Tailored business people sip on flights of wine and snack on buttery pastries in Upper Sukhumvit, an emergent and entertaining neighborhood where labels are couture and restaurants are trendy. Noted for its sleek malls and classy residences, this east Bangkok neighborhood attracts urbanites with a penchant for posh lifestyles. When residents want to check out the center of the city, Upper Sukhumvit makes it easy to get there—the skytrain soars above its endless traffic.See places to stay Save this neighborhood
International and Sophisticated In Upper Sukhumvit
[We are in the ] center of Bangkok and in a very lively neighborhood, surrounded by the best of Bangkok night clubs, restaurants, shopping malls, cafes, parks...you name it."
Benjasiri Park: Upper Sukhumvit's Favorite Green Space
Benjasiri Park [was] built in 1992 to celebrate Queen Sirikit's 60th birthday and is often referred to as 'Queen's Park'. [There's also the] Folk Art Museum at Kamthieng House. It is a 160-year old traditional teakwood house from northern Thailand."
Street to Table: Entertainment In Upper Sukhumvit
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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.