The map of the
Bangkok Metropolis Area shows the busiest central
part of the great city of Bangkok, including all
the important government offices, foreign embassies,
international organizations, banking and financial
establishments, hotels, department stores, shopping
centres, cultural institutions and public places
The map also includes the areas where major bus
terminals, railway stations, expressways, express
boat landings, cross river piers, skytrain and
metro routes, Bangkok International Airport and
Suvarnabhumi Airport are located.
As there are more than a hundred main
roads in Bangkok, the road index will help you
find the location of a specific area easier by
identifying the position where a specific road
The index mainly comprises
the roads in Bangkok's tourist areas. The names
of the roads are also given in Thai in an attempt
to help you communicate with the Thais or taxi
drivers who can't speak English, simply by showing
them the Thai name of the road when you need help.
Road Index page
& Metro Route Map
showing the routes
of Bangkok Skytrain, that of Bangkok Metro, and the
names of all stations along both routes, together
with the name of main roads that the two new transport
systems pass through, to give the reader an idea
of their locations.
File size : 38 kb
Dimension : 700 pixels x 504 pixels
Island - Old town - Chinatown Map
Rattanakosin Island area is the formerly walled town
surrounded by waterways -- the Chao Phraya River
and the Old Moat -- and so known as the Old Town.
This section covers the areas
of 'Inner Rattanakosin' and 'Middle Rattanakosin'
in the map, marked with blue and pink colours respectively
(see the symbols indicating the colours of the
different areas in the box on the lower part of
the map). Situated here are the Grand Palace, the
Temple of the Emerald Buddha, the Temple of the
Reclining Buddha and a few other famous Buddhist
temples, the Giant Swing and sections of the ancient
The Chinatown area is located just to the southeast
of the Old Town in the 'Outer Rattanakosin' area
in the map, marked with green colour. Major roads
are Yaowarat, Chareon Krung, Song Wat and Sampheng.
It is an early settlement of Chinese immigrants who
were moved here from the Old Town at the time of
establishment of Bangkok as the new capital. It is
still a thriving commercial area particularly well
known for its dozens of gold shops.
File size : 273 kb
Dimension : 1410 pixels x 1024 pixels
|Don Muang -
the area of Don Muang Airport, Vibhavadi Road and
the northern part of Bangkok, and the location of
the Northern and Northeastern Bus Terminal (Mo Chit)
File size : 126 kb
Dimension : 556 pixels x 1057 pixels
- New Phetburi Map
the two roughly parallel important streets in the
Southeast of Bangkok. This area, especially the upper
part of Sukhumvit Road, is a major tourist district
frequented by foreign visitors more than Thais.
File size : 110 kb
Dimension : 600 pixels x 1348 pixels
- Surawong - Sathon - New Road Map
the main business and financial centre of Bangkok
comprising the three parallel streets joined together
by, from west to east, New Road, Narathiwat Road
and Rama IV Road.
File size : 140 kb
Dimension : 600 pixels x 1323 pixels
Siam - Ratchadamri
the busiest shopping district of Bangkok where large
numbers of young Thais and foreign tourists are seen.
File size : 120 kb
Dimension : 600 pixels x 1346 pixels
- Ramkhamhaeng Map
a comparatively newly developed area in the eastern
part of Bangkok containing the Cultural Centre of
Thailand and many places of entertainment.
File size : 100 kb
Dimension : 550 pixels x 1236 pixels