Places to visit in Bangkok
Here’s a pick of our favorite spots to soak in the local culture and to discover some new, exciting experiences.
Places to visit in Bangkok
Asiatique is a combination of a night bazaar and a mall. This once-bustling international trade port has been transformed, with over 1,500 boutiques and 40 restaurants housed under a huge replica warehouse complex. Open from 5:00 PM until midnight.
MBK Food Island Do the local thing by forgetting about ambiance and focusing on the food at this mall-based food court.
Pa Aew An open-air curry stall that excels in the flavors of Bangkok and Central Thailand.
Bangkok National Museum An occasionally dusty but wholly worthwhile survey of Thai history.
Museum of Siam A lively summary of the Thai people and their culture.Bangkokian Museum A preserved house that’s a time warp back to the Bangkok of the early to the middle 20th century.
Siriraj Medical Museum Not for the faint of heart: a queasy look at the more graphic side of death.
The National Science Museum in Rangsit, just north of the capital, is spread over six floors and aims to be a thoroughly modern hands-on experience, each floor is open plan and stuffed with a diverse array of exhibits which are most marked in English as well as Thai helping to make it as an interesting experience for the non-Thai adult as it is to the local student and at 60 baht it is good value.
Ban Kamthieng A perfectly preserved northern-style Thai home – right in the middle of modern Bangkok.
Ancient City See models of Thailand’s most famous structures without having to leave the greater Bangkok area.
Jim Thompson House Beautiful former home that brings together Thailand’s past and present.
Wat Phra Kaew The granddaddy of Thai temples – not to mention the home of a certain Emerald
Wat Pho If you haven’t seen the temple. ginormous reclining Buddha here you haven’t seen Bangkok.
Wat Suthat one of Thailand’s practically leaps from the street, biggest Buddhas and equally taking all comers. impressive floor-to-ceiling temple murals await visitors here.
Wat Arun Predating Bangkok, Temples this temple – known as Temple of Dawn – makes the best of a unique riverside location.
Wat Mangkon Kamalawat epitome the hectic, smoky, noisy Chinese-style Buddhist temple.
Sri Mariamman Temple Bangkok’s main Hindu temple practically leaps from the street, taking all comers.
Chao Phraya Express Boat The slow but stable – – way to get around Bangkok.
Royal Barges National Museum A riverside museum that’s home to some of the most ornate boats in the world.
Grand Pearl Cruise Dinner along the Chao Phraya River on Grand Pearl. You will enjoy various Thai classical dances and live music band on board with sumptuous Buffet dinner of Thai and International Cuisine. , yet obligatory, Bangkok experience.
Amulet Market One of Bangkok’s most bizarre markets is also a great destination for aimless wandering.
100 Tonson Gallery Housed in a villa, 100 Tonson is regarded as one of Bangkok’s top commercial galleries. Bangkok Art & Culture Centre Contemporary art meets commerce in the center of Bangkok.
Tang Gallery Private gallery featuring the work of contemporary Thai and Chinese artists. Kathmandu Photo Gallery Period-style shophouse gallery dedicated to local and international photography.