Bangkok is a city with full of traditions. It has a lot of places that are beautifully strange and strangely beautiful. Bangkok is a crazy place where Buddhist culture and 21st-century technologies are in perfect alignment. Still it has some weird, crazy and spooky places which would make you stop, stare, scare and click. These places are not like landscapes of Chiang Mai or vistas of Hong Kong, but are unique and unbelievably amazing to everyone.
Here are the 10 unusual tourist places of Bangkok that will make you stop and take a picture.
1. Phallic Shrine
A unique site in Bangkok, at the Goddess Tubtim Shrine in Bangkok, you will find carved, stone and wooden phalluses (means penis) of all shape and size stand tall. People come here to seek solutions for their fertility issues.
2. Three Headed Elephant of Erawan Museum
A huge three-headed giant elephant statue, standing on a big pedestal is the site that will welcome us to Erawan Museum. This gain beast is 250 tons in weight, 29 meters high and 39 meters long. It is cast in pure green-hued copper.
3. Scary Forensic museum
Corpses of murdering cannibal, deformed babies in glass jars and scary photographs of an autopsy is on the display at this museum. The museum is not for faint – hearted people.
4. David Beckham Temple
Wat Pariwat temple got its name as David Beckham Temple because a large altar Garuda, the mythic winged creature was replaced by the statue of former England captain in red jersey of Manchester United.
5. The Human Body Museum
This museum has 14 dissected human bodies brought from Japan. Display of these bodies is at the medical university of Chulalongkorn. So you can argue that this is more of an educational exhibit.
6. Elephant Building
Yep, you heard it right. This is a landmark in Chatuchak district. Three buildings is in the shape of an elephant with a right edge having eye and tusk.
7. Giant Dragon Tower at Wat Samphran
This temple has a giant dragon coiled around a tower that has 17 stories. This temple is known for its decorations and its collection of statues of animals including more dragons.
8. Bangkok Correction Museum
This museum in three buildings of maximum security prison built-in 1890.
9. Robot Building
Robot building is located at South Sathorn Road. Architect says that the inspiration of the design came from his son’s toy robot. This robot has clear eyes and antennae.
10. ‘Sathorn Unique’ Ghost Skyscraper
This is a 50-storey building. It was abandoned in 1997 due to the economic crisis. It resembles a lot about nearby skyscraper Sky Bar. It was supposed to be the most luxurious residence of the Bangkok and it end up like that.