Asok BTS station

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Asok

อโศก
 BTS 
Train leaving Asok Station.jpg
Train leaving Asok station
LocationWattana, Bangkok, Thailand
Coordinates13°44′13.32″N 100°33′37.51″E / 13.7370333°N 100.5604194°E / 13.7370333; 100.5604194
Owned byBangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA)
Operated byBangkok Mass Transit System
Public Company Limited
(BTSC)
Line(s)
Connections MRT : Sukhumvit
Other information
Station codeE4
History
Opened5 December 1999
Services
Preceding station   Bangkok Rapid Transit   Following station
toward Mo Chit
Sukhumvit Line
toward Kheha
toward Hua Lamphong
MRT Blue Line
Transfer at: Sukhumvit
toward Tao Poon
The station as seen from the busy streets of Bangkok
Ratchadaphisek Road at Asok junction with Sukhumvit Road, seen towards south

Asok station (Thai: สถานีอโศก) is a BTS Skytrain station, on the Sukhumvit Line in Watthana District, Bangkok, Thailand. The station is located on Sukhumvit Road at Asok Montri Road (Sukhumvit Soi 21), with interchange to MRT Blue Line at Sukhumvit station.

Around the station are many hotels and facilities for foreign tourists and business people. The area to the west is a continuation of the Nana entertainment zone, and to east is dense commercial area with numerous skyscrapers. Srinakharinwirot University (Prasarnmit Campus). The Siam Society, knowledge society with facilities for learning art, history, culture and natural sciences of Thailand and neighbouring countries, is to the north of the station on Asok Montri Road.

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Coordinates: 13°44′13.32″N 100°33′37.51″E / 13.7370333°N 100.5604194°E / 13.7370333; 100.5604194