Culture & Heritage

Wat Hua Lamphong

Neilson Hays Library

A historically important location, Silom-Sathorn has been shaped by a melting pot of cultures and religions influencing from east to west that blend harmoniously with local Thai heritage to create unique attractions worth exploring.

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Sri Maha Mariamman Temple

Christ Church Bangkok

The Neilson Hays Library, a stunning example of neoclassical Italian architecture, houses a library of 20,00O volumes covering a wide range of genres ranging from fiction to non-fiction as well as magazines and newspapers. Many distinctly beautiful places of worship such as Wat Hua Lamphong (Buddhist royal temple), Chia Eng Biao Shrine (Chinese), Saint Louis Church (Catholic), Christ Church (Protestant) and Sri Maha Mariam- man Temple (Hindu) still stand today as testament to the area’s role as a crossroads for communities of various ethnicities and beliefs to flourish.