Located near Lumphini Park, Sala Daeng is a popular Bangkok neighborhood. The upscale area features cafes and restaurants popular with Westerners and other tourists. In addition, there are several spas that offer relaxing services to guests, further attracting traffic into the area. Prior to development in the nineteenth century, Sala Daeng was mostly rice paddies. Today, it is an anchor in the Bangkok business district and certainly a worthwhile stop on your tour of the city.