Thursday, 29 March 2018

Walking Routes in Bangkok 1 - Yaowarat


Route One of the Walking Routes in Bangkok.

Stop 1: Yaowarat China Town Heritage Museum - this is an amazing place to visit but can be very busy
   location: https://goo.gl/maps/trj2kHhnU6u  


Stop 2: China Town Gateway  - a wonderful and unexpected part of a roundabout marking one entrance to China Town,built in 1999 to commemorate the King's birthday 
   location: https://goo.gl/maps/SPeBW477ksw    

Stop 3: Eiah Sae 益生 - this is one of the last traditional coffee shops that can be found in Bangkok
   location: https://goo.gl/maps/PunbJmBZM5Q2    

Stop 4: Tang Toh Kang Gold Shop - one of the original gold shops in Bangkok - still trading and there is a museum (but not always open)
   location: https://goo.gl/maps/KGeS3y8WQ7A2    

Stop 5: Thai Heng Restaurant - a traditional Chinese restaurant which is very popular with the local community


Stop 6: Wat Bampen Chine Prote (Wat Yong Hok Yi) วัดบำเพ็ญจีนพรต (วัดย่งฮกยี่) - a large  Wat with lots of places to investigate


Stop 7: Wat Kanmatuyaram (Wat Yo Khan Tue) วัดกันมาตุยาราม - a Sri-Lankan style bell can be found in the grounds


Stop 8: Wat Mangkon Kamalawat - still known as Wat Leng Noei Yi and is a very large structure
   location: https://goo.gl/maps/iwVNZwEF6ut  


Stop 9: Leng Buai la Shrine - a small shrine with an ancient bell and a special incense burner inside 
   location: https://goo.gl/maps/J9uZ2dFAwmG2   


Stop 10: Thian Fah Foundation Hospital - started in 1902 and their goal was to treat the impoverished