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

0.02 MILES AWAY
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

Nailert Park Heritage Home

1.98 MILES AWAY
One of Bangkok's best kept wonders, the picturesque Nai Lert Park Heritage Home marks 100 years of history and tradition. For three generations, the Nai Lert family lived in the house until it was unanimously decided in 2012 to convert the private residence into a heritage property where the greater community could appreciate its historical charms. The house showcases a series of antiques and artefacts from World War II to the present, all of which are from the family's private collections.

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

TCDC – Thailand Creative & Design Center

2.6 MILES AWAY
TCDC is neither a school nor a research center. TCDC is performing the role of an ‘intellectual entertainment’, inspiring Thai society with creativity through international learning processes from exhibitions, lectures and workshops to a resource center sparking creativity in various dimensions.

Bangkok Folk Museum

2.42 MILES AWAY
The Bangkok Folk Museum, also known as the Bangkokian, sits behind a lovely garden, where a house dating from 1937 (and comprised of three buildings) shows what life was like in Bangkok prior to World War II. There are some great period pieces here, such as a three-mirror vanity and a pleating machine, charcoal irons and 75rpm records. The owner, Acharn Waraporn Surawadee, is the daughter of the original owners, and she lives in another small house right next to the rest of the displays. She wanted to preserve and show off what life was like for urban Bangkokians living in the city in the mid-1900s, and it is quite the contrast to compare life then and now.

MOCA – Museum of Contemporary Art

11.55 MILES AWAY
MOCA BANGKOK has been purposely built to showcase and exhibit the exceptional works of art collected over the past three decades by Boonchai Bencharongkul, whose passion for art runs deep. The museum is also intended as a tangible sign of appreciation for the many great favors bestowed upon the Thai people by our beloved monarch, King Rama IX, and is dedicated to the honor of Professor Silpa Bhirasri, the “Father of Contemporary Art” in Thailand. Bangkok’s Unique Outdoor Scene

Lhong 1919

5.03 MILES AWAY
Lhong 1919 Bangkok is a nineteenth century Chinese mansion that has been fully restored and opened as an attraction. It mixes Bangkok heritage with shopping, dining and lots of interesting photo opportunities; it ticks all the boxes for a fun day out in Bangkok. The center point of this old Chinese manor is the large shrine to Mazu, the Chinese goddess of seafarers. The air is heavy with the scent of incense and smoke and many people will kneel to say a prayer. As you walk around the courtyard and rooms, you can see period fixtures and artefacts displayed for visitors to see.

Children's Attractions in Bangkok

The Samutprakarn Crocodile Farm and Zoo

16.27 MILES AWAY
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.

Dream World Theme Park

28.7 MILES AWAY
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.

KidZania

1 MILES AWAY
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 – 8:30 pm

Safari World Zoo and Park

22.3 MILES AWAY
A visit to this animal park involves a drive-through the open Safari Park, which occupies 480 acres, along with the additional 180-acre Bird Park and the Marine Park, which exhibits various species of animals and exciting shows.

Bangkok's Unique Outdoor Scene

Chatuchak Weekend Market

9.87 MILES AWAY
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.

New Lumpini Boxing Stadium

18.95 MILES AWAY
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

3.97 MILES AWAY
This riverside night bazaar and mall will bring you a different Bangkok shopping experience. Have fun browsing through boutiques and enjoy a great selection of places to dine and drink. The iconic Ferris Wheel, Calypso ladyboy cabaret and live muay Thai performances will keep you entertained.

Chinatown (Yaowarat)

3.1 MILES AWAY
A food - heaven for both locals and tourists, Chinatown is famous for its street-side cuisine. With many market stalls and gold shops, this area becomes liveliest after sunset.

Train Night Market Ratchada

3.54 MILES AWAY
For people who would like to explore the vibrancy of an authentic night bazaar, the Rot Fai (train) market is a great spot to visit. Situated by the MRT Cultural Center Station, you will find many things from antiques, curios and clothes to street food snacks and treats. Individuals seeking an ‘artsy’ vibe will definitely enjoy its artistic ambience.

Bangkok Fashion and Style

Gaysorn Village

150 m. by walk
Opposite to Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok, Gaysorn Village 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

Central Embassy

650 M. by walk
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

The Peninsula Plaza Bangkok

96 M. by walk
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. Opening hours: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

Terminal 21

1.55 MILES AWAY
Travel the world at this airport-themed lifestyle mall that houses over 600 boutiques, 50 restaurants and an eight-screen Cineplex. Famous for its own inexpensive and delicious food court, Terminal 21 has direct access from the BTS Asok Station, which is only a 500-metre walk from the hotel.

Bangkok Fashion and Style (Siam Center)

0.80 MILES AWAY
Siam Center’s re-launch in January 2013 brought a different kind of shopping experience to Siam: over 200 international and Thai brands including the boutiques of some brilliant promising local designers as well as renowned Thai couturiers. On top of that, the slick renovations have taken their fresh ideology out of the stores and into the corridors, with a quirky mash-up of nature and technology. Carved wooden horses greet visitors at the entrance and interactive dress-up televisions display how the clothes will look without entering a changing room. Although Siam Center may have been around for over 40 years, it is still enlightening and surprising its customers with unusual, cutting-edge fashion.

Where to Dine and Drink

Eiah-Sae

3.58 MILES AWAY
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.

Eat Me

1.42 MILES AWAY
Eat Me - The name is less of a suggestion and more a promise of something irresistible. This gallery and restaurant on Soi Convent in Silom lives up to its name by serving mouthwatering modern international food, good drinks and some very tasty desserts

Ma Maison

2.11 MILES AWAY
Ma Maison Restaurant is a modern venue that combines an elegant ambience with traditional Thai fare. Situated on the sprawling lawns of the Nai Lert Park Heritage Home, this restaurant provides a luxurious experience and prides itself on its family recipes, passed down from generation to generation.

Spirit By Jim Thompson

2.05 MILES AWAY
Spirit, the new restaurant and bar by Jim Thompson, brings to life a sense of elegance and hospitality. Located in the very heart of Bangkok, the design was inspired by the life and spirit of Jim Thompson. The exquisite menus showcase refined Thai flavors and meticulously selected historic Thai recipes.

R-HAAN

5.21 MILES AWAY
R-HAAN is all about celebrating the amazing food and culture of Thailand, which have been proudly passed on from generation to generation, and they keep living on to this day, as the entire world is now in love with Thai food as an incredible expression of culture and love for all the genuine things in life.

El Mercado

2.98 MILES AWAY
The El Mercado restaurant and shop is all about fresh, seasonal ingredients, and so the menu is constantly changing and instead of being fixed, it can only be found written on the board. The chefs create the daily menu based on what is in season and fresh that day – so you will always be surprised by the dishes – and follow themes of ‘From the Sea’, ‘From the Farm’ and ‘From the Earth’.

Historic Destinations in Bangkok

The Grand Palace

4.41 MILES AWAY
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.

Wat Phra Kaew (The Emerald Buddha Bangkok Temple)

4.22 MILES AWAY
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

3.91 MILES AWAY
Wat Phra Chetuphon Vimolmangklararm Rajwaramahaviharn, 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 200 per person.

Wat Arun

5.5 MILES AWAY
Wat Arun Ratchawararam located by the Chao Phraya River, Wat Arun is one of the most stunning temples in Bangkok. With its dazzling decorated spires on the massive Prang reflecting magically over the water, the temple is best visited at dawn. Entrance fee: THB 200 per person.

Wat Trimitr (Golden Buddha Temple)

2.6 MILES AWAY
Located at the end of Chinatown's Yaowarat Road near Hualampong Railway Station, Wat Traimit houses the world's largest massive gold seated Buddha measuring nearly 16.4 ft (5 m) in height and weighing five and a half tons. In the past, artisans crafted the Buddhas in gold and disguised them from invading armies by a covering them in stucco and plaster.

Wat Benjamaborpit (Marble Temple)

3.23 MILES AWAY
Wat Benchamabophit Dusitvanaram is a Buddhist temple (wat) in the Dusit district of Bangkok, Thailand. Also known as the marble temple, it is one of Bangkok's best-known temples and a major tourist attraction. It typifies Bangkok's ornate style of high gables, stepped-out roofs and elaborate finials.

Temple of the Golden Mount

3.16 MILES AWAY
Wat Saket, popularly known as the Golden Mount or ‘Phu Khao Thong’ is a low hill crowned with a gleaming gold chedi. Within, the 190 ft (58 m) chedi houses a Buddha relic and welcomes worshippers all year round. The temple also hosts an annual temple fair in November, which lasts for a week during Loy Krathong.