Created in the 1920 byKing Rama VI on royal land, Lumphini Park is beautiful place in Bangkok where you can escape the traffic of the city. This peaceful 142-acre park offers public green space, trees, playgrounds, jogging and cycling paths, and small lake. Rent a row boat and paddle around the lake, or join the fun and free aerobics classes. A statue of the king stands at the southwestern entrance to the park.
Queen Sirikit National Convention Center (QSNCC)
Queen Sirikit National Convention Center is Thailand's first multi-use convention center, hosting a variety of distinguished national and world events, conferences, exhibitions, trade shows, conventions, receptions, banquets, concert and cultural performances and sports events. Honoring Thailand's architectural and cultural identity, exemplary of "Thai Hi-Tech Architecture" QSNCC is cosmopolitan, peaceful, scenic, kaleidoscopic and very Thai. This flexible convention center is equipped with advanced technology and broad range of convention and meeting services, including sound and lighting, telecommunications and catering. Visit www.qsncc.co.th
The dazzling Grand Palace is Bangkok's most famous landmark. Built in 1782, the palace served as the official residence of the Thai King, Royal court and seat of government for 150 years. The spectacular Grand Palace of Bangkok awes with its beautiful architecture and detail, a salute to the creativity of the Thai people. The Grand Palace complex offers impressive buildings, including Wat Phra Kaew (Temple of the Emerald Buddha), which contains the revered Emerald Buddha that dates back to the 14th century. The Buddha's robes are changed by the King of Thailand in an important Buddhist ritual. While the Thai King lives at Chitralada Palace, the Grand Palace is the spiritual heart of the Thai Kingdom and hosts ceremonious events.
A cutting-edge lifestyle and shopping destination in Bangkok, Central World is the third largest shopping complex in the world. The 8-story complex features hundreds of fashion stores, restaurants, bars, entertainment venues, cultural events and an ice-skating rink. Anchored by Isetan and Zen Department Store - Asia's first lifestyle trend megastore, and SF World Cinema, Central World is home to major retailers like Toys R Us,Power Buy, Adidas, Forever 21, Guess, Swarovski, Gap, and Calvin Klein. Enjoy restaurants and eateries that include The Pizza Company, Oliviers & Co., Manhattan Fish Market and Starbucks Coffee. With its dancing fountains, Central World Square hosts large events, festivals and The New Year's Eve Countdown party.
A fashionista's playground and shopper's paradise, Emporium Thailand offers seven layers of fun, fashion and food. This trendy shopping destination in Bangkok houses department stores, shops, and boutiques with brand name fashions, hot international designers and glamorous garb for the young and trendy. Grab a bite at the Emporium Food Court or at one of the many restaurants, or check out the ground floor supermarket where you can find the best of Thailand. Visit www.emporiumthailand.com