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5 Activities that Will Keep You Entertained in Siam, Bangkok – Mesmerizing Attractions

The area of Siam in Bangkok offers numerous attractions for the visitor. Here you will find many interesting activities for your entertainment including experiencing sightseeing and cultural attractions, interesting temples, an aquarium and more.


Visit Jim Thompson House

An important sightseeing attraction in Siam is the Jim Thompson House, which as its name indicates was formerly the residence of Jim Thompson, the well-known American who played a big role in popularizing Thai silk around the world. In this attractive complex, you will find a number of traditional houses that have been constructed out of teakwood in the Thai manner. These houses which were brought over from other parts of Thailand reflect Jim Thompson's great love for the cultural and artistic heritage of southeast Asia. At Jim Thompson House you will have the opportunity to admire an array of interesting artworks and antiques.


Experience the Erawan Shrine

The well-known Erawan Shrine is considered to be one of Bangkok's most frequented places of worship, although it is actually a Brahman shrine rather than a wholly Buddhist one. You will find that visiting this temple will be an engrossing experience, as you will have the opportunity to observe the flower garlands, billowing incense and the elaborately attired dancers with their eye-catching performances. Devotees believe that if you pray at this shrine and your wishes are granted, it is necessary to come back and hire a group of dancers to perform in honour of the local deity.


View the Exhibits of Bangkok Art and Culture Centre

Art and culture lovers are sure to be captivated by the attractions of Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC). This popular centre is regarded as being the focal point of the flourishing art sphere of Bangkok. Here you will find a vast collection of works in the areas of art, music, design, film and theatre. A highlight at BACC is the varying exhibitions that it hosts which display the work of Thai as well as global artists. Despite the fact that BACC may not have quite achieved the status of the world's foremost art centres, it is still an attractive venue that will appeal to the discerning art lover.


Explore SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World

Two levels beneath the luxurious Siam Paragon mall you will encounter a marine wonderland that is sure to capture the imagination of the lover of sea creatures and the general sightseer alike. This immense aquarium is considered to be the biggest in the entirety of southeast Asia, and accordingly, it is no surprise that it contains more than 30,000 sea creatures native to a variety of marine areas around the world. Children are sure to be enthralled by the various shows that are staged at this aquarium. An accommodation choice to consider from which this aquarium would be within convenient reach would be Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel which may be regarded as a pleasingly located luxury city hotel in Bangkok.


Check out Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds Bangkok which is situated at the Siam Discovery Centre offers you the opportunity to mingle with amazingly realistic waxworks of well-known celebrities from around the world. At Madame Tussauds, you will be able to admire replicas of renowned figures like heads of state, actors, activists, royalty, musicians, sporting heroes, artists and many more. Madame Tussauds has a superior reputation amongst the wax museums of the world due to the meticulous care and effort that is expended to create each of the pieces. It will provide you with the chance to admire and pose with your celebrity idols.