13 Januari 2012

Benjasiri Park – Relaxation amidst Breathtaking Scenery

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The city of Bangkok keeps tourists occupied with lots of entertainment, activities and endless shopping. If you are craving for a quiet day off after a busy schedule, try walking into one of the parks in Bangkok and be amazed by the relaxing tranquil environments it provides making you fall in love with this city even more.

One of the most popular parks in Bangkok sought after by tourists and locals alike happens to be the Benjasiri Park. A beautiful picturesque garden, this park is located on the Sukhumvit Road in the Khlong Toei district in Bangkok. The park was constructed in 1992 in honour and commemoration of the Queen Sirikits 60th Birthday giving it the alternate name ‘Queens Park.’ Built on 11.6 acres of land, this park is a wide expanse of landscaped area and includes an artificial lake, a spectacular forest garden, a play ground and even a few basket ball courts and a swimming pool.

For all the above reasons and more, the Benjasiri makes an ideal leisure attraction for the whole family. One important feature of the park admired by many is the array of contemporary sculptures that are sprinkled throughout the garden. A total of 12 pieces can be found each uniquely sculptured by famous Thai artists and emulating the finest of skill and talent. There is also an interesting centre piece fountain that showcases the work of a renowned sculptor of Bangkok, Mesium Yipinsoy. Watch this fountain come to life three times a day in a spectacular multimedia water dance that displays a marvellous work of Art.

There are plenty of other relaxing activities this exciting city has to offer. With natural scenic spots lining every corner of the city, a Bangkok cruise tour would be a delightful activity to indulge in. If you are looking for a luxurious edge to this activity then the Anantara Cruises Thailand should be your choice. Experience the Chao Phraya river ride on a 100 year old teak boat and take in the remarkable sights and scenery along the way. Two nights and three days in the finest of Bangkok cruises are sure to be etched in your memory for a lifetime.