The Asoke Area of Bangkok, Thailand: Home to Benjakiti Park

By | January 2, 2014


TVL0576-Asoke-Benjakiti-2013-07-03-07.36Benjakiti Park near the Asoke area of Bangkok, Thailand is situated in one of the city’s main business, entertainment, and shopping areas, Asoke.

The park, off of Ratchadaphisek Avenue near the Asoke BTS (Bangkok Transit System Sky Train) station, is a great way to relax and get some exercise.

When you are finished, a different world awaits you in the Asoke district.

In this district, you can find:

• Restaurants
• Language Institutes
• Pool
• Souvenir shopping
• Mall shopping

Restaurants in the area include: El Gaucho Argentinean Steak House, Little Italy Italian Restaurant, Sunrise Tacos, V8 American Diner, and several more. You’ll find many fast food restaurants to include McDonalds, KFC, and Subway as well.

For those who would like to live in Thailand and study the language, there are language institutes in the Times Square building such as Pro Language and Whalen. These schools offer an ED long-stay visa for up to one year while you study the Thai language.

The Asoke area also has a couple of top-notch pool halls with the Hustler’s Pool Hall in the basement of the Times Square building and Player’s Pool Hall down the street. You’ll find Player’s on the same side of the street as the Times Square building on the right-hand side heading toward Ratchadaphisek Avenue.

The new Terminal 21 Mall located next to the Asoke BTS station offers the best in mall shopping and you can find souvenir stands heading toward Nana BTS station on the same side as the mall.

Enjoy Benjakiti Park to relax and exercise. After you shower and freshen up, take in everything Asoke has to offer as part of a well-rounded Bangkok experience.

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