Rattanakosin, also known as Rattanakosin Island, is the historic centre of , where most of Bangkok's "must see" sights can be found, including the Grand Palace and Wat Pho.
Photo: Mda, Public domain.

Notable Places in the Area

is a small road about a block from the Chao Phraya River at the northern side of Rattanakosin. Photo: Kevin Poh, CC BY 2.0.

Tourist attraction
The is a complex of buildings at the heart of , . Photo: Preecha.MJ, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Buddhist complex
, commonly known in English as the Temple of the Emerald Buddha and officially as Wat Phra Si Rattana Satsadaram, is regarded as the most sacred Buddhist temple in . Photo: Basile Morin, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a 74.5 rai open field and public square in front of and the , , . Photo: Adbar, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is the capital and largest city of and, with a population of over eleven million inhabitants, by far its main city. Photo: ויקיג'אנקי, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is Bangkok's multicultural district, located west of and southeast of Rattanakosin. Photo: yeowatzup, CC BY 2.0.

is the closest Bangkok gets to Wall Street, with glistening skyscrapers all boasting the names of financial institutions. Photo: Chainwit., CC BY-SA 4.0.


13.7523° or 13° 45' 8.3" north
100.4999° or 100° 29' 59.6" east
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Also Known As

  • Burmese: ရတနကောသိန္ဒြကျွန်း
  • Burmese: ရတနာကိုးစိန်ကျွန်း
  • Burmese: ရတနာကောသိန္ဒြကျွန်း
  • Chinese: 拉达那哥欣岛
  • Dutch: Rattanakosin
  • English: Ko Rattanakosin
  • English: Rattanakosin Island
  • German: Rattanakosin
  • Hebrew: בנגקוק/רטאנקוסין
  • Hebrew: רטאנקוסין
  • Italian: isola di Rattanakosin
  • Korean: 라타나코신섬
  • Portuguese: Bangkok/Rattanakosin
  • Portuguese: Ilha de Rattanakosin
  • Portuguese: Rattanakosin
  • Russian: Раттанакосин
  • Spanish: Isla de Rattanakosin
  • Thai: เกาะรัตนโกสินทร์
  • Wu Chinese: 拉达那哥欣岛
  • Isola di Rattanakosin

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