Bangkok Parks

Bangkok Attractions

Bangkok is not just a big city full of skyscrapers, malls and traffic. There are actually many parks scattered around the city, providing Bangkok residents with uncontaminated air and lots of healthy outdoor activities in lush, landscaped areas. Most parks come with sport facilities such as a tennis court, swimming pool, football pitch and other amenities you can take advantage of for a very small fee. Not into physical exertion? Bring your family along for a picnic or take the children for a ride on the paddle boats. 

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Benjakitti Park

Overlooking one of the most picturesque views of the downtown Bangkok skyline, Benjakitti Park covers a rectangular area of 130 rais (208,000sqms) opposite the Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre. The park forms a narrow swathe of green around the expansive Lake Ratchada, with dedicated bicycle and jogging tracks encircling the whole park.

Set in the middle

  • Opening Hours: 05:00 - 20:00 daily
  • Location: Lake Ratchada, Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre
  • MRT: Queen Sirikit National Convention Center
  • BTS: Asok
  • How to get there: From BTS (exit 4), walk about 5 minutes towards Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre. If you take the MRT, walk towards Asok-Montri for about 5 minutes.
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Benjasiri Park

Built in 1992 to celebrate Queen Sirikit's 60th birthday, Benjasiri Park is often referred to as 'Queen's Park'. This is definitely the place to be for sculpture lovers, as several of the best examples of Thai sculpture are scattered around the park. The centrepiece fountain, showcasing the work of master sculptor Mesium Yipinsoy, feature multimedia 'water Read More...

  • Opening Hours: 5:00 - 21:00 daily
  • Location: Next to the Emporium Shopping Centre, Sukhumvit 23
  • BTS: Phrom Phong
  • How to get there: Take exit #6 from the BTS Skytrain Phrom Phong Station.
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Chatuchak Park

Located right next to the Chatuchak Market, Chatuchak Park is a haven for health conscious people living north of downtown Bangkok. There are something for everyone at this park; some may walk or jog along the green tracks line or appreciate the beauty of nature in the Thai Literature and Herb Garden.

Others prefer to look at the fish from the bridges over the pond or row a boat. Recently, the old railroad golf course adjacent to the park's north end was turned into a public park too, with many tennis courts and soccer fields available for anyone to use. While you're there, make sure not to miss the Train Museum and Youth Traffic Garden.

  • Opening Hours: 04:30 - 21:00 daily
  • Location: Phahon Yothin Road, Chatuchak
  • MRT: Chatuchak Park
  • BTS: Mo Chit
  • How to get there: Both the BTS Skytrain and MRT Subway drop you right in front of the park.
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Lumpini Park

Lumpini Park is an inner-city haven of tranquility, fresh air and shade - offering city dwellers the perfect connection to nature. Named after the birthplace of the Lord Buddha in Nepal, Lumpini Park spans 142 acres and is the habitat of various flora and fauna. Read More...

  • Opening Hours: 04:30 - 21:00
  • Location: Rama IV Road, Pathumwan
  • MRT: Silom, Lumphini
  • BTS: BTS: Saladaeng
  • How to get there: MRT Subway Silom or Lumphini Stations will drop you right opposite the park.
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Queen Sirikit Park

As the name suggests, this park is a tribute to Her Majesty the Queen on the occasion of her 60th Birthday Anniversary on 12 August 1992. Situated in a 22-hectare area adjacent to the Children's Discovery Museum, Queen Sirikit Park delights visitors with its vast, manicured landscape, featuring a botanical garden, sculpted pond, the Lotus and Water Lily Yard and the auspicious tree garden, where the auspicious trees from Thailand's 76 provinces are planted in a garden in the shape of Thailand's geographical map.

  • Opening Hours: 5:00 - 18:00 daily
  • Location: Kampaengphet 2 Road, Ladyao, Chatuchak
  • MRT: Chatuchak Park, Phahon Yothin
  • BTS: Mo Chit
  • How to get there: From BTS or MRT (Chatuchak Park), head towards Chatuchak Weekend Market, turn right at Kampangphet 3 Rd., and keep walking (about 10 min.) until you reach Children's Discovery Museum (the park is located in the same area).
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Rama IX Park

Rama IX Park is the largest green space in Bangkok, with a beautiful botanical garden, large lake and gardens inspired by countries around the world. Built in 1987 to celebrate King Bhumibol’s 60th Birthday, a visit to this large park on the outskirts of Bangkok is a great break from the city and, despite all the Read More...

  • Location: 15 minutes from Udom Suk BTS by taxi
  • Address: Suan Luang Rama 9, Sukumvit 103 Road (Udom Suk)
  • Tel: +66 (0)2 32813856
  • Price Range: Entrance 10 Baht
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Romaneenart Park

Close to the Giant Swing and Wat Suthat, Romaneenart Park is the only non-ceremonial park in the Old City area. Built on the site of the old city jail, Romaneenart Park retains one wall and some of the old guard towers as part of the park's architectural features, in addition to the neo-classical buildings in the style of King Rama V period.

A large number of fountains help keep the park cool in the middle of the big city. Romaneenart Park is on Siriphong Road, which runs from Wat Suthat down to Pahurat Textile Market in Bangkok's Little India section, next to Chinatown

  • Opening Hours: 5:00 - 21:00 daily
  • Location: Phra Nakhon (near Wat Sutat)
  • How to get there: Embark the Charo Phraya Express Boat to Memorial Bridge pier, then walk up Chakraphet Road.
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Rot Fai Park

This golf course-turn-public park is set on a sprawling 148-acre area north of Chatuchak Weekend Market. The park’s expansive ground is relatively flat, with shaded jogging and bicycling tracks that run through the park and around the outer perimetre. Remnants of the old golf course can still be seen throughout – the long, narrow fairways, sand Read More...

  • Opening Hours: 04:30 - 21:00 daily
  • Location: Kampaeng Phet 3 Road, Chatuchak
  • MRT: Chatuchak Park
  • BTS: Mo Chit
  • How to get there: From BTS or MRT (Chatuchak Park), head towards Chatuchak Weekend Market, turn right at Kampangphet 3 Rd, and keep walking pass Queen Sirikit Park until you almost reach the end.
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Sanam Luang Park (The Royal Field)

Situated at the heart of Rattanakosin Island, Sanam Luang (the Royal Field) has been in existence since the founding of Bangkok (in 1782). The area was also known as 'Thung Pra Meru' (Royal Cremation Ground), because it was originally used for royal cremations up until the reign of King Rama III, when the king decreed that Read More...

  • Location: Rattanakosin Island (near Khao San Road and the Grand Palace)
  • How to get there: Either take a taxi or embark the Chao Phraya Express Boat to Maharaj or Chang Pier.
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Santichaiprakarn Park

Built around one of the few remaining structures of the old city fortifications, Santichaiprakan Park have become very popular with tourists and city dwellers, especially in the evening when the park fills up with families as well as young Thais and foreigners. Situated on the riverside, the park is one of the few places where you can witness the picturesque Bangkok sunset. On weekends, the park comes to live with street artists, who convene voluntarily to practice before a live audience (park visitors). 

The nearby Phra Artit Road has several eateries and 'chill-out' pubs and bars. You can also make your way to the famous Khao San Road, which is only a ten-minute walk away.

  • Opening Hours: 5:00 - 22:00 daily
  • Location: Sumeru Road, Phra Nakhon
  • How to get there: Embark the Chao Phraya Express Boat to Phra Athit Pier (N13), or take a taxi.
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Santiphap Park

Sitting right in the middle of the Victory Monument area, Santiphap Park may be smaller than other parks in Bangkok, but it's packed with activities, most of which are music-related. People sitting and enjoying the soft sound of Jazz while watching their children play is a common sight in this park. 

  • Opening Hours: 5:00 - 21:00 daily
  • Location: Between Ratchawithi Road and Rang Nam Road, Ratchathewi
  • BTS: Victory Monument
  • How to get there: From BTS Skytrain Victory Monument Station (Exit 4), turn right at the Victory Monument and keep walking for about five minutes and the park is on your right.
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