Built in 1933 by King Rama III to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the founding of Bangkok, the Chalermkrung Royal Theatre is an exciting wellspring of the Thai performance arts culture. To take in an enchanting show or discover some of the other enthralling entertainment options in the city, take advantage of the luxury hotels Bangkok has to offer all its discerning visitors. In particular, the Anantara Bangkok Sathorn is an excellent Bangkok hotel as it features a central location and gorgeous views of this bustling Southeast Asian city. Explore the splendid cultural offering s in Bangkok to make the most of a stay here, and catch a show or two at the historic Chalermkrung Royal Theatre. After its inception in the early twentieth century, it used to function as a movie theatre and was Southeast Asia’s first air conditioned theatre. It now hosts some stunning classical Thai performances, utilizing multi-hued costumes, elaborate sets and entrancing masks to bring Thailand’s illustrious legends to life right before your very eyes! Witness the splendours of the “Khon”, which is the impressive Thai Classical Mask Dance Drama that is the absolute pinnacle of Thailand’s performance arts selection, and it draws its subject material from the Hindu epic, the Ramayana. An amazing cultural spectacle for the entire family, visit the Chalermkrung Royal Theatre for a unique glimpse into Thai performance art.
Angela Fernando is an impassioned travel writer who composes pieces under the pen name Sumaira Narayan. She loves writing about new and exciting places around the world and intends to visit them all someday.