Hua Lumphong

06 Sep 2018

 

Located along Rama 4 Road from Sala Daeng to Hua Lumphong Railway Station, this neighborhood is served by MRT (subway) Sam Yan, Hua Lumphong and Silom Stations.  Local residents are mainly Thais, especially Chulalongkorn University faculty, staff and students.

Neighborhood condominium projects average THB 170,000–230,000 per square meter, including:

  • The Room Rama 4, THB 7.0–16.5 million
  • Ashton Chula-Silom, THB 5.1–25.0 million
  • IDEO Q Chula-Samyan, THB 3.3–13.5 million
  • One Bangkok, a mixed-use project opening in 2022 with three ultra-luxury residential towers
  • Samyan Mitrtown, the newest lifestyle project including retail stores, offices and hotels opening in 2019

 

Some of Bangkok's best known hotels are located here, notably The Montien Hotel, the Mandarin Hotel, The Tawana Bangkok Hotel, Prime Hotel Central Station, Pathumwan Princess, Shanghai Mansion, the Crowne Plaza Bangkok Lumpini Park and Le Meridien.

Chamchuri Square and I'm Park are local lifestyle malls. Fresh produce is available at Sam Yan Market and Saphan Luang Market. There's a Foodland supermarket in Patpong. North of Chulalongkorn University is Tokyu Department Store and MBK Center.

 

 

Popular local restaurants include Jeh O Khao Tom Ped (Thai), Tung Sui Heng Pochana Saphan Luang (duck noodles), Sweet Circle Healthy and Fusion Dessert Cafe, Cheng Sim Ei (Thai desserts),Somboon Pochana (Chinese) Sha Bee Bee (Indian roti),Ban That Thong Pochana (noodles), Somtum Je Dang (Northeastern Thai), Shabu Shabu Nang NaiYah Luem Chun (Thai), FooJohn (French bistro, American barbecue and speakeasy bar), Creamery Boutique Ice Cream, As.is (coffee shop) and BIY Coffee Bar.

Several bars are clustered on Soi Nana near Charoen Krung Road, including Teens of Thailand, TEP BAR, El Chiringuito and 23 Bar & Gallery. Soulbar at Charoen Krung Road offers live music. Other nightclubs and bars are located around Surawong Road and Patpong.

The Bangkokian Museum offers a look at the lifestyles of well-off Bangkokians during and after World War II. Nearby Lumpini Park offers walking/jogging trails, playgrounds, and a lake. Wat Traimit, near MRT Hua Lamphong at Tri Mit Road, is an ornate Thai temple with a large golden Buddha statue.

 

Neighborhood churches include Second ChurchSamyan, Saphan Luang Church, Bangkok SDA Chinese Church and Thiensung Church. Nearby is Holy Rosary Church.

Chulalongkorn University is at the center of this neighborhood. Other schools are Triam Udom Suksa School, Pathumwan Demonstration School, Chulalongkorn University Demonstration Secondary School, Praserttham Wittaya School, Trimit Wittayalai Boy's School, Hua Lamphong School and Debsirin School.

The largest neighborhood hospital is Chulalongkorn Hospital. Other medical facilities nearby are Samitivej Chinatown Hospital and Kwong Siew Foundation Hospital.

 

 

 

Factsheets

demographic

Mostly Thais and Chulalongkorn University students

highlights

Rama IV road is the road of upcoming growth

Area that connects between old town (China Town) and current CBD 


Plenty of cheap street food

infrastructure/ transpotation

MRT Dark Blue Line

shopping centers

Chamchuri Square, I'm Park, Sam Yan Market, Saphan Luang Market

Education

Chulalongkorn University, Triam Udom Suksa School, Debsirin School

hospitals

King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital

 

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