A review of Chatuchak Park, Bangkok

Chatuchak Park is one of the oldest parks in Bangkok. I myself walked pass this park several times when I went shopping at Chatuchak Weekend Market, the biggest outdoor market in Bangkok.

Last week I went to the market again with my friend and while waiting her, I had a chance to walk around in the park.

This park has a long and thin shape with the lake running along.

And there are several bridges in the park. I remember that this park offered either rowboats or watercycles, but on that day I did not see them anymore.

Some people go to this park in the morning and in the evening in order to run. The distance for one round is about 3 kilometers.

After crossing the bridge, I found the area called “a healthy park”. This area is a part of Chatuchak Park.

The area consists of several stations and each station has an exercise equipment and an instruction sign.

Even the instruction is given in Thai language only, I think the picture could help people who don’t know Thai language.

When I was there, it was quiet and not crowded. And I enjoyed the park so much.

This place is not a must-see place in Bangkok. But if you are finding a place to run in Bangkok, this place could be your choice.  And if you want to ride a bicycle, you can go to Vachirabenjatas Park (Suan Rot Fai) which is not far from this park.

Update: January, 2018

Location: The park is located in Chatuchak District. The easiest way to go there is by either skytrain (BTS) or subway (MRT). For skytrain, get off at Mo Chit Station and take either exit no. 1 or exit no. 3. For subway, get off at Chatuchak Park Station and take either exit no. 1 or exit no. 2. 

Admission: Free

Opening Hours: Chatuchak Park opens daily from 4:30 to 21:00.

Have you ever been to Chatuchak Park? Or have you ever been to any public park in Bangkok? Share your experience with me in the comments!

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