Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute
Snake farms tend to gravitate towards carnivalesque rather than humanitarian, except at the Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute. Founded...
This strip of male-only go-go bars is the gay equivalent of nearby Th Patpong. Expect tacky sex shows by bored-looking boys.
The strip known as Soi Thaniya is home to dozens of Japanese restaurants ranging in quality from dive to opulent. Sushiko, Japanese run...
Jim Thompson information
Lonely Planet review
The surviving business of the international promoter of Thai silk, the largest Jim Thompson shop sells colourful silk handkerchiefs, place mats, wraps and cushions. The styles and motifs appeal to older, somewhat more conservative tastes. There’s also a factory outlet just up the road, which sells discontinued patterns at a significant discount.