MBK Center is Bangkok’s notoriously frenetic mega mall that attracts more than 100,000 shoppers a day. Both loved and hated by budget travelers, MBK is the go-to shopping mall in Thailand for people who are more serious about buying than looking. When MBK opened in 1985, it was the largest mall in Asia.
Thonburi does get its fair share of visitors, many of whom shuffle onto the regular ferries that make the short but fun journey across Bangkok’s Chao Phraya River to the western side. Thonburi does get its fair share of visitors, many of whom shuffle onto the regular ferries that make the short but fun journey across Bangkok’s Chao Phraya River to the western side.
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).
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.
ASIATIQUE The Riverfront will be Bangkok’s first large-scale riverside project combining shopping, dining, sightseeing, activities and events under one roof. The strong cultural aspect is what sets it apart from other shopping malls.
Things to do in Rattanakosin Island Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles Visiting Thai palaces, we enjoy the beauty of arts and new knowledge, and Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles offers us the beauty of Thai textiles and lets us experience Thai wisdom which is the root of Thai creativity.
Erawan Shrine in Bangkok is Brahman, not strictly Buddhist. And yet, this famous shrine attracts more visitors than many of the city's temples. It was erected during the mid 1950s, after the Thai government had decided to build the luxury Erawan Hotel on this location.
the Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall is open to the general public as a museum, with permanent exhibitions on the country’s national artists and showcases of arts and crafts by the students at the Chitralada Vocational Centre. Guided tours are available, at 30-minute intervals, from 9:30 to 15:30 daily (except Monday).
Wat Suthat, better known for the towering red Giant Swing that stands at its entrance, is one of the oldest and most impressive temples in Bangkok. It features an elegant chapel with sweeping roof, magnificent wall murals and exquisite hand-carved teakwood door panels.
Baiyoke Tower is a hotel, an attraction and a shopping complex all in one. Currently the 2nd tallest building in Bangkok, with a revolving roof deck, it is the best place to get sweeping bird’s eye views of the skyline. And if you like shopping, the six-level mall underneath the hotel is all about clothing.
The Democracy Monument was started in 1939 to commemorate the 1932 revolution that ended the absolute monarchy and introduced Siam's first constitution. The design of the monument is full of symbolism. For example, the four wings are each 24 meters high, signifying the 24th of June date the new constitution was signed.
Erawan Museum in Bangkok - The Three-Headed Elephant Statue - A hidden Bangkok treasure uncovered A huge, three-headed elephant statue standing upon an equally gargantuan pedestal is the first, and last, thing you see when visiting Samut Prakan's Erawan Museum.
The Bangkok Art and Centre (BACC) is the hub of Bangkok’s burgeoning art scene and offers the widest range of contemporary art, design, music, theatre and film in the city. Located only a few minutes walk National Stadium BTS it hosts a number of changing exhibitions from both Thai and International artists.
Located in the centre of Bangkok, Siam Niramit is a state-of-the-art 2000-seat theatre, open every day, presenting one of the world's largest stage productions. In the grounds of the theatre are three restaurants, and an authentic traditional Thai village that visitors can stroll through and savour the atmosphere of Thai life in bygone times.