The famous capital city of Thailand, Bangkok, has been known for many things. The bustling city has so much to offer. Among them are favorite temples, palaces, museums, shopping center, and many more. This fascinating city offers endless attractions for those who enjoy surprises, ranging from cultural experience to leisure activities, from fine dining to quirky architecture dotted the city. If you have several days or even only a short trip to enjoy this city, don’t worry because you won’t lack any attractions. First thing, though, get your tickets to Bangkok and have the best deals with us!
Things to Do in Bangkok
1. Wat Arun
Locally known as the Wat Chaeng, Wat Arun means The Temple of Dawn as it has the most stunning view. It’s riverside location and breathtakingly different architecture than other temples in Bangkok are surely unbeatable. This temple is also located across Wat Pho and is very easy to get to by using the boat.
2. Wat Pho Temple
Bangkok is popular for its various temples with unique architecture for each of them. Among the famous temples is Wat Pho Temple. This temple has an iconic statue of The Reclining Buddha. Known also as the Wat Phra Chetuphon, this temple is located behind The Temple of the Emerald Buddha. It’s not just the usual reclining Buddha, the sheer size of 46 meters long and all covered in the gold leaf will leave you in awe. Also, this place is also considered the leading school of massage. Therefore, try not to miss the famous Thai massage while visiting Wat Pho, because you are guaranteed to be handled in good hands (literally).
3. Grand Palace
Grand Palace is considered the number one attraction in Bangkok. This place is used to be the Thai King’s home and was also used by the government of Thailand to do their work. This place is literally grand for it’s covering 214,000 square meters and surely will take hours to visit all the spots In Grand Palace. Built in 1792, this building has a magnificent architecture with details all over the place.
4. Street food in Chinatown
The sole reason to visit Chinatown in Bangkok is to try the famous Thai street food. This place is packed with stalls, restaurants, and you may choose endless kinds of dishes with good prices. Here, you can try the healthy bird’s nest soup that is believed to bring stamina, the popular Yaowarat Toasted Bread, vermicelli stir fry, the mouthwatering grilled seafood, and the list goes on!
5. Canals and Floating Market
Explore the canals and floating market during in Bangkok and feel the ambiance of the old-time market! Floating markets have dotted the country and the nearest to Bangkok would be Taling Chan. The boats are lining along the edge, but you can still have a chance to take a short boat trip. Explore the beauty of the canals and city view from your boat while avoiding the chaos of the city. If you wish to spend some time in the floating market, prepare the proper clothes to avoid mosquitos.
6. Sea Life Bangkok
SEA LIFE Bangkok is the perfect destination if you travel with kids. SEA LIFE is one the largest aquariums in Southeast Asia and is showing more than 400 species at this ocean-themed attraction. Get ready to meet various species including seahorses, octopus, turtles and cute penguins. There is also a ride on the glass bottom through a shark tank with extra price.
7. Insect Fine Dining (Yes, Insect! You read that right!)
Feel the urge to try something extreme in Bangkok? Try the fine dining in Bangkok at Insects in the Backyard. Your plate will be filled with crawly things and don’t bother to complain if there is moot in your plate! The presentation of the food will leave you in awe and wonder with this weirdly unique dining experience.
8. Bangkok National Museum
If you look for something old, and I mean literally, Bangkok National Museum has the largest collection of Thai artifacts and art in Thailand. Inside the museum, you will see interesting stuff that is given to the King such as precious stones, clothing, and textiles, Khon mask, even Chinese weapons.
9. Water Transportations
When tired of walking or riding in street of Bangkok, why not try the waterways? Water taxis could be your choice as convenient and exotic transportation in Bangkok. Although the route might not be too wide, can you miss the chance to bypass the traffic and reach anywhere quickly? Give yourself a chance to get around the city using water taxis, express bots or ferries.
10. Lumpini Park
Considered the Central Park of Bangkok, this is the largest public park in Bangkok. After a tiring day of sightseeing, visit Lumpini Park to enjoy green open space and away from the crowds, noise, and traffic.
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