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.

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, 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.

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Wat Suthat Thepwararam is a Buddhist temple in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: Ahoerstemeier, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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The is a religious structure in Sao Chingcha Subdistrict, , , . Photo: Yakuzakorat, 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: Jarcje, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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