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InterContinental Bangkok

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Inspire Your Wanderlust

Our downtown location is within walking distance of major shopping and dining venues. Guests can also take the modern BTS Skytrain adjacent to the hotel to visit cultural landmarks such as The Royal Grand Palace, Wat Pho and Wat Phra Kaew.

Soak In Your Surroundings

Phaya Thai Palace

315 Ratchathewi rd, Ratchathewi district, Bangkok,

The Phaya Thai Palace was built by Rama V in 1909. King Rama VI then lived at the palace until the later years of his reign. King Rama VII ordered the palace be converted into an international hotel. The Phya Thai Palace then became the location of the first Thai radio broadcast station. Later, after a change of government, the palace became a clinic for the Royal Thai Army and has since changed its name to the Phramongkutklao Hospital.

Ancient City

Near the 33km marker on Sukhumvit Road, 296/1 Sukhumvit, Road Bangpoo, Samut Pragan, Bangkok

Find numerous reproductions of palace halls, temples, stupas, stone sanctuaries and traditional houses. Also experience reconstructed communities from all regions of Thailand, with their inhabitants going about their daily lives and chores. 

The Royal Grand Palace

Na Phra Lan Rd., Bangkok, Bangkok 10200

Bangkok's famous palace and royal residence was originally built in 1782 and features numerous architectural marvels, including Wat Phra Kaew, or Temple of the Emerald Buddha, carved from a 66cm tall block of jade that dates back to the 14th century. The Palace is still used for official events; several royal ceremonies and state functions are held within the walls of the palace every year. 

Chatuchak Weekend Market

Originally a modest flea market, Chatuchak Market has become the world’s largest outdoor shopping site and is very popular among Thai residents and visitors alike. Shop local producers and vendors on goods such as antique wood carvings, books, handicrafts, Buddhist amulets, furniture, benjarong porcelain, ceramics, trendy fashions, Thai designer fashions, accessories, and silk from across Thailand.

The Temple of Emerald Buddha

Undeniably exquisite Buddhist architecture can be found at Wat Phra Kaew, or Temple of the Emerald Buddha. In fact, the site contains more carvings and decorations per square centimetre than any comparable site in the world. Bare shoulders, shorts and sandals are not allowed.

Lumpini Park

From the hotel, It’s only a short walk to Bangkok’s largest park. A good time to visit is just after sunrise or later at sunset. Bangkokians take advantage of the park's relatively cool and quiet times to practise Tai Chi, do aerobics or jog around the picturesque lakes.

Sea Life Bangkok Ocean World

One of Southeast Asia’s largest aquariums is only a five-minute walk from our hotel and is located in the Siam Paragon shopping mall. The attraction features 8-meter high tanks, glass tunnels and shark-feeding shows.

Klong Thom

Visit Mahachak Road and Soi Chong Charoen Phanit, where you’ll find here markets specializing in hardware, antiques and electrical goods.

Pak Klong Talad Flower Market

A visual feast, Pak Klong Talad, which translates to "market by the mouth of the canal,” is the collective name for five adjacent sites that have merged to become a single wholesale market for flowers, vegetables and fruit. Open daily for 24 hours.

Asiatique

Asiatique the Riverfront night bazaar is located at Charoen Krung Road along the along the Chao Phraya River. Apart from upwards of 1,500 shops and restaurants, the bazaar also features Thailand’s longest riverfront boardwalk, which stretches for 300 meters.

Wat Pho

Home of Bangkok’s famous reclining Buddha, Wat Pho or Wat Phra Chetuphon, is one of Thailand’s top six temples. Located behind the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, it is one of the city’s largest temples and is most known for its giant reclining Buddha that stretches 46 metres long and is covered in gold leaf. Wat Po is also a perfect place to experience a traditional and quite affordable Thai massage.

Wat Arun

Located on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River, Wat Arun, famous for it 79-metre-high central spire and often called Thailand’s Eiffel Tower, is considered to be one of the country’s most beautiful temples. The spire is decorated with tiny pieces of coloured glass and Chinese porcelain.

973 Phloen Chit Road, Lumpini Bangkok 10330 Thailand



Phone: +66 2 6560444
Email: intercontinental.bkkhb@ihg.com