Explore Bangkok by MRT: Hua Lamphong

MRT (Metropolitan Rapid Transit) is Bangkok rapid transit system, which is known as subway. Currently MRT provides service only one line (Blue line) which has 18 stations between Hua Lamphong and Bang Sue.

Hua Lamphong MRT station is a station that is located on Rama 4 Road, near Hua Lamphong Railway Station.

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What to see around Hua Lamphong MRT Station

This MRT station connects with Bangkok Railway Station, or unofficially known by both tourists and locals as Hua Lamphong Station, at Krungthep Station or Bangkok Station. The station was built in Italian Neo-Renaissance-style, and now it becomes one of the popular places to take photos for local photo graphers.

From the station, if you take exit 1 and walk toward Traimit Road for 5 minutes, you will see Wat Traimit, the temple of Golden Buddha, which is one of the attractive places in this area.


From Wat Traimit, you can continue walking to Odeon Circle, or the Chinatown Gate, and entering Bangkok’s Chinatown. This MRT station is currently the closet rapid transit station to Chinatown. You can read my walking trip in Yaowarat here. In the trip, I went to Wat Traimit, Odeon Circle, Wat Leng Noei Yi, Yaowarat Road, and Sampeng market.

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Besides, from Wat Traimit, you can walk into Talad Noi Community, one of the heritage areas in Bangkok.

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Anyway, these walking trips are not recommended on a hot day!

Hope this information helps. Enjoy traveling Bangkok!

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