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Elephant Tower, Bangkok

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The Elephant Building or Chang Building is a high-rise building located on Paholyothin Road & Ratchadaphisek Road in Bangkok, Thailand. It lies in the North Bangkok Business District and Chatuchak district. The building is one of the most famous buildings in Bangkok because it has the characteristics of an elephant. It was a collaboration between Dr. Arun Chaisaree and architect Ong-ard Satrabhandhu The building has 32 floors and is 102 metres (335 ft) high, it was completed in 1997. The Elephant Building was awarded no.4 for the "20 World's Ugliest Skyscrapers" by CNNGo in February 2011.The elephant building consists of 7 parts: Tower A (Office) Tower B (Office) Tower C (Residential) Top Floor (Luxurious residential suites) Recreation Ground (Swimming Pool & Gardens) Shopping Plaza, Bank & post office Parking garageNearby attractionsOpposite lies Major Cineplex Ratchayothin, further down the road you can find Index Living Mall, Tesco Lotus & Central Plaza Lat PhraoTransportation BTS Skytrain – Satri Woranat Station (future)
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  • I stopped by December 2016. As I was in the area while out and about on my scooter I took the opportunity to stop and take a few photos of the fun/unusual building... as you do !!  more »
  • One of Bangkok's cool unique buildings. Even if you're not into architecture, the elephant building is something to marvel at. The building is located in the northeastern area of Bangkok, and not real...  more »
  • Something really cool to see but nothing to write home about. Because elephant play a significant part in Thai culture, the building becomes significant. Best seen from far, I missed the design a numb...  more »
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  • I stopped by December 2016. As I was in the area while out and about on my scooter I took the opportunity to stop and take a few photos of the fun/unusual building... as you do !!
  • a weirdly unique building that is now a Bangkok icon
  • Quite nice design.
  • The Elephant Building in Bangkok, Thailand. Designed by Sumet Jumsai and completed in 1997.
  • Unique & old.