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Spacious dedication place

If you happen in the heart of Bangkok near the Grand Palace or Khao San road, please do drop by... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2018
Amornpan S
Ko Samui, Thailand
via mobile
New refuge from the heat, coupled with relaxing environment for reading!

Housed in a wonderful restored historic building, the new Bangkok City Library (opened a year or so... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
Bangkok, Thailand
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6 Jun 2018
“Spacious dedication place”
7 Apr 2018
“New refuge from the heat, coupled with relaxing environment for reading!”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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39, Ratchadamnoen Klang Road | Talat Yot, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
+66 2 282 0680
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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

If you happen in the heart of Bangkok near the Grand Palace or Khao San road, please do drop by this place. This old building was renovated by keeping its elegant design structure and interiors. There are 3 floors where each contains different style of...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018

Housed in a wonderful restored historic building, the new Bangkok City Library (opened a year or so ago) is a great addition to the city. Clean and cool, the library offers modest collections of books and magazines, and a fabulous array of nooks and corners...More

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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Quite and convenient not much people at the moment so seem like this place could be my working space for me. Freelancer definitely love this place

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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

As a foreign guest, you will need a passport to register for free entry. Small collection, but lovely set up an a whole floor dedicated to young readers. Cafe, free computer access and refreshing washrooms Building style nice to see

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Read about this city library before I set off to Bangkok. The library was right next to Khaosan Road. As tourists, we needed to first register with our passports at the information counter. The inside of the library was more European than Thai. It is...More

2  Thank tenajp
Reviewed 19 October 2017

For foreigners like myself the most interesting aspects are the building itself, the magazine corner with some free English-language newspapers and the free computers. The book collection is mostly Thai and not very impressive yet. There's a small exhibition about the HM King Rama IX...More

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While you’ll see skyscrapers in most parts of Bangkok,
it’s the gilded roofs of ancient pagodas that adorn
the skyline of Banglamphu, the city’s historical and
most touristic district. Hordes of tourists flock to
this area to tick quite a few must-see attractions off
their to-do list, with the Grand Palace being the most
spectacular of them all. Banglamphu is also home to
Bangkok’s infamous tourist ghetto, centered around
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