Bangkok – BTS Wongwian Yai (S8)

General Information

Wongwian Yai Station is the 2nd extended station at the end of BTS Silom Line, located on Krung Thon Buri Road heading to Wongwian Yai, the biggest roundabout in Krung Thon Buri area. Although off the tourist map, this area has a lively outdoor food market and a wide range of shop-house style eateries.

Map of BTS Wongwian Yai (S8)

Shopping in Wongwian Yai

  • Robinson Department Store – A chain department store with hundreds of shops offering affordable goods and services. Located on Lad Ya Road, it can be reached by a short taxi trip from exit 3 of the station via Soi Krung Thon Buri 1.
  • Wongwian Yai Market – for fresh fruit, vegetables, snacks and ready-to-eat meals.

Eating in Wongwian Yai

  • Lad Ya Road – Located opposite Robinson Department Store, this is the place to come for mouthwatering braised duck noodle soup.
  • Somsak Seafood – A footpath restaurant serving cheap fresh seafood to its customers who are willing to take hours to wait up in a very long queue. The recommended menus are Shrimps potted with Vermicelli and Scalded Cockles. This footpath restaurant can be reach via BTS’s exit 3 and a short walk distance to Soi Krung Thon Buri 1.
  • Around King Taksin Monument – Located on Charoenrad Road south of the monument, at Around King Taksin Monument, you get the best delicious beef noodle soup.

Lodging in Wongwian Yai

  • Aiya Residence & Sport Club Hotel – Located on Soi Krung Thon Buri 1, this is a budget hotel and serviced apartment providing 135 inviting rooms with all essential amenities and on-site facilities including sport club.
  • 212 Serviced and Apartment – Offering 18 guest rooms fully equipped with necessary amenities and complimentary services. Located on Soi Charoenrat 8, it can be reached by a short taxi trip from the station.
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