1- Visit Wat Pho (Reclining Buddha)
2- Visit the Grand Palace
3- Baot Ride along the Chao Phraya River
4- Visit the Bangkok National Museum
5- Experience Thai Massage
6- Food walk in Chinatown (Yaowarat Road)
7- Explore the Bangkok Night Life
8-  Visit Jim Thompson House
9- Shopping at Chatuchak Market
10- Wat Arun (Temple of the Dawn)

Bangkok is the capital and the most populous city of Thailand. Bangkok City known as Krung Thep in Thai Language which means “City of Angels”. An increasing number of tourists visiting fascinating Bangkok City each year.

Gleaming and historical temples such as Wat Traimid, Wat Pho, Wat Benchamabophit, Grand Palace, Chao Phraya River, Luxury Malls, Yaowarat Rd. (Chinatown), Khao San Road are most visited tourist spot in Bangkok.

In this article we are listing top 10 things to do in Bangkok;

1- Visit Wat Pho (Reclining Buddha)

Reclining Buddha

Wat Pho (Reclining Buddha) is the most visited Buddhist Temple in Bangkok City. It is officially named Wat Prechutuphon Vimon Mangkararam. The complex believed to be founded 16th Century by the King Rama I. The temple houses the largest Buddha images collection in Thailand including 46 m long Reclining Buddha.

Wat Pho temple also known as birthplace of the traditional Thai massage which is still practiced in the temple. Location is Phra Nakhon, open from 8am to 6:30 pm and Entrance fee is 200 Thb per person.

 

2- Visit the Grand Palace

bangkok grand palace and river cruise sightseeing half day tour

Grand Palace is one of the must-see tourist spot in the hearth of Bangkok City.  The palace has been the official residence complex of the Kings of Siam since 1782. The construction of the palace began on 6 May 1782 by the order of King Rama I. The palace known as the house of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew).

The palace complex is roughly rectangular and has combined area of 218,400 meters square, surrounded by 4 walls. Location is Phra Nakhon, open from 8:30am to 3:30pm and entrance fee 500 Thb per person. We offer private premium Grand Palace Tour for group of friends, families etc..

 

3- Baot Ride along the Chao Phraya River

Chao Phraya River tour

Chao Phraya is a scenic river and flowing through the hearth of the Bangkok City along the 21 km long.

The major river of Thailand offers to boat riders unforgettable images from shining temples to the local river peoples lifestyle. Some of the main piers along the river; Sathorn Pier, Si Phraya, Tha Tien, Maharaj Pier.

 

4- Visit the Bangkok National Museum

Bangkok National Museum tour

Bangkok National Museum displays the largest collection local art and artefact from Sukhothai and Ayutthaya eras to modern Thailand.

Founded by the King Rama V. The museum divided into 12 halls. General admission is free for the museum.

Open from 9:00am to 4:00pm (check the operating days before visit)

 

5- Experience Thai Massage

thai massage

Chiwaka Komaraphat is the founder of Thai massage and medicine. Chiwaka who is said in the Pali Buddhist canon has been physician of Buddha over 2.500 years ago.

Traditional Thai massage has many healthy benefit from lowering stress to relieving muscular tension and it can even increase your energy.

 

6- Food walk in Chinatown (Yaowarat Road)

Food walk in Chinatown

If you love to experience new tastes, Chinatown will surprise you with a great variety of street food. Yaowarat Road also hosts indoor restaurants with menus in English. Some of the traditional world-wide famous Thai foods you can try; Tom Yum Soup, Pad Thai, Seafoods, Thai Wonton, Duck Noodles etc..

 

7- Explore the Bangkok Night Life

Bangkok Night Life

Probably no other city in the world can compare with Bangkok’s nightlife. Bangkok is a city that never sleeps. Nana Plaza, Soi Cowboy know as the red-light district with its GoGo bars. Party scene for tourists at Khao San Road and exciting night clubs and bars at Sukhumvit Soi 11.

 

8-  Visit Jim Thompson House

Jim Thompson House Half Day Tour

Jim Thomson House is a museum in the Pathum Wan District of Bangkok City built in 1959. American businessman Jim Thompson is the designer and the former owner of the museum.

There is no any better place to learn about the history of world-wide famous thai silk and fascinating story of Jim Thompson. Location, 6 Kasem San 2 Wang Mai Pathum Wan Bangkok, open from 11:00am to 7:00pm and entrance fee 200 Thb per person, entrance fee under 21 years old 100 Thb per person.

 

9- Shopping at Chatuchak Market

Chatuchak market Bangkok tour

Over 200.000 people visiting Chatuchak Market every weekend.  It is also know as the world’s largest weekend market. The market has over 15.000 stalls and spread across 35 acres. Must-see place for shopping lovers. You will find everything you need from food, art, antiques, souvenir to fashion.

 

10- Wat Arun (Temple of the Dawn)

Wat Arun Temple tour

Wat Arun also known as “Temple of the Dawn” was built 1847 by the King Rama II. The main feature of Temple of the Dawn is Khmer Style tower which is encrusted by colorful porcelain. The complex located at the west bank of Chao Phraya River. Entrance fee 50 Thb for adults and free for childrens.  Can be visited everyday from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm.

 

 

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