Top 5 locations where to live in Bangkok and why

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Bangkok is one of the greatest multicultural cities to live in with a vast diaspora of the international community. One cannot get bored if he is living in Bangkok because of its appetizing cuisines, attractive festivals, eye-catching cultural sights, and friendly neighbourhood. Most of the Bangkok areas are worth investing in to make living there.

The places in Bangkok are very different from each other and the lifestyles of people there are also different. For many people, these aspects of Bangkok life are overwhelming and confusing. In Bangkok, you need to decide whether you want to live in an active nightlife or a peaceful environment. Choice also depends upon your budget. However, the top locations where you can live in Bangkok include the following

1. Sukhumvit

The best place to live in Bangkok is Sukhumvit. This place is considered a great dame of living in Bangkok. Sukhumvit is the hub of nightlife and shopping and consists of premium real estate. It is 488 kilometers long and it is among the longest roads in the whole world. It connects Bangkok to the border of Cambodia. The central area of Sukhumvit is one of the main areas that people choose to live in. It is like the London, New York, and Paris city centers.

2. Sathorn

Sathorn is a worth-seeing area. It consists of premium hotels like Banyan Tree, W Bangkok, Sukhothai, and others. It has magnificent temples located on the riverside creating a breathtaking view. For a quality time, you can do nature-walk in a big outdoor park, named Lumpini Park. It is one of the major commercial districts consisting of skyscrapers, tall office buildings, and Bangkok condos.

If you are not short on money to spend on rent and you want to live in a central location, then Sathorn is the best location to live in Thailand, not only in Bangkok. There are many luxurious options to live including houses and apartments with modern facilities. It also includes jazz lounges and cocktail bars. Moreover, many houses are having western bathrooms and kitchens with additional facilities like swimming pools and gyms. You can get any type of food you want here. Due to the beautiful surroundings like the river and Lumpini close by, many migrants like living in this area. Living in this area is actually like having all the luxuries at your doorstep. 

3. Silom

This area is regarded as the wall street of Bangkok. This is the place where MRT blue line and BTS green lines meet. Silom is the central financial and business area of Bangkok. Silom is the hub of Bangkok’s economy. It is the home of a fifty-seven-hectare park having lush green walkways and ponds called Lumpini park. All these attractions attract tourists, professionals, businessmen, and executives to the Silom. Patpong, the oldest redlight district in Bangkok is also located in this area. By living in this area, you can try a luxury night out at the Sky Bar in the Lebua State Tower

4. Asok

Asok is mostly referred to as the most popular meetup location and most convenient area of Bangkok. If you are living in Asok, then all worth watching and important places are just a stone’s throw away from you. It has an outdoor park, a red-light district and a convention center, and many more famous places. BTS station and underground MRT have made it very convenient for people to travel around the city. One can easily travel from one part of the city to the other.

Other attractions of the neighborhood area include terminal 21 mall, hip galleries, Benja Kitti Park, new shops, and Queen Sirikit National Convention Center, which is the center of fairs and many famous events. It feels so great to be a part of Bangkok’s action, movement, and light. Living in a peaceful area like this surrounded by bars, shops, and friendly cafes nearby is a great feeling. When you are in Asoke, you will feel like living in a fantasy world. You can have the best of everything that you want. It is the most connected area in all of Bangkok. There are many different routes from Petchburi, Sukhumvit, and Asoke to get to the famous restaurants and shops of Sukhumvit Soi 19. If you are residing here, you can easily go across Bangkok by shortcuts through Sukhumvit Soi 19 and Asoke. At the MRT stop, the Airport Rail Link is very close to the airport so you do not need to rush to the airport. Moreover, BTS and MRT station at the Asoke intersection is an additional plus point for this area.

5. Ekkamai

Of many of the best places to live in Bangkok, Ekkamai is one of them. This is the best residential location for middle-class Thais and migrants. There are many attractions in this place including worth-watching places with many activities to do and indulge in. Ekkamai has many leisure and dining options in addition to its hipster vibe. It is located in the most convenient area of Sukhumvit and is easily accessible from the BTS line. One can also find Eastern Bus Terminal in this area which is like the cherry on top. By living in this area, you can get a unique blend of traditional and trendy lifestyles which make this area a treat to live in. There are many housing options in Ekkamai.

It is a very popular area to live in because of the luxurious restaurants offering different cuisines, nightclubs, bars, and costly condominiums. It is very crowded on Saturday and Friday nights as people come here to party, eat and relax. It also has some shopping points like the large Gateway Mall that is located on Sukhumvit near the sky train station. This mall has many dining options for its tourists. It is a hub of food. One has plenty of choices to eat here and food is affordable here compared to the other city parts. Other than restaurants, vendors sell many types of street food including Thai Basil chicken and noodles soup.

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