offers more than 16 tastings while exploring the culinary heritage of old Bangkok’s alleyways. You will explore the longstanding influence of Chinese cuisine on Thai food. Small groups of up to 8 diners will be invited to discover Yaowarat, Bangkok’s Chinatown.

Culinary Tour Activity

Bangkok in One Day: Bangkok: Culinary Tour through Alleyways with Over 15 Tastings

Bangkok: Markets, Temples, and Food Night Tour by Tuk Tuk

Discover the beauty of Bangkok at night and visit places that most tourists only see during the day. Explore the streets of Bangkok in the back of a tuk-tuk and stop to taste delicious food and drinks. Visit attractions such as Wat Prayoon (a UNESCO-awarded temple), the flower market and Chinatown.

Starting in the heart of Chinatown, the tour explores the atmosphere of the market, winding through narrow streets and alleys. Your senses will come alive with the sights, sounds, and smells of a lively community in full swing.

Bike Tour Activity

Bangkok: Classic Bike Tour of Bangkok