Ratchadaphisek Road

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Map showing the Ratchadaphisek ring road system in red.
Ratchadaphisek Road at Asok junction with Sukhumvit Road, seen towards south.

Ratchadaphisek Road is a major road in Bangkok, Thailand. Conceived in 1971 and opened in 1976, it connects earlier portions including Asok Montri, Wong Sawang and Charan Sanitwong Roads to form the city's inner ring road system.

Ratchadaphisek Road crosses major traffic arteries such as Sukhumvit Road and Sirat Expressway.

Ratchadaphisek entertainment district[edit]

The Ratchadaphisek district stretches from the junction with Rama IX Road to the one with Sutthisan Road. It is a well-known entertainment area,[1] comprising shopping complexes such as The Esplanade, cinema complexes such as Major Cineplex, a night bazaar, night markets as well as love hotels.

Ratchadaphisek MRT Station[edit]

The Ratchadaphisek MRT Station is located in a northern section of Ratchadaphisek Road, in the Din Daeng district.[2]


See also[edit]

Coordinates: 13°47′32″N 100°35′56″E / 13.7922°N 100.5989°E / 13.7922; 100.5989