Between viral traffic cross at Terminal 21 and Queen Sirikit Center this huge artificial pond surrounded by green plants opens it's doors from 5.30 am until 9 pm: Benjakitti Park. Actually, it's more sized like an lake. Bike and jogging tracks surrounding peaceful water with fish and turtles measure almost 2 Kilometers. Managers, boot-camp addicts and professional athletes perform early morning workouts starting their busy days. People from many neighborhoods gather here during sunset for long walks, bike rides and feeding resident seabass and sea turtles. Like so many other Bangkok parks, Benjakitti is crwoded with couples and families on weekends.
Romantic photo shoots, paddle boats, kanooing and other physical exercise dominate this idyllic paradise within this vibrant Asian metropolis. It's one of the most peaceful places in Bangkok. The park is closed during mid-day when it's hot. Thailand's national anthem is played every morning and evening.