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Bangkok Things To Do


For tourists, Bangkok has a feast of thing to do to offer. The city is dotted with 400 glittering Buddhist temples of great beauty and fascination, magnificent palaces, classical dance extravaganzas, numerous shopping centres and its people's way of life. Especially, along 'Venice of the East' timeless canals and the Chao Phraya River or the 'River of King' winding through the city, it is worth taking a trip along its waters before exploring further into different canals to take a glimpse of old Bangkok.

Bangkok Things To Do - Sightseeing:

Grand Palace and Emerald Buddha
Built in 1782, this complex is home to one of the country’s most beloved treasures, the Emerald Buddha, said to date back to the 14th century. Look for it at Wat Phra Kaeo, just one of the magnificent temples on the grounds of the Grand Palace.

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Reclining Buddha
Wat Pho, the oldest and largest temple in Bangkok, is home to the country’s famed Reclining Buddha. At 45 metres long, the statue is the largest of its kind in the country. Visit the Buddha, then spend time exploring the temple grounds.

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Wat Trai Mit
Located at the end of Chinatown's Yaowarat Road near the Bangkok Railway Station (Hua Lam Phong), this temple is known for its famous Golden Buddha. The beautiful image of solid gold is three meters high and weighs five and a half tons. The temple is open everyday from 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m

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National Museum
Within the walking distance of the Grand Palace is one of the largest and most comprehensive museums in Southeast Asia. Bangkok's National Museum houses a vast collection of artefacts found in all parts of the country ranging from neolithic times, Sukhothai, Ayutthaya to the Bangkok period. The complex, also begun in 1782, consists of several old but beautiful buildings of colourful Thai architectural design.

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Chinatown
Located east of Hualaphong Station. Like most Chinatowns, there are plenty of temples and traditional-style Chinese shop-houses, with different areas specialising in different things.

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The Erawan Shrine
Situated near the World Trade Center on the southeast corner of Rama I and Ratchadamri Roads. Some wonderful photo opportunities occur when followers come to worship.

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Temple of Dawn
Perhaps Bangkok’s most photographed site, Wat Arun is easily recognized by its 70-metre high spire, which has been decorated with pieces of broken glass and Chinese porcelain. Be sure to get a photograph, especially at night, when it is at its most spectacular.

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Jim Thompson’s House
Jim Thompson's house is well worth a visit to get a glimpse into some of Thailand's art and architecture, as well as Thai silk. After coming to Thailand during World War Two Jim Thompson built his dream house in Bangkok, filling it with pieces of art from his travels across Thailand. Famous for bringing Thai silk to the attention of the world, his house is naturally a base for tourists with a bit of extra cash to buy products made from Thai silk.

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National Gallery Museum
This museum, located on Chao Fa Road opposite the National Museum, exhibits traditional and contemporary works of art created by Thai artists.

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Wat Suthat
The temple is located on Bamrung Muang Road. It took 27 years, during the reigns of the first three kings of the Chakri Dynasty, to complete the construction. This temple is famous for the excellent murals created in the reign of King Rama 111. The viharn (preaching hall) should be seen for its collection of gilded Buddha images.
In front of the temple is the Giant Swing or Sao Ching Cha where a Brahmanic ceremony had taken place until the early 20th century. Many shops near the Giant Swing stock a very comprehensive range of Buddhist religious supplies.

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The Golden Mount

Located in the the compound of Wat Sa Ket with the entrance on Boriphat Road, this is an artificial hill topped by a gilded pagoda which is 260 feet in height from its base. Begun by King Rama 111 and completed in the reign of King Rama IV, the golden mount is one of the most celebrated landmarks in Bangkok's old area and offers a panoramic city view from the top.

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Wat Indravihan
Located in Bang Khun Phrom area on Wisutkasat Road, this temple is well known for a huge standing Buddha image called Luang Pho To. The image, built in the reign of King Rama IV, is 32 metres tall and 10 metres wide. The topknot of the Buddha image contains a relic of Lord Buddha

Bangkok Things To Do - Sightseeing:

Temple of Dawn
Perhaps Bangkok’s most photographed site, Wat Arun is easily recognized by its 70-metre high spire, which has been decorated with pieces of broken glass and Chinese porcelain. Be sure to get a photograph, especially at night, when it is at its most spectacular.

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Royal Barges Museum
This shed, where several royal barges are displayed, is located on Khlong (canal) Bangkok Noi off the Chao Phraya River not far from Phra Pin Klao Bridge. The barges were used on royal occasions and formerly served as war vessels. The most beautiful barge is "Suphannahong" used by the king only when he made his royal river procession for the Kathin Ceremony, a Buddhist tradition of offering robes to monks, usually during October or November. The unique design and decorative details of each barge should be of great interest to all visitors.

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Snake Farm
This interesting spot is located at the comer of Henri Dunant and Rama IV Roads west of Chulalongkorn Hospital. It is a section of the Thai Red Cross, where one can have cholera, smallpox, and typhoid inoculations, as well as rabies treatment. The institute has become a popular tourist attraction because of its large collection of live poisonous snakes.

Bangkok Things To Do - Spas:

Spas : For those of you who want to relax in Bangkok there are some amazing spas that will offer the best massage and treatments at great discounts.

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Entertainment clubs are another feature in Bangkok, with a host of activities available for one to enjoy. Amusement parks too are another feature, and are of more value to family people. This is because of the fact that they are environments that are entertaining for children as well as adults.

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Thai Cultural Shows

National Theatre is on Na Phra That Road next to the National Museum. Thai classical dramas and other types of international arts are periodically staged here.

Thailand Cultural Centre located on Ratchadaphisek Road, is a fully integrated venue for social education and cultural activities. Thai cultural performances are periodically held.

Chalerm Krung Royal Theatre is located on New Road near the Old Siam Plaza. Thai dramas and plays are usually held while Khon or Thai musical dance drama is a special event that is staged occasionally.

Ban Chang Thai is situated on Soi 10 Ekamai Road off Sukhumvit Road. Thai Puppet Shows and Ancient Thai Boxing Shows are held monthly during December to April with an admission fee of 300 baht.

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Amusement Parks
Besides the amusement parks in major department stores, the following are extensive fun lands with beautiful landscaping and many kinds of toys:

Magic Land on Phahonyothin Road, houses legendary castles and more than 30 fun toys.

Siam Water Park on Sukhaphiban 2 Road, Minburi, features fun toys, an extensive manmade sea with artificial surf, whirlpools, fountains, waterfalls and towering water slides.

Dream World situated at km.7 of Rangsit-Ongkharak Road, houses a European style plaza, miniature land of major world legends, and exciting playing machines.

Bangkok Things To Do - Tours:

Tours: You can also book some tours for day or night trips in and around the city with some taking you to the outskirts of Bangkok to the more cultural like Thai Dinner and Dances and natural areas of the city, like Rose gardens. While the more adventurous can book tours that offer Bike Rides and thrilling visits to the Crocodile Farm. There are safaris', dinner cruises, city tours, sports thrills and much more offered safely in Bangkok.

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Samutprakan Crocodile Farm & Zoo:
This is situated in Amphoe Muang, Samut Prakan, which is at a distance of 25 km from Bangkok. It is believed to be the world's biggest crocodile farm with more than 60,000 crocodiles. Visitors are allowed to view the crocodiles in their wrestling shows. The elephants too are presented in shows that the visitors can view. These shows are all held many times during the cour5se of a day, and they are not the only ones. This is because other animals such as tigers, chimpanzees, lions, leopards, pythons, camels, etc. are also included in other events during the day.

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Rose Garden
This popular tourist attraction is 32 kilometres west of Bangkok on Phetkasem Road. Situated by the Tha Chin River, it boasts large, beautiful, and well-maintained gardens. In the resort, there is a Thai Cultural Village where an attractive show commences daily at 2.45 p.m. There is for instance, Thai folk dancing, Thai boxing, sword fighting demonstrations, and an elephant show.

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Samphran Elephant Ground & ZOO
Just only 1 kilometre before the Rose Garden, this 60-acre farm is another interesting attraction housing many different wild animals and thousands of crocodiles. Fascinating performances such as Crocodile Wrestling, Magic Show, and Elephant Theme Show

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Damnoen Saduak Floating Market
This popular attraction is some 80 kilometres west of Bangkok via Samut Songkhram province, accessible by regular bus from the Southern Bus Terminal. Everyday hundreds of vendor boats crowd the market area in the early morning till noon. Visitors can also travel around by boat to see local villages, and the way of life of the people in the countryside. Some 10 kilometres beyond Damnoen Saduak is Tha Kha Floating Market where small boats laden with fruits and vegetables assemble for business every Saturday and Sunday morning.

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Chutuchak Market
Open on Saturdays and Sundays is a huge market where you can literally buy just about anything. It is massive and it's easy to spend an entire day here. Chutuchak Market map.

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Siam Paragon
No matter what you’re looking for, you’ll find it at this massive retail complex that sells everything from luxury sports cars to exotic perfumes and from books in six languages to gourmet foods. Five floors of shops –some of them as large as a soccer pitch, plus cinemas, make Siam Paragon an event.

Bangkok Things To Do - Shopping:

Siam Centre and Square
This is widely considered the trendiest area in town. Located next to the university, Siam Centre includes a mall specializing in locally produced fashions. Teens and come for the cool fashions at Siam Centre. Their parents come to try to keep up with everything and to reminisce.

Bangkok Things To Do - Shopping:

Gaysorn Shopping Complex
Luxury lovers, take note. Graysorn is Bangkok’s answer to The Landmark in Hong Kong and Starhill in Malaysia. Chockablock with the world’s most coveted luxury brands, Gaysorn provides a more intimate shopping experience, which is why you might just spot a celebrity or two here.

Bangkok Things To Do - Shopping:

Central Chidlom
Central Department Store has many branches, but Central Chidlom is by far the most popular. The store has a wide range of reasonably priced products, including fashions, accessories, and jewelry and also boasts a fine selection of Thai souvenirs and handicrafts.

Bangkok Things To Do - Shopping:

Emporium Shopping Complex
More than a mall, this complex boasts both a major shopping centre, complete with designer boutiques, as well as one of Thailand’s most revered department stores. The trendy restaurants are very popular, too. Be sure to queue early for a table.

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