5 Places to go for Loy Krathong in Bangkok near BTS, MRT

For those who are planning to spend Loy Krathong in Bangkok and still haven’t decided where to go for this Thai festival celebration, we have listed the venues around the city that are very convenient to go to for celebration of Loy Krathong Festival in Bangkok.

5 Places to go for Loy Krathong in Bangkok near BTS, MRT

Easy to go venues of Loy Krathong in Bangkok

1. Benjakiti Park

Benjakiti Park is a large park next to Queen Sirikit National Convention Center located in Asok area in the center of Bangkok. The park gives a great city skyline view across the lake. Benjakiti Park is a nice quiet place to enjoy Loy Krathong night like a local because the park can be conveniently reached from all Bangkok as it is located only a few minutes away by foot from BTS and MRT stations.

5 Places to go for Loy Krathong in Bangkok near BTS, MRT

How to get there:

  • Take MRT Metro to Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre Station, Exit 3
  • Take BTS Skytrain to Asok Station, Exit 4

2. Benjasiri Park

Benjasiri Park is another good public park to spend some time during Loy Krathong festival in Bangkok. The park is surrounded by famous department stores such as Emporium and EmQuartier shopping mall. You will see many vendors selling Krathong for floating onto the lake in the middle of the park.

5 Places to go for Loy Krathong in Bangkok near BTS, MRT

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3. Chulalongkorn University

Chulalongkorn University is well known for organizing the celebration of Loy Krathong festival every year. It is the place where not only university students but also many locals go. The venue has a beautiful pond surrounded by a shady garden.

How to get there:

  • Take MRT Metro to Sam Yan Station, Exit 2              
  • Take BTS Skytrain to National Stadium or Siam Station

4. Lumpini Park

Lumpini Park is a big and beautiful green park with a lovely lake in central Bangkok. Lumpini Park is famous as a celebration venue of Loy Krathong and other festivals during the year. You can see a lot of locals enjoying time, running and exercising in the park. During Loy Krathong, the park offers a really special atmosphere for the festival celebration.

5 Places to go for Loy Krathong in Bangkok near BTS, MRT

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5. Taksin Bridge

Taksin Bridge is another place where you can expect a lot of people celebrating Loy Krathong festival in Bangkok. Due to the convenient location, the bridge can be easily reached by public transportation and there is no need to drive through traffic jams. If you will decide to come here, you will have a chance to celebrate the festival at one of the most beautiful Loy Krathong venues along the Chao Phraya River.

Otherwise, from there you can take Chao Phraya Express Boat to any of 10 piers where River Festival 2019 will be celebrated during Loy Krathong.

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Tips

If during Loy Krathong you are planning to be in another part of Thailand, check for Top Places in Thailand to Celebrate Loy Krathong 2019.

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