Bangkok is an iconic city, and there are many things to see and do which appear on tourist’s bucket lists. If you are planning to visit Bangkok and love all the top tourist hot spots, below you will find some of the most popular places to go when you visit. Take your pick from the selection below and put together your own list of your favourite destinations.
The Grand Palace
The Grand Palace is one of the most visited attractions in Bangkok for tourists and is close to the river and not too far from Khao Sarn Road. The palace is the former residence of the Thai royal family and was also where the seat of the government was. It is a large complex and can take a few hours to explore it thoroughly.
Wat Po is the home to the famous reclining Buddha, which is 46 metres long and fifteen metres high, all covered in gold leaf, making for a spectacular sight. You will also find massages on offer in Wat Po, and it is somewhere where people come to train to be a masseuse.
If you like shopping Chatuchak Market is somewhere where you can find virtually everything for sale, and it is the largest open-air market in the world. It covers and= area of 27 acres and has over 8000 different stalls, selling everything from trinkets, flowers, houseware, clothes, shoes, furniture, and much more besides.
A Traditional Thai Massage
One thing that you will want to do is try a traditional Thai massage, which is an excellent way to stretch out those muscles and joints. If you are looking for the best massage, Bangkok has many options from which to choose. A massage is a personal thing, so the best thing to do is try as many as you can until you find one that you prefer.
Khao Sarn Road
Khao Sarn Road has been a popular destination for backpackers for decades and is worth the visit one evening. There are many different stalls along the street as well as restaurants, bars, and nightclubs.
Cruise Along The River At Night
You may wish to try a dining cruise along the Chao Phraya River, and there are many companies offering this trip. There is a variety of food ad rink available as well as entertainment as you cruise up and down the river. You can also see some of the spectacular sights lit up at night, such as Wat Arun.
These are just a few to get you started with your bucket list of places to visit in Bangkok, and there are many more that you can add. Do your research and create your list of places to visit, which will help you to ensure you have a fantastic time on your trip to Bangkok.