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Parks in Bangkok (Part 1)

Although Bangkok is a Metropole and may seem very crowded, it has some very nice parks where you can find rest. On these two pages I will show you three of these parks.

Queen Sirikit Park

Fountain in Queen Sirikit Park Natural look in Queen Sirikit Park

Queen Sirikit Park is a quite large park (not to be confused with Queens's Park on Sukhumvit Road!) and is located near Chatuchak.
Most of it is (beautifully) laid out (see the left hand side picture above) but some parts look quite natural, like the part on the right hand side picture above.

Bridge in Queen Sirikit Park Shaded places in Queen Sirikit Park

Above this text are two sights typical, I believe, for Queen Sirikit Park. 

Landscape in Queen Sirikit Park Flowers in Queen Sirikit Park

Not only pleasant garden-like landscapes, but also beautiful flowers are characteristic for Queen Sirikit Park.

Another part of Queen Sirikit Park Close-up of flower

Finally a quite different view of Queen Sirikit park and a close-up of one of the flowers there.

Lumpini Park

Seats in the heart of Lumpini ParkElephant-shaped trees

Lumpini Park (sometimes spelt as "Lumphini Park") is doubtless the best known park in Bangkok. It is located in a very busy part of the city, and yet it is very quiet.
The pictures above show a set of benches, right in the middle of Lumpini Park, and some elephant-shaped shrubs in the park.

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