Si Lom

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Silom Road, Bangkok
Silom Road, Bangkok
Country Thailand
Province Bangkok
Khet Bang Rak
Time zone ICT (UTC+7)

Si Lom (or Silom, Thai: สีลม windmill) is a sub-district and road in Bang Rak District, Bangkok, Thailand. Constructed in 1851 as part of a dyke and irrigation system, Silom Road has become one of Bangkok's most cosmopolitan streets and a major financial centre. It is the home to some of the largest companies in Thailand, including the Charoen Phokphand Group (CP), Bangkok Bank, and a number of insurance and securities firms. Si Lom is sometimes called the "Wall Street of Thailand".

Silom Road runs parallel to the Sathorn business district on Sathon Road. The close proximity of the two major thoroughfares frequently causes serious traffic congestion in the area.

Windmill, Si Lom Road

Si Lom is the name of an MRT Blue Line subway system stop at the intersection between Silom, Ratchadamri, and Rama IV Roads. It connects with the Sala Daeng Station of the BTS Skytrain, which is also called the Silom Line.

The Hindu Mariamman Temple, also known as Wat Khaek, is in Si Lom.


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Coordinates: 13°43′29″N 100°31′26″E / 13.7248357433°N 100.524001121°E / 13.7248357433; 100.524001121