A Local’s Perspective


Things To Do in Bangkok

There’s no better person to help plan your Bangkok itinerary than the concierge and front desk team at Kimpton Maa-Lai Bangkok. Whether you’re in town for a day or a week, they will point you in the right direction and help you make the most of your time in and around town. Here are some insider recommendations to help get you started:


Lumphini Park is a 360 rai (57.6-hectare (142-acre) park in Bangkok, Thailand. The park offers rare open public space, trees, and playgrounds in the Thai capital and contains an artificial lake where visitors can rent boats. Paths around the park totalling approximately 2.5 km in length are a popular area for morning and evening joggers. Officially, cycling is only permitted during the day between the times of 10:00 to 15:00. There is a smoking ban throughout the park. Dogs are not allowed.


Immerse yourself in Bangkok’s diverse gastronomic culture with a Chinatown food tour. Anchored around Yaowarat Road, the neighborhood is filled with stalls surrounded by plastic chairs, tea rooms, and sit-down restaurants. The seemingly endless array of options can be overwhelming for first-time visitors, so make the most of your time by letting an expert point you in the right direction.



The Erawan Shrine, formally the Thao Maha Phrom Shrine, is a shrine in Bangkok, Thailand, which houses a statue of Phra Phrom, the Thai representation of Brahma, the Hindu god of creation. It often features performances by Thai dance troupes who are hired by worshippers in return for seeing their prayers answered at the shrine.



Central Embassy stands as Bangkok’s luxury haven, establishing the standard for urban retail and shopping in Southeast Asia. Showcasing high-end brands that epitomize style and exclusivity, the mall is a modern luxury destination. Its allure extends beyond shopping, with authentic global cuisines and commitment to quality services; it offers exclusive fashion, diverse culinary experiences, and a state-of-the-art cinema.



CentralWorld located in the heart of Bangkok and became the largest shopping complex in South East Asia. CentralWorld houses Zen Department Store and Isetan Department Store, SF World Cineplex, TK Park, and flagship stores of world renowned brand. With its prime location and variety, CentralWorld has become an admired destination among local and foreign tourists.

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The one and only world-class shopping complex in Thailand, hailing over 350 flagship stores of the world’s luxurious brands. Visit Paragon Department Store, one of Asia’s largest Department Store, world-class attractions from the largest aquarium in South East Asia ‘Sea Life Bangkok Ocean World’ to the world’s largest kid’s attraction ‘KidZania’ to ‘Paragon Cineplex’ offering sensational entertainment.

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