SuvarnabhumiAirport is one of two international airports serving Bangkok, Thailand. The other one is Donmuang International Airport. It also serves as regional gateway and connecting point for various foreign carriers. It is located about 25 km (16 mi) east of downtown Bangkok. Suvarnabhumi is the tenth busiest airport in the world, sixth busiest airport in Asia, and the busiest in the country.
Landmarks in Bangkok
Don Mueang Airport is considered to be one of the world's oldest international airports and Asia's oldest operating airport. It was the 14th busiest airport in the world and 2nd in Asia by passenger volume. Currently, Don Mueang is the main hub for Nok Air, Thai AirAsia, Thai Lion Air, and Orient Thai Airlines.
Queen Sirikit National Convention Center (QSNCC) is a convention center and exhibition hall located in Bangkok, Thailand. The QSNCC was built to host events, especially conferences and exhibitions and has hosted numerous international events. The QSNCC is also home to the Plenary Hall, a theatre style hall, which has a capacity of up to 6000 people.
Bumrungrad Hospital is a multiple-specialty medical center located in Bangkok, Thailand. Bumrungrad is Southeast Asia’s largest private hospital. As a regional referral center for specialty medicine, it is one of the world’s popular medical tourism destinations. Bumrungrad is a "one-stop" center for medical services – especially for surgery procedures, and features 580 beds, 38 specialty centers and clinics, and more than 1,200 doctors representing virtually all specialties and sub-specialties of medicine. Dental, general and specialty medicine, advanced diagnostics and therapeutics, surgical services, intensive care, and rehabilitation are available in these modern and efficient medical facilities.
Platinum Fashion Mall is a 5 billion baht shopping mall in Pratunam, Bangkok, Thailand, which specializes in fashion clothes and accessories retail and wholesale.The clothes shops operate on the principle that buying 1 piece is a retail sale and warrants retail price, but buying 3 (or sometimes more) pieces is wholesale and you get the wholesale price. It is also near Central World Plaza. Platinum 2, located at the grounds next to Platinum 1 as well.
Emporium is located on Sukhumvit Road at Sukhumvit Soi 24 beside Benjasiri Park and connected directly to the PhromPhong Station on theSukhumvit Line of the BTS Skytrain by a footbridge.Along with Emporium department store, the mall contains a cinema multiplex and book, record, fashion and trinket shops, a grocery store, a food court and many upscale restaurants.Emporium is a popular hub for entertainment, food and education for local residents and visitors.
The EmQuartier, opened in May 2015, comprises the commercial The EM District in Bangkok with the Emporium, and the EmSphere. All three buildings have total area of 2,500,000 square feet of mixed use retail space and are located on a 50-rai plot of land adjacent to Benjasiri Park. World-class brands names such as Tiffany & Co; French jeweller considered Van Cleef&Arpels; separate Dior boutiques for women and men Dior Lady and Dior Homme; Burberry; Emporio Armani; Issey Miyake; TOD’s; Canali; PatekPhillipe; Rolex; Hublots are located inside the Emquartier.
Central Embassy is a modern with global outlook that continues to set the new standard in urban retail throughout South-East Asia. Central Embassy is the new retail and style face of Thailand, anchored by a forward thinking ethos that aims to educate, stimulate and delight that comprised of an 8-story retail podium and verdant sky terraces.
Central World is a shopping plaza and complex in Bangkok, Thailand. It is the sixth largest shopping complex in the world. It marketed itself as a middle class shopping center, opposed to the upper class-market Siam Paragon. CentralWorld is located on one of Bangkok's busiest shopping and tourism districts.
Siam Paragon is one of the biggest shopping centers in Asia. It includes a wide range of specialty stores and restaurants as well as a multiplex movie theatre (consisted of 15 large size theaters with one of them having the biggest screen and seating capacity in Asia) and the Sea Life Ocean World (Underwater world) aquarium (the largest aquarium in South East Asia) and an exhibition hall and the Thai Art Gallery and also an opera concert hall. It also has a large bowling alley and karaoke center.
Erawan Shrine or Four Faced Buddha is a Hindu shrine in Bangkok, Thailand, that houses a statue of PhraPhrom, the Thai representation of the Hindu god of creation Lord Brahma. It is located at the Ratchaprasong intersection of Ratchadamri Road in Pathum Wan district. It is near the Bangkok Skytrain'sChitlom Station, which has an elevated walkway overlooking the shrine. The area has many shopping malls nearby, including Gaysorn, CentralWorld and Amarin Plaza.
Siam Discovery Center is located next to Siam Paragon. It is one of Bangkok's first shopping malls.
Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC) is a convention and exhibition hall in Bang Na district, Bangkok,Thailand. It opened in 1997 and has a total floor area of 50,400 square metres. Among the events it hosts is the annual Bangkok International Motor Show.
Chatuchak Weekend Market (JJ Market) is the largestmarket in Thailand. Chatuchak Market, also known as JJ Market, has more than 8000 stalls which are separated into 27 sections. Chatuchak Market has 9 kinds of goods: plants, antiques, pets, food and drinks, fresh and dry food, ceramics, furniture and home decoration, clothes, and book.
Ekkamai Eastern Bus Terminal is a small and well organized bus station. It is very easily accessible by public transport as it is next to the Ekkamai BTS station. There are fixed bus routes from Bangkok to the Eastern Seaboard and the Cambodian border. All buses are air-conditioned touring cars. You can buy tickets inside the bus terminal.
Landmarks in Pattaya
Central Festival Pattaya Beach is a shopping mall in Pattaya, Thailand. The mall opened in 2009 and was the first shopping mall of Central Pattaya. It houses more than 370 retail shops, 5 anchors including an entertainment complex, a 5-floor central department store.
Sanctuary of Truth is a truly awe-inspiring sanctuary to a philosophical truth, which tells of the importance religion, philosophy and art has played in human development and the folly of neglecting morality and spiritual contentment in the pursuit of materialism. It is a beautiful and humbling demonstration of human endeavour and skill, particularly when you realise that none of the wood being used has been treated or chemically protected.
Underwater World Pattaya is a leisure attraction showcasing the rich variety of marine life found around the region. It complements the many other educational and recreational activities. Besides opening visitors eyes to the brilliance and diversity of undersea life, Underwater World Pattaya also plays an important role in education and marine conservation. School visits are actively supported, and new educational programs are constantly being developed.
Art In Paradise takes the traditional assumptions of what an art gallery should be and completely ignores them. Instead, the art is brought to life and the visitors can become part of it through the use of optical illusions and playing with perspective. Stand in the right position and take a picture from the right angle and it looks like you are flying a magic carpet in the desert, crossing a rickety bridge in the jungle, swimming with dolphins in the ocean or putting the finishing touches to famous masterpieces.
Pattaya Floating Market is known as the “Four Regions Floating Market”, the sub-sections of this 100,000sqm development represent the four major areas of Thailand – the north, northeast, central and south. This representation comes in the form of shops and stalls selling souvenirs, fruits, food, art, handicrafts, postcards and clothing as well as regular cultural shows and demonstrations. Some of the 114 vendors do indeed float, selling their wares from traditional boats and canoes.
Walking Street Pattaya are quite unlike anything else in Thailand. Taking its name from the fact that it is closed to vehicle traffic after 18:00, almost every building on both sides of the road – as well as many in the side streets around it – is a nightclub, beer bar, restaurant or go-go bar to the extent that the road is almost completely deserted during daylight hours as virtually everything is shut. At night, however, the road comes alive with neon lights, thumping music from different genres, food vendors, street performances and party animals from around the world.
NongNooch Tropical Botanical Garden are full to bursting with some of the most remarkable flowers, displays and landscaped gardens in Thailand, if not the world. The team behind them have repeatedly won international awards for their designs, which include 17th-century-French-style gardens, a recreation of Stonehenge, creative topiary displays and gardens created exclusively with cacti, bonsais and tropical palms. It is also the home of over 670 native and hybrid species of orchid, an excellent elephant talent show and regular displays of classic Thai dancing, boxing and drumming.
Ripley’s Believe It or Not! contains over 300 exhibits which will boggle the mind. Telling only true stories and facts, the surprising and shocking displays prove that the truth really is stranger than fiction. Alongside this museum of the marvellous are several fun rides, a waxworks museum, a 12D Moving Theatre and the extremely popular Sky Rider – the yellow and white balloon which can be seen rising above Pattaya Beach, offering unique views of the city and the surrounding area.
Khao Chi Chan (“Buddha Mountain”) has the largest stone engraving of Buddha in the world looking down on you from the side of limestone hill is a very humbling experience. Etched with a laser into the side of what used to be a resource for the construction industry, the 109-metre-high image was then marked out in gold. It was completed in 1996 to mark the 50th anniversary of His Majesty the King of Thailand’s accession to the throne and has since become a popular attraction for Thais and foreign visitors alike.
Mini Siam (The Miniature World) had been started to research the project in 1985, and had been constructed in 1986 with more 29 Rais which separated to be Mini Siam, and Mini Europe. For the rest area, there are the Booking Halls, the Souvenir Shops for lease, and the Parking Lots. The Democracy Monument in Bangkok was the first model to build
Cartoon Network Amazone Pattaya is the world's first Cartoon Network-themed waterpark. The waterpark proved to be an instant hit when it splashed onto the scene at the end of 2014 with 10 exciting entertainment zones to discover. From powering up with Ben 10 on all-new high speed water rollercoasters, or going vertical with Jake from Adventure Time, there is an exhilarating splash landing for guests of all ages and adrenaline requirements. For the littler ones, the Powerpuff Girls, Gumball, Darwin, and other lovable Cartoon Network characters await at Cartoonival, the world's largest aqua playground packed with over 150 water attractions.
Teddy Bear Museum Pattaya is the first and only museum in Southeast Asia. Enjoy taking the pictures of teddy bear, which has more than 2000. Dolls come in many sizes from small to large which each of them will fit into the concept of each zone. Meet 12 picture zones which each zone will have a different concept. You can feel the cuteness of those Teddy fully whether to hold or hug, temperature, light and sound that makes we feel like go into the world of Teddy really and there have a special show of Teddy Bear every Saturday and Sunday at Fairytale zone.