The neighbourhood of Din Daeng combines urban sentiments with a suburban setting, offering residents all of the advantages of living in a big city with its shopping malls, restaurants and nightlife scene with a slightly more laidback atmosphere. This neighbourhood features a large Thai community, who mainly live in the National Housing Authority apartments that can be found on Pracha Songkhro Road and Din Daeng Road. The recently built condos for rent in Din Daeng have also attracted a large number of expats to the area.
People who are looking for condos to rent in Din Daeng will find a large number of options on Inthamara Road such as the luxurious Vibhavadi Place and Regent Ratchada Tower. More modest condos for rent in Bangkok such as the popular Emerald Residence Ratchada are situated on nearby Na Thong Yaek.
The Esplanade is located on Ratchadaphisek Road and is an excellent place to indulge in a spot of shopping. In addition to shops and boutiques, the Esplanade offers a wide range of other entertainment options and is one of the area’s most popular hangout spots. Fortune Town is a large IT shopping mall that offers great deals on the latest laptops, cameras and a wide range of other items, while Central Plaza is another great place to go bargain hunting.
The food stalls and family run markets bring a splash of local colour to the area that has a lot of appeal to people who want to experience a feel of Thailand. Thai and International restaurants can be found in all of the neighbourhood’s shopping malls as well as along Ratchadaphisek Road.
When the sun sets over Bangkok, hundreds of the city’s party people head to RCA. This large entertainment zone is packed with popular nightclubs as well as smaller bars that host both Thai and international bands. The area also comes complete with a supermarket, a cinema and an indoor go kart track.
A wide range of performances, exhibitions and other forms of entertainment are held throughout the year at the Thailand Cultural Center. This is a good place to watch everything from traditional Thai dance performance to ballet and opera, which is performed by the international companies that pass through the city.
Dian Daeng also offers plenty of tranquil spaces to escape from the hustle and bustle of the big city such as the picturesque Viphavadi Park. This large green zone features plenty of places to unwind for a few hours, while Public Park and Peach Park can also be found in this section of the city.
An MRT station can be found on Ratchadaphisek Road, connecting Din Daeng with the rest of the city. People who drive will also be able to follow the nearby tollway to reach most parts of Bangkok in just a few minutes.