Wongwian Yai BTS Station

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This article is about the BTS skytrain station in Bangkok. For MRT station, see Wongwian Yai MRT Station. For the commuter railway station, see Wongwian Yai Railway station. For the traffic intersection, see Wongwian Yai.
Wongwian Yai
BTS Skytrain
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Station statistics
Address Khlong San, Bangkok
Thailand
Coordinates 13°43′16″N 100°29′43″E / 13.72111°N 100.49528°E / 13.72111; 100.49528Coordinates: 13°43′16″N 100°29′43″E / 13.72111°N 100.49528°E / 13.72111; 100.49528
Line(s) Silom Line
Other information
Opened 15 May 2009
Station code S8
Formerly Yaek Taksin
Services
Preceding station   Bangkok Rapid Transit   Following station
Silom Line
toward Bang Wa

Wongwian Yai station (Thai: สถานีวงเวียนใหญ่) is a BTS skytrain station, on the Silom Line in Khlong San District, Bangkok, Thailand. The station is located on Krung Thon Buri Road to the west of Taksin intersection, about 20 minute walking from Wongwian Yai where the statue of King Taksin is situated.

There are plenty of residences and small shops around the station and the intersection, while larger markets and accommodations are crowded farther around the traffic circle of Wongwian Yai, including Wongwian Yai Railway Station, historical commuter railway terminal to Mahachai (local name of Samut Sakon provincial city) and Mae Khlong (Samut Songkhram) in south-western suburb.

The Station opened on 15 May 2009, together with Krung Thonburi Station on the 2.2 kilometers skytrain extension reaching Thonburi on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River.

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