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Bangkok Increases Green Space With Newly Developed Forest Park

Originally opened in 1994, Bangkok's Benjakitti Forest Park was transformed into a massive green space with a total area of approximately 480,000 square metres.

The park’s expansion is part of Bangkok’s sustainable plans to make a more environmentally friendly and peaceful metropolis by the year 2030. There are an estimated 12,000 people who use the newly constructed park for running, jogging, and cycling.

The park aims to "rekindle" the relationship between city dwellers and nature as it becomes a popular destination for nature enthusiasts in Bangkok.

More than 1,700 mature trees were saved even though the site was a former factory of the Thai Tobacco Monopoly. Almost 7,000 saplings were also planted as part of the project.

The Benjakitti Forest Park in Bangkok is expected to officially launch in August this year.

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