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Guide to Ratchadapisek Road, Bangkok

Ratchadapisek Road in Bangkok guide for tourists

Ratchadapisek Road is a wide road that has numerous shops and places of entertainment. The road is parallel with Viphavadi Rangsit Road and has the look of a modern, fast-living, contemporary street.

Notable establishments include the:

Ratchadapisek Road is known for its art exhibitions and for various performing arts including music and dance.

Finding places to eat in Ratchadapisek is easy as there are many food stalls lining the street, cooking up treats, and restaurants such as the renowned Sombon Seafood Local Thai foodrestaurant.

Many people come to Bangkok for the nightlife and there is plenty of fun to be had once the sun has set. Near Ratchadapisek is Royal City Avenue and the nightclubs along this road can stay open until 2am; at weekends the street heaves with young people.

There are also clubs in neighbouring Khao San Road with entry prices that are reasonable. But if pounding music and lip reading are not for you then the RCA's House Cinema screens international films from countries such as Korea and Japan that you wouldn’t ever see in the 13-screen Cineplex.

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