Attractions

Whoever thinks the Thai capital is just about shopping couldn’t be more wrong. For intrepid travellers, there are plenty of exciting activities to do and captivating things to see in Bangkok.

Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok is a great base from which to discover local culture. You can experience different aspects of the city and immerse yourself in a new world. Pack yourself a bag for the road and make your way to see some of the best that Thailand has to offer.

Kids

Fun for young guests is easy to come by. Simply make your way to one of these places that cater to kids and the entire family

Snake Farm (Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute)
Learn to love and appreciate mostly misunderstood reptiles at the Snake Farm
08:30am to 12:00pm / 01:00pm to 04:30pm (Monday to Friday)

Museums

Sites where history comes to life, these are great places to learn about the roots of a culture that has withstood the winds of time

Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles
Discover a diverse array of textiles at the country’s first dedicated textile conservation laboratory
09:00am to 04:30pm (daily)
Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)
Witness distinctive works of contemporary art and sculpture at a truly unique space
Tuesday to Friday: 10:00am to 05:00pm|Saturday to Sunday: 11:00am to 06:00pm
Museum Siam
Step back in time and learn more about Thailand’s rich history, heritage and culture
22MIN Away (8.1KM)
10:00am to 6:00pm (Tuesday to Sunday)
Erawan Museum
Named after a three-headed elephant from Hindu mythology, this museum features captivating sculptures and artworks
10KM Away (10MIN)
09:00am to 07:00pm
Suan Pakkad Palace Museum
A former lettuce farm, this museum offers captivating perspectives of traditional Thai lifestyles
09:00am to 04:00pm (daily)
Jim Thompson House
The house of Thailand’s "Silk King" who mysteriously disappeared offers an enthralling visitor experience
6.1KM Away (18MIN)
09:00am to 06:00pm (daily)
The Bangkok National Museum
Your gateway to Thailand’s past, providing a unique look into the nation’s history and culture
09:00am to 04:00pm (Wednesday to Sunday)

Recreation

If you want to spend your day doing something fun and entertaining, make sure to check out these recreational options

Benjasiri Park
Also called Queen’s Park, this is a great spot for some rest, relaxation and recreation
05:00am to 09:00pm
Lumpini Park
Fresh air, tranquillity and downtime are on the cards when you visit this popular park
05:00am to 09:00pm
Siam Niramit

With over 100 performers and 500 costumes, this is a production of unimaginable scale

Show: 08:00pm to 09:20pm | Dinner: 05:00pm to 08:00pm
Siam Park City
With its amusement park and water park, this attraction is perfect for the whole family
10:00am to 06:00pm (daily)
Chatuchak Park
An idyllic public park popular for recreation or relaxation amidst lush landscapes
04:30am to 09:30pm
Joe Louis Traditional Thai Puppet Theatre
In the midst of the renowned the Asiatique night bazaar, come share the fun and the exquisite cultural...
Shows start at 19:30 pm Tuesday-Sunday: Tue-Thu Masterpiece; Fri-Sun Narasimha Avatar (Closed Monday)

Shopping & Dining

Make your way through the city taking its fill of food and modern experiences. From street markets to shopping malls, you will be spoilt for choice

The ICONSIAM Shopping Mall
The ICONSIAM Shopping Mall is an enormous retail and dining experience that dominates several city blocks on...
Open Daily: 10.00 am. - 10.00 pm.
Siam Paragon Shopping Mall
Perfect for shopaholics, this mall features designer brands, speciality stores, an art gallery and more!
10:00am to 10:00pm (daily)
Terminal 21
Travel the world while shopping at this mall featuring airport-style design and unique destination-themed sections
10:00am to 10:00pm (daily)
Asiatique The Riverfront
A captivating shopping experience awaits at this popular open-air emporium by the river
04:00pm to 12:00am
Khaosan Road
The heart of the “backpacking universe”, famed for its bargains, dining and bohemian vibes
08:00am to 02:00am (daily)
Chinatown
The heart of the Chinese community in Bangkok full of colourful culture and foodie adventures
24 hours a day
Damnoen Saduak Floating Market
A blend of Thai exoticism and traditional lifestyles at this unique market on the water
07:00am to 12:00pm (daily)
Pak Klong Talad (Flower Market)
Lose yourself in a floral fantasy at the largest market of its kind in Bangkok
9KM Away (18MIN)
24 hours a day
MBK Centre
Seven floors of shopping and a top floor of entertainment – what more do you need!
10:00am to 10:00pm (daily)
Pantip Plaza
An IT retail hub with unbelievable bargains on computers, electronics and related accessories
10:00am to 09:00pm (daily)
Central World Plaza
This one of a kind “mallscape” brings you the best of retail including designer fashion
10:00am to 10:00pm
Pratunam Market
A wholesale market that is also a window to the local culture in metropolitan Bangkok
24 hours a day
Emporium Shopping Complex
If luxury brands and designer fashion are what you are after, this is the place!
10:00am to 10:00pm
Chatuchak Weekend Market
The largest market in the country with over 8,000 stalls; you’ll be spoilt for choice!
Saturday & Sunday: 09:00am to 06:00pm (entire market) | Wednesday & Thursday: 07:00am to 06:00pm (plant section only) | Friday: 06:00pm to 12:00am (wholesale only)
Siam Discovery
A unique open floor mall, with one-of-a-kind design elements, dining and entertainment options
10:00am to 10:00pm

Temples & Palaces

The richness of local culture is evident the most in these religious places and palaces. You will be awed by the wonder of it all

Wat Pho Man Khunaram
A stunning Chinese temple that combines different architectural styles from China, Tibet and Thailand
08:00am to 05:00pm
The Golden Mount (Wat Saket)
Explore a truly beautiful Thai temple that dates back to the historic Ayutthaya era
08:00am to 05:00pm (daily)
Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho)
A historic temple in Bangkok famed for its awe-inspiring, 46 metre long Buddha statue
08:00am to 05:00pm
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)
Rising majestically by the Chao Phraya River, this temple is a must-visit site in Bangkok
08:30am to 05:30pm
Grand Palace
An iconic palace by the river featuring a stunning display of tradition, architecture and culture
08:30am to 03:30pm
Wat Suthat
Visually striking and historically significant, this temple is well known for its huge red swing
08:30am to 09:00pm