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Museum of Buddhism Art. 104 Soi 40, Phatthanakan Road, Suan Luang,  0 2321 0048-50   0 2321 0048-50     0 2322 2434 ( fax: 0 2322 2412 ). Mon - Sat 10 AM - 5:30 PM, Sun closed, make contact in advance. This museum features a large private collection of Buddha images and is operated by the Foundation of Thai’s Arts Preservation. The exhibition focuses on the art of Buddha images in accordance with Thai history, with an international standard presentation comprising light, sound ( chanting ), scent ( incense ) in an air conditioned atmosphere. Besides Buddha images and artefacts of different periods, there is also an area allocated to be a shrine as well as museum of the Goddess of Mercy and other major gods of various beliefs in Asia. 250 Baht.

Thai style houses

Ban Kamthieng, 131 Soi Asoke ( Soi 21 ). Tue - Sat 9 AM-noon 1 PM - 5 PM. Housing Siam Society, among the displayed in Bam Kamthieng are traditional tools used by Thai farmers and fishermen in olden times, as well as a large selection of plants from flora of Thailand in its yard. 50 Baht.  

Parks


Chuvit Gardens is conveniently located close to BTS Nana Station next to Soi 10. It's

also a short walk from MRT Sukhumvit Station at the Asoke / Sukhumvit Road junction.

Admission is free.The garden is open to the public between 6:00 AM and 7:00 PM. It is

very well maintained, safe to visit and a quiet place to relax. The rear area of the park is

especially popular with  families with young children. Chuvit Garden - Named in honour

of Mr. Chuvit Kamolvisit.


Benjasiri Park.  was opened in 1992 to commemorate Her Majesty the Queen’s 60th birthday. One of the few parks in the Sukhumvit area, it is situated next to the Emporium shopping centre. It is not one of Bangkok’s larger parks, but it is very well designed and maintained.

The park also features several sculptures and other works of art. Set in a very urban environment, close to a major road and an exclusive shopping centre, Benjasiri Park offers a somewhat unique and relaxed perspective on city life.

Admission is free and the park is open from 05:00 to 20:00.

How to get there: By far the quickest way to  get to the park is by BTS stopping at Phrom  Phong station.  The station leads directly  into the  Emporium which is right next to the park. However, if you must travel by taxi and a journey from the centre of the city will cost around 50 Baht. These buses will take you close to the park:

Bus number: 2, 25, 38, 40, 48, 93

Air conditioned bus number: 1, 2, 8, 11,13, 38, 511

Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok, page 6, Museums on Sukhumvit, Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok, Page 8, Soi 11, Soi 12, Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok, Ambassador Hotel
Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok, Page 7, Museums and Parks on the Sukhumvit road.

Benjasiri Park, Soi 40, Soi 21, Soi 39, Phrom Phong,

Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok, Page 7, Museums and Parks on the Sukhumvit road.