Welcome to the heart of the festivities! This weekend, February 10-11, prepare for a transport experience like no other. From noon to 11 pm, our dedicated shuttle service will glide through Bangkok, connecting you to the beating heart of celebration across nine strategic locations. And guess what? You won’t miss a beat with the ViaBus app – your trusty guide to navigating this carnival of joy with real-time updates and bus locations.
Our magical journey starts at the Siam Commercial Bank on Ratchawong Road, weaving through the city to touch down at locations brimming with cultural heritage and vibrant festivities. From the bustling shopping haven of Khlong Thom Plaza on Wat Thep, Yaowarat Road, to the iconic Mega Plaza Iron Bridge on Mahachai Road, each stop is a gateway to discovery and wonder.
Witness the stoic beauty of Bangkok City Hall on Dinsor Road, or immerse yourself in spiritual serenity at Wat Bowonniwet Vihara. And just before you reach the iconic Democracy Monument, near the ever-lively Khaosan Road, let the anticipation build as you inch closer to the heart of the celebration.
The journey doesn’t stop there. Near the majestic Chingcha (Giant Swing) Market on Dinsor Road, the festive energy is palpable. And for the seekers of knowledge, Benjamabopit School on Siri Phong Road is a stop not to be missed. Last but not least, the MRT Sam Yot Station on Charoen Krung Road links you back to the pulse of the city, ready to explore more or to find your way home after a day of exhilarating discovery.
But what’s a festival without the dazzle and dance? Yaowarat Road transforms before your eyes with captivating lion and dragon dances, vibrant lantern displays, and ornate street décor. A grand golden dragon sculpture presides over the roundabout, a symbol of the “Celebrating the Golden Year of Prosperity” theme, captivating attendees throughout February.
Dive deep into the traditions with photobooths depicting ancient Chinese weddings and tea houses offering a taste of history. Cultural performances and exhibitions narrate the tale of Yaowarat Road, from its humble beginnings to its current glory as a cultural milestone. And if you’re lucky, you might just catch performances by renowned Thai singers at the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) booth, not to mention the culinary delights that await.
Adding to the tapestry of experiences are cultural displays from Chinese municipalities like Sichuan and Chongqing, bringing a piece of their rich heritage to Bangkok. Each performance, each display, and each bite of delicious cuisine is a thread in the vibrant fabric of this grand celebration.
So, whether you’re a wanderer at heart, a seeker of cultural depths, or just in for a good time amidst breathtaking sights and sounds, this weekend’s shuttle service is your golden ticket. Embrace the joy, the heritage, and the boundless spirit of the celebration. Step aboard, the city awaits.