80 results, sorted alphabetically

Sort
Items per page

San Jao Sien Khong

Critics' choice
Attractions

Behind Riverview Guesthouse, this 200-year-old riverbank shrine comes alive during the Vegetarian Festival (Oct), when it stages Chinese opera and...

Soi Wanit 2
Free

Sanam Luang

Attractions

Fringed by tamarind trees, this large oval lawn is one of the city's few truly open spaces. Here elaborate pyres are constructed to resemble sacred Mount...

Thanon Ratchadamnoen Nai
FreeMajor venue

Santa Cruz Church

Attractions

Descendants still remain of the Portuguese Catholics who built this church and convent, known as 'Wat Kudee Jeen'. Often rebuilt since King Taksin donated...

Soi Kudi Jeen
Free

Santichaiprakarn Park

Critics' choice
Attractions

Flanking the river and Khlong Banglamphu, which was dug by Lao POWs, this park has Braille-marked paths and maps of attractions, such as the district's last...

Thanon Phra Arthit
FreeMajor venue

Saranrom Park

Attractions

This former garden of Saranrom Palace, which is currently being rebuilt, has been open to the public since the 1960s and, like all Thai parks, is liveliest...

Thanon Charoen Krung
Free

Siam Commercial Bank

Critics' choice
Attractions

An ATM in a stucco sentrybox marks Thailand's first bank building (1904), a classical Italian-built edifice set in riverside gardens behind a humungous...

1280 Thanon Yotha
Free

Siam Ocean World

Attractions

The largest aquarium in South-east Asia holds over 400 species and 30,000 fish with good interactive displays. Zones include a simulated reef, an 'Amazon...

Siam Paragon
Major venue

Siam Society & Baan Kamthieng

Attractions, Museums

This handsome cultural centre has an important library and holds Thursday lectures, exhibitions and study trips, and not just for members. In its...

131 Sukhumvit Soi 21
Major venue

Snake Farm

Attractions

Run by the Thai Red Cross, the world's second snake farm (1922) does research and treatment on venomous bites. Since the serpents mostly doze, go for the...

Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute, 1871 Thanon Rama IV
Major venue

Soi Cowboy

Attractions

Recent upgrades make this strip the most neon-intensive and least aggressive go-go strip, and so more favoured by expats.

Sukhumvit Soi 23
Major venue

Soom Pratu Chalerm Prakiat

Attractions

Chinatown's ceremonial arch commemorated King Rama IX's 72nd birthday in 1999, the illustrious sixth cycle of both Thai and Chinese 12-year calendars. It...

Odeon Circle
FreeMajor venue

Sri Guru Singh Sabha

Attractions

Sikh community life revolves around their principal temple, a four-storey tower topped by gilded onion domes. Vendors skirting the base sell garlands,...

Thanon Pahurat
Free

Thailand Creative & Design Centre (TCDC)

Critics' choice
Art, Attractions

One of the world's best design centres, the Thailand Creative & Design Centre (more often, TCDC) inspires Thais with global design and showcases Thai...

Emporium, 7th floor
FreeMajor venue

Thammasat University

Attractions

The country's second most prestigious university (after Chulalongkorn) dates from 1932. A statue of its founder, statesman Pridi Bhanomyong, sits in front...

2 Thanon Phra Chan
Free

Thanon Khao San

Critics' choice
Attractions, Shops

Alex Garland's 1997 novel The Beach opens in a Khao San flopthouse, immortalising the world's most infamous haunt for budget travellers. Now Khao San...

Major venue