Huai Khwang District

Huai Khwang ( Thai ห้วยขวาง, hûaj k ʰ wǎ ː ŋ ) is one of the 50 districts ( Khet ) of Bangkok, capital of Thailand, and is located northeast of the city center and east of Thanon Vibhavadi Rangsit ( " Vibhavadi - Rangsit Road "). The neighboring districts are from clockwise from the north: Chatuchak, Wang Thonglang, Bang Kapi, Watthana, Ratchathewi and Din Daeng.


The district was built on an area which previously formed part of the district Phaya Thai. 1978 boundary adjustments were made to the neighboring districts of Phaya Thai and Bang Kapi. In 1993, the new Din Daeng District was hived.


  • Thailand Cultural Centre ( ศูนย์ วัฒนธรรม แห่ง ประเทศไทย, Thailand Cultural Centre ) - a venue and consists of two auditoriums and one outdoor stage that will be used all year round for events. The Cultural Centre was built with the support of Japan and was inaugurated on October 9, 1987. It can be reached by the Bangkok Metro ( station: "Thailand Cultural Centre ").
  • Ratchadaphisek Road - estate with large shopping centers (including Central Plaza Grand Rama 9 ), known nightclubs and massage parlors.
  • Royal City Avenue ( "RCA " ) - complex with a lively nightlife and many bars


The metro Bangkok stretches along the western boundary of the district along here and has six stations: Phetchaburi, Phra Ram 9, Thailand Cultural Centre, Huai Khwang, Sutthisan and Ratchadaphisek. Here only the station Huai Khwang is described:

The Huai Khwang subway station located at the intersection Ratchadpisek with Prachasongkroa and Pracharat Bamphen Road. From here, numerous entertainment complexes are within walking distance.

Here also the main depot of the Bangkok subway is connected.


In the district of Huai Khwang is the private Bangkok hospital, one of the leading hospitals in Thailand for medical tourism.


The district is subdivided into 3 subdistricts ( Khwaeng ):