Hua Takhe Community
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 Description:   Hua Takhe is in an old community along the Khlong Prawet Burirom, where is a confluence of three khlongs (canals) Prawet Burirom, Lam Pla Thio, and Hua Takhe. Its name meaning "crocodile's head". Because when the khlong was canalize in this area, there was an excavation to discover a small crocodile skull. It also has become the name of other places around this area were Sisa Chorakhe Noi, Sisa Chorakhe Yai etc.
Presently, the skull of small crocodile and two pieces rostrum of sawfish are enshrined in the local tutelary joss house.[2]
This community dates back to the reign of King Chulalongkorn (Rama V), in those days it was regarded as the center of eastern Bangkok. Hua Takhe consists of old two-story wooden shophouses that has a century-old market with shops selling provisions, dresses, cafés, various types of food (Khanom sai bua is a unique here), a TV repair shop, agricultural equipment repair shop, beauty salon, barber, even homestay.
In addition, some house and walls are lathered with chic graffiti in form of photo spot for visitors.
 Province   Bangkok  Direction:      
 District   Lat Krabang    
 City   Lat Krabang  Comments:    Official Web:    
 Genre   Famous Roads and Neighborhood      Related links:      
 Best exposure   AM/PM          
 Opening time   n/a          
 Entry fee   Free     GPS :   13.72404, 100.78835    
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