Misdirections to Wat Sri Rat, Bang Yai
Last updated: 23/05/07
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Take the second stage expressway towards Chaeng Wattana. After the 10 baht toll plaza take the first Ngam Wong Wan exit and turn left towards Khae Rai.
Get into the right lanes and go over Khae Rai flyover on to Tanon Rattana Tibet toward the Hash Bridge/Saphan Phra Nangklao.
About 7km after leaving the expressway cross the river and zero your odometer at the top of the bridge.
At 3.1km pass under the Rachapreuk interchange and at 5.1km filter left at the sign for Bang Kruay.
At 6.7km go past a Jet petrol station on your left.
At 7.3km turn right into a soi under a wat archway. Go down the soi 1.4km to the end and park.
Rama 5 Bridge Route
Cross the Rama 5 Bridge and keep on the main road. After about 5.5km filter left for Ratchapreuk Road.
Zero your odo at the massive, yet tastefully decorated roundabout on Ratchapreuk/Nakhorn Inn Road.
Turn right so you are heading north on Ratchapreuk Road.
After slightly more than 1km, just before a road bridge, bear left onto the Bang Kruay-Sai Noi Road.
Proceed through the market area and after 3km at the Y junction bear right.
1km further on turn left into a soi under a wat archway. Go down the soi 1.4km to the end and park.
Get the train to Morchit. Go down to the street on the same side as the platform (beside Chatuchak Park). Get a taxi heading out of town. After 1km at a big intersection the taxi should turn left onto Viphavadee Rangsit Road. After a further 4km turn left over the railway tracks into Ngam Wong Wan Road. This road leads to Kae Rai, from where you can follow the directions shown above.
Thai words that might get your taxi going in the right direction:-
Useful words for you to say to your driver:-