Nana, Bangkok

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Soi Sukhumvit 3, colloquially known as Soi Nana Nuea

Nana (Thai: นานา, pronounced [nāːnāː]) is an intersection and neighbourhood at the beginning of Sukhumvit Road in Khlong Toei Subdistrict, Khlong Toei District, Bangkok. It's the four-way intersection of Sukhumvit Road, Soi Sukhumvit 3 (ซอยสุขุมวิท 3; Sukhumvit 3 Alley) or Soi Nana Nuea (ซอยนานาเหนือ; North Nana Alley) and Soi Sukhumvit 4 (ซอยสุขุมวิท 4; Sukhumvit 4 Alley) or Soi Nana (ซอยนานา), which toward the Thailand Tobacco Monopoly. It can be considered as an intersection next to Phloen Chit Intersection on Phloen Chit Road in the area of Lumphini Subdistrict, Pathum Wan District.

Background[edit]

Its name is derived from the surname of Lek Nana, a former Thai-Indian politician and real estate entrepreneur, who has been alias "landlord of Bangkok", because he owned many land in this area and the first entrepreneur to invest here since the 1970s.[1][2]

The area near the Nana. It's the location of Nana BTS station, which located next to Soi Sukhumvit 7. And in the surrounding area is also the location of the leading hotels and condominiums[3]. It is also home to a large number of shopping centers, restaurants, pubs, bars[1]. Including also a residence of foreigners in a wide range of nationalities and religions.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "อดีตเลขาปชป.'เล็ก นานา'ถึงแก่กรรม". Komchadluek (in Thai). 2011-04-01.
  2. ^ "Soi Nana". Where in CITY?.
  3. ^ "Q Sukhumvit คอนโด High Rise ติด BTS นานา จาก Q.House". THINK of LIVING (in Thai). 2015-02-28.
  4. ^ Pipattanakitphuvadol, Napatsanan (2015-06-19). "ชาวต่างชาติ อยู่ย่านไหน? ใน กทม ?". APRIS Property (in Thai).

Coordinates: 13°44′31.73″N 100°33′10.73″E / 13.7421472°N 100.5529806°E / 13.7421472; 100.5529806