5 Best Sunrise and Sunset Spots in Bangkok
January 18, 2022
Posted by: Hotels G
Whether it's from a chic and buzzing city rooftop or from a peaceful temple, here are some of Bangkok’s best spots to watch the sunrise or the sunset.
Sunrise & sunset along the Chao Praya River overseeing Wat Arun
Thailand has many iconic temples, but Wat Arun is one of the most well-known amongst them. This beautiful landmark is situated on the West Bank of the Chao Phraya River, with the sunset falling right behind it and the lights illuminating the temple come nightfall.
Sunset from Golden Mount
The Wat Saket temple, better known as the Golden Mount is one of the most famous Buddhist temples in Bangkok. From its magnificent terrace, you can enjoy a breath-taking panoramic view across Bangkok’s skyline. The ascent to Wat Saket is also worth the effort; beautiful bells, mystical statues and the many details make this temple really worth a visit.
Sunrise from Bang Khu Wiang floating market
Whether you are interested in grabbing authentic knick-knacks or just feeling the vibe of floating markets, a visit to Bang Khu Wiang will surely enthrall you. One of the best ways to spend your time here is to gorge on some of the best dishes in Thailand. And there’s plenty! Order a bowl of whatever catches your fancy from the many food vendors on boats.
Sunset from Scarlett’s Terrace
Nestled on the 37th floor of Pullman Bangkok Hotel G in downtown Bangkok is Scarlett, a contemporary, stylish restaurant and bar that serves French-inspired delicacies and offers a large selection of old and new world wines.
Exuding a vibrant atmosphere, ideal for both relaxed yet poised dining, and as a comfortable venue for friends to enjoy some fine wines whilst taking in the brilliant views offered from the heights of the 37th-floor space. Where you can also celebrate golden hour from Scarlett’s terrace while sipping on drinks starting from just THB100++ from 5 PM to 7 PM daily.
Sunrise and sunset from Lumpini park
Often called the “Central Park of Bangkok” and named after the Nepali birthplace of Buddha, this park is a haven of greenery and fresh air, ideal for relaxation or exercise and providing a much-welcome respite from the hustle and bustle of the city. At its geographical heart is an artificial lake where you can rent swan-shaped paddleboats. Fitness aficionados, don’t miss the jogging track, which fills up early in the morning and around sunset.