Things to do in Bangkok

More and more people are encouraged to travel to Thailand and the truth is that it is not surprising, since this country has a lot to offer to all kinds of travelers: paradisiacal islands and beaches, spectacular natural parks, beautiful Buddhist temples, exquisite cuisine, lots of nightlife… In addition, it is about a cheap country where it is very easy to move.

Without a doubt, one of the great attractions of Thailand is Bangkok, the capital of the country, where you can do things as interesting as the ones we tell you below. Can you come with us?

Visit the most important temples and monuments

Bangkok is a city that has a lot to offer, so it is best to list everything you would like to do, preferably in order of preference. For example, you cannot leave the Thai capital without discovering some of its temples. Some of the most impressive are: Wat Arun, Wat Po, Wat Saket, What Suthat, Wat Intharawihan, Wat Traimit, and Wat Benchamabophit. In addition, there are other buildings and monuments that you must visit, such as the Grand Royal Palace, Dusit Palace, the Victory Monument, and the red swing opposite the Way Suthat. Of course, we also recommend visiting some of its museums: the National Gallery, the Bangkok Folk Museum, the Forensic Museum ...

Wat arun

Explore the best corners of the city

If you get tired of seeing temples and monuments you can always visit some of the best corners of the city. For example, in Bangkok you can find different areas green, such as Lumphini Park or Santichaiprakan Park. A visit to Chinatown is also essential, a neighborhood where chaos prevails, despite being quite safe. Here you will find stalls of all kinds, although the most typical are food and clothing stalls. The best thing about this neighborhood is that it is full of life practically at all hours. Very different is the financial area, which is full of skyscrapers, shopping centers and modern bars and restaurants. Of course, you should also stroll along Kaosan Road and its surroundings, a place where a lot of hostels, bars, restaurants, all kinds of shops, massage stalls are concentrated ... In short, it is the tourist ghetto of the city. In addition, you can also browse the "red light district" of Bangkok, the Soi Cowboy, which is full of sex shops.


Recommended activities

In addition to touring all these places, there are some activities that you should do in Bangkok if you have enough time. For example, you must take a ride in tuk tuk, the most typical form of transport in the Thai capital. It is also recommended to know the city by navigating its Chao Phraya river. On the other hand, you must visit some of its numerous markets. The most famous of them all is that of Chatuchak, where you can find practically everything. If you like to be massaged, take advantage of the prices offered by the professionals of the city. On the other hand, many travelers take advantage of their trip to Bangkok to see a combat of muay thai, a fighting sport of Thai origin. The most important ones take place at Ratchadamnoen Stadium and Lumpini Stadium. In addition, we recommend that you make the most of its gastronomy, especially its delicious fruits. And if you consider yourself brave, dare to try the bugs.


Go partying

Last but not least, we recommend that you do not leave Bangkok without spending a night out on the streets of the city. In fact, life nocturnal in the Thai capital it is lively every day of the week, being able to find numerous pubs, bars and discotheques.

25 Amazing Things To Do in Bangkok, Thailand (May 2022)

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