Bang Na is an outskirts district of Bangkok which is close to Suvarnabhumi Airport (Bangkok’s main airport). Frankly, it is not a great place for sight-seeing. However, there are still things to do in this area. If you are finding the activities to do in Bangna, you have come to the right place. In this post, I intend to recommend you what to do in Bangna and the area around. I hope you find it useful.
1. BITEC (Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre)
BITEC is a large convention and exhibition center. Many events are held here all year long. You can check the events at its website. The center can be reached by BTS Skytrain (get off at Bangna station and take a short walk).
2. Central Bangna
Central Bangna is a big shopping mall in this area. Same as other branches of Central, You can find luxury and international products here. This branch cannot be reached by BTS Skytrain. However, it is a great shopping place for people in this area.
3. Mega Bangna
Mega Bangna is a big shopping mall that is not located in Bangna district. It is located in Samutprakarn province which is not far from Bangna area. This mall is also not connected with BTS Skytrain, but there is a free shuttle bus running between Udomsuk BTS Station and the mall. There are restaurants, coffee café, brand stores, digital cinemas, bowling lane, and ice skate rink in the mall. You can see my review of this mall here.
IKEA is a Swedish home furniture company which is located in Mega Bangna. If you are a fan of IKEA, now you can visit it in Bangkok. You can see my review of this store here.
5. The Erawan Museum
The Erawan Museum is a museum with the giant three-headed elephant sculpture. This museum is located in Samutprakarn province which is not far from Bangna. You can see my review of this museum here.