CHATUCHAK PARK AND CHATUCHAK. WEEKEND MARKET
The State Railway of Thailand donated this y land to build a park according to the wish of HM the King on the occasion of his 4th Cycle birthda in 1976.
Inside the park are many varieties of trees and plants in gardens with different themes. There is a herbal garden, for instance, and another devoted to flowers in literature.
Chatuchak Market: A heaven for shoppers, especially if they are ready to bargain. The plant market is held every Wednesday and Thursday, while at the weekend it becomes the biggest market in Thailand , bringing together 8,000 stalls from all parts of the country.
A look at the plan of the market shows that it is divided into 26 areas. The kinds of products to be found include antiques, books and magazines , fashions, food, furniture, handicrafts, jewellery , paintings, pets, plants, and miscellaneous items.
Six Asean Sculptors: This exhibition shows the work of artists from the six countries of the Asean region: Brunei , Indonesia , Malaysia , The philipines, Singapore and Thailand .
Prestigious Train Hall: Located near Gate 2, this , the place to study history and view displays of p st forms of transport, from London taxis to japanese patrol cars used during World War II.