The St. Regis Bangkok

159 Rajadamri Road, Bangkok 10330 Thailand
+66 2 207 7777

The Very Best of Bangkok


Discover the true meaning of Thainess and the remarkable attractions recommended by our St. Regis Bangkok concierge.

Points of Interest


Erawan Shrine
0.3 KM/0.2 MILES

According to Hindu belief, Phra Phrom is the god of builder, who can get rid of difficulty and obstacles and encourage fortune and success for the worshippers with respectful mind.

Opening hours: Daily 6:00 AM – 11:00 PM

Getting there: Approx. 7 minutes walking from the hotel, located at the Ratchaprasong intersection

Admission fee: Complimentary
Jim Thompson's Museum
2.0 KM/1.2 MILES

The exquisite complex of six traditional Thai teak houses once belonged to James H.W. Thompson, later founded the world famous  Jim Thompson Thai Silk Company in 1948.

Opening hours: Daily 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Getting there: BTS skytrain National Stadium station

Admission fee: Adult THB 100, Child THB 50 per person
Suan Pakkad Palace
3.0 KM/ 1.9 MILES

This complex of 5 Thai-style houses has an important collection of Asian antiques. An exquisite lacquer pavilion is decorated with sumptuous late Ayutthaya period gold leaf mural.


Opening hours: Daily 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Getting there: BTS skytrain Phyathai station

Admission fee: THB 150 per person
Grand Palace
6.0 KM/3.7 MILES

The Grand Palace is a must-see attraction as being the most famous landmark in Bangkok. The Highlight is Wat Phra Kaew (Temple of the Emerald Buddha), which was carved from flawless green jade. A strict dress code applies.

Opening hours: Daily from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM, except during special royal ceremonies.

Getting there: BTS skytrain Saphan Taksin station (Exit 2), followed by a Chao Phraya River Express boat to Chang Pier, and then it’s a short walk to the Grand Palace’s main entrance.

Admission fee: THB 500 per person
Wat Po - Reclining Buddha
6.0 KM/3.7 MILES

Wat Po is famous for two things: (1) the 46-meter-long Reclining Buddha built in 1832 featuring the feet beautifully inlaid with mother-of-pearls and (2) the Thai massage.

Opening hours: Daily 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Getting there: BTS skytrain Saphan Taksin station (Exit 2), followed by a Chao Phraya River Express to Tha Tien Pier (N8) and then walk straight onto Na Phra Lan Road to Wat Pho.

Admission fee: THB 50 per person
Thai National Museum
6.5 KM/4.0 MILES

One of the largest and most comprehensive museums in Southeast Asia.

Opening hours: Wednesday to Sunday from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Getting there: BTS skytrain Saphan Taksin station (Exit 2), followed by a Chao Phraya River Express boat to Ta Phrachan Pier where you can walk to the museum which is next to Thammasat University.

Admission fee: THB 40 per person
Pak Khlong Talad (Flower Market)
7.1 KM/ 4.4 MILES

Pak Khlong Talat is is the largest flower Market in Bangkok, offering millions of colorful flowers from everywhere in the world.

Opening hours: Daily, 2.00 AM – 6.00 PM

Getting there: BTS skytrain Saphan Taksin Station (Exit 2), take a Chao Phraya Express Boat to either Saphan Phut or Rajini piers.
Weekend Market A Chatuchack Park
7.4 KM/ 4.6 MILES

Known among Thais as JJ market (jay jay), this Bangkok’s largest weekend market offers clothes, accessories, souvenirs, antiques, handicrafts, housewares and home décor at bargainable prices.

Opening hours: Saturdays and Sundays, 7.00 AM – 8.00 PM

Getting there: MRT subway Kamphaeng Phet station/ BTS skytrain Mo Chit Station (Exit 1)
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)
7.9 KM/ 4.9 MILES

The main highlight of visiting Wat Arun is the statuesque Khmer-style pagoda and steep climbing to the top level to enjoy a spectacular views of Chao Phraya River and the surrounding landmarks of Bangkok.

Opening hours: Daily, 8.30 AM – 5.00 PM

Getting there: BTS skytrain Saphan Taksin station (Exit 2), take a Chao Phraya River Express to Tha Tien Pier (N8) and take a cross river ferry to Wat Arun.

Admission fee: THB 20 per person
Baan Silapin Artist's House
12.5 KM/ 7.7 MILES

Baan Silapin, also known as the Artist’s House is a 200 year old house dedicated to bringing to life Thai folklore through traditional rhythmic dances and puppetry shows. In this beautifully restored teak hut accessible only via a Klong, a feature is a 300 year old chedi (Buddhist monument) from the Ayutthaya period and unique art pieces showcasing local Thai culture that merit a visit.

Opening hours: Thursdays - Sundays, 2.00 PM – 11.00 PM

Getting there: BTS skytrain Wongwian Yai station and take a taxi towards Soi Phet Kasem 28

Admission fee: Complimentary
Damnoen Saduak Floating Market
95.6 KM/ 59.4 MILES

Damnoen Saduak is the most popular floating market in Thailand. Apart from shopping along the canal, the highlight is hiring a boat around the floating market to see the fascinating surroundings while observing the Thai local way of life on the river bank of more than 100 years ago.

Opening hours: Fridays - Sundays, 2.00 PM – 8.00 PM

Getting there: BTS skytrain Wongwian Yai station, then take a taxi towards Soi Phet Kasem 28.
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