Bangkok is a bustling city with so many wonderful places to visit, that you need to take at least a few weeks to check out all the popular activities. But if you are in a hurry and still interested to have best out of your Bangkok trip, you have to make a list of top places that you will visit in your trip. To help you out, here I present 5 wonderful places that you should include in your list:
See the Best of Bangkok in Its Temples
Bangkok boasts of a great number of wonderful temples and you have to check out at least few of them to have a good understanding of the religious heritage and history of Thailand and Bangkok. You can’t afford to miss out Wat Pho, Wat Phra Kaew, Wat Arun, and Wat Traimit Temple. The architectural beauty of these temples will simply blow your mind.
Behold the Brilliance of the Grand Palace
The Grand Palace of Bangkok is surely the most beautiful attraction to see in Bangkok. The word “Grand” the in name of the palace is not enough to describe its architectural brilliance. So, beholding the stunning look of the palace especially in the evening is a sure place to visit for anybody visiting Bangkok.
Take a Boat Ride on the Chao Phraya River
Bangkok is located on the bank of Chao Phraya River and there can’t be a better way to see some of the best looks of this beautiful city than taking a boat ride on the Chao Phraya River. The views of famous Bangkok temples, colonial buildings and popular luxury hotels from the boat will surely be the most beautiful ones you will see in Bangkok.
Explore the Museums and Parks in Bangkok
Paying a visit to Lumpini Park is must as it is the central and largest park in Bangkok. You can find a limitless number of wonderful things to do inside the park. It will offer you a perfect opportunity to mix up with the locals and learn a bit about the local culture. If you are looking to know about the glorious past of Bangkok, you have to visit the wonderful museums which include The National Museum, Erawan Museum, Human Imagery Museum, and Madame Tussauds Bangkok. Jim Thompson’s house is another wonderful architectural brilliance you should not miss out.
Shop at Chatuchak Weekend Market
If your trip includes Saturday and Sunday, make sure you don’t miss out spending a few hours shopping and exploring the renowned Chatuchak Weekend Market. In this market, when open, between 15000 and 200000 stalls of countless number of products keep shoppers busy buying their preferred products. The most important part of the market is that you will find things in incredibly cheap price.
This is a very small list of places to visit in Bangkok. There are so many more equally wonderful things to do in all parts of Bangkok. But if you miss any of the above mentioned ones even if you are in the shortest of Bangkok trip that will be a big miss for you.
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