While the rest of Bangkok is busy modernizing, urbanizing, and high-rising, Dusit celebrates Thailand's historical traditions. Families live and work together, wholesale markets never close, and royal grounds lend the neighborhood hundred year-old esteem. Dusit's antiquity brings its challenges. This north Bangkok neighborhood's streets swiftly cramp as the crowds grow, but in Dusit it feels different—the proximity to people becomes cozy rather than claustrophobic.See places to stay Save this neighborhood
A Neighborhood Unchanged: Preserving Traditional Thai Lifestyles
The Heart of Thailand: National Treasures In Dusit
Nang Loeng market, a more than 100 year old market but still lively, is where you can taste a variety of delicious Thai foods and desserts. Our neighborhood will definitely bring you the memorable experience of Bangkokians’ lifestyles."
The Heart of Thai Trade: 24 Hour Wholesale Markets
Bangkok's First and Oldest Zoo
East and West: International Flavors In Dusit
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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.
Born in 1977 in the UK, Luke has been a professional photographer based in Bangkok, Thailand, since 2004, specializing in shooting assignments and personal projects for some of the worlds most globally respected publications and NGOs. Using Bangkok as his base he regularly travels the continent, from India to Indonesia, China to Cambodia, shooting editorial, travel and portraiture.