Parks and Zoos in Bangkok, Thailand

Parks and amusement parks

Benjasiri Park
In 1992, the park on Sukhumvit Road was created to celebrate the Queen’s 60th birthday. That is why it is also called “Queen’s Park”. It is the best place for fans of sculpture because some of the finest examples of Thai sculptures are arranged here. According to Abbreviationfinder,┬áBNK stands for Bangkok.

Chatuchak
Park
This park is hugely popular with people who have just fallen in love. It also has tennis courts and much more.

Dreamworld
This large amusement park is located about 7 kilometers outside of Bangkok on the outskirts of the city. It is based on Disneyland and offers various replicas of famous European constructions, carousels, auto-scooters and a roller coaster.

King Rama IX. Park
This botanical park and garden measures approximately 80 hectares and is located on Sukhumvit Road. In 1987 it was established on the occasion of King Bhumibol’s birthday.

Lumpini
Park
Bangkok’s answer to “Central Park” in New York; is located in the central part of the city and is the oldest and largest park in Bangkok. It is located near the center of the business district where Silom Road and Rama IV Road meet. Many hotels and office buildings are in its immediate vicinity, so it is full of people doing sports such as joggers. Right in front of him is the monument to King Rama VI, built in 1941. In addition to the Tai Chi exercises in the morning hours, concerts and various other events take place in the park. Chess is played, you can go rowing boats on one of the two lakes or lose your weight in one of the “muscle beaches”. There is also a library and a clock tower in the park. The Lumpini Park is open from 6 a.m.

Romaneenart
Park
The park was built on the edge of the old city prison on Siriphong Road. A wall and some of the old watchtowers have become integral parts of the park. Various fountains offer refreshment on the many hot days in Bangkok. The park has basketball courts, a playground for children and a “muscle beach”.

Safari World
Safari World is located in Min Buri in Bangkok. The large park was divided into two larger areas: in the first area, large game animals are housed in natural open-air enclosures, while in the second, sea creatures can be seen. If you don’t want to walk, you can use the train that runs right through the site.

Santichaiprakan Park
The park was once laid out on the few remaining structures of an old defense system and is popular with Bangkok residents and tourists alike. The park is especially full of families in the evenings. People perform circus tricks. It is located on the banks of the Chao Phraya near Bangkok’s backpacker paradise “Khao San Road”.

Saranrom
Park
Opposite Wat Pho, the largest and oldest temple in the city, is Saranrom Park, an almost forgotten, shady city oasis. It offers a perfect resting place to relax from the city.

Siam
Park
This park, located in Bangkok’s Bungkum district, is a mixture of an amusement park and a water park. In addition to a river-like pool, long water slides, carousels and a lake with artificial waves, there is also a zoological garden and various children’s playgrounds. The Siam Park or its amphitheater is also often a venue for cultural programs.

Zoological gardens

Dusit Zoo
Next to a wonderful park, the Royal Plaza, is Bangkok’s oldest zoological garden. You can see the most famous species of mammals and birds from Africa and Asia. In addition, the zoo offers other animals, a few cafes and an artificial lake. In autumn, one of the two canals that flow through the zoo’s grounds is the venue for the Loi Krathong Festival, the famous raft competition. The zoo is open daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and with an entry fee of 30 baht (approx. 60 cents) it is more than cheap.

Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute (Snake Farm)

This snake farm, the largest in the world after Sao Paolo, is located between Dunant and Rama IV Road, opposite Lumpini Park. More than a thousand poisonous snakes are kept here and are used for the productive development of healing serum. They are deprived of their poison every day. You can watch the extraction of the snake venom from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and on Sundays and public holidays at 10:30 a.m.

Stages

Lumpini Stadium
This stadium is in the immediate vicinity of Lumpini Park. The Thai boxing competitions, which are so popular in Thailand, are held here. The events take place here on a regular basis and alternate with those in the Ratchadamnoen Stadium.

Ratchadamnoen Stadium

Here too, Thai boxing becomes an experience when the best fighters from all over Thailand compete against each other. The events take place here on a regular basis and alternate with those in the Lumpini Stadium.

Parks and Zoos in Bangkok, Thailand

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