Commissioned by Rama V soon after he came to the throne, this beautiful temple is decorated with Chinese porcelain. European influences...
Saranrom Royal Garden
Easily mistaken for a European public garden, this Victorian-era green space was originally designed as a royal residence in the time of...
These two air-conditioned săh·lah (pavilions) near the eastern entrance to the temple grounds are run by the school affiliated with Wat...
This art deco Bangkok landmark, a former cinema dating to 1933, is one of the few remaining places kŏhn can be witnessed. The...
Old Siam Plaza
Sugar junkies, be sure to include this stop on your Bangkok eating itinerary. The ground floor of this shopping centre is a candy land...
Johnny’s Gems information
Lonely Planet review
A long-time favourite of Bangkok expats, Johnny’s Gems is a reliable name in an unreliable business. The namesake founder has since passed away, but his son carries on the spick-and-span reputation, primarily dealing in rubies and emeralds from fun to serious.