Treat Yourself: 5 Bangkok Parks for Those in Need of Some Fresh Air

Looking for a quick escape in the big city? Take a walk and relax at these public parks that are gauranteed to help you de-stress after a long day!

Benchakitti Park

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A recreational park built in honor of the Queen’s 60th birthday, this 51 acre green space is located on Ratchadapisek Rd. Simply take the MRT to Queen Sirikit National Convention Center for a visit. There are many sections within the park, providing amenities such as public playground, bike routes, and running tracks. There is also a lake within the park for those who love to chill by the water.

State Railway Public Park — Suan Rod Fai

state railway park

Officially known as Wachirabenchathat Park, this 148 acre land is one of the biggest in Bangkok. Situated among tall buildings in Phaholyothin District, this park is perfect of those who need a mid-day escape. Other facilities within the park includes Butterfly and Insect Museum, Highest Fountain in Thailand, and Sports and Recreational Center.

Santi Chai Prakan Public Park

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One of Bangkok’s only two waterfront parks, Santi Chai Prakan has a stunning view of Chao Phraya river. The beautiful architecture is of traditional Eastern style. Visitors can purchase snacks from food vendors nearby and enjoy a picnic on the grass.

Queen Sirikit Park

sirikit park

Built in honor of the Queen, this botanical garden is situated next to Chatuchak park. Stop over for a refreshing break after a shopping spree at Chatuchak Market. This 77 acre space includes many different species of plants from all over Thailand. Be sure not to miss the beautiful Lotus Garden located within the park.

King Rama IX Park

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The park was built through collaborative efforts as a gift to King Rama IX of Thailand. This 197 acre space was developed from deserted land. Now one of the biggest green-space in Bangkok, the park boasts various gardens including an orchid nursery and a water garden.

 

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Chillpainai.com, Kapook.com, Pantip.com

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