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Bangkok has many downtowns that blend into each other—even residents have a hard time agreeing on a definitive city center—but Pathumwan is the closest thing to a "downtown" in Central Bangkok. Most of the tourist attractions are around here or in the adjacent neighborhood of Silom
There are numerous markets here, including those in the Pratunam garment district and Panthip Plaza, Thailand's
biggest computer center and an overwhelming shopping experience, with five floors of computer stores.
In the northern part of the Old City, Banglamphu offers pleasant strolls, interesting markets, and Khao San Road, one of the world's best-known...
Almost as soon as Bangkok was founded, Chinatown started to form; it's the city's oldest residential neighborhood. Today it's an integral part...