The Alliance française is an international organization with branches throughout the world. This one, in a new multi-story building behind the Embassy of Japan, is large and very active.
There is an excellent French-language bookstore, Carnets d’Asie, where hard-to-find treasures include books on Kailash Editions, printed in Pondicherry. Or visitors can head to the library and its over 26,000 resources.
In addition to a school with French lessons, Thai lessons are offered, and there’s an International Art Centre with a Fine and Applied Arts Department, a Fashion Design Department, and a Music and Dance Department. At night, there are film screenings, are openings, lectures by Southeast Asian scholars, and theater productions.
BTS: Sala Daeng