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This monument looks quite impressive however it was recommended to us by the Concierge at the hotel & unsure why other than from a patriotic point of view.
It’s a big monument on a very busy intersection so you can’t get too close, there are...More
This large white monument is located on a roundabout on Ratchadamnoen Avenue. No direct access, you can only see from the road. The monument itself is nothing exceptional and I would not go there extra to see it, but if you are in the area,...More
There are so many impressive structures around the city but all devoid of greenery. The Democracy Monument has an excellent layout and the surroundings are alive with shrubs and grass. An impressive structure in the middle of some very busy traffic. a slow roll by...More
This impressive tall monument stands out conspicuously on a roundabout, not far from the Royal Palace, celebrating the change over from absolute monarchy to democracy around 80 years ago.
Not easy to stop but a good photograph can be taken if you go slowly near...More
khlong taxi from Democracy M to Sukhumvit (1 Replies)
Hi From Democracy Monument area, how to go back to Sukhumvit. I know one way is to go by the khlong taxi. Appreciate any information on khlong taxi like how much is the charge, how frequent are these khlong taxi plying, how long to reach Sukhumvit from Democracy Monument. Is khlong taxi a good option to use? Thank you.
April 15, 2008|
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Bangkok- Recommendation on my itinerary (4 Replies)
Sawadee ka & hello, Appreciate some comments & recommendations on these: There will be 3 of us in Bangkok from 19th -24thMay,2013 & leaving 25th early morning. 2 people for sightseeing & a person on business, staying at Courtyard by Marriott hotel. Hopefully on some evenings & night my spouse can join us for some night views & dinner. I have compiled itinerary but have not slot in which days to visit what. Sightseeing: THE GOLDEN MOUNT (WAT SAKET), ERAWAN...More
May 14, 2013|
Thank you so much for your reply. This saves many confusion on my part. Btw, would you recommend any tour agent ? Thank you.
Addendum to 12-14 March Rally (0 Replies)
Sorry,I did not see post further down on rally.The initial rally is for Sanam Luang Park nr Democracy Monument but I read in Bangkok Post that different provinces will gather in various locations in city and even thought Sanam Luang is not near tourist hotel areas ,the other areas are.The article aslo said that if the government interfered,they would close major highways? We were in Bangkok 2008 and have maps of city to look at. so I am also being cautious but concerned about travel to and...More