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A Unique Itinerary to Discovering Bangkok from The Ember Hotel

A Unique Itinerary to Discovering Bangkok from
The Ember Hotel

An exciting city with tons of things to do and see, Bangkok is truly captivating. The city is a reflection of old versus new with neon-light skyscrapers and crumbling colonial mansions. There is magic to be found in Bangkok on every street corner and down every alleyway.

While staying at The Ember Hotel, we encourage our guests to get out and explore Bangkok Old Town. Rich in culture, the old town is full of beautiful temples, delicious restaurants and charming hole-in-the-wall eateries, and an abundance of tourist attractions.

Located near the Royal and Art Districts with close proximity to Khao San Road, it is easy to explore Bangkok by foot from The Ember Hotel. We’ve come up with a unique itinerary to discover Bangkok, and hope you will take the time to visit some of these interesting landmarks and attractions.


Bangkok is home to over 400 stunning temples with unique design and architecture. Some of the city’s most interesting temples are located close to The Ember Hotel.

Highly recommended temples to visit include:

• Wat Phra Kaew - Temple of the Emerald Buddha: 1.2 km
• Wat Phra Chetuphon(Wat Pho): 1.8 km
• Wat Arun: 2.4 km

Other temples of interest in the area worth visiting:

• Wat Bowonniwet: 400 m
• Wat Chana Songkhram 200 m
• Wat Ratchanatda - Loha Prasat: 1.0 km
• Wat Suthat Thepwararam: 1.4 km
• Wat Mahathat Royal Palace: 1.6 km
• Wat Saket - Phu Khao Thong: 1.8 km
• Wat Ratchabophit: 1.4 km

Tourist Attractions

Bangkok is home to a large variety of landmarks and tourist attractions. The city truly has something for everyone, and if you are looking to really explore the diversity of Bangkok, you’ll definitely want to visit these attractions.

Highly recommended tourist attractions near The Ember Hotel include:

• Khao San Road: 450 m
• Bang Lamphu Museum: 550 m
• National Museum Bangkok: 950 m
• Rattanakosin Exhibition Hall: 1 km
• Giant Swing: 1.4 km
• Royal Grand Palace: 1.2 km

Other interesting tourist attractions in Bangkok to visit:

• Bang Lamphu Market: 130 m
• Bangkok City Library 450 m
• Phra Sumen Fort: 600 m
• Baan Chao Praya Museum 700 m
• Ratchadamnoen Contemporary Art Gallery: 1 km
• Wanglang Market: 2.0 km
• Pak Klong Talad (Flower Market): 3.7 km

Food & Drink in Bangkok

Bangkok is home to some of the best street food in the world, as well as Michelin-starred restaurants and hole-in-the-wall eateries big on taste. The best way to experience the unique culinary scene of Bangkok is to eat your way around the city.

A few of the best restaurants and bars located near The Ember Hotel include:

• Tom Yum Kung Banglamphu: 130 m
• Ayeeshah Roddee: 60 m
• Nittaya Thai Curry Shop: 130 m
• Molly Bar: 270 m
• Patonggo Café: 300 m
• Brick Bar: 400 m
• Khun Daeng's Vietnamese Noodle: 600 m
• Karim Roti Mataba: 650 m

Before you head out for the day or evening to explore Bangkok, consult with our reservation staff. We’re happy to help with any clarifications or recommendations, and arrange transport if needed.