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Best Things To Do in Bangkok

Bangkok is an amazing Southeast Asian destination which offers tourists a whole lot of things to do. The best things to do in Bangkok are not just affordable but a lot of fun too. From shopping at the malls in Bangkok to enjoying night life at various eating joints and pubs, indulging in sightseeing activities like visiting the Safari world etc the tourist will not have a dull moment in this vibrant and enjoyable city. You can begin your Bangkok trip with visit to the very famous ‘The Grand Palace’ which is located on banks of Chao Phraya River. This eye catching building is one of the most sought after tourist hot spots of Bangkok. In case you are travelling with kids and family you must visit Safari World which is both an open zoo and leisure park. Another must visit place for kids is Dream World which is America inspired theme park.

It has lovely rides for kids such as Bumping Cars, Corkscrew, Swinging Viking Boat, rollercoaster etc. There are so many other places to see in Bangkok such as The Marble Temple, Royal Barges National Museum, Wat Traimit, Baiyoke Sky Tower, Temple of Emerald Buddha, Wat Pho, Wat Mahathat etc. A lot of people like to visit Bangkok because of its amazing nightlife. The go-go bars and the pubs will simply take you by surprise. Bangkok offers a perfect mélange of old world charm and contemporary lifestyle. The Chao Phraya is linked to wide array of canals. This is the reason why Bangkok has got this nickname “Venice of the East”. A lot of people book a cruise on this Chao Phraya River when they visit Bangkok. Visit to the floating market on this river is also a key tourist attraction. So, these are some of the best things to do in Bangkok.

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    Unseen Thailand Tour with Mountain Biking and Bamboo Rafting
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    Friendly and fun loving, exotic and tropical, cultured and historic, Thailand radiates a golden hue from its glittering temples and tropical beaches through to the ever-comforting Thai smile.Get off the beaten tourist path in Thailand in 14 days: Explore bustling Bangkok...

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    About the Activity: Start your day with a pick-up from your Bangkok city hotel around 08:00 AM and head towards the Safari World.Arrive at the park around 09:30 AM and witness wildest animals in the world as they roam close to your vehicle. Lions, giraffes, tigers, zeb...

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    Chonburi
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    About the Activity: Get ready for an adventure of a lifetime as you glide through a breathtaking rainforest full off shrieking cicadas and bubbling mountain streams.Start your journey as you get picked up from your hotel/residence and head on over to a sprawling Thai rai...

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    About the Activity: This tour will give you the perfect insight about the rural life and culture of Thailand.Get picked up from your hotel around 10:00 AM at Bangkok and then embark on this wide exploration.Visit Klong Mahasawat which is an irrigation and natural vegeta...

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    Damnoen Saduak
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    About the Activity: Commence your tour at 07: 30 AM after getting picked up from your hotel in Bangkok. Visit the floating market at Damneonsaduak in a private long tail boat (Gondola Thailand), which will take you along the canal. Have lunch and in the afternoon enjoy e...

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    Phra Nakhon
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    About the Activity:This trip gives you the thrill of cycling on the streets of Bangkok and exploring the place in a different aspect like never before.Start your trip at 4.00 PM from Phra Nakhon, bike through the small lanes and alleys which will give you the best possib...

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    Phra Nakhon
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    About the Activity:Embark on this exciting evening cycle tour in Bangkok with unlimited fun and adventure and enjoy the view of the city lights after dark.Start your tour at 5.30 PM in the evening from Phra Nakhon.Ride in the silent night through the back roads and small...

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    About the Activity:Experience the Chao Phraya River under candle light with this dinner cruise on the luxurious Grand Pearl.Get transferred to River City Pier around 07:00 PM from your hotel in Bangkok because the check in time starts by then or you can arrive at the loc...

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    Phra Nakhon
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    About the Activity:Explore Thailand's famous floating markets of Damnoen Saduak and Amphawa, cycle the lovely surrounding countryside exploring ancient temples and fruit farming communities. This trip runs outside Bangkok. Get away for an exciting day out of the city. Vi...

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    About the Activity:Feel wonderful with Manohra cruise along the Chao Phraya river and get introduced to the 'City of Angels' by night.Depart from Manohra Cruises Pier around 07:30 PM or get picked up from the Taskin Pier at Taskin Sky Train Station at 07:45 PM upon reque...

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    Phra Nakhon
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    About the Activity: Embark on this unique tour, starting at 7:30 AM which takes you out of bustling Bangkok right to the water's edge of the Gulf of Thailand. Travel by bike, boat and train to a little visited part of Thailand populated by the local fish farmers and fish...

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    Bangkok
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    About the Activity:In a city and country known for its colorful markets, none stands quite so vivid as Bangkok’s Pak Khlong Talat Flower Market and China Town.Hop on a Tuk Tuk around 10:00 AM and observe local Thais making flower garlands as an offer to Buddha.Stroll thr...

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    Ayutthaya
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    Explore historical Ayutthaya by bike. Arriving from Bangkok to Bang Pa-in, start cycling to Ayutthaya and pedal through the ancient city before returning to Bangkok in the late afternoon. This trip runs Bangkok to Bangkok. Escape the city for a fun and educational ride i...

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    About the Activity:The trip starts by you getting picked up from any hotel in Bangkok at around 12.30 PM to visit the ancient city of Muang Boran.Embark on this delightful cycling trip that enables you to explore the historic beauty of Thailand – unravel yourself in thi...

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Attractions

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Saxophone Pub

One of the most popular and sought after live music bar which has been entertaining the people of Bangkok for years have been is none other than Saxophone Pub. Near the Sky train station and close to BTS Victory Monuments this place has been ruling the hearts of Bangkok locals and visitors for the last 30 years. Some of the greatest events of live music have been hosted here and almost every night there is some performances which make the place so special. Acoustic, Jazz, Blue, soul all can enjoyed in this live music bar. Popular bands of the city have been known to perform in Saxophone Pub. A mix crowd of both locals as well foreigners can be seen here. Music plays from 7:30 in the evening and continues till 1o clock at night.



Location
: 3/8 Victory Monument, Bangkok

Timings: 17:00pm to 2:00am
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Tuba Bar

What does a colossal Yoda statue, a nineteenth Century plunging cap and Spiderman have in like manner? They are all part of the furniture at Tuba, a bar and eatery in Bangkok where resistance is a design proclamation. From the naked representations on  the dividers to the vintage confounding furniture, Tuba is similar to no other bar in  Bangkok – or Thailand. Part classical display, part bohemian home base, with a differed  Thai­Italian propelled menu and one of the longest cocktails records in the city, Tuba  feels more like a whimsical companion's home than a bar and restaurant. Come here with a gathering of companions, get yourselves anunfastenedniche, sink Into an old fashioned couch.The choice of European draft brews on offer puts most  different bars to disgrace, with Boddingtons, Paulaner, Guinness and Hoegaarden to  look over for around 230 baht a half quart.



Location: Address: 34 SoiEkkmai 21(SoiChamchun) or Thong Lo Soi 20, Sukhumwit Road, Bangkok

Timings: Every day 11:00 AM – 02:00 AM
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Iron Fairies

Iron Fairies is a mystical bar that is outlined like an ironsmith's workshop: dim and broody, with fashioned iron staircases, uncovered pipes and broken down timber and block. Bottles pixie dust are stacked in lines, and all over you look, you could risk upon minimal iron dolls of the winged animals that give the bar its name. Open subsequent to 2010, Iron Fairies moved in 2013 (however just three entryways down the road) and extended its operation so now it is a labyrinth of staircases, mystery entryways and dim recesses. The previous premises were tiny to the point that it was a steady fight to get in or out, keeping in mind it is still a tight crush, however, no matter you are standing or sitting you will certainly be in awe with its stylistic theme.



Location: 394 Thonglor Road, Sukhumvit 55, Bangkok

Timings: Every day from 06:00 PM – 02:00 AM
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Fat Gutz Bar and Saloon

The reputation Fat Gutz Bar in Thong Lor precedes its reputation that is far beyond the popularity that any other bar enjoys. The décor is all black and the hooks will remind of being at a Docker’s yard.  The vintage furniture and lighting is reminiscent of an easier time of the 1920s. The bar boasts of a hige collection of signature cocktails and a varied and yet cool crowd. The bar is famous around town for its good selection of music and its servings of fish and chips. The dimensions of the bar being a little smaller than most other bars, early reservations are highly recommended. The atmosphere is excellent on the weekends and everyone ends up being a part of the entire scene.

Location
: Thong Lor

Highlights: Cozy, warm atmosphere amidst a highly reputed interiors.
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Chatchak Market

Once only popular among wholesalers and traders, Chatuchak Weekend Market has reached a landmark status as a must-visit place for tourists. Its sheer size and diverse collections of merchandise will bring any seasoned shoppers to their knees – this is where you can literally shop ‘till you drop’. If you have one weekend in Bangkok, squeeze in a day trip to Chatuchak Weekend Market and you will not be disappointed. There is a system to help you navigate your way through Chatuchak. Inside, one main walkway encircles the entire market, and it branches off into a series of numbered alleyways called Soi 1, Soi 2, Soi 3, and so on.



Highlights
: There is an information centre along with ATMs and foreign-exchange booths at the Chatuchak Park Office. Schematic maps and toilets are located throughout the market. The whole
market is divided into sections to make it easier to explore.

Location: The Phahonyothin, Bangkok

Timings
: Open from Saturday to Sunday from 9:00 to 18:00

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Cloud 47 (Rooftop)

Cloud  47  is  one  of  the  latest  and  best  additions  to  Bangkok’s  booming  rooftop  bar scene.  A  stunning  270­degree  view  of  Bangkok’s  skyline.  Along  with  the  incredible panorama, Cloud 47 is set apart from all the other rooftop bars in Bangkok with is its huge terrace, providing ample space for visitors to move around at their own leisure.The cocktails here are pricey, but beer including draught beer and beer 'towers' are relatively good value for money. Location: Located in the financial city near United Centre.



Timings:Opened from 5pm to 1am daily.

Price:Cost for two may approximately be 2260 BHT.
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The Roof @38 Bar - Mode Sathorn Hotel

To enjoy the real feel of being way above the buzzing city and to appreciate the Bangkok skyline and its 360 degree panoramic view, one of the best options is to try out the new rooftop bar at the classy Mode Sathorn Hotel on its 38th floor. One can enjoy the cosmopolitan look of the city with sights of Sky Bar, Lebua Tower, Sathorn Avenue, Limpini Park etc. Modern designs and chic furniture decorates the interior of the roof top bar.



One of the key attractions of the place is local and international DJ music which creates a throbbing vibe and tempo creating the mood for the evening. The cuisines offered here include French, Moroccan, Mexican, and local cuisine. Unique dumplings and delicious Sushi are popular dishes here.


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Demo

Based in Thong Lor Street Soi 10 , Bangkok’s high society row, Demo is one of the preferred nightclubs of the city. Majorly catering the high profile localites and throbbing young crowd, this place remains quite full from Wednesday to Sunday. There are two specified rooms in the club, one closer to the entrance designed with orange neon, playing hip hop and the other main room which focuses on electro. Base heavy beats, R &B tunes and tech music energizes the dance floor. There is no entry free but drinks are chargeable starting from 250 Baht and beers from 220 Baht. The ambience of the club is quite friendly and welcoming though the same remains quite fill with Thai’s and seldom with foreigners.

Location: Thong Lor Street Soi 10 , 20 mins walk from nearest BTS Thong Lor.

Timings: 19:00pm to 2:00am

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What You Should Know More About Things To Do in Bangkok

  • What are some of the must do things in Bangkok?

    Bangkok is a huge bright city which offers tourists several must do things. Some of the must do things in Bangkok are:
    · Visit to Safari World Tour Zoo and Marine Park
    · Visit to Grand Palace which is the royal palace
    · Visit to Wat Pho which houses the reclining Buddha
    · Full Moon Party at Koh Phangan
    · Trying the exotic street food
    · Visit to the floating market
    · Night biking in Bangkok
    · Lunch or dinner cruise on Chao Phraya
    · Visit to different bars and pubs such as Cloud 47, The Roof@38 Bar, Demo etc
    · Shopping at Chatuchak Weekend Market

  • What are some of the best adventure activities in Bangkok?

    If you are an adventure enthusiast then Bangkok offers a wide array of activities to keep your adrenalin pumping. Some of the best adventure activities in Bangkok:
    · Wakeboarding at the Taco Lake
    · Rock Climbing at the Urban Playground
    · Muay Thai gym sessions
    · Go Karting activity at EasyKart
    · Artificial surfing at the Flow House
    · Skydiving at Chonburi area
    · Stock Car Racing
    · Formula Driving at Taki Racing
    · Diving with sharks at Siam Ocean World
    · Extreme Cycling at Peppermint Bike Park
    These are some hugely sought after adventure activities available in Bangkok.

  • Which are the best water sports in Bangkok?

    There are several water sports available in Bangkok.
    You can do board riding at Flow House in Bangkok. The place gives you an opportunity to ride on artificial waves.
    Then there is Planet Scuba where you can obtain lessons on scuba diving. Then you can do wakeboarding at Taco Lake. This is an amazing cable park located very close to the Suvarnabhumi Airport.
    Then there is Nongbon Water sports where you can do sailing, kayaking, windsurfing and boat rowing. Water sports are also available at Siam Park City.

  • What all romantic things can be done in Bangkok during honeymoon?

    Honeymooners can have an amazing time in Bangkok. Some of the most romantic things which you can do in Bangkok are:
    · Couple massages at various massage and spa centers in Bangkok such as The Oriental Spa
    · Enjoying the sunset at Moon Bar located at Banyan Tree’s rooftop
    · Partying at pubs and restaurants
    · Full Moon Party in Koh Phangan
    · Fine dining Dinner or lunch cruise on River Chao Phraya
    · Night Biking tour
    · Shopping at the floating market

  • Which are some famous places for scuba diving in Bangkok and how much will it cost me?

    Some of the best places to enjoy scuba diving in Bangkok are Planet Scuba and Mermaids Dive Center. Scuba diving session costs 14, 200 Thai Baht for Thai locals and 15,800 Thai Baht for the foreigners; you are given six hours of training lessons on basic of scuba diving. You are also given 2 days of 5 one-hour pool dives along with 2 days of 4 one-hour open water dives. Planet Scuba boasts of almost 30 years of training experience.

  • Which are some famous places for snorkeling in Bangkok and how much are its charges?

    For snorkeling, you can travel to James Bond Island or to Koh Talu Island. Snorkeling session at James Bond Island costs around INR 4000. Get your bookings done in advance in order to avoid any delay later on. Snorkeling tours are also organized in Pattaya. The coral islands look truly spectacular and offer you the most relaxing holiday experience.

  • Which are some amazing aerial activities in Bangkok?

    Some of the amazing aerial activities in Bangkok are:
    · Helicopter tour of the city
    · Zip Line in Chiang Mai
    · Flight of the Gibbon zipline tour
    · Skydiving and Parachuting
    · Paragliding tours in South Thailand

  • Which are the best sites for a helicopter tour in Bangkok and how much will it cost me?

    One of the best helicopter tours of the city is offered by Skydance Helicopter Tour In the helicopter tour. Most of the main landmarks of the city are Phang Nga Bay, James Bond Island, Ratchamangkala Stadium, Paknam Samutprakarn, Phra Samut Chedi, Silom business district of Bangkok, ancient city etc. The cost of the helicopter varies as per whether you are taking a group tour or a private tour. In a helicopter tour an English speaking pilot accompanies you, who will inform you about different places which you see on the way.

  • Which are some of the best cruise experiences in Bangkok?


    Book a dinner cruise on river Chao Phraya for just $25. You will be served amazing Thai food and can bask in the beauty of wonderful views. Having dinner in the open environment is truly amazing and you will also get to see important landmarks of the city. A lot of people go for night cycling tour of the whole city. It is a thrilling experience to be on the streets of Bangkok. You can begin your trip from Phra Nakhon and go through small alleys and lanes to have a glimpse of local lifestyle from close quarters. You must cross ancient temples and even ride through the Rattanakosin Island. Also visit spots such as Wat Kalayanamit and Bang Luang Masjid.

  • Where can I try kite surfing in Bangkok? How much is the cost?

    Kite surfing can be done in Koh Phangan or at Hua Hin. Hua Hin is preferred due to its proximity to Bangkok. It is just 2 hrs away from Bangkok and has very good wind for kite surfing. If you want to learn kite surfing, it costs around 4000 Thai Baht. A 3 day course can cost around 11,000 Thai Baht. But if just want to rent the kite surfing equipment it will cost you around 1000 to 1400 Thai Baht for an hour.

  • Where can I enjoy ATV rides in Bangkok?

    ATV rides are usually organized in Pattaya. You need to be at least 15 years old to ride an ATV. For ATV riding, you need not to have a prior experience. The ride is quite exciting and be ready to get all dirty. Proper instructions are given as how to ride these automatic machines.

  • Where can I go for ziplining in Bangkok? How much is the cost of ziplining in Bangkok?

    Flight of Gibbon near Bangkok is the most famous ziplining tour in Bangkok. It costs around INR 6840. You will be given a safety briefing and then you can zipline through the beautiful rainforest located at a distance of 1 hr from Bangkok.


    Which are some famous theme parks in Bangkok? What are its entry charges?

  • Which are some famous theme parks in Bangkok? What are its entry charges?

    Some of the famous theme parks in Bangkok are:
    · Fantasia Lagoon
    · Dinosaur Planet
    · Siam Park City
    Entry fee for Fantasia Lagoon is 100 Baht. This huge theme water park is truly beautiful. It is divided into different parts such as Mystery Island, Magic Jungle, Pirate cove etc

  • Where can I enjoy nightlife in Bangkok and how safe is to go out in night?

    There are so many places where you can go to enjoy nightlife in Bangkok.You can go to a nightclub or a bar or an open terrace restaurant.
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    · Nana Plaza
    · Levels Club, Lounge & Terrace
    · Soi Cowboy
    · Octave
    Sukhumvit road is hub of all activity at night and it is totally safe to go there. It feels as if a carnival is on and you can do whatever activity you wish.

  • Which are some famous sailing sites in Bangkok?

    Some of the famous sailing sites in Bangkok are:
    · Hotel Banyan Tree – Apsara dinner cruise
    · Damnoen Saduak Day cruise
    · Island of Koh Tao
    · Hotels near The Grand Palace
    · Hotels close to Jim Thompson House

  • Which are some of the best floating markets in Bangkok?

    The best floating markets in Bangkok are:
    · Talin Chan Floating Market
    · Amphawa Floating Market
    · Bang Nam Pheung Floating Market
    · Damnoen Saduak
    · Khlong Lat Mayom Floating Market
    These floating markets are popular all across the world.

  • Which places will give me the best experience of art and culture in Bangkok?

    For best experience of art and culture you must visit areas such as Aor Tor Kor Market,, floating markets such as Damnoen Saduak etc. Check out the famous landmarks of the city such as the 45 meter Reclining Buddha of Wat Pho, Royal Chapel and marble temple of Wat Benchamabophit etc.

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