THE ARCHITECTURAL AESTHETIC DESIGN FOR SUBWAY STATION BENEFITS TO TOURISM CASE SANAM CHAI STATION MRT BLUE LINE BANGKOK THAILAND.
This paper aims to focus on the architectural esthetic design which benefits to tourism. In the present time, the Thai government invests a big budget on infrastructure and mass transportation is one of the main projects to connect the people not only Thai but also the foreigner who come for business and tourism. The subway station not only to be designed for the transportation purpose but also benefit for tourist attraction. Bangkok is the most visited city in the world again. Welcoming around 22.7 million international visitors, Bangkok ranked as the top destination for global travelers this year, according to Mastercard's 2019 Global Destinations Cities Index.
MRT Sanamchai Station is the most beautiful MRT station in Thailand. It is located at the center of Rattanakosin Island, a cultural preserved area surrounding the Royal Palace and the old Bangkok city. The station decorations reflect early Ratanakosin architecture designs which demonstrate beauty and grandeur.
Located on Sanam Chai Rd. cross with Phraphiphit Rd. to Sanam Chai Rd. cross with Rachini Rd. around the old moat Canal. Sanam Chai Station, soon to be one of the most beautiful underground stations of Thailand, has an interior designed within early Ratanakosin-period architectural style by National Artist of Thailand and the Architecture Professor Dr. Pinyo Suwankiri