Yaowarat and Phahurat

Yaowarat and Phahurat is Bangkok's multicultural district, located west of and southeast of . Yaowarat Road is the home of Bangkok's sizeable Chinese community, while those of Indian ethnicity have congregated around Phahurat Road.
Photo: Halavar, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Work of art
The , officially titled Phra Phuttha Maha Suwanna Patimakon, commonly known in Thai as Phra Sukhothai Traimit, is a gold Maravijaya Attitude seated Buddharupa statue, with a weight of 5.5 tonnes. Photo: Babaidas, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, shortened to Thian Fah Foundation is the first foundation and private hospital in Thailand, including shrine. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

is a museum in , , .

Buddhist temple
, previously known as Wat Leng Noei Yi, is the largest and most important Chinese Buddhist temple in , . Photo: Boing! said Zebedee, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

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.

, also known as 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: kamsky, CC BY 2.0.

Bang Rak is one of the fifty districts of , .

Yaowarat and Phahurat

13.7397° or 13° 44' 23" north
100.5079° or 100° 30' 28.5" east
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Also Known As

  • Chinese: 姚華樂路
  • Chinese: 耀华力路
  • Chinese: 耀華力路
  • Dutch: Thanon Yaowarat
  • Dutch: Yaowarat Road
  • Dutch: Yaowarat en Phahurat
  • Dutch: Yaowaratweg
  • English: Thanon Yaowarat
  • English: Yaowarat Road
  • French: Chinatown de Bangkok
  • German: Thanon Yaowarat
  • Hebrew: בנגקוק/יאווראט ופאהוראט
  • Hebrew: יאווראט ופאהוראט
  • Indonesian: Jalan Yaowarat
  • Italian: Yaowarat
  • Italian: Yaowarat Road
  • Japanese: ヤオワラート通り
  • Japanese: ヤワラー
  • Japanese: ヤワラート通り
  • Japanese: ヤワラー通り
  • Polish: Chinatown
  • Polish: Yaowarat Road
  • Portuguese: Bangkok/Yaowarat e Phahurat
  • Portuguese: Yaowarat e Phahurat
  • Spanish: Yaowarat
  • Thai: ถ.เยาวราช
  • Thai: ถนนเยาวราช
  • Thai: เยาวราช
  • Vietnamese: Phố Tàu Bangkok
  • Wu Chinese: 姚华乐路
  • Wu Chinese: 姚華樂路
  • Wu Chinese: 耀華力路
  • Yue Chinese: 姚華樂路

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