Grand Palace Bangkok
The Grand Palace is a complex made up of buildings at the heart of Bangkok. It has been the official residence of the Kings of Siam (and later Thailand) since 1782.
- Construction began in 6 May 1782, with a combined area of over 200,000 sqm
- Home of the original Emerald Buddha
- Located on the banks of the Chao Phraya
Wat Pho, also known as Wat Phra Chetuphon, is located behind the Temple of the Emerald Buddha and directly adjacent to the Grand Palace. It is one of the largest temple complexes in the city and known for its gigantic reclining Buddha that is 46 metres long and covered in gold leaf.
- Birthplace of Thai massage
- Home of the reclining Buddha
- Home of over 1,000 Buddha images
- Originally built in 1767
The Erawan Shrine is a serene place of pilgrimage for many Asian travellers. Here visitors are invited to pay their respects to the shrine of Brahma, and make a wish for health, wealth and long life. The shrine is 5 minutes walk from BTS skytrain Chidlom or Siam station.
- Stalls selling flowers and incense
- Thai dance
- Free admission
Sea Life Aquarium
Located on the ground floor of Siam Paragon shopping centre, Sea Life Bangkok is the largest aquarium in South East Asia. The aquarium opens everyday from 10.00 am - 9.00 pm.
- Wide variety of marine creatures
- Glass bottom boat
- Ocean walker
- Dive with the sharks
- Behind the scene tour
Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC)
The capitals’ thriving art scene is showcased at the nearby Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, opposite MBK shopping mall. A collection of ancient, classic and modern art has been curated to tell the city’s diverse histories through its most creative citizens. BACC opens except Monday from 10.00 am - 9.00 pm everyday.
- Open space for talented artists
- Bookstore, café, shops
- Kids corner
- Free admission
The city’s famed nightlife welcomes visitors just ten minutes from the hotel in Sukhumvit Soi 11. Pubs, clubs and laid back restaurants satisfy every taste from early evening into the early hours, while every ‘soi’ (lane) along Sukhumvit Road offers unique local and international restaurants for guests to discover on their own Bangkok adventure.