10 Things to Do in Bangkok

Bangkok, Thailand’s capital city, is everything and more of what you would expect from such a magical country. A bustling and crowded city, Bangkok is definitely loud and full of life. The people, food and culture emanates diversity, color and abundant amazingness. The gateway to Thailand and other areas of Thailand, Bangkok is without a doubt Thailand’s anchor. Bangkok’s international airport offers multiple daily flight to other destinations within Thailand. Bangkok offers everything from world class shopping malls, great food, museums, palaces, and engaging culture to breathtaking high rises. We have compiled a list below of some of our favorite things to do in Bangkok.

  1. Grand Palace

The royal compound boasts remarkable structures, and is also the home of Wat Phra Kaeo which houses the Emerald Buddha.

  1. Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

Damnoen Saduak, a famous floating market located in Ratchaburi, offers a fascinating market experience.

  1. Lumpini Park

Lumpini Park provides visitors with a green oasis with the bustling sounds and traffic of Bangkok. You can enjoy the shade of a Chinese pagoda, several lawn areas, or take a boat out on the lake.

  1. Wat Arun

Wat Arun dates back to ancient battles between the former Siam and Burma. Wat Arun, the Temple of the Dawn is where the late king built his royal palace and private chapel.

  1. Chatuchak Market

The largest weekend market in the world, Chatuchak Market offer shoppers everything from religious icons and jewelry to delicious street foods.

  1. Wat Suthat

Wat Suthat, one of the oldest and most beautiful of Bangkok’s Buddhist temples is near the Great Swing. The temple boasts some extraordinarily stimulating wall paintings.

  1. Khao San Road

Known as Bangkok’s backpacker district, this neighborhood boasts guesthouses, clothing stalls, inexpensive food vendors, and travelers from around the world.

  1. Terminal 21

Terminal 21 is a shopping mall with a unique vibe. The mall features themes on each floor to a different international city from around the world.

  1. National Museum

The national museum was Thailand’s only museum until mid-1970s, and boasts the country’s fascinating ancient and contemporary history.

  1. Wat Pho

Wat Pho is located south of the Grand Palace, and is also known as Wat Chetuphon. Built by King Rama, the temple is the oldest in Bangkok. It is known for the Temple of the Reclining Buddha.

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