Bangkok offers immense opportunities to tourists who are seeking its bizarre facet. The article sheds lights on some of the most unusual sights that live up to every penny vacationers spend on Thai holidays and packages.
A fascinating melting pot of contrasts, Bangkok has emerged as a treasure chest of peculiarly striking and strikingly peculiar. From weird and wacky museums to utterly strange buildings, the collections are capable enough of enchanting and flabbergasting in the same breath. Here is a sampling of some of the unusual trappings well worth a visit for tourists on Bangkok holidays.
A gigantic, three-headed elephant statue standing upon an equally huge plinth greets every visitor who tours Samut Prakan’s ErawanMuseum. This is an impressive image of Hindu mythology’s Airavata or Erawan with 3-storey repository hidden beneath. Each floor of the museum epitomizes the Thai ethos of the universe. One can stroll around and witness the cosmological underwater world in basement; MountMeru, a centre of universe as per the Buddhist belief on first floor and umpteen precious objects on ground floor. It is perhaps a place where culture aficionados can make the most of their Bangkok holidays and get a maximum bangs for the bucks invested on vacation packages and deals.
Located on South Sathorn Road, RobotBuilding is sure an attraction in itself. The quirky edifice is elaborately designed with complete details including eyes and antennae. Its vagarious façade resembles a robot, adding a peculiar touch to Bangkok’s scintillating skyline. Needless to say, it is one of the unique places that catch the fancy of swarms of tourists who spend on Thailand packages and take holidays here. It is not open to the public but can be easily viewed from the Skytrain between Surasak and Chong Nonsi stations.
David Beckham Temple
Britons will be shocked to see the famous English footballer David Beckham in Wat Pariwat now been dubbed as ‘DavidBeckhamTemple’. The temple has replaced one of the mythic winged creatures with over 30 cm high statuette of Beckham. One can check out the main Buddha shrine inside the chapel and backside area along the Chao PhrayaRiver. Not surprisingly, it shines on the travel circuit of legions of travellers grabbing packages and deals for Bangkok holidays.
It is another wonderful landmark pompously standing in Chatuchak district that captivates the imagination of travellers buying packages for Thai holidays. One of the most off-the-wall edifices in Thai capital, it boasts three distinctive towers (A, B, and C) creating a shape of elephant, country’s national animal. It is an enormous urban complex housing shopping centres, offices and posh condominiums.