Sathon Road

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View of Sathon Tai Road.

Sathon Road (Thai: ถนนสาทร, also Sathorn or Satorn) is a major road that passes through Sathon district in central Bangkok, Thailand. It is an important transportation link between Phra Nakhon and Thonburi sides of Bangkok.

Sathon Road is lined with skyscrapers and corporate offices, especially banking and finance related. Thai and International banks such as SMBC and Citicorp have their headquarters located along Sathon Road. Numerous 40+ story luxury condominiums line the street. It also has, along the South side, the embassies of Australia (37), Denmark (Soi 1), Germany (9), Malaysia (35), and Slovak Republic (25). The extensive Protestant Bangkok Bible College and a Roman Catholic church are in the south-west.

It consists of the eastbound Sathon Nuea Road (or North Sathon Road, belonging to Bang Rak district) and the westbound Sathon Tai Road (or South Sathon Road, belonging to Sathon district) separated by Khlong Sathon.

The Silom Line of the BTS Skytrain also runs along most part of this road with stations Surasak and Saphan Taksin. The skytrain extension to the other side of Chao Phraya River opened to public in May 2009. The MRT Blue Line, Lumphini Station is at the other end near Rama IV Road. The Bangkok BRT Sathorn station is located on Narathiwat road, linked to Chong Nonsi BTS station by a new bridge.

The intersection between Sathon and Naradhiwas Rajanagarindra roads is a new commercial area filled with office buildings such as the Empire Tower.

Coordinates: 13°43′17″N 100°31′35″E / 13.721298°N 100.526419°E / 13.721298; 100.526419