King Rama IX Park is a remarkable botanical park in Bangkok. Explore Bangkok Suan Luang Rama IX Park of Thailand.

King Rama IX Royal Park

Location: Sukhumvit Soi 103
Area: 200 acres
Opened in: 1987
Highlights: Homage to His Majesty, Botanical Garden, Reservoir, Rommaniya Garden, Sanam Rasdara, Water Garden
Opening Hours: 5 am to 7 pm

Picturesquely huddling the eastern side of Bangkok is the magnificent ground of the King Rama IX Royal Park. Commemorating the 60th anniversary of King Rama IX, it saw inauguration in the year 1987. Popularly known as Bangkok Suan Luang King Rama IX Park, this 200-acre park is probably one of the most exquisite parks all over Thailand. Poured with trees, flowers, shrubs, landscaped gardens and lakes, the place offers an ideal respite for many city torn people and tourists visiting Bangkok.

The entire park sets aside six main areas of interest for visitors - Homage to His Majesty, The Botanical Garden, The Reservoir, Rommaniya Garden, The Sanam Rasdara and The Water Garden. Each of these areas holds its own charm in the form of botanical gardens, aquatic pleasures and various other recreational options. The 'Homage to his Majesty' area sprawls across 8.4 acres and houses the striking nine-sided Commemoration Hall (Ratchamongkol Hall) that displays works inspired by the King and countless other royal artifacts.

King Rama IX Royal Park 'The Botanical Garden', separated into many slices, stands on an area of 60 acres. Its fairytale beauty, along with its breathtaking venues, makes this spot the favorite corner of many visitors. Those who want to witness the archetypal natural landscape of Thailand should trip to the 'Rommaniya Garden' that features mountains, waterfalls, streams and forested areas of the country. The lush beauty and natural diversity of the place is also magnified with the help of different plant species and stones.

Another tourist hotspot is the artificial lake 'Prapang Kaew Keb Nam' in 'The Reservoir' area of the park. This artificial lake offers scores of water sports and serves as the ideal venue for various cultural activities. Apart from that, the 'Sanam Rasdara', the large grassy area of the park, presents various delights in the form of sporting events, musical performances and outdoor concerts for the public. The 'Water Garden' in the park is another quaint corner that houses various exotic species of birds and aquatic plants.

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