Photography Spots for Stunning City Views
Thailand is a living, breathing creation with a kaleidoscope of colours, with its blend of modern skyscrapers, historic temples, and lively street scenes. Bangkok is a paradise for both amateur and professional photographers, and here are some of the best spots.
Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn)
Start your photographic journey with a visit to Wat Arun, one of Bangkok’s most iconic temples. The intricate design of this riverside temple, especially during sunrise or sunset, makes for breathtaking shots.
The Grand Palace
The Grand Palace complex is a treasure trove of architectural wonders. Photograph the dazzling Emerald Buddha Temple, the opulent Outer Court, and the intricate details of the buildings and statues.
Asiatique the Riverfront
For a blend of shopping, dining, and photography, visit Asiatique the Riverfront. The illuminated Ferris wheel and the bustling market make for fantastic night shots along the Chao Phraya River. Located right across properties such as Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort, it is quite easy to access.
Bangkok’s bustling Chinatown is a sensory overload and a photographer’s paradise. Narrow alleyways, street vendors, and incredible colours make for captivating street photography. If any part of Bangkok can truly capture the essence of the city, it’s Chinatown.
Street Art in the Old City
Explore the street art scene in the historic district of Rattanakosin. From colourful murals to thought-provoking graffiti, this area is a canvas for artistic expression. You can find aesthetic graffiti along sections of walls, and may even be artistic choices at cafes in Bangkok.