We know that you could be forgiven for believing that there are no Bangkok parks or green areas to be found in the Thai capital. Where would these parks be in a city where overall space is at a premium – concrete apartments and high-rise hotels appear to merge into each other. However the city is home to some terrific Bangkok parks. These parks and gardens make for exceptional locations to relax and take pleasure in some serenity – well away from the hustle and bustle of Bangkok.
Take Pleasure in the Cities Open Spaces
Bangkok parks are usually the centre for all sorts of activities and sightseeing opportunities. If you’re going to be in Bangkok for a while and looking for locations to workout or keep fit, you can discover practically these at most of the parks. This includes walking, cycling, aerobics, tennis, basketball, weight lifting, rowing and far more. Of course it’s not all effort as many of the parks offer shaded seating locations to take in the beautiful surroundings that make up the surroundings of these parks – consisting of; tropical plants, rare trees, colourful shrubs, ponds or lakes filled with turtles and fish, plus great deals of birds and wildlife!
Below are are some of our favourite Bangkok parks that you ought to try and check out during your visit to the city. We ensure you that there’s a park ideal for each kind of visitor to Bangkok!
Chatuchak Park has a terrific running loop, but not nearly the shade of Lumpini Park as it is surrounded by an extremely busy road. This park does likewise link to the Chatuchak Weekend Market if you’re feeling starving after exercising around the park. Read more…..
Lumpini Park is the most popular park for exercising and working out. There are loads of individuals (Thai and foreign) taking part in running, yoga, dancing and aerobics every morning and afternoon. It’s also a good park to sit and people watch. Cycling is also popular as it’s a huge park. Find out more…..
Suan Rot Fai Park
Suan Rot Fai Park provides loads of shade and is busy with cyclists and runners all the time. The area actually used to be a golf course, so there’s lots of green areas, ponds and gorgeous old trees. This park is frequently visited by Thais. It’s a fantastic location to go for a run or to thrown down a blanket and have a picnic under the huge trees. Read more…..
Benjakiti Park has a lake with a running course and cycle track going right around it. It’s a fantastic park for eager photographers due to the spectacular cityscape views – specifically during the evening time. Read more…..
What’s your thoughts about the parks in Bangkok? Have you visited any of them? Which one is your favourite? Leave your comments below!
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