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Baiyoke II Tower

Attractions, Restaurants & cafés

This tower has an 84th-floor observation deck for vertiginous panoramas of the megalopolis and (on a clear day) the sea. There are also telescopic...

84th floor
Major venue

Bang Kra Jao

Critics' choice
Attractions, Tours

This protected wooded peninsula formed by an oxbow in the river lies in Samut Prakarn province. It feels like the countryside yet lies just 15 mins by road...

Thanon Kasemrat
Major venue

Benjakitti Park

Attractions

Surrounding Lake Ratchada, this is the first stage in converting the Thailand Tobacco Monopoly into a park. It offers jogging, cycling (with bike hire),...

Thanon Ratchadaphisek
FreeMajor venue

Benjasiri Park

Attractions

Amid Benjasiri's fountains, ponds and pavilions stand sculptures by Thai artist Misiem Yipintsoi. The park hosts festivals, and exercisers relish the skate...

Thanon Sukhumvit
FreeMajor venue

Canal tours

Critics' choice
Attractions, Tours

One-hour tours show little canal life as they include Wat Arun and the Royal Barge Museum. So take two or more hours (start from B500/hr) to loop through...

Tha Chang or Tha Tien
Major venue

Canal tours

Attractions, Tours

Tours or hired longtail boats go to Koh Kred. Others ply the picturesque canals, viewing daily waterborne lifestyles around wooden stilt houses on a...

From Nonthaburi Expressboat pier
Major venue

Chatuchak Park

Attractions, Museums

This respite from market mayhem is branded a 'Learning Park', with sculptures and playgrounds. The small Rail Hall of Fame houses old locomotives and...

Thanon Phahon Yothin
FreeMajor venue

Chinatown Heritage Centre & Golden Buddha

Critics' choice
Attractions, Museums

The famous solid gold Buddha image has been moved from a drab hall into the soaring spire of a marble mondop (artefact tower) that is so glaringly white you...

Wat Traimit
FreeMajor venue

Democracy Monument

Attractions

Designed by Italian sculptor Corrado Feroci (founder of Silpakorn University; p59), this memorial to the 1932 end of absolutism pointedly sits in a traffic...

Thanon Ratchadamnoen Klang
FreeMajor venue

Devasathan & the Giant Swing

Attractions

Standing in City Hall square, the Giant Swing (Sao Ching Cha) was originally erected in 1784 as part of the adjacent Devasathan, a Brahmin compound of...

268 Thanon Dinso
FreeMajor venue

Dusit Park

Critics' choice
Attractions, Museums

This canal-laced royal estate explains court life through museums in fretworked 'tropical European' style mansions, most famously Wang Vimanmek. Start at...

16 Thanon Ratchawithi
Major venue

Dusit Zoo

Attractions

This state zoological park in Rama V's former botanical garden is one of Asia's best, but but it does keep rare fauna in rather grim enclosures. Elephant...

71 Thanon Rama V
Major venue

Erawan Shrine

Critics' choice
Attractions

Thais seamlessly fuse modernity with spirit beliefs. This ability is encapsulated at the frenetic, smoky Hindu shrine to Brahma, erected in 1956 to appease...

At Erawan mall
FreeMajor venue

Golden Mount & Wat Saket

Attractions

Assembled from canal diggings, the Golden Mount (Phu Khao Thong) was intended by Rama III to be clad as a giant chedi. Proving unstable, the rubble was...

344 Chakkraphatdiphong
FreeMajor venue

Grand Palace & Wat Phra Kaew

Critics' choice
Attractions

Bangkok's paramount must-see sight is this architectural and spiritual treasure, which is twice as dazzling if you see it on a sunny day. Ignore the gem...

Thanon Na Phra Lan
Major venue
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