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Things to do in Bangkok

From adventuring outdoors, to experiencing the spiritual and historic Buddhist temples, to enjoying Bangkok’s modern attractions, there are plenty of things to do in Bangkok, Thailand. There are a series of beautiful temples in Thailand. Be sure to visit the solid-gold Buddha Wat Traimit, which was only uncovered from its stucco exterior 40 years ago. The temple itself reportedly dates back to the early 13th century. Other temples to visit include the trinity of ancient temples: Wat Phra Kaew, Wat Pho and Wat Arun. Wat Phra Kaew is the location of the Emerald Buddha and Grand Palace.

Chatuchak Weekend Market is a must-visit destination; it one of the largest markets in the world. Vendors at the Chatuchak market are hawking all manner of items, from squirrels to sneakers. Of course it is also a food destination. There are many drink and snack vendors in the marketplace, and several good restaurants border the perimeter of the Chatuchak market. It is one the of many fascinating things to do in Bangkok. Khao Yai National Park is features more than 153 different species of animal and bird, along with exotic fruits. Take a traditional ox cart rides to view the beautiful wildlife. Khao Yai National Park has five different vegetation zones, and is one of the few remaining monsoon forests in Asia. See below for more about what to do in Bangkok.

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  • Almeta

    Founded in 1992, Almeta sells high quality silk products from its boutique and showroom in Bangkok. The brand has silk in more than 1,000 colors cr... More
  • Basheer Graphic Books

    Basheer Graphic Books is a prominent bookseller in Southeast Asian markets, including  Malaysia, Indonesia, and Hong Kong. The company’s Bangkok st... More
  • Bed Supperclub

    A tubular wonder, Bed resembles, from different angles, a sleek flashlight, a robotic eye, or the beginning of a Martian invasion. Once past the bo... More
  • BTS

    Skip city traffic by using the BTS which runs through Bangkok on two lines. More
  • Chatuchak Weekend Market

    Vibrant, chaotic, and packed with surprises, Thailand’s largest market—with more than 15,000 stalls tucked into narrow sois, or alleyways, on the c... More
  • Divana Massage & Spa

    In a quiet garden abode, with hi-so (high society) maidens chirping quietly on their cell phones while waiting for their appointments, guests are s... More
  • Escudo

    Housed inside the Dutchess Plaza Building in the city’s bustling Thonglor district, Escudo is a two-story nightclub offering clubgoers two distinct... More
  • Face Bar, Thailand

    This 2006 newcomer joins the nightlife nexus on Sukhumvit Road. More
  • GEO

    A pioneering household accessories shop that also sells clothes, and jewelry from up-and-coming local designers. The eclectic store also offers hou... More
  • Grand Palace

    Located on the Chao Phraya River, the gold-spired Grand Palace is one of Thailand’s most important sacred sites. The complex, built in 1782, served... More
  • H1

    Designed in the Modernist style by Duangrit Bunnag, the H1 complex is at the forefront of the city’s shopping scene. The collection of glass buildi... More
  • I.Sawan Residential Spa & Club at Grand Hyatt Erawan

    Located on the fifth floor of the Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok, the expansive i.Sawan Residential Day Spa covers 75,350 square feet. The spa is compr... More
  • J Avenue

    Owned and developed by Siam Future Development, J Avenue, at 88,000 square feet, is one of Thailand’s most comprehensive lifestyle centers. Located... More
  • Kit-Ti's

    Pick up a piece of "contemporary ethnic" jewelry at this Bangkok staple. More

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