Chinatown begins and ends along the "Road of Dragons," a sinewy stretch of pavement lined with stalls, shops, signs, scents, and sounds. Teochew, Cantonese, Hakka, and Hokkien communities comprise what locals call Yaowarat, and their traditions live on in the languages you hear, the menus you read, and the festivals you attend. This northeast-of-Silom neighborhood's pace never slows unless you seek solace in one of its temples—Chinatown boasts a few in which to meditate and contemplate.See places to stay Save this neighborhood
Chinatown: Where Thai and Chinese Traditions Converge
Some nearby attractions include the historical Portuguese Consulate, River City, Little India, Hua Lumphong Train station, [and] Chulalongkorn University."
Culinary Exceptionalism: The Bridge Between Cultures
Culture In Public View
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Brent Lewin is an award-winning photographer residing in Bangkok and Toronto. His personal work largely focuses on the plight of the Asian elephant in Thailand. Brent's work has been profiled and featured in publications such as National Geographic, The New York Times, Discovery Channel Magazine, and the industry magazine Photo District News (PDN). Brent's work has also been recognized with over a dozen awards at many prestigious international contests.