A typical year-end Bangkok tradition that excites everyone are the festive lighting displays that pop up in front of popular malls. Shutterbugs and selfie addicts, get your cameras ready to snap some great shots in this list of the 7 best festive lighting in Bangkok.
It’s the first place that pops into everyone’s minds and home to Bangkok’s biggest New Year’s Eve countdown. This year’s theme features the whimsical designs of Argentinian Illustrator Javier Gonzalez Burgos. Look a bit closer and you’ll notice moving polar bears and Christmas trees!
A chic floral theme makes it the perfect backdrop for the romantics! Stand under the dramatic red centerpiece tree and marvel at the artificial snow drifting down. The building exterior lights up in a glittering balloon themed display.
Connected to Central Chidlom, walk onwards into a Christmas wonderland! Snap selfies in costume, send postcards to Santa or play in the Santa-themed ball pit. Don’t forget to get a picture of the giant Santa peeping in the bridge to BTS Ploenchit!
Another contender on the best festive lighting in Bangkok list! Explore the outside displays of white and blue snowflake trees. Step inside to an inner area is inspired by Harry Potter and Hogwarts. Even better, explore the exclusive Harry Potter Christmas in the Wizarding World Exhibition until March 2.
The highlight here is their sparkling snowflake tunnel between Siam Center and Siam Discovery. There’s also a recycled Christmas tree on the ground floor for the eco-friendly .
Are you feeling like pictures with a more humorous take on the holiday? The colorful and funky display in front of MBK should be right up your alley!
Next up: A location for holiday shots not attached to a mall! Marvel at the famous lines of the Chong Nonsi Bridge getting a festive flair with a gift-themed Christmas tree right in the middle of the walkway.
So there you have it, a brief taste of the 7 best festive lighting in Bangkok to explore. Which one is your favorite? So remember, when it’s about location, you’re in the right spot staying at Novotel Bangkok Platinum Pratunam. Right in the heart of Bangkok, it is moments away from BTS Stations Siam and Chidlom. Even better, it’s well connected via the R-Walk (Bangkok Skyline). Make it your base on your next Bangkok trip.