Amazing Bangkok written by: Robert147
Bangkok, as a tourist destination, needs no introduction. Steeped in history, culturally liberal and astounding in term of modernism, Bangkok stands out from the rest of the world. The country has so much to explore that a tourist may be baffled on what to see and what not to. Though the city greets you on arrival with a countless of sights and attractions, here are top 3 recommend tour inside and outside Bangkok:
The Grand Palace
Perhaps the most recognized historical place for Amazing Bangkok day tours, this place is a perfect instance of architectural brilliance and historical legacy. It has a cluster of many beguiling buildings, which are pertaining to royal families of Thailand. The sheer size, exuberant atmosphere and stunning collection of artifacts in Grand Palace will surely delight your senses.
The Grand Palace is the city’s most famous landmark and a visit to Amazing Bangkok day tours will not be complete without going here. It was built in 1782 and has been the home of the King, the Royal court and the administrative seat of government for 150 years. The intricate details and beautiful architecture continues to draw tourist and admire it. Today, the Grand Palace still serves as spiritual center of Thailand because within the complex lies the Wat Phra Kaew or The Temple of the Emerald Buddha which of course contains the revered Emerald Buddha. Thai Kings stopped living in the palace around the 1900’s but all ceremonies are still performed here.
Damnern Saduak Floating Market
One of the most famous things to do for bangkok day tours is visiting floating markets. You would be noticing is Damnoen Saduak floating market, which attracts thousands of tourists, along with locals shopping for food, every day. The large number of traders here gives the site a chaotic feel, as they attempt to manoeuvre their boats to the best positions close to the side of the canal and shout to the shoppers to grab their attention.
As well as food, Damnoen Saduak is a great place to buy souvenirs, as many of the traders cater for the tourist market and offer the kind of trinkets you would only find in Thailand. But don’t be taken in by the simple way the traders work, as they are all skilled negotiators – as you will find out if you try to haggle for your purchase.The most famous among the floating markets is the Damnoen Saduak, known for being large and trendy. On the other hand, smaller markets such as Ampawa and Tha Kha, gives travelers a glimpse of the local flavors of this beautiful city.
Historical Park and City of Ayutthaya :
Founded in the valley of the Chao Phraya River, by King Ramathibodi I in 1350, the old city of Ayutthaya became the second Siamese capital after Sukhothai. Bangkok day tours to this ancient site will point out the large reliquary towers of the massive monasteries that give a hint of the past grandeur of the city. In the 18th century, the Burmese took a couple of years to capture the city, and only two days to destroy it. As a result, the Kingdom of Siam collapsed. But, soon after, the city of Ayutthaya was re-founded a short distance away. The City and Park of Ayutthaya were made a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1991.
Tour by sky train to Bangkok China town which is one of the oldest ethnic Chinese welling in Thailand
Take exit 2 and the Chao Phraya Express Boat Sathorn Pier (Central Pier) to go up the position Ratchawong which is the entrance to this main Bangkok attractions. Then, start your adventure and navigate the Bangkok China town as you please.Bangkok China town within the surrounding area has places of interest, represents a source of cheap goods with sales , yummy food and temples. Taking sky train at China Town can by go with BTS sky train to Taksin station
Thing to do in Bangkok by Sky train to Silom night market
This night shopping street has a wide range of products such as souvenirs and clothing, also known as the nightlife of Bangkok for Patpong and the walk along Silom Road. Taking the sky train to Sala Daeng station S2 (Silom Line), take Exit 1, walk straight for 2 Soi Patpong is right. It is recommend you to arrive there at 19:00-24:00.
If you enjoy the wide Bangkok nightlife as in the Hang Over II, you should reach the Patpong around 22:30. It is a busy time for go go girl and bar.
Bangkok BTS sky train and Khao San Road
Khao San Road is never sleeping. It is a tourist Bangkok attraction. The Khao San Road It is well known among tourists and as a source of money, clothes, jewelry, international restaurants available along each other.
The Khao san road area is off from the sky train line. However, in rush hour of Bangkok, getting there by sky train is easy and better than taking a cab or bus. Get off at Saphan Taksin station S6 (SkyTrain), take exit 2 and take a local boat to the port of Phaatit pier and walk up to the Khoa sand road by for a couple turn. Walk toward the other you can cross the Bang Lamphu. Walk about 350 meters to the road on the left, you could reach Khoasad road . Then enjoy shopping , massage , eating street food and wondering around.