What to Do in Sukhumvit?
Sukhumvit is one of the most versatile areas of Bangkok, with a huge array of hotels and restaurants, from street food to affordable Michelin Star restaurants. Sukhumvit neighbourhood is immense and is a popular residential area for expats who live mostly in the many sois that branch out from the main road. The most popular roads, locally called Sois, are Thonglor (Soi 55) Soi and Ekkamai (Soi 63). Sukhumvit road is 488 km long and starts at Ploenchit Road and stretches to Trang. And, of course, Sukhumvit is where the famous red-light districts are: Soi Cowboy and Nana Plaza.
Rooftops in Sukhumvit
The amount of rooftop bars in Sukhumvit is staggering, and as offices and residential buildings keep popping out of the ground, the number of rooftops keeps growing proportionally. Every building now takes this rooftop trend opportunity to get this extra social exposure, advertising, and a bit of extra money.
Shopping in Sukhumvit
While the Siam neighbourhood is where the concentration of shopping is the highest, there are a few immense shopping malls in the busiest part of Sukhumvit, such as Emquartier and Terminal 21 are the best known.