Bangkok’s Spectacular Attractions

The Bangkok attractions page provides guidelines of Bangkok top attractions. There are also lots of places you must visit, what to do in Bangkok and other destination of Thailand country in order to help you to plan and spend your time wisely suiting your need e.g. you can adventure by local transport such as sky train, local bus, boat, taxi, tuk tuk and walk to see highlights of Bangkok, the Royal PalaceReclining BuddhaBangkok canaltemplemuseum or market.

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The must-visit Bangkok top attractions are:

The Grand Palace: Is a place where the former kings used to live. It is a spiritual centre, a centre of Thai Art. It is the landmark of the city. The Grand Palace includes the temple of the Emerald Buddha (the most scared), the Royal Chapel, the Royal Collection of Weapons, the Coin Pavilion, and a small museum with the artifacts from the Grand Palace. This is the most sacred temple so there is a strict dress code. For sightseeing in Bangkok, it is the one place you must visit.
The Grand Palace

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Bangkok Temples: There are over 400 temples in Bangkok. The most splendid temples are the royal temples which were fully supported and renovated by the King. For instance, Wat Pho (reclining Buddha temple), Wat Aroon (temple of Dawn), Wat Trimirt(Golden Buddha temple), Wat Pukoatong (the golden mountain temple), Wat Benchamaborpit (the Marble temple), Wat Ratchaborpit, Wat Intrararam(standing Buddha), Wat Bawornniwet, Wat Sutat Wararam. The temple is sacred place; all visitors must be properly attired.
Bangkok Temples

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Bangkok Canal: Bangkok is renowned as the Venice of the East. Canals in and around Bangkok are an important method of transportation and help to facilitate communication between different areas of the city. The branching network of canals from the main Chao Phraya River still follows an old living style that leaves the modern face of Bangkok behind. The old houses, traditional Thai houses, old temples, royal barge museum and old community are the places where you can visit.
Bangkok Canal

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Chinatown: Chinatown or Yoawarat: it has the Old Chinese market and Chinese temples, which are worthwhile to explore. Walks along the traditional shopping area. Visit the Golden Buddha templejewelry and gold shops, old buildingslocal meal for lunch and enjoy shopping in the market. Yoawarat is a fantastic place to visit at both day time and night time. If traveling at night, most of the shops will be closed, and only food vendors will be on Yaowarat Road.
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Bangkok top attractions: famous museum

There used to be numerous Royal Palaces in and around Bangkok in the old days. Many of these royal palaces have now turned into government offices, universitiesprivate residencies and royal properties.

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Thailand National Museum: The largest of Thai Art and History museum, located in the heart of Bangkok. The museum used to be the royal residence of the vice king. There are displaying Thai artifacts and displaying extensive collections of regional Asian.
Thailand National Museum

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The Vimanmek mansion: owned by royal regime, which is made of golden teak wood in Victorian style, some room in these mansion exhibitions of artworks. It has a lot of room and each room has different colors. This is an artistic palace worthwhile to visit.
vimanmek mantion

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The Jim Thompson House: a masterpiece of modern history. It is a museum and was founded by Mr. Jim Thomson, who recalled Thai silk to become a world famous product. You can see the Thai silk being made. With collections of antiques. The Bangkok Folk Museum is a place which will turn the clock back and reflect the history of Bangkok.
jim tompson

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Prasart Museum: One of the best private museums in Bangkok. Mr. Prasart, the owner of the museum, spent many decades collecting Thai and Asian antiques, architecture and history museum. He placed all of his collection there.
Prasart Museum

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Suan Pakkad Palace: Is a former house of the Thai royal family member, Phaongchoa Jumpot. His house is in Thai style. He kept the antique, traditional music instrument and gem stone. The display was nice and worth visiting. The highlight is a Buddhist scripture hall with the decoration of Thai design lacquer with gold leaf.
suan pakkad

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Bangkok attractions : related to beliefs, shrine and old community

Chao Por Sua Shrine (Tiger God Shrine): is the most famous shrine for the Chinese. The shrine attracts Thai and Asian visitors, who come to make their wishes and come to offer flowers, oil, food and fruits all day long.
Tiger God Shrine

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The Erawan Shrine: It was built for the worship of the spirit during construction. This place is busy with Asian visitors, who come to worship the shrine with their offerings, and sometimes they hire dancers to perform traditional Thai dance.
The Erawan Shrine

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Tha Prachan Pier: is a teen and old fashioned market, selling kind of stuff such as Buddha Amulet, foods, fruits, clothes and more. The next interesting area is Soa Shing Cha, where the Buddha Image is built and retail shops are located.
thaphachan

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Tha Maharaj: The open-air shopping and lifestyle, located on Maharaj road or Tha Maharaj Pier. A nearby old city in Bangkok, surrounded by The Grand Palace, Wat Pho, Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn), Thammasat University. There are many international shops & restaurants so this is a nice place for dinning and indulging with the Chaophaya River view.
Tha maharaj

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Wang Lang Market: located right across of Siriraj Hospital or Wang Lang Pier so it’s very easy to find. This is a local market, where you can walk around to shop, eat or spend your time. Mostly street food, dessert, clothes and it’s not expensive.
wanglang

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Baan Mor: is a lively electronic market and an old area of jewelry producers. At the Chinese Market you will be able to see the Chinese way of living, with many golden shops and Chinese restaurants around.
ban moh

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Baan Bat (Monk Bowl Village): The small village making a monk bowl by hammering the metal by hand. This craftsman work passes the knowledge from ancient people and only one place in the world that make the monk bowl by hand.
ban bath

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Bangkok attractions – Activities

Beside sightseeing and shopping in Bangkok, there are other activities which you can do for fun during your visit.

For example, you can visit Thai massage shops or spa for the relaxation of your body, visit Buddhist temples to study about meditation, go to golfing to a nice golf club, visit some elephant farm close to town, visit the Theme Park (Bangkok Dream World), ancient city, crocodile farm, the zoo (Safari World),Sea Life Ocean World (the biggest indoor aquarium in Southeast Asia) and Madame Tussauds.
Bangkok attractions Activities

Well, spend time at Thai cooking school is also a valid option. They’re also possible to combine Thai boxing session or shopping to your program while you are in Bangkok.

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Bangkok attractions close by Bangkok : one day trip from Bangkok

Bang Nam Phueng Floating Market : Is in Samut Prakan. It’s not far from downtown and this is a cool spot to walk around. Enjoy with plenty of staff and local food. Nearby market, there is a park, you can cycling and have a cute coffee shop.
Bang Nam Phueng Floating Market

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Ratchaburi Damnoen Saduak Floating Market : The Damnoen Saduak Floating market is situated around 109 km south of Bangkok. The Floating Market is one of the most famous tourist destinations in Thailand. It is a market on a small canal where buyers and sellers interact and exchange commodities from their paddle boat. The picture, which you may have seen in magazines and postcards, of Thai people selling their fruits and vegetables on a boat is from this market. The boats are piled high with tropical fruit and vegetables, fresh, ready-to-drink coconut juice and local food cooked from floating kitchens located right on the boat
Ratchaburi Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

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Nakhonpathom Lampraya Floating Market : The Lampraya Floating Market is located in the Nakhorn Prathom province. It is a floating market on Nakornchaisri River. This market operates every weekend and on holidays. Many Thai tourists from the central region come here for good food, fresh vegetable and fruits. It is a scenic site that also provides a ride on a rolling boat.
Nakhonpathom Lampraya Floating Market

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Ayutthaya : The former capital city of Siam, is located in north of Bangkok. Ayutthaya was ruined by the Burmese in 1767 and today only ruined temples are left. In 1991, Ayutthaya was declared as a World Heritage Site.
Ayutthaya

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Lopburi : Which lies 153 km north of Bangkok, is one of the oldest capitals of the Khmers, who ruled over the area by the Thai people fought back and declared their independence. Lopburi is famous for temples which were built by the Khmers.
Lopburi

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Kanchanaburi : The Bridge over the River Kwai lies here. This bridge, which was built by World War II prisoners, was used as an invasion route by the Burmese while entering into the Thai Kingdom. The magnificent landscape and the charming beauty of the place have made Kanchana Buri an attractive tourist destination, which includes several well-known waterfalls and caves.
Kanchanaburi

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Nakhon Ratchasima : The most well known national park in Thailand is Khao Yai. Khao Yai enjoys the mountainous terrain surrounding the northeast plateau forming the central plain of Thailand. This park is for nature lovers, and contains abundant wildlife, refreshing waterfalls and overall serenity.
Nakhon Ratchasima

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Bangkok, one of the world’s best countries to visit from tourist.

It is the center for art and culture. With an array of famous tourist attractions

So let’s start your Bangkok’ attractions now with these spots, you’ll love it!

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