Sukhumvit area is one of the hottest spots in Bangkok. Both sides of the road are lined with shopping malls, night clubs, bars, and hotels. On top of that, you can even find traditional homes and some art galleries in the area as well. Because there are so many things to do and so many great places to go, the area is incredibly popular among locals, tourists, and expats alike. This article will tell you about some of the best attractions in Sukhumvit that you definitely shouldn’t miss.
Octave Rooftop Bar & Lounge
Although there aren’t that many rooftop bars in Sukhumvit, Octave Rooftop Bar & Lounge is still considered as being one of the best in the city! If you are looking for a place to dine under the sunset, then look no further than Octave Rooftop Bar & Lounge. You will not find anywhere with a 360-degree view of Bangkok quite like this one. The three-level rooftop lounge is perfect for hosting a party as well!
Baan Kamthieng House Museum
Baan Kamthieng House Museum is a quiet and peaceful location next to the busy area of Asoke. The venue is situated amidst the tall buildings including offices, condos, hotels, and of course, the gigantic Terminal 21 shopping center. Here, you will see the traditional northern house with amazing displays and artifacts that will transport you back to rural life in the past. If you happen to be in the Asoke area and are interested to know more about Thai history, then you should definitely check out this place.
Benjasiri Park was built in 1992 in honor of Queen Sirikit’s 60th birthday, which is why the park is also called “Queen’s Park.” There are many sculptures that you can find throughout the park, with the centerpiece being the fountain sculpted by Mesium Yipinsoy. You will also find a lot of outdoor sports facilities, such as a basketball court, skating rink, tennis court, swimming pool, and multi-purpose area.
Lazgam Laser Games
It’s rare to find a decent Laser Tag place in Bangkok, but there is one right in the heart of Sukhumvit area: Lazgam Laser Games. The place is located on the fifth floor of the Holiday Inn Sukhumvit, taking over an entire two floors! One game runs for fifteen minutes, and you get to choose from various types of games, whether you want to play in teams or go solo. There is also an Alien Invasion game that involves one player starting out as the alien, where the player has to shoot other players to turn them into aliens. Lazgam Laser Games is available for everyone who is over the age of 7, making it a great place to take your kids.
Flight Experience Bangkok
If you want to know what flying a plane feels like, you might want to check out Flight Experience Bangkok which offers a flight simulator for you to try out. Located on the second floor of Gateway Ekkamai Mall connected to BTS Ekkamai, the place is very easy to get to. It’s the perfect place to take a kid who aspires to become a pilot or anyone you know who has a passion for flying. Research even suggested that a flight simulation can help those who are anxious about flying on a plane as the experience gained from this flight simulation is very realistic.
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