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When you are in Thailand, do as the Thais do.

Join our activities to experience the true Thai Culture. From Thai cooking to Thai boxing, different kinds of art represent a unique character of Thainess that you can find nowhere else like in Thailand. Enjoy!

Exploring Bangkok’s Old Town from Dhevi Bangkok Hotel

Located in the heart of the city, Dhevi Bangkok Hotel is surrounded by The Old Town, shopping malls, and vibrant modern districts. One of the must-go places when you visit Bangkok for the first time is its Old Town, where you can find historical landmarks unlike anywhere else.

 

Don’t forget to start your day with a traditional Thai breakfast at Dhevi Bangkok Hotel before you leave!

 

The most convenient way to reach The Old Town is by taxi or a tuk tuk, with a travel time of approximately 10–15 minutes, depending on the traffic condition. We highly recommend starting your journey with a visit to The Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaew (the Temple of the Emerald Buddha), open from 8.30 am–3.30 pm. It is important to adhere to the strict dress code enforced at both these sites.

 

Upon your visit to The Grand Palace, just across a small street, lies Wat Pho where you can marvel at the famous Reclining Buddha, measuring an impressive 46 meters in length. Wander through its beautiful courtyard adorned with colorful pagodas and intricate murals.

 

A mere five-minute walk from Wat Pho is the Museum Siam, offering insights into the essence of Thai culture, history, religion, and its people. This interactive museum, with knowledgeable staff, is a great starting point prior to exploring the temples and other attractions in the area as recommended by many visitors.

 

Across the Chao Phraya River stands the picturesque Temple of Dawn, Wat Arun. After your visit, strolling back along Tha Siphon Alley presents an array of quaint shops and charming restaurants to explore. Some riverside restaurants offer delightful views of the Temple of Dawn, perfect for a memorable dinner experience.

 

For a more upscale dining adventure, consider a Dinner Cruise along the Chao Phraya River. There are various cruise options available, so it is advisable to check availability in advance for a seamless experience.

 

Wishing you a wonderful day filled with exploration and discovery!”

Embark on an Urban Adventure with Bangkok's BTS Skytrain

Escape the notorious Bangkok traffic by hopping onto the BTS Skytrain – a convenient and efficient mode of transportation for exploring the vibrant city.

 

Conveniently situated a 10-minute stroll from Dhevi Bangkok Hotel is Ratchathewi BTS Station (N1), your gateway to urban exploration. A quick ride to Siam Station immerses you in the buzzing heart of the city’s trendy district, where cutting-edge fashion, delectable cuisine, and iconic shopping destinations like Siam Paragon, Siam Discovery, CentralWorld, and Siam Square One await your discovery. Within a leisurely 10-minute walk from Siam Station lies the revered Erawan Shrine, a must-see spiritual landmark. Across the station, the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC) beckons art enthusiasts with its diverse cultural offerings.

 

From Siam Station, the BTS network fans out with three enticing route options.

 

The first route extends along the Sukhumvit green line, leading to the shopping haven of Phrom Phong Station (E5). Here, the Em District invites you to lose yourself in a day of exploration among high-end retail outlets like Emporium, Emquartier, and Emsphere.

 

Alternatively, board a train along the Bang Wa route heading towards the riverfront area to Saphan Taksin Station, where you can embark on a boat along the Chao Phraya River. Discover Old Town Bangkok’s timeless charm from the river, taking in picturesque riverfront views of prominent landmarks such as the Wat Arun temple and the historic Grand Palace.

 

For a different adventure, return towards Khu Kot on the BTS line and alight at Mo Chit Station (N8) to revel in the lively ambiance of the renowned Weekend Market. Navigate through Chatuchak Market and JJ Mall to unearth unique local treasures, perfect for souvenirs. Engage in the art of bargaining to snag great deals and savor an array of delectable street foods offered throughout the market’s bustling lanes. Be prepared for the warm and humid weather at the market, as most areas are open-air without any air conditioning.

 

Traversing Bangkok via the BTS lines from Dhevi Bangkok Hotel promises a seamless, enriching journey filled with diverse experiences, ensuring that every moment is brimming with excitement and discovery.

Exploring Bangkok’s Culinary Delights

Immerse yourself in the culinary wonders of Bangkok, a vibrant city that delights food enthusiasts from across the globe. From street stalls to opulent dining establishments, Bangkok offers a culinary experience like no other.

 

Nestled in the vicinity of Dhevi Bangkok Hotel lies the heart of Bangkok’s latest food scene. Ban Tad Thong, recognized as one of the world’s 30 coolest streets for 2024 by Time Out, beckons visitors with its lively ambiance and tantalizing array of street food offerings. As the sun sets and the temperature cools, this bustling street comes to life, drawing in visitors from far and wide.

 

Venture into Chinatown along Yaowarat Road for a unique dining adventure. Amidst the busy street, you’ll discover a treasure trove of Chinese eateries and a variety of delectable street food options that will tantalize your taste buds.

 

Dive deeper into the culinary landscape by exploring Thonburi Market Place, a culinary oasis on the outskirts of Bangkok. Here, you’ll encounter a cornucopia of renowned street food delights, from fragrant Pad Thai to zesty Tom Yum soup and comforting noodle soups. Seafood aficionados will be in paradise, indulging in freshly caught seafood paired with authentic Thai seafood sauces. Don’t miss the vibrant fruit market offering a medley of tropical fruits like durian, mango, and coconut, as well as local dried herbs that make for perfect souvenirs.

 

For those seeking a more refined dining experience, Bangkok boasts premium food halls and restaurants within prominent shopping centers such as CentralWorld, The EmDistrict, and Siam Paragon. Indulge in upscale international cuisine along Sukhumvit Road, particularly in areas like Thong Lo, Phrom Phong, and Suan Luang, as well as along Chidlom.

 

Embark on a culinary journey through Bangkok’s diverse food paradise, where your budget can cater to anything from a frugal feast under a hundred baht to an extravagant dining splurge. Allow your senses to savor the myriad flavors.

Walking Tour near Dhevi Bangkok Hotel

Embark on a captivating walking tour near Dhevi Bangkok Hotel to immerse yourself in the local charm and discover hidden gems along the way. Walking not only allows you to soak in the vibrant atmosphere of a place but also presents an opportunity for spontaneous encounters and lasting memories.

 

Conveniently situated in the heart of the city, Dhevi Bangkok Hotel provides easy access to a plethora of historical landmarks awaiting your exploration.

 

Begin your cultural odyssey in Bangkok’s Old Town, where a treasure trove of heritage sites awaits. From the awe-inspiring Grand Palace and the revered Wat Pho to the serene Sanamluang and the bustling Pak Klong Talad (Flower Market), each step unveils a piece of Thailand’s rich cultural tapestry. As you stroll from Sanamluang, catch a glimpse of the iconic Temple of the Emerald Buddha, Wat Phra Kaew, set against a vast green expanse. Meander towards the Grand Palace, tracing the riverside piers teeming with quaint shops and eateries nestled in charming alleys. Across the river stands the majestic Wat Arun, the Temple of Dawn, beckoning you to cross over by ferry for a closer encounter.

 

Venture further to Pak Klong Talad, where the Museum Siam invites you to delve into Thailand’s fascinating history. Immerse yourself in the vibrant street life, sampling exotic fruits, textiles, and handicrafts that adorn the bustling thoroughfare.

 

For a different walking experience, set your sights on The Golden Mountain along Ratchadamnoen Road, also known as Wat Saket. Ascend to the summit for panoramic views of Bangkok before descending towards Maha Chai Road in search of the renowned “Pad Thai Tip Samai.” Adjacent to this culinary gem lies Loha Prasad, a hidden gem once concealed behind the now-defunct Sala Chalerm Thai theatre.

 

A stone’s throw away from Pad Thai Tip Samai, the legendary “Jay Fai” beckons with its delectable creations, including Crab Omelette, Tom Yum Soup, and Drunken Noodles. Brace yourself for queues at these popular eateries, a testament to their culinary legend.

Crossing Maha Chai Road leads you to a quaint alley that unveils Bangkok City Hall and the iconic Giant Swing, Sao Ching Cha. Capture the essence of this symbolic landmark through your lens, preserving a moment in time against the backdrop of Bangkok’s rich heritage.

Exploring the Enchanting Floating Markets Around Bangkok

The allure of floating markets harks back to a bygone era of traditional Thai living, where locals congregated along waterways aboard unique wooden boats laden with an array of goods, souvenirs, and delectable foods. Visiting these markets offers a distinctly immersive experience, allowing you to witness a vibrant tapestry of culture and commerce. While some of these markets are located beyond Bangkok, they promise an unforgettable glimpse into Thailand’s rich heritage.

 

Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

Among the oldest and most iconic floating markets, Damnoen Saduak exudes a captivating charm with its bustling waterways teeming with colorful boats laden with goods. This market gained international fame after featuring in the James Bond movie, “The Man with the Golden Gun,” in 1974. Situated in Ratchaburi, approximately 100 km from Bangkok, Damnoen Saduak promises a picturesque journey into Thailand’s market traditions.

 

Amphawa Floating Market

Renowned as one of Thailand’s must-visit floating markets, Amphawa beckons visitors with its enchanting setting in Samut Songkram, also known as Maeklong to locals. Located just an hour and a half drive from Bangkok, Amphawa offers more than just market delights; nearby attractions such as the Maeklong Railway Market (Talad Rom Hoob), the remarkable Wat Bang Kung temple nestled within a tree’s roots, and the King Rama II Memorial Park enhance the overall experience. Open on Fridays to Sundays, expect a lively atmosphere, especially in the evenings.

 

Taling Chan Floating Market

Merely 10 km from Dhevi Bangkok Hotel, Taling Chan Floating Market presents a tranquil escape with fewer tourists, offering a more intimate experience. Explore the serene canals on long-tail boat cruises and savor riverside dining featuring authentic local flavors, all while immersing yourself in the market’s serene ambiance throughout the day.

 

Klong Lat Mayom Floating Market

Nestled near Taling Chan Floating Market, Klong Lat Mayom remains a hidden gem, less frequented by tourists yet exuding an authentic local charm. This market offers a glimpse into traditional Thai market life, with a notable absence of foreign visitors ensuring a truly local experience. Delight in canal boat rides and savor the authentic flavors of this lesser-known market, promising a unique and immersive journey into Bangkok’s vibrant market scene.

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