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Saranrom Park

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Address: Thanon Charoen Krung, Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
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This park was originally part of a royal palace built in 1866.

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Beautiful park to get some rest

Really nice and quiet park, perfect to relax after walking around the grand palace, have a picnic and rest! The park has lots of green space, a little lake and it's close to a few... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 March 2016
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

A nice retreat against the hustle and bustle of the big temples/palaces beside it. Though entrance is hard to find since not 1 entrance is located facing the palace.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

A lovely quiet picturesque park to stroll around and sit and relax with benches by the ponds filled with fish

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Really nice and quiet park, perfect to relax after walking around the grand palace, have a picnic and rest! The park has lots of green space, a little lake and it's close to a few restaurants. Lots of locals go there to exercise as well.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016

A delightful little park close to both: Grand Palace and Wat Pho. A perfect place to have a rest after all the excitement of visiting the two major attractions. It is an imperfect square, distant side of which is formed by charming Lot Canal, that by itself is worth taking a stroll along. Beyond the canal and very close to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

Beautiful park to relax after visiting giant Bangkok temples. Nice flowers, trees, benches and a pond with fish.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

Nice park with huge fish to feed! Great to stroll around and pass the time. Exercise equipment and a few nice pavalions.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

We stumbled across this tranquil Park just near Wat Pho and the Grand Palace. It seemed to be an area where locals get their exercise. Lots of power walking, an area for exercise equipment and personal training sessions going on. In the centre are some lovely water areas with huge fish. Nice place to pass half an hour.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

This is an OK park, certainly not the nicest park I've ever visited. It's very close to the Grand Palace so if you have the time it's worth visiting after going round Grand Palace for some nice time to sit and relax. What we loved most about this park was people watching and seeing a water monitor (I think?) swimming... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

Located across from Wat Pho and at the rear entrance of the Grand Palace is a green shady park. There is an area for table tennis and weight lifting. With fountains and nice gardens, this place provides a quiet respite from the heat.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2015

Situated close to the Grand Palace and Wat Pho, this park is not visited by many foreigners as they are quite busy with the major attractions mentioned above. There are several fountains, well trimmed and pretty lawns with flowers, a Chinese shrine, ponds where you can feed the fish. Stroll around or just sit in the shade and relax. There... More 

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While you’ll see skyscrapers in most parts of Bangkok, it’s the gilded roofs of ancient pagodas that adorn the skyline of Banglamphu, the city’s historical and most touristic district. Hordes of tourists flock to this area to tick quite a few must-see attractions off their to-do list, with the Grand Palace being the most spectacular of them all. Banglamphu is also home to Bangkok’s infamous tourist ghetto, centered around Khao San Road. Visit at night to feast on road-side pad thai, cheap beers and if you’re up for it, some dancing fueled by buckets of Thai whiskey.
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