Min Buri, Bangkok, Central - Thailand
What you need to know about Min Buri?
Out of the fifty districts in Bangkok Min Buri is on the mid-eastern side of the city. If went clockwise the districts surrounding it from the north would be Khlong Sam Wa, Nong Chok, Lat Krabang, Saphan Sung and Khan Na Yao. The district was once a province during the reign of King Chulalongkorn and was established in 1901. It comprised of Khlong Sam Wa, Saen Saep, Nong Chok and Chia Radap districts. The name Min Buri meaning ‘city of fish’ was chosen as it went with the existing Thanyaburi province. Economic problems rose in 1930 – 31 which caused the government to disband various organizations to reduce expenses. Min Buri which was a province back then was eliminated and turned into a district along with Lat Krabang and Nong Chok district. In 1997, the northern part of Min Buri was split off to form the Khlong Sam Wa district. The district is divided into two sub-districts which are
Few places of attraction in Min Buri.
Among other places, Min Buri can arguably be called the best place to visit for people who love knowledge and heritage. Some of the places are: -
Vihara Phra Mongkhon Bophit – This Buddhist temple situated near the district is home to a unique gliding statue of Buddha. The statue is considered to be the largest among the others in the country. You can worship at a specified area outside the temple. Shops can be noticed surrounding the area where gold plated leaves can be found to offer at the temple. The courtyard of the temple is decorated with many ornamental flower beds and bushes whilst a paved walkway is present for walking.
Phae Krung Kao restaurant – The most highlighted dish of this restaurant is the grilled prawn. The restaurant also offers Thai, Asian and seafood dishes for lunch and dinner. You can enjoy your meal while sitting at the outdoor seat to enjoy the stunning view of nature along with your food. Sometimes boats can be spotted passing by along the river and the interior decoration of this place is sure to leave any first time visitor speechless.
Ban Bang Sadet Court doll centre – The initiative to create this establishment was taken by the Queen in 1976, its main purpose being to encouraging and empowering the villagers and giving them a chance to sell as well as display their works of art. Situated on the banks of the Chao Phraya River the place spreads a pleasant vibe. A large variety of clay made dolls can be seen at the inside of the complex. It is also a one stop destination for your shopping and souvenirs.
How is the lifestyle in Min Buri?
Min Buri is one of the regions in Bangkok which is really inexpensive than the others. If you looking for a meal in an inexpensive restaurant you would spend about 100 baht whereas if you can avail dinner in a mid-range restaurant with 3 course meal it would cost you around 900 baht. The groceries available in Min Buri are also really cheap, a litre of milk out cost you around 55 baht, if you’re looking to buy 1 kilogram of rice or half kilograms of white bread you would have to spend around 40 and 45 baht respectively. The transportation is also really cheap around the district as you can avail and a one-way ticket for around 35 baht, you can also take a taxi to travel and it would cost you around 40 baht within additional 12 baht per kilometre rate. You can also avail a monthly pass for around 1500 baht. If you’re looking forward to driving your own vehicle in Min Buri you would have to pay around 900,000 baht for a general sedan such as Toyota Corolla.
If you’re visiting from urban cities you are sure to enjoy an inexpensive and simple lifestyle in this district.
How is the Min Buri Real estate market?
If you’re looking for a place near the busy place in the district for easy access to transport and other amenities you would have to spend around 8,000 baht to 20,000 baht for renting a condo dependable on the age, location and property type. If you’re looking to rent a single house in the outskirts, you would have to spend around 15,000 baht and it would cost you around 60,000 baht if you wish to live near the downtown region. Thus, it makes Min Buri one of the most flexible district in Bangkok in terms of real estate Price.
What is the most popular type of property for sale in Min Buri and why?
The ideal way of settling in Min Buri would be by your own piece of property that rather than investing in rentals every month. With second hand single house being the most popular property in the district with prices ranging from 2,150,000 baht to 18,000,000 baht depending on the location and size of the property. With the increase in nuclear families and rising needs to find a place for bachelors condos are the go-to property in Min Buri.
Our Real Estate Specialist in RE/MAX see a big interest in Min Buri mark with the most property search on the remax.co.th website. This district still have a low property price compare to other area in Bangkok.
You can find a single house second hand in less than 4M baht.
What is the property price range for each property type in Min Buri?
With prices of properties going bonkers around the world a lot of thinking goes into buying one for yourself. Amazingly, Min Buri can be a very good choice for settling down with attractive prices of properties that have to catch your eye. Condos further from the downtown area cost around 1,500,000 baht to 10,000,000 baht if you’re looking to stay close to the happening places. Single House, on the other hand, would cost you around 2,000,000 baht to 20,000,000 baht depending on the size and location of your property.
What are the main reasons to invest in Min Buri properties?
As we have discussed earlier, Min Buri is home to excellent properties within the average middle- class budget, which allows you to settle down comfortably if you’re coming from urban cities in regions such as Europe or America with limited budget. If the day to day living cost is compared along with the prices of the properties it would be quite clear to everyone that Min Buri is an excellent place to invest in properties whether you are looking to settle down or even for returns.
Property Price can change depending on the proximity to public transportation such as BTS – MRT- Airport link or SRT Stations
BTS - MRT - Airport Link Stations Near Min Buri District of Bangkok.
There is no direct connection from Downtown Bangkok (Airport Rail Link) to Min Buri. However, you can take the train to Suvarnabhumi Airport, take the walk to Suvarnabhumi Airport Arrivals Terminal, then take the Public Van to Min Buri. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Min Buri.
Airport Link Latkrabang Station is the nearest station to Min Buri.
Airport Rail Link
Phone 02-308-5600 ext. 3302-3304
Train from Ramkhamhaeng to Suvarnabhumi Airport
Ave. Duration 18 min Frequency Every 15 minutes Estimated price ฿30 - ฿45