8 Most Instagram-Worthy Spots Around Bangkok
This 17-storey cylindrical tower is a hidden gem as it is rarely mentioned in any guidebook. The “Dragon Temple” represents a mixture of Chinese culture and Thai architecture. Standing 80 metres tall, it honours the number of years Buddha lived and was used by monks as a place to study and meditate.
92/8 Sam Phran, Sam Phran District, Nakhon Pathom
You might spot this museum by the giant three-headed elephant sculpture erected on a massive pedestal. A tourist attraction as well as a holy shrine, the museum is divided into three main floors representing the Underworld, Earth and Heaven. The building's beautiful pink colour offers a magical vibe that will definitely keep your followers dreaming.
99/9 Bang Mueang Mai, Mueang Samut Prakan District, Samut Prakan
Open daily 9am-7pm
3/8Soi Nana, Chinatown
A popular gathering place for art and culture lovers, Soi Nana is one of Bangkok's coolest spot, offering edgy bars, galleries and cafes. Well-known attractions on this strip include Teens of Thailand, Tep Bar, Ba Hao, Wallflowers Upstairs and Cho Why—all charismatic in their own right. Collectively, the street's independent vibe from the rest of Chinatown makes it a great place to snap some artsy street style photos for your feed.
Soi Nana, Pom Prap, Pom Prap Sattru Phai District, Bangkok
Located in the historical side of Bangkok, this fairly new hotel from the Sukosol family has a stunning old soul, filled with art, antiques and three acres of plush gardens. It's the perfect place to stay when visiting Bangkok or for locals, a weekend staycation. Amongst the most prized pieces in the hotel is the vintage pool table, but with anything you photograph or photograph yourself with, treat them with the utmost respect. #TatlerRule
3 2 Khao Road, Wachira Phayaban, Dusit District, Bangkok
5/8Tenshino Japanese Restaurant
Located on the second floor of the Pullman Bangkok King Power, this Japanese restaurant blends Japanese traditions of food and materials with the elegant Western design of a French Brasserie for at atmosphere so unique. The restaurant is divided into five sections, each with different aesthetic, from bamboo to marble tables. It's simply the best of both worlds your IG feed needs.
Second Floor, Pullman Bangkok King Power, 8-2 Rang Nam Alley, Phaya Thai Road, Ratchathewi District, Bangkok
Open daily 6-11pm
02 680 9999, tenshinobangkok.com
Hailing from one of Thailand's most successful fashion brands, this parlour is a fairytale that has manifested into real life. Think Alice In Wonderland meets Wes Anderson. Sretsis Parlour is the perfect Instagram spot for a dreamy feed full of delicious cakes, drinks and whimsical interiors. There's also a secret pink room that you can maybe access if you are a celebrity.
Second Floor, Central Embassy, 1031 Ploenchit Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok
Open daily 10am-8pm
7/8Eagle's Nest Bar
Looking for the perfect shot of Wat Arun temple? Eagle's Nest is another hidden gem, located in a small soi in Bangkok's Old Town. With the rooftop bar's 360 view of its quaint surroundings, it's an ideal place to enjoy drinks, relax and capture shots of some of the capital's most famous ancient icons.
47-49 Tha Tian Alley, Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Phra Nakhon District, Bangkok
Monday-Thursday 5pm-midnight; Friday-Sunday 5pm-1am
8/8Siwilai City Club
One of the chicest social clubs in town with its neon light installations, record display and cosy interiors as well as outside seatings, Siwilai City Club has actually seven different sections offering unique aesthetic and character—perfect for carousels or even multi-post feed design. Enjoy delicious bites and drinks in between snaps.
Level 5, Central Embassy, 1031 Ploenchit Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok
Open daily 11am-midnight
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