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Villa Cha-Cha Banglumphu

China Town (Yaowaraj)

China Town (Yaowaraj) Lying south of Dusit and Banglamphu, Chinatown is one of the oldest areas of Bangkok Chinese merchants were originally moved to this area in the early 1780's when Bangkok was founded. In this chaotic area, the hustle and bustle of Chinese hawkers, vendors and peddlers will amaze you as you browse through the shops and market stalls. The area is known for its variety in traditional Chinese herbs, medicines, gold shops and textiles.

Bangkok Flower Market (Pak Klong Talad)

Bangkok Flower Market (Pak Klong Talad) Is the biggest wholesale and retail fresh flower market in Bangkok. The market has all kinds of popular flowers and flora-related items, including roses, forget me nots, orchids, lilies and more. Most of them sold in packs of 50 or 100 flowers in each, and prices are amazingly cheap. Part of the Old City, Bangkok Flower market is located on Chak Phet Road near Saphan Phut or the Memorial Bridge. Shops and vendors are housed inside two to three-storey shop-houses on both sides of the main road. The market lies just south of Wat Pho (Temple of the Reclining Buddha) and has access to a river pier, so it makes for a great one-day trip when combined with other historical attractions in the Old City.

Wat Pho

Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho) 2 Sanamchai Road, Grand Palace Subdistrict,Bangkok; Tel.0 2226 0335 www.watpho.com) The Temple of the Reclining Buddha, or Wat Pho,is undoubtedly one of the largest and oldest temples in Bangkok.

Temple of Dawn

Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun 158 Wang Doem Road, Wat Arun, Bangkok (take the boat to pier Tha Tien and then take the ferry to cross the river; Tel 0 2891 2978 www.watarun.org) Also known as the temple of Down, Wat Arun is voted as the most popular sight for photography.