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Top Kid-Friendly Attractions in Bangkok

Destination(s): Bangkok

Bangkok, Thailand might seem exotic and full of many new things for the whole family to explore.

Traveling with kids to this destination might seem overwhelming to parents. But don't worry, Bangkok is family-friendly if you know what attractions to do with your kiddo.

You can spend more time in Bangkok but 5 days will give you a good start to know major family-friendly attractions around town.

This guide is created by Amy @ The Q Family.

TheQFamilyAdventures.com is a family-friendly travel blog that helps to inspire family to travel one adventure at a time. read more about Top Kid-Friendly Attractions in Bangkok

Grand Palace

Grand Palace

  • Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang
  • East of the river, on Na Phra Lan Rd., near Sanam Luang
  • tel:+66 2 694 1222 (Tourism Authority of Thailand)
  • Visit website
  • Bangkok, 10500

Bangkok's Grand Palace served as the official residence of Thailand's kings from the time it was built in 1782 until midway through the 20th Century. Although the entry fee is considerably higher than most at 300 baht, the grounds are gorgeous and provide an unforgettable glimpse at Thai history and architecture. Sitting on over 215,000 square meters, the Grand Palace houses government offices, the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, and royal residences. A trip to the Grand Palace is worth combining with Wat Pho, its next-door neighbor of equal cultural importance. read more about Grand Palace

Lumphini Park

Lumphini Park

  • Entrances on Rama IV Road, Sarasin Road, Wireless Road and Ratchadamri Road
  • tel:+66 2 694 1222 (Tourism Authority of Thailand)
  • Visit website
  • Bangkok, 10330

Smack in the heart of the city lies Lumphini Park, an oasis of nature within bustling Bangkok. The first of its kind in Bangkok, plans for the public park began in 1925. Lumphini Park is named after the Buddha's birthplace and covers approximately 58 hectares, gracing the city with greenery and waterways for picnics, pick-up sports and paddleboat rides. Early mornings are unforgettable: hordes of fitness group regulars engage in synchronized aerobics, while others jog peacefully and practice tai chi. Lumphini Park is a great place to take a timeout during a long day of sightseeing. read more about Lumphini Park

Dream World

Dream World

  • 62 Moo 1 Rangsit-Nakornnayok Road
  • tel:+66 2 533 1152
  • Pathumthani, 12130

Dream World provides family fun in its 70-acre park just outside Bangkok. The park is divided into four parts: Dream World Plaza, Dream Garden, Fantasy Land and Adventure Land. On offer are rides, games, go-carting, and a variety of entertaining shows. Children shorter than 90 centimeters enter for free.


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Safari World

Safari World

  • 99 Panyaintra Road
  • Kilometer 9, Minburi District
  • tel:+66 2 914 4100 / +66 2 518 1000
  • Visit website
  • Bangkok, 10510
Bangkok Children's Discovery Museum

Bangkok Children's Discovery Museum

  • Queen Sirikit Park, Kamphaegphet 4 Road,
  • Opposite Chatuchak Weekend Market
  • tel:+66 2 615 7333
  • Visit website
  • Bangkok, 10900
Dusit Zoo (Khao Din)

Dusit Zoo (Khao Din)

  • No 71, Rama Road 5
  • tel:+66 2 281 2000
  • Visit website
  • Bangkok, 10300
Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute and Snake Farm

Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute and Snake Farm

  • 1871 Rama IV Street
  • Pathumwan
  • tel:+66 2 252 0161 x4
  • Visit website
  • Bangkok, 10330
Suan Lum Night Bazaar

Suan Lum Night Bazaar

  • 1875 Rama IV Road, Lumpini, Pathumwan
  • (opposite Lumpini Park)
  • tel:66 0 2 252 4776
  • Visit website
  • Bangkok, 10330

The Suan Lum Night Bazaar closed in 2010 several years after the lease ran out on the land. It will soon be developed into commercial space. Most of the vendors are expected to relocate to the Ratchada Night Market which is expected to open in 2012.


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Siam Ocean World Bangkok

Siam Ocean World Bangkok

  • B1-B2 Floor, Siam Paragon, 991 Rama I Road
  • Pathumwan
  • tel:66 0 2 687-2000
  • Visit website
  • Bangkok, 10330

Travel through seven zones of the underwater world at an aquarium facility larger than two football fields. Check their website for schedules of daily feedings for the sharks, eagle rays, penguins and other creatures. Divers enter the tanks on an hourly schedule as well and communicate with visitors adding another aspect of learning to this fascinating educational experience. The location at Siam Paragon at the center of the SkyTrain system makes visiting a snap. read more about Siam Ocean World Bangkok