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King Power Mahanakhon’s glass skywalk: Bangkok’s most Instagram-worthy spot right now

No trip to Bangkok is complete without getting an Instagram-worthy picture from the top of the city’s skyscrapers. With 2018 coming to an end, the world’s most photogenic metropolis now features the King Power Mahanakorn Skywalk as its central spotlight inThailand. Known for its characteristic appearance, the King Power Mahanakhon building boasts 78 floors, combining impressive highlights like the fastest VDO-themed elevator which can travel to the 74th floor in less than a minute, an indoor observation area for panoramic views, the hydraulic glass lift with 360-degree cityscape and the highest rooftop bar. But he most exciting part? That lies at the peak of the building’s 78th floor.

The Mahanakorn skywalk, currently the world’s largest glass tray and Bangkok’s highest glass skywalk is located on the 78th floor – 314 metres above ground level – and is made entirely out of crystallised glass. Since its opening on 16 November, 2018, the skywalk has now become the city’s must-visit attraction, birthing thousands of trending pictures on Instagram in less than a month.

So for those hankering to take a grand selfie or just an Instagrammable shot of the cityscape, King Power Mahanakorn offers panoramic views from both indoor and outdoor areas which provide a beautiful Bangkok backdrop for your pictures no matter what angle you are standing. Those who suffer from vertigo probably shouldn’t try this, so be warned! Want a dose of picture inspiration? Scroll down to see our best picks of King Power Mahanakorn’s Instagram shots just so you could post until you drop to get that picture-perfect feed.

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King Power Mahanakhon’s glass skywalk: Bangkok’s most Instagram-worthy spot right now

Kankanit Wichiantanon

Writer, Bangkok

Kankanit is a writer by day and a baker by night. If there’s one thing you should know about her, it’s that she can wax poetic about food 24/7. Her daily routine is writing, cooking, eating, repeat. They are the things that inspire her from morning 'til night.


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