Bangkok, more interesting places

Before starting, we remind you that the first visits to consider are:

The Grand Palace.
The Grand Palace
The Wat Pho
The Wat Arun
The Wat Arun
Chinatown.
Chinatown

Opening hours: Daily, 24 hours.

A small temple that awakens an enormous devotion, the offerings provide a vivid scene always boisterous.
The place where the temple stands is an excellent example of typical eclecticism, where everything has a place and everything mingles โ€“ tradition, market, wealth, technology and religion.

Erawan shrine, Bangkok.
Erawan shrine

If you have some free time during your visit to the Siam commercial district, you can spend it here.
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Erawan shrine.
Erawan shrine
Jim Thompson house museum.
Jim Thompson house museum
Silk cocoons for Jim Thompson fabrics.
The raw material of Jim Thompson fabrics

Jim Thompson House Museum

Opening Hours: Daily from 09h00 to 18h00. The last Guided Tour at 18h00.

Jim Thompson was an architect who travelled to Thailand just after the end of World War II. He decided to settle in Bangkok.

Attractive visit for those who are interested in knowing traditional Thai architecture and ethnography, through his valuable collection that recreates the Thai cultural universe.

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Snakes Farm

Venom extraction. Monday to Friday 11h00 (except holidays).
Snake Handling and taking photos. Monday to Friday 14h30 (except holidays).
Weekends and special Holidays. Snake Handling at 11h00.

Queen Saovabha Institute snake farm
Queen Saovabha Institute snake terrarium

Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute. Discard it only if you have panic to the snakes, for everyone else this modern research centre is worth a visit.

Link to the Red Cross website.

Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute.
Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute
Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute.
Terrarium. Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute
Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute.
Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute

Lumpini Park

Lumpini park.
Lumpini park

Opening hours: Daily from 04h30 to 21h00.
This park in the centre of Bangkok is splendid, very popular for outdoor sports like cycling, running, aerobics, ballroom dancing, etc. At dusk, the atmosphere is especially pleasant.

Lumpini park.
Lumpini park
Lumpini park.
Lumpini park
Lumpini park.
Lumpini park

Siriraj Medical Museum

Opening hours: Monday to Saturday, from 09h00 to 16h00.
This museum of science offers a unique tour that looks at the different causes of death and ways of dying and gives us an idea about the risks that living entails.

Siriraj Museum.
Siriraj Museum

Recommended for curious adults and those related to human medicine and health.
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Siriraj museum
Siriraj museum.
Siriraj museum
Siriraj museum
Siriraj museum

Rattanakosin Exhibition Hall

Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday, from 10h00 to 19h00 (entrance to the last session permitted at 18h00). Three routes, from 1 hour to 4 hours.

Rattanakosin Exhibition Hall

Recommended for those travellers interested in diving in the history and culture of Bangkok and the current Chakri dynasty. A sweet and patriotic vision, Bangkok from the eyes of its inhabitants.

Interactive, rich in visual and sound resources. Visit available in English with a headset device.
Linkย to the Rattanakosin Exhibition Hall.

Rattanakosin Exhibition Hall.
Rattanakosin Exhibition Hall
Rattanakosin Exhibition Hall.
Rattanakosin Exhibition Hall
Bangkok from the Wat Saket.
Bangkok from the Wat Saket

The Golden Mountain & the Wat Saket

Opening hours: 08h00 โ€“ 16h00.

Temple located on a hill that offers an excellent view of the city. Dating back to the Ayutthaya Period, it has become one of the most precious symbols of the city. The best time to visit is early in the morning or an hour before closing.

Further information, here the post about Golden Mountain and Wat Saket.

Wat Saket and the Golden Mountain.
Wat Saket and the Golden Mountain
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Bangkok, more interesting places
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We broaden Bangkok's offer for tourism, with information about places that you might consider according to your personal interests.
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Manuel Francisco Jalรณn

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