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Wongwian Yai area

Thon Buri, Bangkok, Thailand
9858544603
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Away from the tourist traps

Make the effort to see this area. A real authentic Thai area devoid of all the tourist traps. See... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2018
Brenton K
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Adelaide, Australia
A busy roundabout

The central statue is General Taksin who later became The King of Thonburi. During Songkran 2018... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2018
David S
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Huntington Beach, California
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26 Apr 2018
“A busy roundabout”
11 Feb 2018
“Wongwian Yai”
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Thon Buri, Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

Make the effort to see this area. A real authentic Thai area devoid of all the tourist traps. See and be part of real Thai living, plenty to see and do. Take the metro and walk.

Thank Brenton K
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

The central statue is General Taksin who later became The King of Thonburi. During Songkran 2018 (April 13-15) it was decorated with colorful neon lights and a carnival atmosphere. As the weather cools during the evening hours the locals use it as a running/walking loop....More

Thank David S
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

This area of Thonburi, is well served by both BTS and excellent bus routes, leading to all parts of the City. There is a very large market, which starts at 2 am. There are a few hotels, though sparse, and little in the way of...More

Thank flyingdoc1
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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Hi WWYai is just a huge roundabout.well maintained park inside.open space useful to locals around this area. Nothing exciting. Far from tourist areas. Hi traffic in the morning rush hour So so....non tourist interest location

Thank Anwar A
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Reviewed 9 September 2016

This is a large roundabout in Thon Buri where the statue of King Thaksin is situated. This area used to be a major business area of Thonburi, before urbanisation reached the outer area of Bangkok. There are many markets, retail outlets, department stores and cinemas...More

Thank nellielim
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

It just seemed like an intersection for traffic crossroads, heavily residential i did not come across anything special here but there are local things like eateries.

Thank ishfaqalone00
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Reviewed 29 October 2015

Here enjoy allot as we want to see local market area, we found small stall for beside road. It's a very crowd place so advice to prepare accordingly.

Thank AmiView
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Reviewed 1 September 2015

Take your time and stroll through the local fresh market which is very interesting to see. Continue to the train station and watch the people how they enter and exit the train, after a look on the statue in the middle of the big roundabout...More

3  Thank Lennyaroundtheworld
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Reviewed 16 July 2015

This dense residential area is always busy. It's also have a few small shopping malls, local train station and Monument of King Taksin

Thank 0_Gyrfalcon_0
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Reviewed 10 March 2015 via mobile

A stroll around the roundabout is a great glimpse of Thai life in Bangkok for those of us foreigners who see mostly tourist traps. The food markets are amazing to see and if you take the time to look, great Little food stalls, take home...More

3  Thank Kim A
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