Top Instagrammable Spots In Bangkok

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Welcome to Slumber Party Hostel. We are  proud to offer the best party hostel experience for backpackers across Thailand and Indonesia. 

They say travel broadens the mind but it also broadens your Instagram feed! Life is all about living in the moment but who says you can’t take some awesome photos at the same time.

It gets a bad rap but Bangkok has some great spots to freshen up and improve your feed. If you’re lucky to be waiting out COVID-19 in Thailand, there hasn’t been a better time to visit these places. If you’re at home counting down the days until it’s safe to come back, at least you’ll be ready to go when the time comes!

With that in mind, we got you boo! Here are our top pics to help level up your Instagram

Wat Arun Temple

We’ll start you off with a classic, Wat Arun is on everyone’s must-see list when in Bangkok. Each of its towers (known as prang in Thai) are decorated by seashells and bits of porcelain which had previously been used as ballast by boats coming to Bangkok from China.

As it’s a temple you must respect the usual dress code and customs as you would at any temple in Thailand. The entrance fee is 50-100b and can be easily accessed via a short riverboat journey.

📍 Thanon Wang Doem, Wat Arun, Bangkok Yai, Bangkok 10600, Thailand

Chaloemla Graffiti Park

One of our staff actually found this place after a visit to a cat cafe, so if you’re in the mood for both cats and cool graffiti, then you can kill two birds with one stone!

With its ever-changing murals and tags, it’s definitely a great spot to get some awesome backdrop pics for your feed.

Looking for more street art? Check out our Street Art In Bangkok blog post!

📍 150m from the BTS Ratchathewi Station

Airplane Graveyard

This is, without a doubt, one of our favourite spots for pictures. It’s exactly what it sounds like it would be, a field full of planes who see out their days with a peaceful place to rest.

It’s now occupied by some locals so be respectful when visiting and expect to pay them a small fee to walk around. It can range from time to time, but if you take a few hundred baht you should be good.

📍 Ramkhamhaeng Alley 103, Hua Mak, Bang Kapi District, Bangkok 10240

Wat Samphran (Dragon Temple)

Another dope spot for pics, Dragon Temple is notable for its 17-story tall pink cylindrical building with a gigantic red-and-green dragon sculpture curling around the entire height. The interior of the dragon sculpture contains a spiralling flight of stairs, and it also contains a huge Buddha statue as well as many additional Buddhist statues.

Do note that it is a bit trek, approx 1hr outside of Bangkok.

📍 หมู่ที่ 7 92/8 Sam Phran, Sam Phran District, Nakhon Pathom 73110

Maeklong Railway Market

3 things in life are certain, death, taxes and Bangkok having lots of cool markets to visit! The Maeklong Railway Market isn’t any typical market, it’s just as it sounds, a market on a railway track! With the train running 8 times per day, the locals are experts at removing and returning items back on the track as the train passes. 

📍 Last Stop Along Maeklong Railway Line (Near Maeklong Railway Station – Muang Samut Songkhram District)

Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

Markets, markets, markets! Who doesn’t love a good shop? Add that to the fact its a floating market and this place becomes a great place for pictures. This spot is also an approx 1hr trek from the centre of Bangkok, but with all the food, sights and smells it’s definitely worth the journey.

It is the most popular of the floating markets so do expect it to be crowded!

📍 Damnoen Saduak, Damnoen Saduak District, Ratchaburi 70130

Erawan Museum

Based in Samut Prakan Province, this museum has some breathtaking architecture which provides an exquisite backdrop for any picture. It is well known for its giant three-headed elephant art display as well as its staircases and pink colouring. Check it out!

📍 Kasem Sukhum Alley, Mae Klong, Samut Songkhram, 75000, Thailand

Chinatown

Who doesn’t love Chinatown! A great place to try new food, visit temples and of course, find some dope spots to get pictures. The best thing about Bangkok Chinatown is the fact that you get an awesome blend of Thai and Chinese culture

📍 Yaowarat Road

Skybar at Lebua

It wouldn’t be a Slumber Party blog post without some mention of drinking! This Sky Bar not only gives you insane views of Bangkok but it was also used for the filming of the Hangover 2, so it’s definitely worth visiting. Just be ready to fork out some cash for drinks and food.

Check the dress code before you leave as well, pub crawl tops won’t cut it!

📍 1055 Si Lom, Silom, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500

We try our best to make sure this information is accurate, however, with COVID-19 going nowhere, for now, some of this can change rapidly. If you have any updates on our suggestions or would like to add your own, please let us know in the comments!

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