Silom is a walkable, business-friendly neighborhood known for being economical and offering ample choices for restaurants and bars. Many visitors come to enjoy the natural beauty of the riverfront. Book your hotel now and use Silom as your home base for exploring the sights in and around Bangkok.
Sightseeing around Silom
The local monuments will impress, as will other attractions. For cultural attractions, head to Bangkok Seashell Museum, Jim Thompson House, and Suan Pakkard Palace. Sri Mariamman Temple, Temple of the Golden Buddha, and Wat Yan Nawa are monuments worth a look. Some landmarks that can't be missed include Erawan Shrine, Ganesha Shrine, and Trimurti Shrine. Hours of family fun are waiting at Snake Farm, Sea Life Bangkok Ocean World, and Dinosaur Planet.
Shopping, swimming, and boating are a few popular activities in the area. Ratchadamnoen Stadium, Rajamangala Stadium, and Lumpinee Boxing Stadium are great places to catch a game or event. You'll find the great outdoors at parks like Lumpini Park, Benjakitti Park, and Santiphap Park. With a shopping trip to Patpong Night Market, Thaniya Plaza, or Silom Complex Shopping Mall, you might find that perfect souvenir. River City Shopping Complex, Si Phraya Pier, or MBK Center will provide yet another welcomed diversion.
Don't miss some of the area's most popular attractions, such as Wat Pho, Wat Arun, and Grand Palace. You can also check out Neilson Hays Library, Canadian Embassy, and Chulalongkorn University.
Getting around Silom
For a quick way to explore the city, catch a ride on metro transit at Chong Nong Station, Chong Nonsi BTS Station, or Sam Yan Station.
Silom is 14.2 miles (22.9 km) from the airport in Bangkok (DMK-Don Mueang Intl.). You can also fly in and out of Bangkok (BKK-Suvarnabhumi Intl.), which is located 15.3 miles (24.6 km) away.