Bangkok is the capital and largest city of Thailand. It is located in the central part of Thailand. It takes almost the same time from Bangkok to Phuket in the south and Chiang Mai in the north. Bangkok is also the city with the most Buddhist temples in the world, so it is also known as the “City of Buddhism”.
Bangkok is a city with strong containment, and it will never be boring. The strong contrasts are also the reason why thousands of tourists come here to explore. In Bangkok, visitors can witness the essence of Thai history and culture, feel the old city, and enjoy the shopping in the modern fashion and bustling shopping malls; you can taste the authentic taste in the ubiquitous roadside stalls. You can enjoy the five-star high-end luxury service; you can meditate in the temple, seek spiritual purification, and indulge in the nightlife in Bangkok.
Top 5 must-see attractions in Bangkok:
Grand Palace: A symbol of the Bangkok dynasty, it is the first choice for tourists to go to Thailand. You can feel the piety of the Jade Buddha Temple and view the living environment of the royal family.
Wat Phra Kaew: Located at the northeast corner of the Grand Palace in Bangkok, it is the symbol of Bangkok too. It is a must-see for tourists in Thailand, where royal family will hold important ceremonies here.
Erawan Shrine: One of the strongholds of Thai incense for worshipping and has become a famous tourist destination in Bangkok.
Asiatique The Riverfront: The largest night market in Asia, which is converted from an old dock warehouse, and features with clean environment and petty bourgeoisie when compared to the traditional night market.
Wat Pho: The oldest and largest temple in Bangkok and the number of Buddha statues and pagodas in the temple are the highest in Bangkok.
Best places for shopping in Bangkok:
Large shopping malls in Bangkok are concentrated near Siam Square and can be reached by BTS. There will be big discounts every year or at the end of the year. At the same time, Siam Business Circle is a shopping venue integrating catering, entertainment and sightseeing. It can meet the shopping and leisure needs of people of all ages and genders. In addition, MBK Center (Mah Boonkrong Center), Siam Discovery Centre, Siam Discovery Centre, Siam Paragon, Central World, Terminal 21 Shopping Mall, etc. are good choices for shopping in Bangkok.
Nightlife in Bangkok:
The nightlife of young people in Bangkok can be described as rich and colorful. Large and small nightclubs and bar blocks will make you not sure how to choose. In a city that never sleeps in Bangkok, you will never know what “loneness” is. From the perspective of the whole city, there are three main nightclubs streets blocks that are popular among young people: Khaosan Road, which is the backpacker’s gathering place; RCA area on Rama9 Avenue where local hipsters gather, and high-end nightclub area of Soi11, Thonglor and Ekamai on Yi Avenuestars and white-collar workers often gather.
Restaurants to enjoy delicious local food in Bangkok:
There is no shortage of cheap and reasonably priced restaurants in Bangkok. Over the years, these restaurants have attracted more and more diners in the word-of-mouth of local residents and foreign tourists. If you have a limited budget and want to taste authentic and delicious dishes, here are some affordable restaurants which are definitely your best choice: T&K Seafood, Go Ang – Pratunam Chicken Rice Restaurants, Som Tam Nua, Queen of Curry, etc.
Don’t hesitate to make your trip to Bangkok to explore more about this famous city in Thailand.