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Top 6 Attractions in Sathorn Bangkok – Experiencing a Distinctive Part of the City

In the area of Sathorn in Bangkok, you will find a host of interesting attractions for the visitor, such as M. R. Kukrit's House, Lumpini Park, the Lullaby Spa, Blue Elephant Cooking School and Follow Me Bicycle Tours.

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M. R. Kukrit's House

The splendid M. R. Kukrit's House has been dedicated as a tribute to M. R. Kukrit Pramoj who was a former Prime Minister. You will find that this establishment is considered to rank amongst Bangkok's significant heritage museums. This fascinating attraction depicts the life and work of M. R. Kukrit, who was a gifted poet, writer, artist and politician. Visitors will see that this museum contains an array of engrossing artefacts which range from objects of cultural interest to personal items. You will see that this establishment has been arranged like a genuine Thai residence, with teakwood houses and a garden.

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Lumpini Park

The appealing Lumpini Park is a popular leisure site that compares well with botanical attractions in other countries. You will find that this park in Bangkok provides a pleasant respite from the bustling activity of the city. The history of this park stretches back to the year 1920 at which time its construction commenced by order of the monarch Vajiravudh. You will find that Lumpini Park boasts a manmade lake and a fitness centre with modern features; a number of al fresco dancing classes and running groups are also conducted here daily.

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Chao Phraya River Boat Rides

The Chao Phraya River is still considered to be an important waterway in Bangkok; in fact, it may be said that the development of the city has followed the contours of this river. At Sathorn, you will have the opportunity to embark on a boat trip along this river which will provide you with the chance to view many interesting sights on the way. You will notice impressive towering modern buildings that contrast with other city features like serene Buddhist sanctuaries and vibrant marketplaces filled with vendors.

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Blue Elephant Cooking School

The well-reputed Blue Elephant is regarded as ranking amongst the most esteemed cooking schools and restaurants in Bangkok. Both amateurs and experts will be welcome here to participate in enjoyable and informative cooking lessons. Two sessions are available daily; the morning class includes an outing to the nearby market while in the afternoon class you will have the opportunity to gain detailed knowledge about the ingredients used in Thai cuisine. A choice of accommodation to consider from which this cooking school could easily be visited would be Ascott Sathorn Bangkok which offers conveniently located serviced apartments in Bangkok.

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Follow Me Bicycle Tours

For those who wish to evade the run of the mill experiences in Bangkok, an excellent option would be to join a bicycle tour organised by Follow Me. This well-reputed company provides guided cycling tours which explore the areas of Sathorn, Silom and other localities. Unlike transport options like Skytrains and taxis that travel quickly, bicycle tours will provide you with the chance to truly experience the atmosphere and attractions of these parts of the city.

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Lullaby Spa

Escape from the noise and heat of the urban environment at the Lullaby Spa which is regarded as being an outstanding spa offering many excellent services. At this spa, you will have the opportunity to enjoy a variety of therapies and treatments including body massages and Thai traditional massages as well as oil-based treatments. Knowledgeable and skilled staff will provide recommendations after considering your personal bodily needs. You will find that the Lullaby Spa features a fine blend of tradition and modernity whilst being affordable.