315 Phyathai Road, Thung Phaya Thai, Khet Ratchathewi, Bangkok, 10400
Formerly the recreational residence of King Rama V and Queen SaovabhaPhongsri. It has had a storied history, being used as a throne hall, a theatre, a hotel, one of Thailand's first radio broadcast stations and even a clinic. It's worth a visit for history and architecture buffs.
939 Rama I Rd, Khwaeng Wang Mai, Khet Pa, Khwaeng Wang Mai, Khet Pa, Bangkok,
Built in 2008, the centre represents the epitome of creativity in Bangkok. A contemporary arts centre in Bangkok, the centre features art, music, theatre, film and design, among other events that are often held in its exhibition and performance areas. The centre also houses several cafes and restaurants, as well as art galleries, bookshops, craft shops and a library.
Ratchadamri Rd,, Khwaeng Lumphini, Khet P, Bangkok, 10200
A famous shrine in Bangkok, the Erawan Shrine attracts tourists yearly with its statue of Phra Phrom, the Thai representation of the Hindu God of Creation, Brahma. The shrine was built after the government decided to build Erawan Hotel in the mid-1950s. Often times, there will be performances by Thai dance troupes hired by devotees to bless their prayers. The shrine is also opposite Central World shopping mall and is also nearby other prominent shrines including the Trimurti Shrine, Indra Shrine
19 Soi Prapinij Suanplu Sathorn, Bangkok, 10500
Lumpini Park, a public greenspace that was once part of King Rama XI’s royal property, features an artificial lake surrounded by acres of tranquillity, fresh air and abundance of botany. The 142-acre park is a favourite spot for joggers as well as cyclists, and visitors can rent boats to revel in its scenic greenery from the waters. Bangkokians also assume various outdoor activities including tai chi, while others come to lounge or gaze at the greenery of indigenous flora.