Best park runs in Bangkok
There’s no better way to take in the sights of Bangkok than by running
There’s no better way to take in the sights of Bangkok than by running. Public transportation away from the metro systems is useless. Taxis and tuk tuks are a baffling rip-off. The city is far too big to walk around. Park runs in Bangkok are the most fulfilling transportation routes in the city.
One of the coolest places to see many perspectives come together is at the famous “Bukruk Wall Art” in the Silom district. Running by the colourful graffiti dedicated to Chinese heritage is one part of Bangkok that you’ll definitely want to see on foot.
Parks runs in Bangkok
With plenty of open public space, trees, and playgrounds Lumphini Park is the green zone in the City where office workers, tourists and Bangkok residents come to jog. Older folks practice their Tai Chi while others just relax in the fresh environment. Lumphini Park contains an artificial lake where visitors can rent boats. Paths around the park totalling approximately 3 kilometres in length are popular with morning and evening joggers.
Opening Hours: 4.30am – 9pm daily
Transportation: MRT Subway Silom or Lumphini Stations will drop you right opposite the park.
Benjakitti & Benjasiri parks
Benjakitti Park is a garden on Sukhumvit Road, Khlong Toei district. Built on 5 hectares next to the Emporium shopping complex, it commemorates the birthday anniversary of Queen Sirikit on 12 August 1992.
In 1991 a tobacco factory was moved out of town to leave land for a public park. In 1992 the year of the 60th anniversary of Queen Sirikit, the cabinet decided to dedicate the park as a tribute to Her Majesty the Queen.
The park area is dazzlingly beautiful with flowers that blossom all year round.
Benjakitti Park is situated next to the Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre. It is close to Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre MRT Station, Sukhumvit MRT Station and Asok BTS Station.
Opening Hours: 5am – 8pm daily
Transportation: From BTS (exit 4), walk about 5 minutes towards Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre. If you take the MRT, walk towards Asoke-Montri for about 5 minutes.
Bordering on Queen Sirikit and Chatuchak parks, the largest park in the complex, covers an area of 60 hectares. One of the most popular parks runs in Bangkok, Wachirabenchathat is commonly used for biking. It has a winding 3km track for walking and cycling around the park.
Opening Hours: 4am – 9pm PM daily
Transportation: From BTS or MRT (Chatuchak Park), head towards Chatuchak Park, keep walking through exit no.2 and cross Kampangphet 3 Road to reach the park.
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