Thai-style artwork to adorn the MRT’s ‘heritage’ line 1
Chinese influence: Wat Mangkon, a station near Yaowarat Chinatown, was designed to exude traditional Chinese culture with its bright red colours alluding to abundance.
Historic excavation: Construction of MRT Blue Line’s Extension in Rattanakosin Island, known as a cultural and historic landmark zone of the country required extreme care. While construction was taking place, contractors uncovered valuable artefacts underground which will be displayed at Sanam Chai station.
Homage to the past: Sam Yot Station located in Wang Burapha area, a commercial area in Bangkok over a century ago, maintains the ambience and way of life of the commercial shophouses of old.
Way to Chinatown: Wat Mangkon, a station near Yaowarat Chinatown is designed to exude Chinese traditional culture.
Talk of the town: Sanam Chai Station as designed by renowned Thai architect, Pinyo Suwankiri, 1994 National Artist in the Visual Art.
Thai swan: Itsaraphap Station features the mythical gold swan in honour of Wat Hong Rattanaram nearby.