Things to do near BTS, Bangkok

BTS (Bangkok Mass Transit System), is an elevated rapid transit system in Bangkok. With this transportation mode, people are able to manage time better. If you are finding things to do near BTS, Bangkok, this post is for you. In this post, I aim to share interesting things to do along the BTS line.

Visit Chatuchak Weekend Market at Mochit BTS station

Chatuchak Weekend Market is the biggest outdoor market in Bangkok and also in Thailand. This market gives visitor a unique shopping experience. There are more than 15,000 stalls in this market. You can find almost everything you want at this market. However, since the market is really huge, I recommend you to read the information about the market before visiting it. Links below are my posts related to this market.

Visit shopping places at Siam BTS station

Siam is Bangkok’s the best entertainment area ever. It is a popular meeting place for teenagers and young adults living in Bangkok. At this area, there are many shopping places such as Siam Paragon, Siam Square One, Siam Center, Siam Discovery, and so on. Besides, there are alleys that are full with tutor schools, boutique shops, and restaurants.

Visit Wat Pathum Wanaram at Siam BTS station

Wat Pathum Wanaram is a temple located in the middle of two huge shopping malls: Siam Paragon and Central World. Inside the temple, you will enjoy the peace and serenity. At this temple, there is a big meditation area. If you are interested in this activity, do not miss it.

Visit Lumpini Park at Sala Daeng BTS station

Lumpini Park is a park located in Silom area, the big business area in Bangkok. It is one of the most popular parks in Bangkok. The park is usually crowded in the morning, especially on weekends. The activities that you can expect to do here are running, swimming, riding the boat, and so on. Besides, there is a library located in the park. 

Visit Jim Thompson House Museum at National Stadium BTS station

Jim Thompson is an American architect who volunteered for service in the U.S. Army and sent to Bangkok. He fell in love with Thailand and decided to live here permanently. And, he is the one who made Thai silk worldwide. Jim Thompson House Museum is a museum housing antiquities and art from several places around the world.

Visit Phya Thai Palace at Victory Monument BTS station

Phya Thai Palace is a palace that is not famous for tourist. The palace was built in the early 1900s by King Rama V and was used as a farm, a hospital, a hotel, a radio station. I myself like the architecture and fresco paintings at this palace. If you love visiting the palace or want to get off the tourist trail, this place could be your choice.

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