BTS is Bangkok elevated rapid transit system, which is known as Skytrain. With BTS, you can go to the major areas in Bangkok without facing traffic jams. Currently BTS has 2 main lines: Sukhumvit line and Silom line.
Talat Phlu is a BTS station on Silom line that is located on Krung Thon Buri Road, in Thon Buri District.
Here is the map for the area around Talat Phlu BTS Station. I have got this map from BTS official website. The area map for the other BTS stations can be found here. To enlarge, click at the map.
What to see around BTS Talat Phlu Station
Let’s look at the map.
You will see that this station connects with BRT, a bus rapid transit system, at Ratchapruek Station.
The Mall Tha Phra is a shopping mall in walking distance from the station.
Only 10-minute walk from the station, you can reach Talat Phlu Market, Chinatown in Thonburi. In the past, many Chinese people lived here before moving to Yaowarat and Sampeng. At the market, you will still see wooden houses and many food stalls. This area is famous for delicious food on Thonburi side.
Hope this information helps. Enjoy traveling Bangkok!