Rommaneenart Park


A public park on the grounds of a former prison.

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1. Wat Suthat

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Other than being just plain huge and impressive, Wat Suthat also holds the highest royal temple grade. Inside the wí·hăhn (sanctuary for a Buddha…

2. Vishnu Shrine

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This is one of the few Hindu shrines located in Bangkok's old town.

3. Sao Ching-Cha

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This spindly red arch – a symbol of Bangkok – formerly hosted a Brahmin festival in honour of Shiva, in which participants would swing in ever higher arcs…

4. Thanon Bamrung Meuang Religious Shops

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The stretch of Th Bamrung Meuang (one of Bangkok’s oldest streets and originally an elephant path leading to the Grand Palace) from Th Mahachai to Th…

5. Devasathan

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This is a Hindu shrine in Bangkok's old town.

6. Gurdwara Siri Guru Singh Sabha

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Just off Th Chakkaraphet is this gold-domed Sikh temple. Its large hall is devoted to the worship of the Guru Granth Sahib, the 17th-century Sikh holy…

7. Ban Baat

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The residents of Ban Baat inhabit the only remaining village of three established in Bangkok by Rama I (King Phraphutthayotfa Chulalok; r 1782–1809) to…

8. Phahurat

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Many South Asian traders set up shop in Bangkok's small but bustling Little India, where everything from Bollywood movies to bindis is sold by…