If talking about the word Little India of Thailand, it must be given to this Phahurat district . In addition to this community of Indian people We will think of cloth itself. It is a place to visit in Bangkok. colorful city center very interesting culture. Who wants to try to travel to India for once? You can try to visit this area first. After that, let’s get to know each other better here.
Phahurat area is a section of Phahurat Road in the area of Wang Burapha Phirom Subdistrict, Phra Nakhon District, Bangkok, starting from Ban Mo Road. (Ban Mo Intersection) to the east Intersect with Tri Petch Road (Pahurat intersection) until Chakphet Road itself. This is a colorful and lively district because it is considered an indication of India.
The origin of Phahurat area
It can be seen from the different identities. of the area around this Phahurat area. More than 100 years ago, this place. It is a very important commercial district. It has exist since the reign of King Rama V. Which before this area is call Baan Yuan . There were Vietnamese people who set up houses to live.
These Vietnamese people have migrated since when the riots broke out in Hue. by King Krungthonburi received it and gave it a place to stay This is the area around Phahurat which makes Phahurat can be regarded as a source of The largest Punjabi and Sikh community in Thailand.
Highlights of Phahurat area
And one thing that is the highlight of this Phahurat is the “fabric” sure enough. Go cut a piece of clothing or two. We have to think of this place first. Because most of the shops here focus on selling fabric products. whether it is a tailor International ready-made garments, such as Thai costumes, dance performances, Chinese costumes, etc.
Especially the “sari” dress, the Indian girl’s dress by bringing 5 meters to wear with a bandage method. There will be more than 30 different unique designs. There are also various sewing equipment. Including Indian decorations such as frankincense, scented oil, scented candles, Indian items, souvenirs, and spices. But what is indispensable is Indian food . must come here only