Bangkok Art and Culture Centre

Bangkok Art and Culture Centre is a contemporary arts centre in Bangkok, Thailand. Art, music, theatre, film, design and cultural/educational events take place in its exhibition and performance spaces. The centre includes cafes, commercial art galleries, bookshops, craft shops, and an art library.

Open: Tuesday-Sunday from 10.00 am to 7.00 pm
Phone: +66 (0)2 214 6630

Jim Thompson House

The house is a combination of 6 traditional Thai-style teak-wooden houses, that were purchased from several owners from various parts of Thailand, and brought to the present location. In addition, there are displays of antique, artifacts and collection of Contemporary arts, predominantly of Asian-origin art works.

Open: Daily from 10.00 am to 6.00 pm
Phone: +66 (0)2 216 7368

Wat Pho

Wat Pho is not only one of the most visited Buddhist temples in Bangkok but it is where history, medical science and educational institute combined. Officially named Wat Prachetuphon Vimon Mangkararam, wat pho was believed to be founded during the 16th century and was later served as The Royal Temple of King Rama I of Chakri Dynasty. Laid inside the main ordination hall is the sacred 46-meter Reclining Buddha whose feet are beautifully inlaid with mother-of-pearl, carved with holy signs.

Open: Daily from 8.30 am to 5.00 pm
Phone: +66 (0)2226 0335

Wat Arun

The impressive silhouette of Wat Arun’s towering spires is one of the most recognised in Southeast Asia. Constructed during the first half of the 19th century in the ancient Khmer style, the stupa showcasing ornate floral pattern is decked out in glazed porcelain. It’s especially stunning up close. Apart from its beauty, Wat Arun symbolises the birth of the Rattanakosin Period and the founding of the new capital after the fall of Ayutthaya.

Open: Daily from 8.00 am to 6.00 pm
Phone: +66 (0)2 891 2185

Erawan Shrine

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.

Open: Daily from 6.00 am to 11.00 pm
Phone: +66 (0)2 252 8750

The Grand Palace

The Grand Palace is a complex of buildings at the heart of Bangkok, Thailand. Built in 1782, and served as the home of Thai Kings and the Royal court for 150 years, The Grand Palace continues to have visitors in awe with its beautiful architecture and intricate detail. Wat Pra Kaew enshrines Phra Kaew Morakot (the Emerald Buddha), a sacred Buddha image meticulously carved from a single block of emerald.

Open: Daily from 8.30 am to 3.30 pm
Phone: +66 (0)2 623 5500