Known as the “Land of Smiles”, Thailand offers many attractions for tourists. Located in the heart of Southeast Asia, it is easily accessible from many countries and has become one of the most popular travel destinations.
While modernization is underway with skyscrapers and shopping malls, people also cherish the beautiful and historic royal palaces and temples.
There are three Okura Nikko Hotels in Thailand: The Okura Prestige Bangkok, Hotel Nikko Bangkok, and Hotel Nikko Amata City Chonburi. This page introduces some of the sightseeing spots recommended by the three hotels that you should visit in Thailand. Our goal is for you to have comfortable accommodation, whilst having an amazing time in Thailand.
Hotel Nikko Bangkok
Hotel Nikko Bangkok is located in the heart of Bangkok Metropolitan, Sukhumvit Road and just a few steps away from Thonglor BTS SkyTrain Station.
We offer comfortable, functional and stylish accommodation with outstanding city views. The facilities include a Japanese restaurant “Hisho”, an all-day dining restaurant “Oasis” as well as a “Lobby Lounge”, where guests from Japan can enjoy a pleasant time.
Please see Hotel Nikko Bangkok’s recommendations of four places to visit in Bangkok.
～Visiting Photogenic Spots in Bangkok～
Taling Chan Floating Market
The Taling Chan Floating Market is located along the Chak Phra Canal and in front of the Taling Chan City Hall in the “Taling Chan District” on the west side of Bangkok.
People who lived in Bangkok before the city became more active due to modernization, built their houses along the Chao Phraya River. They used boats that traveled on the canal as a means of transportation, rather than on land, because the roads were not well maintained at that time. Because of the remnants of that time, the market is still operating, mainly for the tourists. People sell a variety of foods and seasonal fruits, fresh local vegetables, and fish on the boats. There are also temples, orchid farms, and on-the-water restaurants for the tourists to enjoy.
Wat Saman Rattanaram
The large pink Ganesh statue, which leaves a lasting impression once seen, is located at Wat Saman Rattanaram Temple. Generally, the Ganesh statue has a human body, four arms, and an elephant head with one tusk missing. It is the god of wealth and the god of commerce and academics.
There are a total of 14 mouse around the Ganesh statue. In Thailand, each day of the week of the week is assigned a specific color, and the color of the mice surrounding Ganesh is also assigned to each day of the week, so you can pray to the mice of the same color as the day of your birthday.
The temple is located in Chachoengsao Province. It is about an hour and a half drive from Bangkok, so it is a little far from Hotel Nikko Bangkok, but there are half-day tours departing from Bangkok. Wat Saman Rattanaram could be a suitable photogenic sightseeing spot in Thailand.
Designed by award-winning German architect Ole Scheeren, the King Power Mahanakorn Building is a representation of vibrant urban Bangkok. The top floor of the building, the 78th, is home to the Mahanakorn Skywalk, a popular tourist attraction.
There are duty-free stores, a hotel, residences, and a hotel in the building. On the ground floor is the Mahanakorn Skyriders, a VR experience of flying over Bangkok, where visitors can experience gliding through the sky while dodging obstacles.
The Skywalk is known as the highest observation deck in Thailand at 310 meters above ground. At the end of the observatory, which offers a 360-degree view of Bangkok, is one of the world’s largest glass floors, providing a thrilling experience. The Skywalk, with its café bar and music, has a great atmosphere and is becoming increasingly popular as a new tourist attraction. Visit just before sunset and take a picture with the sunset, and you will definitely enjoy the pleasure of your trip to Bangkok!
Tichuca Rooftop Bar
Tichuca Rooftop Bar is Bangkok’s one of the newest bar in Bangkok. Although the business once opened in December 2020, it closed for lockdown but quickly became a popular spot when it reopened for business in September 2021.
Located within walking distance of the Hotel Nikko Bangkok, this unique outdoor bar was designed to resemble a jungle on the 46th floor of an office building called the T-One Building. The large trees covering the main bar are lit up at sunset, creating a fantastic atmosphere with colorful illumination.
It is a unique feature of Bangkok’s nightlife that you will never get bored and have fun until nightfall. Tichuca Rooftop Bar would be the one stop you should definitely make before returning to your hotel.