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Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA BANGKOK)

499 ถนน กำแพงเพชร 6 Chatuchak, Khet Chatuchak, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10900, Thailand

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About Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA BANGKOK)

The Museum of Contemporary Art in Bangkok (MOCA) has one of the most comprehensive collections of modern paintings and sculptures in Thailand. Located in Chatuchak, the 5-storey art museum displays over 800 pieces of art, many of which are owned by its founder, Boonchai Bencharongkul.


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Vachirabenjatas Park4.43km from Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA BANGKOK)

Wachirabenchathat Park or State Railway Public Park is the name of public park in Chatuchak district, Bangkok, Thailand. It was opened on 28 July 2002 and named by the Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn. The park borders on the Queen Sirikit Park and Chatuchak Park, and it is also the largest park of the complex, covering an area of 0.6 square kilometres. It is one of the most popular parks in Bangkok.

Queen Sirikit Park5.1km from Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA BANGKOK)

Situated between Kamphaeng Phet 2 Road and Kamphaeng Phet 3 Road, near Chatuchak Weekend Market, Queen Sirikit Park was established on August 12, 1992 to commemorate the 60th birthday anniversary of HM the Queen.  The Park covers an area of 200 rai , and was intended as a plantation following the concept of the diversity of plants in a forest. The park is also designated as one of Thailand’s ideal botanical gardens, where more than 2,000 species of local and foreign plants are preserved.

Chatuchak Weekend Market6.03km from Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA BANGKOK)

Chatuchak Weekend Market is a market in Bangkok. In the past, it was in Sanamluang. In Buddhist Era 2521, the government wanted this place to be the park for relaxing and exercising. Thailand’s government authorities train gave Pahonyothin area connected to southern Chatuchak Weekend Market to make a new market so the Sanamluang market had moved there and changed the named after the area named “Pahonyothin area market”. In Buddhist Era 2530, it had been changed the named to “Chatuchak Weekend Ma

Maha-Chesadabodindranusorn Bridge8.85km from Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA BANGKOK)

Maha Chesadabodindranusorn Bridge is a extradosed bridge in area of Mueang Nonthaburi District in Nonthaburi Province, Thailand, over the Chao Phraya River. The bridge is the first extradosed bridge in Thailand. It is located between Phra Nangklao Bridge and Rama V Bridge, connects Nonthaburi 1 Road, on the east side of the river, and Bang Si Mueang - Wat Bot Don Phrom Road and Ratchaphruek Road, on the west side of the river.

Phayathai Palace9.8km from Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA BANGKOK)

Phayathai Palace is a marvelous early 20th century Royal Residence in the heart of Bangkok. As it stands a bit out of sight, it is not much known and seldom visited, especially by foreign tourists. Phayathai Palace, also known as Phaya Thai, Phyathai, or Phya Thai is located close to Victory Monument in downtown Bangkok.  The Palace was built by King Chulalongkorn the Great (Rama V) in 1910 along the banks of Samsen canal, an area that still had a lot of farmland back then.

Victory Monument10.02km from Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA BANGKOK)

Victory Monument is a large military monument in Bangkok, Thailand. The monument is located in Ratchathewi District, northeast of central Bangkok, at the center of a traffic circle at the intersection of Phahonyothin Road, Phaya Thai Road, and Ratchawithi Road. The monument is entirely western in its design: in this it is in sharp contrast with another prominent monument of Bangkok, the Democracy Monument, which uses indigenous Thai forms and symbols.

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