The Huai Khwang district is the site of two notable cultural institutions, the Thailand Cultural Centre and the Ratchada Grand Theatre. The district’s Royal City Avenue is famous for its nightlife strip.

Huai Khwang serves as the main depot of the Metro. The Metro line passes through the district and can be accessed through the Phetchaburi, Phra Ram 9, Thailand Cultural Centre, Huai Khwang, Sutthisan, and Ratchadaphisek stations. The district’s Metro Station is adjacent to several entertainment complexes.