Are you planning to visit the beautiful city of Bangkok anytime soon? Of course, there are plenty of magnificent spots to get your photo taken but the huge crowds and queueing up can be a big no-no. That why we’re letting you in on a little secret on the most Instagram-worthy spots in Bangkok! So, get your cameras ready and put on a smile for some your photos in the Land of Smiles!

1. Erawan Museum

| Location: 99 Moo 1 Bang Mueang Mai, Mueang Samut Prakan District, Samut Prakan 10270, Thailand

| Hours: Every day 9.00 am ~ 7.00 pm



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The Erawan Museum is truly a magnificent example of great architecture and design. The colorful stained-glass ceiling, as well as the pastel pink walls and stairs, are the highlight of this museum. Nonetheless, this isn’t just some IG-worthy spot for taking photos. The three storeys of the museum pertain to the underworld, earth and Heaven according to the Hindu representation of the universe. The museum also showcases a vast collection of artefacts from across different eras.

>> Climb Up the Stairway to Heaven at Erawan Museum <<

* 📷 Photo Tip:
Take a walk up the pink flight of steps. With the pink pastel walls and stained glass in the background, these photos always turn out IG-worthy!

2. Ancient City (Mueang Boran)

| Location: 296/1 Moo 7 Sukhumvit Rd, Bang Pu Mai, Mueang Samut Prakan District, Samut Prakan 10280, Thailand

| Hours: Every day 9.00 am ~ 7.00 pm



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The Ancient City is like an open history book as one of the largest museum parks in the world. What makes this museum park special is that it is shaped like the map of Thailand! Featuring 116 of Thailand’s famous monuments and architectural attractions, they are located in the park according to their geographical position on a map. Travel around Thailand without leaving Bangkok!

>> Take a Stroll through the History of Thailand at the Ancient City <<

>> Go on a Half-Day Private Tour around the Ancient City! <<

* 📷 Photo Tip:
Try to get here a little bit before sundown. A shot in front of the Pavilion of the Enlightened with the sun setting in the back is just a masterpiece!

3. Dragon Temple (Wat Samphran)

| Location: 92/8 Moo 7 Sam Phran, Sam Phran District, Nakhon Pathom 73110, Thailand

| Hours: Every day 6.00 am ~ 6.00 pm



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Truly one of the most impressive temples you’ll ever have laid eyes upon, the Dragon Temple is a Buddhist temple located about 40 km from the Bangkok. At first glance, you might just think the pink building was under attack by a gigantic dragon. Nonetheless, the red-and-green dragon curling around the building is simply a sculpture, a magnificent one to say the least. What’s more, you can even climb up to the top of the tower – through the dragon!

* 📷 Photo Tip:
If you want an IG-worthy shot, don’t go all the way to the foot of the tower. Remember, you want to capture the Dragon Temple and yourself in one shot!

4. King Power Mahanakhon SkyWalk

| Location: 114 Naradhiwat Rajanagarindra Rd, Silom, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand

| Hours: Every day 10.00 am ~ 12.00 am



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Nicknamed the ‘Pixel Tower’, King Power Mahanakhon is a 314m-tall skyscraper located in the heart of Bangkok. The main attraction of this building lies on the 74th, 75th and 78th floors where the indoor and outdoor observation decks including one of the world’s largest glass tray floors are located. Ascend to the 74th in Thailand’s fastest elevator in just 50 seconds and take in the 360° panoramic views of the city that unfolds right below you. If you’re brave enough, go up to the 78th floor where the infamous King Power Mahanakhon SkyWalk lies and attempt to walk across the glass tray floor!

Check out our ultimate guide to King Power Mahanakhon here!

>> Admire the City Right Under Your Feet at King Power Mahanakhon SkyWalk! <<

* 📷 Photo Tip:
A shot in front of the glass of the observation deck is quite stunning. For those brave enough, step onto the glass tray floor on the SkyWalk for the ultimate IG shot!

5. Maeklong Railway Market

| Location: Kasem Sukhum Alley, Mae Klong, Samut Songkhram, 75000, Thailand

| Hours: Every day 8.00 am ~ 7.00 pm



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Maeklong Railway Market, one of the largest fresh seafood markets in Thailand, offers sights you couldn’t possibly see anywhere else. At first glance, it may seem like any other market in Thailand. However, whenever a train approaches, the market transforms to allow the train to pass. Shop fronts are pulled back from the railway tracks, only for them to be put back in place once the train has passed. This is quite a spectacular scene to witness and thus, Maeklong Railway Market has become quite a popular destination for many tourists.

>> Walk Down the Tracks at Maeklong Railway Market <<

* 📷 Photo Tip:
Even though the train rolls in at a very slow speed, make sure to stay alert and be mindful of the incoming train when taking photos on the railway tracks!

6. Lumpini Park

| Location: Rama IV Rd, Lumphini, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand

| Hours: Every day 4.30 am ~ 9.00 pm



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Lumpini Park is a 142-acre urban located in the heart of Bangkok. It offers a much-needed respite from the hustle and bustle of Thailand’s capital. That’s why you’ll be able to spot all kinds of people there from the elderly practicing tai chi early in the morning to children playing around as well as 9-to-5ers taking an evening jog after work. What’s more, with an artificial lake in the center, you can even rent a rowboat or a giant swan boat! Lumpini Park is the best place to go to get away from the hubbub of the city.

* 📷 Photo Tip:
Make use of your surroundings. Capture the serene moment amongst the trees by the lake to get the best shot!

7. Saraburi Sunflower Field

| Location: Chong Sarika, Phatthana Nikhom District, Lopburi 15220, Thailand

| Hours: Every day 6.00 am ~ 6.00 pm



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You’ve probably haven’t heard of Saraburi before but one visit here and Saraburi will be all you’re talking about. Home to vast sunflower fields, it’s much different from its neighbour, Bangkok, with its tranquil, countryside vibes. Yet, have your cameras at the ready as it will provide you with the ultimate photo op! These giant yellow flowers are said to bloom around late November until January so, take note before you pay these beautiful sunflower fields a visit!

* 📷 Photo Tip:
No tips really. A shot from any angle at the Saraburi Sunflower Field will yield an IG-worthy shot! Just be careful not to harm the sunflowers.

8. Sunkist Basketball Court

| Location: Khlong Toei, Bangkok 10110, Thailand

| Hours: Every day



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Located in the neighborhood of Klong Toey in Bangkok, the Sunkist Basketball Court is the result of a project by Sunkist and local graffiti artist Bigdel who helped in transforming a basketball court which was falling apart into a work of art with just a few colors and shapes. This vibrant playground is recommended to those who want to add a splash of color and fun to their Instagram feed!

* 📷 Photo Tip:
1) Try to go when the sun is at its brightest to truly capture the vibrant colors of the basketball court.
2) Wear primary colors to bring out the vividity.

Thailand is a country famous for its various tourist attractions, but there are more spots to be discovered. So, drop by these amazing places and don’t forget to capture that special moment!

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