Attractions

The Grand Palace (7.5 Km.)

Since the founding of Bangkok, the Grand Palace has been the major architectural symbol of the Thai Royal Family. For about 150 years, the Grand Palace was the official residence of the King until King Rama V, the royal residence of the kings was relocated to Dusit Palace. The Temple of the Emerald Buddha or Wat Phra Kaeo (2) where Thais pay respect to the Emerald buddha Image, occupies one corner of the Grand Palace complex.

How to get there

Take the Silom BTS Line and get off at Saphan Taksin Station (or S6 Station) and go out through Exit No. 2. Then, take the Chao Phraya Express Boat to Ta Chang Pier (No.9). Daily from 08.30 hrs - 15.30 hrs

Vimanmek Palace Dusit Bangkok (8.2 KM)

The Vimanmek Mansion was built in 1990 by the King Rama V. It is recognised as the world’s largest teakwood mansion.

How to get there

Take the Sukhumvit Line and get off at Victory Monument Station (or N3 Station) and go out through Exit No. 3. Walk towards Rajavithee Road and take a taxi, or Tuk Tuk

Tuesday - Sunday from 09.30 hrs - 16.00 hrs (except official holidays)

Bang Khunphrom Palace (10.3 Km.)

Prince Boribhat Sukhumbhandi in King Rama V built Bang Khunphrom Palace for a Social Function in Honors. Moreover it was called as 'Bang Khunphrom University', where was ever a university for H.R.H. Prine and Princess or royal officer's sons and daughters to study with foreign teachers. This palace constructed in 1906 and decorated with Baroque and Rococo Style.  

How to get there

Get off at Saphan Taksin Station (S6) and take Exit No.2 , then board the Chao Phraya Express Boat from Sathorn Pier to Rama 8 Bridge Pier.

Monday – Friday from 09.00 – 12.00 hrs. and 13.00 – 16.00 hrs. (except Bank Holidays)
www.bot.or.th/Thai/BOTMuseum/Pages/BOTMuseum1.aspx

Wat Arun Ratcha Wararam Ratchaworamahawihan (18.4 Km.)

Wat Arun Ratcha Wararam Ratchaworamahawihan , or temple of dawn, is the royal temple of King Rama II. Located on the west bank of the Chao Praya river in Thonburi.

How to get there

Get off at Saphan Taksin Station (S6) and take Exit No.2 , then board the Chao Phraya Express Boat from Sathorn Pier to Rama 8 Bridge Pier. 

Daily from 08.00 hrs. - 17.30 hrs.

Wat Phrachetuphon Wimonmangkhalaram Ratchaworamahawihan (WAT PHO) (7.3 Km.)

Famous for reclining buddha and Thai massage school.

How to get there

SkyTrain to Saphan Taksin Station S6. (Silom Line), Take Exit 2 and go to Chao Phraya River Express Boat Pier.Take boat heading to Tien Pier (N.8) and walk straight to WAT PHO

Daily from 08.00 hrs. - 18.00 hrs. 

Wat Sraket Ratchaworamahawihan (The Golden Mount) (6.5 Km.)

The construction of the 77 metre tall Ayutthaya-style Golden Mount, located in Wat Saket’s compound, began during the reign of King Rama III and did not finish until the reign of King Rama V, who gave the Mount its official name ‘Suvarna Banpot’ or the Golden

How to get there

SkyTrain to Ratchathewi Station (N1) (Sukhumvit Line). Take Exit 1 and upon exiting turn around and walk straight ahead 200 m. to Khlong Saen Seab. Catch Long tail boat from pier directly to Phan Fha Pier at Wat Saket.

Daily from 08.00 hrs.- 18.00 hrs.

Wat Traimitr Witthayaram Worawihan (10.5 Km)

The famous golden Buddha statue, is enshrined here. The statue, rich with solid gold, is approximately 3.1 metres tall and 3.8 metres wide.

How to get there

Take Taxi or Tuk Tuk to Wat Traimitr.

Daily from 08.00 hrs. – 17.00 hrs.  

Sao Ching Cha or Giant Swing (10.6 Km.)

A must visit Landmark of Bangkok, the giant swing represents the movement of the God Shiva and its usage was reserved purely for a spectacular game performed at grand ceremonies. 

How to get there:  Take Taxi or Tuk Tuk

Erawan Shrine (2.0 Km)

Is a Hindu shrine in Bangkok, Thailand, that houses a statue of Phra Phrom, the Thai representation of the Hindu creation god Brahma. A popular tourist attraction, it often features performances by resident Thai dance troupes, who are hired by worshippers in return for seeing their prayers at the shrine answered.

How to get there

Sky train to Chid Lom 

Daily from 06:00 hrs - 22:00 hrs.

Siam Ocean World (2.3 Km)

This is the biggest aquarium in Southeast Asia offering you a new experience of the underwater world with the excitement of cutting edge light and sound technology.

How to get there

Get off at Siam Station (Interchange Station for both lines) and go out through Exit No. 5. Then, enter Siam Paragon and go to basement floor. 

Daily from 10.00 hrs - 21.00 hrs
www.sealifebangkok.com

Central Chid-lom and Central Embassy (900 M)

 Central Embassy is slated for a Mar opening. It will be accessible by two BTS stations — Chidlom and Phloenchit. The 37-floor complex offers luxury shopping and entertainment. Eight storeys featuring 250 stores, a luxury hotel tower, 144,000sqm commercial area and 70,000sqm retail floor space are the key highlights.

Emquatier, district M (2.8 Km)

The newly Elited shopping mall in Bangkok, the Emquartier is a huge shopping mall with department store, designer boutiques, restaurants and gourmet market

How to get there 

SkyTrain to E5 Phrom Phong Station (Sukhumvit Line).  

CentralWorld (1.8 Km)

Modern shopping complex with Isetan and Zen Central Department Stores and Groove, Bangkok's chic & trendy dining spot.

How to get there

 SkyTrain to E1 Chit Lom Station (Sukhumvit Line). Take Exit 9. For Skybridge

Siam Center and Siam Paragon (2.1 Km)

Largest modern shopping area in Bangkok, many brand name shops from around the world

How to get there: SkyTrain to Siam Station

MBK Center / Tokyu Department Stores (2.1Km)

Multistory shopping featuring clothing, mobiles and accessories, jewelry, music, furniture, leather goods, shoes etc. 

How to get there: SkyTrain to W1 National Stadium Station (Silom Line).  

The Platinum Fashion Mall (2.4 Km)

One stop wholesale shopping in Bangkok, variety of wholesale products such as clothes, leathers and accessories.

How to get there 

SkyTrain to Phaya Thai Station N2 (Sukhumvit line) get tuk-Tuk along New Phetchaburi Rd. about 2 km.  

Terminal 21 (1.5 KM)

The most trendy downtown departmentsore in Bangkok, where tourists can enjoy its cutting-edge concept that places several world-famous cities under one roof.

How to get there

SkyTrain to Asok station

Chatuchak or JJ weekend market (11.7 KM)

One and only largest weekend market, Chatuchak Weekend Market has reached a landmark status as a must-visit place for tourists. Where you can literally shop ‘till you drop’, the 35-acre (68-rai) is home to more than 8,000 market stalls.

How to get there: Skytrain to Mo Chit or MRT to Chatuchak

Sat-Sun 10:00 hrs - 19:00 hrs  

Asiatique (15.5 Km)

The riverfront night market, once-bustling international trade port transformed, with over 1,500 boutiques and 40 restaurants housed under a huge replica warehouse complex. 

How to get there: Skytrain to Taksin Daily 17:00 hrs - midnight  

Lumpini Park (2.8 Km)

Lumpini Park, the first park in Bangkok.

How to get there

SkyTrain to Sala Daeng Station (S2) and leave via Exit No.6. 

Daily from 04.30 hrs. - 21.00 hrs.  

Queen Sirikit Botanical Garden (2.8 Km)

Queen Sirikit Botanical Garden is part of the larger Chatuchak Park complex and is connected to the next-door Wachira Benjathat Park, which share the same theme of being ‘jungles in the city’.

How to get there

SkyTrain to Mo Chit Station (N8) and leave via exit No.1 or 3 and walk through Chatuchak Park, or take public transport along Kamphaeng Phet 2 Road.

Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum, Bangkok (2.1Km)

This 10th installation of the over-200-year legendary wax museum exhibits over 70 wax figures of world famous people.

How to get there

Sky Train to Siam Station

Daily from 10.00 hrs. - 21.00 hrs. 

Bangkok Art and Culture Center (10.7 Km)

The Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC) becomes a meeting point for artists or audiences and also a creative hub for everyone.

How to get there

SkyTrain to National Stadium Station .

Tuesday - Sunday from 10.00 hrs.- 21.00 hrs.
www.bacc.or.th

Jim Thompson’s House (10.8 Km)

The two-storey teakwood house once was the home of Jim Thompson. The first floor comprises a dining room, a living room, a study room, a guest room and Thompson’s bedroom.

How to get there

SkyTrain to (W1) National Stadium Station (Silom Line).

Daily from 09.00 hrs. - 17.00 hrs.
www.jimthompsonhouse.com