Details of current programmes and events can generally be found in Bangkok's major English-language newspapers, namely Bangkok Post and The Nation.
Thai is located in' Dream World ' amusement park at Km. 7 of Rangsit-Nakhon Nayok Road. Visitors can experience the traditional Thai culture and lifestyles as well as enjoy typical food and spectacular cultural shows. Showtimes are 12 noon and 1 p.m. Tel: 0-2533-1152
Located on Phetchaburi Road. This private theatre hosts modern dramas.
Tel : 0-2679-8548, 0-2319-7641-4 for a current programme.
Chalerm Krung Royal Theatre
Theatre is located on Charoen Krung Road (New Road) near the Old Siam Plaza. Thai dramas and plays are usually held while Khon or Thai musical dance drama is a special event that is staged occasionally. Call: 0-2225-8757-8, 0-2222- 1325 for more information.
Cultural Theme Parks
Rose Garden is 32 kilometres west of Bangkok on Phetkasem Road in Nakhon Pathom province. An attractive show commences daily at 2.45 p.m. There is for instance, Thai folk dancing, Thai boxing, sword fighting demonstrations, and an elephant show. Admission fee is 300 baht. Tel: 0-2295-3261-4
Patravadi Theatre is near Wat Rakhang, Thon Buri. Renowned for its lavish productions, this outdoor theatre has gained popularity through its modern adaptations of classical Asian literature, with each play demonstrating an ingenious blend of various theatrical techniques. Showtime is on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Call : 0- 2412-7287-8 for a current programme.
Thailand Cultural Centre, on Ratchadaphisek Road, is a fully integrated venue for social education and cultural activities. Tel: 0 2247 0028 ext. 109 or visit for a current programme.
Dinner and Thai Classical Dance
Reservations can be made through travel agents or the following restuarants:
Ban Thai Tel: 0-2258-5403;
Chao Phraya (Noppakao Room)
Piman Tel: 0-2258-7866, 0-2258-7861;
Sala Rim Nam Tel: 0-2437-9417;
Sawasdee Tel: 0-2237-6310,0- 2237-7114-1;
Silom Village Tel: 0-2234-4448;
Suwannahong Tel: 0-2245-4448;
Thailand Tonight (Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel) Tel: 0-2266-0139, 0-2266-0123
The National Theatre, located on Na Phra That Road next to the National Museum, is the official centre of Thai classical performance. Tel: 0-2224-1342 for a current programme.