Grand Palace

This is Bangkok's number one attraction. The Grand Palace complex has been the official home of the King since 1782, when it was built under Rama I who transfered the capital of Siam from Thonburi to Bangkok. 

800m distance from Siri Poshtel

(10 minutes walk)

Entrance: 500 THB

Phu Khao Thong

The Golden Mount is a steep artificial hill inside the Wat Saket compound. The modern Wat Saket was built in the early 20th century of Carrara marble. An annual festival is held every November, featuring a candle procession up Phu Khao Thong to the chedi. It is now a popular Bangkok tourist attraction and has become one of the symbols of the city.

1.5km distance from Siri Poshtel

(19 minutes walk)

Entrance: 50 BAHT

Wat Pho

Wat Pho is also known as the Temple of the Reclining Buddha. It is located near the Grand Palace on Rattanakosin Island. The temple complex covers 80,000m² making it one of the largest templea, as well as being one of the oldest. Wat Pho was constructed about 200 years before Bangkok became the capital but was rebuilt under Rama I.

1.1km distance from Siri Poshtel

(14 minutes walk)

Entrance: 100 BAHT

National Museum 

Bangkok National Museum is the first National Museum in Thailand, established in 1859 to exhibit and showcase Thai history, Art, Archaeology and Ethnology. 

1.0km distance from Siri Poshtel

(13 minutes walk)

Entrance: 50 THB

Democracy Monument

The Democracy Monument is a public monument in the centre of Bangkok. It occupies a traffic circle on the wide east-west Ratchadamnoen Avenue, at the intersection of Dinso Road. The monument is roughly halfway between Sanam Luang, the former royal cremation ground in front of Wat Phra Kaew, and the temple of the Golden Mount (Phu Kao Thong).


850m distance from Siri Poshtel

(11 minutes walk)

Rajadamnern Stadium

Rajadamnern Stadium itself has become part of Thailand's national heritage as the epicentre for the national sport of Muay Thai.  

1.9km distance from Siri Poshtel

(25 minutes walk)

Entrance: Starting at 1,000 THB


Wat Phra Kaeo

This temple is more commonly known as Temple of the Emerald Buddha; it is one of the city's most historic temples and is located close to the Grand Palace. The temple's claim to fame and main attraction is the Phra Kaew Morakot, the Emerald Buddha which was carved out of a single piece of jade.

600m distance from Siri Poshtel

(10 minutes walk)

Entrance: Included from Grand Palace ticket

Loha Prasat

The Loha Prasat is an amazing building with an iron roof made of 37 spires signifying the 37 enlightenment virtues of Buddhism.

1.0km distance from Siri Poshtel

(13 minutes by walk)

Entrance: 20 THB

Wat Arun

Wat Arun, locally known as Wat Chaeng, is situated on the west (Thonburi) bank of the Chao Phraya River. It is easily one of the most stunning temples in Bangkok, not only because of its riverside location, but also because the design is very different to the other temples you can visit in Bangkok. Wat Arun (or temple of the dawn) is partly made up of colourfully decorated spires and stands majestically over the water.

1.7km distance from Siri Poshtel

(21 minutes walk and take a boat to cross Chaophraya river from Wat Pho, cost 4 Baht)

Entrance: 50 BAHT

Khao San Road

The backpacking district of Khao San Road is the traveler hub of South East Asia. Jam-packed with raucous bars and restaurants, it’s a favorite for late-night revelers.


900m distance from Siri Poshtel

(11 minutes walk)

Giant Swing

The Giant Swing is a religious structure in Phra Nakhon, Bangkok. Located in front of Wat Suthat, it was formerly used in an old Brahmin ceremony, and is one of Bangkok's tourist attractions.

550m distance from Siri Poshtel

(7 minutes walk)

Entrance: Free

Tha Maharaj

“Tha Maharaj” is located on Maharaj road in Rattanakosin Island, built in the early Ratttanakosin period. Located on the bank of the Chao Phraya river, Tha Maharaj is surrounded by rich cultural heritage and tourist attraction of Thai arts, museums, The Grand Palace, Wat Pho, Wat Arun The Temple of Dawn, Thammasat University, Silapakorn Fine Arts University, and Siriraj Hospital.

IG: @thamaharaj and @gram_cafe 

1.1km distance from Siri Poshtel

(14 minutes walk)