Bangkok Things to Do

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  • 1. Grand Palace

    If you are fortune enough to catch the changing of the guard you are lucking. It is short but impressive. It is funny watching all the visitors jump in front of the guards as they are marching. Some...

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  • 2. Temple of the Dawn - Wat Arun

    Wat Arun is a very prominent structure along the west bank of the Chao Phraya. The temple has gone through several name changes over the years (since the 17th century). Currently the temple is named...

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  • 3. Chatuchak Weekend Market

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Chatuchak, or Jatujak, or just JJ Market (known by all three names) is an experience that you should not miss if in Bangkok at the weekend. Its a huge site housing thousands of stalls set out in...

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  • 4. Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Visited there on a group tour and enjoyed it very much. Recommend this place for a visit for any first timer. The boat ride in the river is really enjoyable with many other boats roaming around the...

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  • 5. Wat Pho

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Wat Pho is one of the most important temples in Bangkok. It's official name is Wat Phra Chetuphon Vimolmangklararm Rajwaramahaviharn. The Wat Pho name comes from the temples previous name, Wat...

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  • 6. Baiyoke Tower

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Bangkok has two Baiyoke buildings in Pratunam district. Baiyoke 1 is a white building with colorful windows, and Baiyoke Tower 2 is a more iconic tower in downtown Bangkok. Baiyoke Tower 2 is the...

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  • 7. Spas - Massages

    I’ve been searching for good and cheap Thai experienced massage therapist in Bangok, Thailand for over 10 years. Now I’ve found her :) I just found this place from my friend’s recommendation. This...

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  • 8. Temple of the Golden Buddha - Wat Traimit

    The Temple of the Golden Buddha or Wat Traimit is located on Yaowarat Road, in Chinatown This temple is well known for its 3-metre tall, 5.5 tons solid gold Buddha image. This image is believed to...

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  • 9. Chao Phraya River

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    A short and quick trip on a boat along the canal, and we arrived at the market. We left the boat and enjoyed the show. Is it always like that? Is it revivalism for tourist amusement? No. It looks...

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  • 10. Khlongs - Canals

    The river plays a fundamental role in Bangkok's life, impossible to appreciate from the banks. You have to move a while in the water, either joining a trip in the Chao river, or hiring a river taxi,...

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  • 11. Ayuthaya

    I usually love tours to old historical sites, temples etc. But Ayuththaya disappointed me!! I had read much in the forum and on the net regarding this. It was highly recommended by other Vt members....

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  • 12. Jim Thompson House

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Tucked down a little side street no more than a five minute stroll from the sky train is the house of Jim Thompson.. An architect who had served with the US army in the Second World War, Thompson is...

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  • 13. Chinatown

    4 out of 5 stars

    If you enjoy rubbing shoulders with the locals you have to do this on a Sunday morning. Literally thousands of people out buying this and that or just plain wandering as we were. But beware, much of...

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  • 14. Muang Boran - Ancient City

    If you are not in Bangkok for long then this fantastic place called the Ancient City is definitely worth a visit, it is only 40 kilometers from Suwananbhumi Airport. It is like going to all the...

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  • 15. Khao San Road

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Khao San road is a Bangkok institution. A backpapers paradise, a clubs and drinks magnet plus a load of street life, food stalls and shops selling pretty much everything. While its great here all day,...

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  • 16. Temple of the Emerald Buddha - Wat Phra Kaew

    This is one of the most spectacular temples I have ever seen. The official name of Wat Phra Kaew is Wat Phra Si Rattana Satsadaram. The temple was built in 1792 by King Rama I to house the Emerald...

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  • 17. Samphran Elephant Ground

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    This will be a multi part tip with more pictures around th Samphran Elephant Ground and Zoo. Elephants are a mainstay in the Indo-China Regions and is a treasured animal in the Indo-Chinese Countries...

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  • 18. Safari World

    4 out of 5 stars

    if you are not tired of the various animal shows included in your tour package, like monkey show, elephant show, cobra show, crocodile wrestling show and more, then you can head to Bangkok's Only...

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  • 19. Muay Thai - Thai Boxing

    Thai Boxing Stadium There are two stadiums in Bangkok. The first one located in Ratchdaemn nok road and the orher one in Lumpini near Night Bazaar. Information Name: Thai Boxing Attraction Type:...

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  • 20. Erawan Shrine

    4 out of 5 stars

    Indo Chinese Countries like Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos maybe theravada Buddhist countries but there is a syncretism with hinduism as the former religion of these countries in the dark ages...

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  • 21. Lumphini Park

    A little peace in this busy and chaotic city, plenty of shady places to relax on a warm morning. A little disappointed the food court was closed but did see several large lizards wandering...

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  • 22. Golden Mount - Wat Saket

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Golden Mount is part of the Wat Saket temple located just outside the old royal city precincts, next to the Pom Mahakhan fort. The mount has a somewhat unusual history. It was started by King Rama...

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  • 23. Siam Ocean World

    4 out of 5 stars

    Siam Ocean World is a wonderful aquarium of sea creatures ranging from the delicious lobsters, beautiful coral fishes and the dangerous shark. It takes up the space of B1 and B2 in Siam Paragon...

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  • 24. Wat Benchamabophit - Marble Temple

    Wat Benchamabophit is also known as the marble temple or, if like me you cannot pronnounce it, Wat Ben. King Rama V ordered construction of the marble temple in 1899. The temple is made of carrara...

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  • 25. Patpong Night Market

    This will be my Patpong Thing to do Tips , I will have a separate Tips for the Patpong Night Life at Patpong and at the other areas of Patpong in Silom hehhehe. Due to the Bad Rap that Patpong is...

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