The Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall (Thai: พระที่นั่งอนันตสมาคม: Phra Thinang Anantasamakhom: translated as "The place of immense gathering") is a royal reception hall within Dusit Palace in Bangkok, Thailand. It was commissioned by King Chulalongkorn (Rama V) in 1908.
Asiatique The Riverfront is an expansive open-air mall with river views and a cutting-edge ‘festival market and living museum’ concept. Fusing shopping, dining, culture and colonial-style architecture, it offers a pleasant experience for those in search of style and sophistication.
Baiyoke Sky Hotel. Baiyoke Tower II is also home to the four-star Baiyoke Sky Hotel, one of the highest hotels in Bangkok. Divided into three zones (depending on the floor heights), the guestrooms and suites offer various panoramas of the city skyline and come complete with modern amenities.
In the former grounds of the 18th Century Wang Na Palace, The Bangkok National Museum houses the largest collection of Thai art and artifacts in the country. It's definitely worth a visit, especially if visiting nearby Wat Phra Kaew or the Grand Palace.
Bangkok railway station (Thai: สถานีรถไฟกรุงเทพ), unofficially known as Hua Lamphong station (Thai: สถานีหัวลำโพง), is the main railway station in Bangkok, Thailand. It is in the center of the city in the Pathum Wan District, and is operated by the State Railway of Thailand (SRT).
Chatuchak weekend market is the ultimate shopping destination in Bangkok, and every Saturday and Sunday tens of Read More» Or Tor Kor Market Ranked the 4th best fresh market in the world by a famous travel guide, Or Tor Kor is so much more than a local market.
Dream World Bangkok: Dream World is the absolute stuff of kids! You won't get out of here until they are exhausted... and you know how long that takes! This is a big American-style theme park with all the trimmings. Corkscrew, Bumping Cars, Swinging Viking Boat, Rollercoaster - they are all there, and more besides.
Dusit Zoo, or 'Khao Din', is a fully-function animal park with facilities such as an animal hospital, zoo museum and educational centre, sightseeing train, activities ground and canteen. It houses some 1,600 domestic and international animals, including albino barking deer and white Bengal tigers.
The Grand Palace (Thai: พระบรมมหาราชวัง, rtgs: Phra Borom Maha Ratcha Wang) is a complex of buildings at the heart of Bangkok, Thailand. The palace has been the official residence of the Kings of Siam (and later Thailand) since 1782.
The Jim Thompson House is a museum in central Bangkok, Thailand, housing the art collection of American businessman and architect Jim Thompson, the museum designer and former owner. Built in 1959, the museum spans one rectangular "rai" of land (approximately half an acre or 2023.43 meters).
Lumpini Park is an inner-city haven of tranquility, fresh air and shade - offering city dwellers the perfect connection to nature. Named after the birthplace of the Lord Buddha in Nepal, the park is more than half a million square metres big, and the habitat of various flora and fauna.
Museum of Siam Bangkok. The Museum of Siam is a surprising exhibition, and even if museums are usually not part of your holidays, it's a great introduction to Thailand’s spirit and culture without ever being boring. And as it's located not far from Wat Pho, it a nice addition to a day trip in this part of Bangkok.
The National Museum of Royal Barges is a museum in Bangkok, Thailand. It is on the northern rim of Bangkok Noi canal in the Bangkok Noi District. Royal barges from the Royal Barge Procession are kept at the museum. The museum was formerly a dry dock for barges and warships under the care of the Royal Household and the Royal Thai Navy.
Pak Khlong Talat is a market in Bangkok well known for its wholesale flowers. However, little is written about the volumes of fresh fruits and vegetables on which Pak Khlong Talat was once established during its reign as Bangkok’s largest bulk produce market.
Patpong is one of the world's most famous red-light districts, where it all started (Thailand's Go-Go culture). It has even been immortalised in a James Bond chase-sequence. One of the world's most famous red-light districts, Patpong is where Thailand's Go-Go culture all started.
Rattanakosin, the historic center of Bangkok, is located on the Chao Phraya river in Phra Nakhon district, centered around the Grand Palace. As the area is an artificial island bordered by the Chao Phraya river to the West and canals to the North, East and South, it is also known as Rattanakosin island.
Srinakarin Train Market (Rod Fai Night Market) The Srinakarin Train Market in Bangkok (or Rod Fai Night Market) is an immense playground for teenagers on weekend, Rod Fai market means train market as it used to be on some abandoned train track, taking advantage of old abandoned brick buildings.
Welcome to Safari World, Thailand's great variety of entertainment for everyone. Whether it is an exciting safari drive though the picturesque. African wilderness setting, an itimate encounter with our friendly dolphins or an exhilarating fast-paced action stunt spectacular,Safari World has it all!
The Samutprakarn Crocodile Farm and Zoo is a crocodile zoo in Bangkok, Thailand. The park claims to hold the world's largest crocodile in captivity, named Yai, measuring 6 m (19 ft 8 in) and weighing 1,114 kg (2,456 lb). Yai is one among over 100,000 crocodiles at the farm.
Siam Ocean World Sea Life Bangkok Ocean World (formerly, Siam Ocean World) is an aquarium in Bangkok, Thailand, the largest in South East Asia. It covers approximately 10,000 square meters (110,000 sq ft) with hundreds of different species on display in exhibits totaling about 5,000,000 liters (1,300,000 U.S. gal).
Hidden away on the busy streets of Bangkok, Thailand, is a little museum that is equal parts fascinating and nightmarish called the Siriraj Medical Museum. At this point, you might be saying, "Medical museum? So what? That doesn't sound too scary." That's where you're wrong.
Vimanmek Royal Mansion is currently closed for renovation. Located on Ratchawithi Road behind the National Assembly, Vimanmek Royal Mansion is the world's largest building made entirely of golden teak. Removed from Ko Sichang in Chonburi province, it was rebuilt in the Dusit Palace in 1900 by the command of King Rama V. It was recently renovated by HM Queen Sirikit, and made into a museum paying homage to the late King.
Wat Arun Ratchawararam Ratchawaramahawihan (Thai: วัดอรุณราชวราราม ราชวรมหาวิหาร) or Wat Arun (Thai pronunciation: [wát ʔarun], "Temple of Dawn") is a Buddhist temple in Bangkok Yai district of Bangkok, Thailand, on the Thonburi west bank of the Chao Phraya River.
Wat Traimit; Wat Benchamabophit; Wat Suthat; Wat Ratchanadda; Wat Saket; Wat Bowonniwet; Wat Makut; Structures in the Wat. Learn about the structures found in the Buddhist Wat and the meaning of some of the temple terminology. Muay Thai boxing in Bangkok. Experience the electric atmosphere and the excitement of Muay Thai boxing, Thailand’s national sport.
Wat Pho (the Temple of the Reclining Buddha), or Wat Phra Chetuphon, is located behind the splendid Temple of the Emerald Buddha. It's the largest temple in Bangkok and famed for its huge and majestic reclining Buddha measured 46 metres long and covered in gold leaf.
How to get to the Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat. The temple is located on the banks of the Nan river in downtown Phitsanulok, about 100 meters North of Highway 12 near the Naresuan bridge. Nok Air has 4 flights daily from Bangkok’s old airport (Don Muang) to Phitsanulok. Fares start at around 1,100 Thai Baht one way.
Wat Saket, popularly known as the Golden Mount or ‘Phu Khao Thong’, is a low hill crowned with a gleaming gold chedi. Within, the 58-metre chedi houses a Buddha relic and welcomes worshippers all year round. The temple also hosts an annual temple fair in November, which lasts a week during Loy Krathong.
Wat Traimit – The Temple of the Golden Buddha. The Buddha at Wat Traimit was discovered by accident when it was accidentally dropped as it was being moved, revealing, under a casing of plaster, a beautiful solid gold Sukhothai style Buddha. Pieces of the plaster are still kept on display.