Popular Architecture Attractions in Thailand

Erawan Shrine
Bangkok·Thailand
4.5/5
4,350 Reviews
Statue/Sculpture
The Four-Faced Buddha in Bangkok, Thailand, is known for its efficacy. For this reason, the Buddha is widely admired and highly sought after by the stars and celebrities of Hong Kong and Taiwan. Because it is located near large shopping malls like the Central World, it has also become a famous tourist attraction in Bangkok. In Thailand and Southeast Asia, the Four-Faced Buddha is considered a benevolent god. The Four-faced Buddha in Bangkok is in the Erawan Shrine amd the statue of the god is about 4 meters high. There are four faces altogether, which represent the four virtues of compassion, empathy, joy and charity. Those who pray for spiritual ascension must work hard to cultivate these four virtues.
Old Phuket Town
Phuket·Thailand
4.4/5
2,236 Reviews
Town
Phuket Town is located in the southeast of Phuket Island and is the capital of Phuket. Phuket Town is an ideal place for spending a day or even two days. There are many gift shops, antique shops, galleries, bars, cafes, etc. on both sides of the town street. If you get tired, you can go inside any of them to have a rest. It is very pleasant. Sitting in the corner of a cafe, you can chat with friends and enjoy the street view, which is rather relaxing. There are not as many tourists in the town as there are on the beach. However, if you take a trip to the old town or visit the weekend market or sit down at the local tea restaurant, you will be impressed by the simplicity and culture here.
Khao San Road
Bangkok·Thailand
4.3/5
2,324 Reviews
Featured Neighborhood
When talking about Bangkok, you have to talk about Khao San Road. Khao San Road is the spirit of the city’s nightlife and a base camp for backpackers. In fact, Khao San Road is just 300 meters long, and walking the length of the road only takes about 15 minutes. However, its crowdedness at night is astounding. There are various classes of hotels and flophouses, shops, travel agencies, currency exchanges, restaurants of all flavors, bars, cafes, massage parlors, and local specialty stores along the road. If you want to know the life in Bangkok, you can come here.
Chiang Mai University
Chiang Mai·Thailand
4.1/5
2,009 Reviews
School
Chiang Mai University is the premier institution of higher learning in northern Thailand. The university was founded in 1964. The campus is home to lush greenery. A tranquil pool is nestled in the woods, and the natural environment is great. The main campus is located on the eastern side of Doi Suthep One the way to Doi Suthep, many tourists stop by the university. If you are pressed for time during your sightseeing, you need to take a sightseeing bus tour. The sightseeing bus will take you around the central part of campus, to Dharma Hall, and then to a brief stop at Ang Kaew Reservoir for photos. The students walking around campus radiate youth.
Chinatown
Bangkok·Thailand
4.3/5
928 Reviews
Featured Neighborhood
Chinatown is one of the bustling commercial districts in the western part of downtown Bangkok. It is also one of Bangkok’s oldest neighborhoods. Chinatown dates back nearly 200 years. The houses here are mostly older, but business is flourishing. Almost all of the managers are Chinese or overseas Chinese. Chinatown is connected to 3 main streets (Sampeng Lane, Yaowarat Road, and Charoen Krung Road) as well as many other streets. Chinatown has retained the traditional culture typical of China and the customs and characteristics of the Chinese community. Business is booming. You can feel the rich Chinese atmosphere in Chinatown. Every year, there are lively lion dances and dragon dances during Lunar New Year.
Nimmana Haeminda Road
Chiang Mai·Thailand
4.3/5
978 Reviews
Featured Neighborhood
In the northwest of the ancient city of Chiang Mai, Nimmana Haeminda Road runs between the ancient city and Chiang Mai University. Known colloquially as Nimmana Haeminda Road, the road is a fashionable meeting place and a favorite spot among young people in Chiang Mai. The area is home to a variety of architectural styles: some are European while others are traditional Southeast Asian. Particularly eye-catching are the colorful cartoon sculptures. These sculptures were inspired by the motifs of different stores and have become a landmark for many tourists. Alleys are home to all types of cafés, bars, and boutiques started mostly by designers, artists, and performers. Many tourists also choose this area for dining.
Kalare Night Bazaar
Chiang Mai·Thailand
4.4/5
1,255 Reviews
Featured Neighborhood
Kalare Night Bazaar is located between Chiang Mai Old City and the Mae Ping River. It is open every night of the week. Although it is very lively, it is also very orderly. It is both noisy and restrained at the same time. Everyday as soon as the sun goes down, all kinds of handicrafts set up for sale. Kalare Road in Chiang Mai has become a bustling night market that enthralls, entertains and entrances visitors. Both sides of the road are decorated with lights. For about two kilometers, the entire street is packed with people. There are a variety of small shops and vendors with an abundance of different goods at affordable prices. They sell different kinds of silver jewelry, embroidered fabric bags, Thai silk, Thai brocade, bamboo goods, lacquerware, carved wooden figurines and handpainted paper parasols.
Hua Hin Railway Station
Hua Hin·Thailand
4.4/5
567 Reviews
Historical Architecture
Hua Hin Railway Station was built in 1911 during the reign of Rama VI. It is one of Thailand’s oldest train stations. One of Thailand's iconic railway stations, with distinctive tropical flair, construction of the station led to the development of Hua Hin. It allowed visitors to travel from Bangkok by train instead of by boat, and even brought visitors from as far south as Singapore. Because of its historical status and significance, it has since become an important, nostalgic point of interest. Stepping into this red and white train station, with its peaked roofs, visitors can be transported to the past. Its architectural style is distinctive and, despite its age, remains fresh. The whole structure is made of teak wood. The red lacquered roof beams and ceiling, combined with the yellow walls, exudes a strong Thai style. This has become a place where many young people come to take pictures and enjoy the nearby café and bookstore.