Romantic Central Thailand awaits: its temples, food, culture, and more!

Explore the family-friendly area of Central Thailand—sacred temples, shopping, and popular sights from Wat Phra Si Sanphet to Ayutthaya Historical Park.

Top Hotels in Central Thailand

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
lebua at State Tower (The World's First Vertical Destination)
lebua at State Tower (The World's First Vertical Destination)
5 out of 5
State Tower 1055/111 Silom Road, Bangrak, Bangkok
¥11,963
per night
Nov 25 - Nov 26

This family-friendly Bangkok hotel is located on a river, within 1 mi (2 km) of Sri Mariamman Temple and Iconsiam. Asiatique The Riverfront and Siam Paragon ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (7,987 reviews)

"The service is impeccable - everyone from the property manager to the last janitor is super friendly and goes out of the way to help."…"

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2019

lebua at State Tower (The World's First Vertical Destination)
Mandarin Hotel Managed by Centre Point
Mandarin Hotel Managed by Centre Point
4.5 out of 5
662 Rama IV Road, Bangkok, Bangkok
¥7,426
per night
Nov 21 - Nov 22

Located in Bangkok City Centre, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Lumphini Park and MBK Center. Siam Center and Pratunam Market are also within 3 mi ...

4.2/5Excellent! (5,279 reviews)

"We loved how attentive and accommodating all staff was during our stay. Their breakfast buffet, pool and massage therapy were all great."…"

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2019

Mandarin Hotel Managed by Centre Point
Novotel Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport
Novotel Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport
4.5 out of 5
999 Suvarnabhumi Airport Hotel, Moo 1 Nongprue, Bang Phli, Samut Prakan
¥16,599
per night
Dec 6 - Dec 7

Situated near the airport, this luxury hotel is 12.1 mi (19.5 km) from Samitivej Srinakarin Hospital and 12.4 mi (20 km) from Siam Park City. Rajamangala Stadium ...

4.2/5Excellent! (4,262 reviews)

"Hotel very convenient for the Airport, clean and quiet. Outside pool was quite cold and the indoor jacuzzi was boiling hot unable to use. Definitely would use again."…"

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2019

Novotel Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport

Popular things to do in Central Thailand

Grand Palace
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Grand Palace

4.5/5(1,494 reviews)

The majestic European/Asian-style complex was once the home of the kings of Siam and is now both a place of worship and a must-see Bangkok landmark.

Wat Pho
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Wat Pho

4.5/5(926 reviews)

The “Temple of the Reclining Buddha” is the largest temple in the country and has more Buddha statues than any other Thai temple.

Wat Arun
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Wat Arun

4.5/5(760 reviews)

Wat Arun is a well-known landmark worth seeing in Bangkok. Stroll along the riverfront or visit the notable monuments in this vibrant area.

Bridge Over the River Kwai
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Bridge Over the River Kwai

4.5/5(22 reviews)

Take a walk over this historic landmark, which has become the symbol of the infamous Thailand-Burma railway.

Temple of the Emerald Buddha
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Temple of the Emerald Buddha

4.5/5(719 reviews)

A small but extremely important Thai religious icon sits on a golden pedestal within the ornate Wat Phra Kaew structure on the grounds of the Grand Palace.

Khaosan Road
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Khaosan Road

4/5(913 reviews)

This “anything goes” street is a hot spot for budget travelers who want to buy cheap clothes and souvenirs, people-watch or party all night.