5 Best Places to Celebrate Christmas in Bangkok 2017
Christmas in Thailand is different from other countries. Thai people do not celebrate Christmas with family dinner and gift giving on the 25th of December. Christmas is when Thai people go out, have fun and party with their friends. Also it is one of the best time to enjoy Bangkok night view as the city will be decorated with lots of colorful lights and Christmas trees. If you will be in Thailand during Christmas time, here are 5 best places to celebrate Christmas in Bangkok.
1. Central World Shopping Center
Known as the most popular spot to celebrate Christmas among Thais, Central World turns the walking space - Central Square, in front of the mall into Christmas arena. At the Central World Square, they hosts the biggest Christmas Tree with fairy lights and over-sized ornaments. Also, they set up the most famous open-air beer gardens with draft beer from Chang, Singha, etc. and live concerts.
Address: 4 Ratchadamri Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330
Location: Between Chidlom and Siam BTS Skytrain station
2. Siam Paragon
Second best for Christmas celebration in Bangkok is Siam Paragon. In front of the mall are well decorated with Christmas trees, lights, and ornaments. Siam Paragon is one of the most luxurious malls in Bangkok. Inside the mall, also featured with variety of snack and meals to help you enjoy your Christmas time in Bangkok.
Address: 991 Rama 1 Road, Pathumwan Bangkok 10330
Location: Siam BTS Skytrain station
3. Ratchadamri Road
Next best place to celebrate Christmas in Bangkok is at Rachadamri Road. With a stroll along Ratchadamri Road, you will see lots of great hotels decorated with christmas trees and lights. Main highlights are the Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel (former Four Seasons Hotel), the Peninsula Plaza, the Grand Hyatt Erawan Hotel, the Amarin Plaza. The walking tour is a good opportunity to take photo with your families, friends, and love ones.
Address: 155 Ratchadamri Road, Lumphini, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330
Location: Rachadamri BTS Skytrain station
4. Khao San Road
If you are looking for a place to celebrate Christmas with parties and beers, Khao San Road should definitely be on your list. At Khao San Road, you will find many bars and restaurants decorated with Christmas trees. You can enjoy the christmas atmosphere with live music and cold beers. If you travel with group of friends, you may want to try the alcohol bucket - they serve alcohol in small buckets with straws which allow you to share drinks with your friends.
Address: Khao San Road, Talat Yot, Bangkok 10200
Location: Khao San Road is not connected to the Skytrain. It is near Ratchadamnoen Klang Road (Khok Wua Junction)
Bangkok's newest and most luxury shopping mall - EmQuartier, is beautifully decorated for Christmas seasons. You can enjoy Christmas decoration with live music and colorful lights. Inside the malls, there are every type of restaurant you are looking for, American, New England, Mexican, Japanese, Thai, you name it. If you are looking for Christmas celebration with Brand name shopping, here is the place for you.
Location: 637 Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok, 10110
Location: Phrom Phong BTS Skytrain station
If you will be in Bangkok during Christmas, visit some of the above to glimpse how Thai people celebrate Christmas. Also, it will be a good opportunity to take photo with your family and friends under the Christmas tree. And don't forget to share it with your loved ones at home.