Bangkok City Thailand, bangkok tourist attractions

An introduction to Bangkok

Bangkok's Tourist Sites

Vimanmek Mansion

Vimanmek Mansion

I t is the biggest golden teakwood building in the world and was built in 1901 by King Chulalongkorn the Great (Rama V) as a royal residence. It is located behind the old National Assembly Building. After having been deserted for decades, it was renovated recently by order of H.M. Queen Sirikit and opened to the public as the private museum of the late king where priceless treasures and a collection of the king's memorabilia are displayed.
Open daily from 09.30 to 15.15 hrs.

National Museum

It is the largest of its kind in Southeast Asia, contains an 18th century palace and a group of well-designed buildings, housing Thailand's artistic treasures from prehistoric to contemporary.
Open daily from 09.00 to 16.00 hrs. except Mondays, Tuesdays and Public Holidays
Tours conducted in English on Wednesdays and Thursdays, German on Thursdays and Japanese on 1st and 2nd Wednesday of every month.
snake farm
Snake Farm
crocodile farm
Crocodile Farm

Snake Farm

The world's second oldest of its kind where venom extracting and feeding are demonstrated at 10.30 and 14.00 hrs. on weekdays and at 10.30 hrs. on holidays.

Weekend Market

Located at Chatuchak Park on Phahonyothin Road.
Thousands of people come here to see and buy kinds of goods ranging form clothes to handicrafts, from garden plants to pets, from utensils to antiques.

The Floating Market

Though the more authentic floating market has been moved to Damnoensaduak in Ratchaburi province. An excursion to the floating market in Bangkok is still worthwhile for those who love to see canal side Thai life.
Tours starts daily in the early morning.

Samut Prakan Crocodile Farm

The largest crocodile farm in the world with a population of over 50,000.
Floating Market
Damnoensaduak Floating Market

Ancient City and Rose Garden

Ancient City is the world's largest outdoor museum filled with replicas of Thailand's historic monuments and works of art.
Rose Garden where a cultural show is given for the public daily.

Suan Pakkad Palace

Stands on Si Ayutthaya Road. The palace was first opened to the public by the late Princess Chumphot of Nagara Svarga in 1959. There are several lacquer pavilions and collections of ancient Thai objects d' art and artefacts.

Khamthieng House

Is a 160-year-old authentic northern Thai teak house which was moved in perfect condition from Chiang Mai to Bangkok by the Siam Society of Asok Road in order to keep a specimen of the fast disappearing Lanna Thai style construction for the younger generations.

Other attractions are:
Ancient City

the worlds largest outdoor museum filled with replicas of Thailand's historic monuments.

Buddha Monthon,

the Buddhist precinct built to celebrate the completion of the 25th. century of the Buddhist Era.

Samphran Elephant Ground & Zoo,

located on the way to Nakhon Pathom, presents a unique elephant theme show.

Phra Pathom Chedi,

the worlds tallest Buddhist monument standing 120.45 m. high in Nakhon Pathom.

Thai Human Imagery Museum,

the first museum of fibre-glass images in Thailand.

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Bangkok City Thailand, bangkok tourist attractions