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Benjakitti Park, Bangkok

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Relax or exercise in the heart of Bangkok at Benjakitti Park, boasting a pleasant lakeside view of the adjacent skyline. Once owned by the Tobacco Monopoly of Thailand, the park has since been transformed. Today it features 2 km (1.2 mi) of bike trails and sand jogging tracks around an artificial lake populated with catfish and turtles. Wander the gardens, stroll the lakeside boardwalks, get out on the water in a paddleboat, or make use of the exercise equipment dotted throughout the grounds. There aren't many food or drink stalls on site, so bring some snacks if you want. Plan to visit Benjakitti Park and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Bangkok attractions using our Bangkok trip itinerary planning website .
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  • October 4, 2017
    This is the place you can do jogging and bicycling all around a little lake (2 km per round). It's great because there is some wind over the water and it makes it more enjoyable, as it's hot in Bangko...  more »
  • September 21, 2017
    Quite a nice park for a gentle stroll near to Sukhumavit Road, the park has a large lake with flowers around the edge, there is a small Buddhist shrine on the far side of the park. There is a clean pu...  more »
  • September 7, 2017
    From a distance, this is a pretty oasis in a sea of concrete and traffic, but we soon found out why it was empty. No swimming, no playing games, no fishing, no picnics on the grass, keep to the concre...  more »
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  • August 18, 2017
    Love it, been going there to run nearly every day for the last 11 years. 1.9km circuit. Nice Lake, clean Park and I always meet nice people.
  • August 24, 2017
    Stuning scenary especially on the evening. Plus, there are tracks for cycling, running, and have a walk way around the lake. It is nice to do exercise and take a rest.
  • September 2, 2017
    A nice mile or so loop for running or biking. Also, there is an easy connecting path to Limpini Park for extended runs.
  • August 25, 2017
    This is a really nice place in the middle of the busy city of Bangkok. A nice atmosphere to refresh yourself.
  • July 18, 2017
    A large park with a lake in the middle. Lots of sculptures and decorations. Plenty of space to jog, bike, walk, etc. Great vibe and easy to get here using the MRT. A new area just opened up, called "Suan Pa Benjakitti".

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