Attractions

Notable Building in Riverside, Silom & Lumphini

Sathorn Unique Tower

Construction began on Sathorn Unique, known colloquially as the Ghost Tower because locals believe the plot of land it occupies to be a former cemetery in 1990. In 1997, with an estimated 75% of the tower completed,…
Notable Building in Thewet & Dusit

Vimanmek Teak Mansion

Originally constructed on Ko Si Chang in 1868 and moved to the present site in 1910, Vimanmek Teak Mansion contains 81 rooms, halls and anterooms, and is said to be the world's largest golden-teak building, allegedl…
Notable Building in Siam Square, Pratunam, Ploen Chit & Ratchathewi

Baiyoke Tower II

Cheesiness and altitude run in equal parts at Baiyoke Tower II, Bangkok’s tallest building (to be usurped by a 'super tower' slated to be finished in 2021). Ascend through a corridor decked with aliens and planets (…
Notable Building in Banglamphu

Mahakan Fort

Dating back to the late 18th century, whitewashed Mahakan Fort is one of two surviving citadels that defended the old walled city. The octagonal fort is a picturesque, if brief and hot, stop en route to Golden Mount…
Notable Building in Thewet & Dusit

Abhisek Dusit Throne Hall

Originally built as a throne hall for Rama V in 1904, the Abhisek Dusit Throne Hall is typical of the finer architecture of the era. Victorian-influenced gingerbread architecture and Moorish porticoes blend to creat…
Notable Building in Thewet & Dusit

Chitlada Palace

Formerly the official residence of the Thai royal family, Chitlada Palace is also a royally funded agriculture centre demonstrating the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej's commitment to the progress of the country’s majo…