Thailand Creative & Design Center


Taking up a sizeable chunk of Bangkok's art-deco main post office is this 'playground for creativity'. In practical terms, that means an art- and design-heavy research library, work spaces, gallery space and a cafe, all in a package that screams to be Instagrammed.

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2. Bangkokian Museum

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3. Institute of Islamic Art

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4. Assumption Cathedral

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5. Holy Rosary Church

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6. The Jam Factory

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7. Number 1 Gallery

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8. Talat Noi

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