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We enjoyed our time here. It is a peaceful oasis in the busy city. The beautiful grounds are a good place to let kids walk around before going into the more subdued sanctuary. The posted ticket price is 400 baht for adults, 200 baht for...More
I went there on a Saturday afternoon, imagining a would find the place crowded, but luckily I was wrong, what I have found was a quiet place with just a few people.
As soon as you get to the gate, you will find the elephant...More
I had a day out with a friend who was a guide. We chose two places that neither of us had visited before. The Erawan Museum is a nonsense. Apart from the three headed elephant which can be seen from a great distance (and probably...More
Bangkok BTS has now extended their train line to the museum area (BTS Station E17) so it's more convenient to get to the museum. After you arrive at the BTS station, go to exit 1 and walk down the stairs. You can then walk along...More
A colossal structure that is very impressive. Lovely inside and with fabulous detail. Small well kept gardens. Unfortunately, many "tacky" elephants serenade you as you walk beneath them. More like a very cheap seaside attraction, not in keeping with this place, the noise is disturbing...More
The main outstanding attraction of the museum is the huge three headed elephant made from copper. Most of the area is made up of many statues of elephants aswell as the beautiful water features inside the museum grounds. It is possible to go inside the...More
Erawan Museum is a museum in Samut Prakan Province and well known for its giant three-headed elephant art display.
Inside the giant elephant is a gallery of ancient buddha statues.
It is also mark the Railway's Kilometre Zero of Bangkok Railway Station.
Trying to do these things in 3 days: Dec 24th afternoon-evening Dec 25th almost whole day Dec 26th morning and early afternoon. But not sure how many temples my family will be interested in, so some we won't visit due to too far and too much of traffic. Also, not all museums either. Trying to cut down on attractions; which are really worth? We hired a guide who will be taking us with public transportation or taxis etc. Golden buddha (next door to my hotel) Loy Nava Cruise - Dec 25th,...More
December 17, 2014|
I don't see how you can do all of that in basically 2 full days.
Need your input of this customized journey in Bangkok (13 Replies)
The quote is $500 (USD) for 2 adults and 2 teenagers for half day of 24th, full day of 25th Dec and half day of 26th Dec. December 24th : Meeting at hotel at 12:30pm. 13.00 Grand Palace 14.30 Wat Arun 15.30 Wat Pho 16.30 Flower Market 17.30 Back to hotel December 25th Meeting at hotel at 8.30am. 09.00 Wat Saket 10.00 Wat Suthat + Giant Swing (worth visiting???) 11.00 Old Bangkok area (what is there???) 12.00 Lunch 12.30 Canal Tour 13.30 Baan Silapin (Artist House) ...More
September 10, 2014|
Just a question, we will be in Bangkok on Jan 1st from 5 pm onwards. Our flight is early morning on Jan 2nd. What can we do on Jan 1st evening in Bangkok? Anything nearby to visit?
Colden, New York
Bangkok itinerary feedback please! (6 Replies)
We are 2 seniors on a 3+ month long trip to SE Asia and have 7 full days in Bangkok with about 3 half days. Our time in Bangkok is broken up into 4 separate stays-same hotel Bossotel. I have the N. Chandler map which I've used to try to work out an efficient itinerary but since this is our first trip to Bangkok I'd appreciate any feedback as I may have got it totally wrong. 1/29/14 arrive from PP. Flt. arrives around 10 am. Plan is to check into hotel and just wander around to get our...More
October 02, 2013|
Response fromBeth S|
I have never been to Bangkok myself so this reply in its self is not going to be much help! However I am at the early stages of planning a trip next year.. Your itinerary sounds amazing - your going to have an unreal time! Hope someone clued up replies to you :) All the best X