The best parks to visit in Bangkok

If you are looking for a place to relax away from the hassles and bustles of Bangkok city, read on to find out about some of the best parks available.

While in Bangkok, you can enjoy the clean and fresh air at some of its parks, which are lined with green foliage and tree clusters away from the skyscrapers, noisy traffic, and neon lights of the bustling capital. Here are some of the best parks to visit.

Lumphini Park

If you do not want to travel far away from the city cosmopolitan, this is the best park to visit and relax. It was named after the birthplace of Buddha in Nepal. Covering 58 Acres, Lumphini Park is the largest outdoor green space and even has an artificial lake.

Si Nakhon Khuen Khan Park

The park is located at the Phrapradaeng Peninsula southeast of the city. The park has a large lake and a bird-watching tower. Its surroundings are also ideal for cycling and hiking.

Phutthamonthon

The park is located west of the city centre. It is mostly renowned for its sculptures which represent the various stages Buddha went through in his life. One of its sculptures stands at 15.8m high and is considered one of the tallest in the world.

Rama IX National Park

The park which is located southwest of the city centre is the largest in Bangkok. It was built to celebrate the 60th birthday of King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

Benjakiti Park

The park was once home to a wide range of factories and warehouses. It has an artificial lake, which is about 2km in diameter, making it ideal for joggers and cyclists.

Metro Forest Project

This green space lies east of the city. It was built for reforestation purposes. It has an observation tower and skywalk for visitors to enjoy its cool and mesmerising green space.

While Bangkok may be known for its bustling nightlife, and city tours, also offers places where you can unwind, relax, and enjoy fresh clean air in its parks.

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