Area Attractions

The bustling city of Bangkok provides an abundance of activities for our guests to explore tourist attractions of the city, including the Erawan Shrine just around the corner from the hotel, 400 temples, floating markets, river and canal cruises, golf, and the national museum; including temple tours, local markets, river and canal cruises and shopping malls.

Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok

494 Rajdamri Road
Bangkok, Bangkok Metropolitan, Thailand, 10330

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Art and Culture

Erawan Shrine

Located just outside of Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok, the Erawan Shrine was originally built to ward off evil. Famous for bringing good fortune, the Shrine currently attracts millions of visitors each year. Opening hours: 6:00 am – 11:00 pm Entrance fee: Free

Siam Ocean World

Recognised as South East Asia’s largest aquarium, the Siam Ocean World occupies 10,000 sq m over two levels inside Siam Paragon. Opening hours: 10:00 am – 9:00 pm Entrance fee: THB 1,100 per adult and THB 800 per child (between 100-140 cms)

Lumpini Park

Bangkok’s Central Park, Lumpini is located right in the middle of Bangkok’s buzzing business district. The park also has a lake where boats can be rented. Opening hours: 04:30 am – 9:00 pm Entrance fee: Free

Jim Thompson’s House

This remarkable Thai-style house is the world of American Jim Thompson, credited with the revival of Thai silk industry after World War II. It has been preserved as a museum to showcase a priceless collection of Asian arts. Opening hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Entrance fee: THB100 per adult and THB50 per child

Children's Attractions in Bangkok

Crocodile Farm and Zoo

The world’s largest crocodile farm houses 60,000 crocodiles of 28 different species, some of them no longer in existence elsewhere. Visitors can also enjoy the dinosaur museum, crocodile wrestling show and elephant shows. The zoo features elephant, tigers, snakes and chimpanzees amongst others. Opening hours: 7:00 am – 6:00 pm Entrance fee: THB300 per adult, THB200 per child

Dream World Theme Park

A big theme park with plenty of things to do! Corkscrew, Bumping Cars, Swinging Viking Boat, Rollercoaster - they are all here, along with many more. Dream World also features a live Hollywood Action Show and fully fledged go-kart track. Dream World’s one-of-a-kind Snow Land is perfect for cooling off on a hot day! Opening hours: Monday – Friday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Saturday and Sunday 10:00 am – 7:00 pm Entrance fee: THB 800 per person (all access) THB 650 for entrance only.

Dusit Zoo

The oldest zoo in Bangkok, Dusit Zoo used to be part of Suan Dusit Royal Park of King Rama V. The zoo hosts a collection of mammals, bird and reptiles in conditions resembling their natural environment. The zoo is a favourite recreational destination for kids in Bangkok. Opening hours: 8:00 am – 7:00 pm Entrance fee: THB100 per adult, THB50 per child

Kidzania

Bangkok's leading interactive entertainment centre for children on the fifth floor of Siam paragon, Kidzania brings experiential and unique educational experiences for children. For a fun yet inspirational setting, Kidzania is the feast for children's dreams and real-cty-like explorations; from hospital or university to theatres and aeroplanes. Opening hours: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

Bangkok's Unique Outdoor Scene

Lumpini Park

Lumpini Park is an inner-city haven of tranquility, fresh air and shade – offering city dwellers the perfect connection to nature. Named after the birthplace of the Lord Buddha in Nepal, the park is a habitat for native flora and fauna and a great place for a morning walk or jog. The park opens daily from 5.00 AM to 9.00 PM.

Chatuchak Weekend Market

Hunt for bargains from shirts or home décor to gadgets and miscellaneous amidst tiny vendor stalls, or feast your eyes upon savoury dishes or iced treats. The market’s opening hours from 9.00 AM to 6.00 PM on the weekends, are long enough for the keenest of shoppers, art lovers and fashionistas to explore.

Muay Thai (Thai Boxing)

See the art of Muay Thai – Thailand’s treasured and heritage sport. Take a seat at Ram-Intra Stadium boxing stadium – about 60 minutes by car from the hotel – where matches take place on Tuesdays, Fridays at 6.30 PM – 10.30 PM, and Saturdays at 2.00 PM – 8.30 PM. Please contact Concierge for ringside ticket.

Asiatique the Riverfront

The first and largest lifestyle project in Asia sits on the banks of the Chao Phraya River at the former docks of the East Asiatic Company. This riverside promenade-style complex features shopping, dining, and a ferris wheel. Asiatique opens daily from 5.00 AM – 12.00 AM, and offers hourly complimentary shuttle boat service to and from Sathorn Pier from 5.00 PM – 11.00 PM.

Bangkok Fashion and Style

Gaysorn Plaza

Opposite to Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok, Gaysorn Plaza is a high-end shopping complex featuring world-famous brand names and designer boutiques, including a Louis Vuitton store. Opening hours: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm Tel: 02 256 1149

Central Chidlom

A luxury local-chain department store, connected via the sky bridge from Chidlom BTS and a short stroll from Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok. Opening hours: 10:00-22:00 Tel: 02 793 7777

Central Embassy

A new high-end shopping mall, interconnected with Central Chidlom and Park Hyatt Bangkok, Central Embassy is home to the biggest brands; from high fashion, art and a range of dining options. Opening hours: 10:00-22:00 Tel: 02 119 7777

The Peninsula Arcade

A French-style multi-storey building, housing over 70 small boutiques, catering to an exclusive customer base. The Peninsula Arcade carries imported labels, jewellery, stylish local brands and gourmet shops. Located next to Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok. Tel: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm Tel: 02 253 9791

Where to Dine and Drink

Blue Elephant

Housed in a classic colonial mansion with striking features of dark furnishings and South-east-Asian-inspired décor, Blue Elephant is both an ideal spot to savour authentic Thai cuisine and soak in exquisite atmosphere.

Eiah-Sae

The 87-year-old Chinese café serves a wide range of Asian teas, including Thai teas, and offers simple menus from egg custard on toast to soft-boiled eggs or toast with butter and jam or chocolate spread.

Historic Destinations in Bangkok

Erawan Shrine

Sitting on the corner of Ratchaprasong’s bustling intersection; a stone’s throw away from the Hotel, the revered Erawan Shrine is one of Bangkok’s most sacred place for worships and prayers, and one of the Capital’s most well-known attractions. This Hindu shrine is home to a gilded statue of the four-faced deity, Lord Brahma; the main sight that draws in the crowds of worshippers and visitors day and night. Opening hours: 6.00 AM – 11.00 PM. Entrance is free.

Grand Palace

One of Bangkok’s most prominent historical and architectural landmarks, the Grand Palace is a complex of intricate buildings, Royal residences, temples and numerous stupas – where infrastructures combine elegant blends of Thai and European influences. As a destination highly revered and respected by locals, please be advised to dress respectfully as shorts or sleeveless shirts are not allowed. Opening hours: 8.30 AM – 3.30 PM. Entrance fee: THB 500 per person including access to Wat Phra Kaew, Vimanmek Palace, Anantasamakom Thorn Hall.

Wat Phra Kaew

Adjoining the Grand Palace in a common compound, Wat Phra Kaew is the main attraction in itself. In contrast to the European influenced Grand Palace, Wat Phra Kaew is entirely Thai in design. This sacred temple is home to the infamous Emerald Buddha (known as “Phra Kaew” in Thai), where the statue is located high above the altar, and the heads of worshippers and tourists. Note that photography is forbidden inside the temple. Opening hours: 8.30 AM – 3.30 PM.

Wat Pho

One of Bangkok’s oldest royal temples standing by the banks of Chaopraya River and steps from the Grand Palace, Wat Pho is another impressive sight to explore rich Buddhist culture and the temple’s historical significance in the Capital. Wat Pho is home to the gold-plated reclining Buddha; at 15 m high and 46 m long, making the figure one of the largest in Thailand. The temple is also renowned for its massage school and institution of traditional medicine, and massage service are available. Opening hours: 8.00 AM – 5.00 PM. Entrance fee: THB 100 per person.