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Let’s eat at Yaowaraj Road Destination : Bangkok Category : Suggested trip

Ah! I bet that you are hungry when you see today’s topic. Today I will take you with me to visit Yaowaraj Road Bangkok and  have a meal together.


“Yaowaraj Road is a kilometer long street that is known as Dragon Road. The head of this dragon is at Commemoration gate honoring HM the King’s fifth cycle birthday nearby Odian Roundabout. The dragon’s stomach is located at the ancient market  of Yaowaraj. The end of the dragon’s tail is Chinatown, the home of Chinese and Thai-Chinese people. Here you can find banks, gold shops, restaurants , food shops, Chinese Pharmacies and also Cheongsam shops; the Chinese national costume.”



I arrived at Yaowaraj about 7 pm and headed for a typical Chinese restaurant. The restaurant has several dishes on offer such as roasted duck, shark’s fin soup and dim sum. I ordered Chinese steamed dumpling and steamed spare-ribs.


The second dish I chose was paste of rice flavor. There are several here but almost all are a thin soup. The secret of  this appetizing soup is in an intense flavor achieved by using spices such as pepper and a large piece of entrails.



Around me I could smell an enticing aroma. I looked for where it could be coming from and found a famous curry restaurant. This shop has several kinds of curry such as pork, tendon and beef. I ordered beef and it was so succulent.


My final dish was a tasty fish maw soup.


After all those savory foods it was time to find some dessert. I decided on sweet lotus-root and a delicious ice Ginkgo Biloba to end my gastronomic trip down Yaowaraj Road.

  How to get there

The best way (and most scenic) is to take the River Express Boat and get off at the Ratchawong Pier. From there walk up Ratchawong road and you'll reach the tail end of Yaowarat road.

Take the MRT to Hua Lumphong station. Take escalator exit #1 walk straight ahead pass the canal and you'll see Mittraphap Thai-China road ahead. Just a few minutes away you'll see Wat Traimit (see below), a temple compound recently renovated. Past Wat Traimit you'll come across the Chinatown gate and the beginning of Chinatown starts at Yaowarat road to the right.

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  Written by : oat11 oat12 18-11-2014
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