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Iconic cinema

Now that Lido is gone, all that remains of Bangkok’s historic cinemas is Scala. Enjoy it while it... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
OutMosquitoMe
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Osaka Prefecture, Japan
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Retro Movie Theater

a well-maintained beauty art retro movie theater single screen which has no doubt keep its charm... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
joel d
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Now that Lido is gone, all that remains of Bangkok’s historic cinemas is Scala. Enjoy it while it lasts. A national treasure.

Thank OutMosquitoMe
Reviewed 6 June 2018

a well-maintained beauty art retro movie theater single screen which has no doubt keep its charm, from hand -issued tickets, the seats, the curtains at the entrance, name of the film in red letters still displayed by hand. The last of those days when going...More

2  Thank joel d
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

An architectural beauty worth making a trip for! Come in the evening to see the grandeur of the chandelier lighted up. Love the feel of the place - you are instantly transported to another era! It's a shame the place seems forgotten. Quality of the...More

Thank sendmeadream
Reviewed 18 April 2018

An older iconic cinema theater, stop by if you've time to kill. Don't expect much in quality, but focus on gaining an experience instead.

Thank Soul_Traveler808
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Travel back in time to the late 1960's at Scala Cinema. It's a true architectural and cinematic gem. The domed ceiling in the lobby is worth a visit just by itself but the cinema is actually still operational and showing! Very easy to find close...More

Thank MrBondIPresume
Reviewed 22 February 2018

The Scala Cinema was opened in 1969 and not much has been changed since, although the upkeep and management have remained solid and the place is clean. The projection and sound have been modernized and they regularly show top movies for bargain prices. We recently...More

1  Thank Raintree_Thailand
Reviewed 15 October 2017

The last stand alone cinema in Bangkok which was built in 60s. The chandelier at the lobby is very stunning. This historical cinema has kept well maintain. The theatre is installed all the up to date all sight and sound system. The ticket price is...More

1  Thank kinglear13
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This is the oldest still running cinema in Thailand. It have a retro look and old style layout. I liked it and the tickets are also low priced. I did notice that they are also running some old classic movies there as well.

Thank JimJumBKK
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Lovely little cinema with decent sound system! Watched La La Land last night there and it was perfect - nostalgic film in a nostalgic cinema! Though the theatre was a little bit cold, if you love art deco, indie films, and/or cheap tickets, this is...More

Thank Anya S
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I visited the cinema on a rainy evening, as I much prefer this style to the multiplexes offered in abundance around Bangkok. I Really enjoyed the retro ambience - Art Deco lighting, pen and paper seat selection and large curtains at the entrance to name...More

1  Thank joe_wood92
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Scala normally show the original soundtrack movie.
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