Should you be trying to plan your itinerary for your trip to Bangkok, we here at
These five items are the top suggestions for any holiday that is enjoyed in the wonderful city of Bangkok. All of these activities combined should not account for more than two to three days of your vacation, so should you have a longer stay there are many other options to expand your Thailand experience.
In the case that you are thinking of planning some small trips outside of the city proper, please visit the main
Visit the Grand Palace & Wat Pho
The other top tourist “must do” item in Bangkok is visiting the floating markets. For a detailed guide on the floating markets and how to get there please read this blog from the team at
Of course, a trip to Bangkok would not be complete without a great deal of retail therapy. Fortunately the city is filled with shopping opportunities for travelers of all budget sizes. The city is filled with malls, outdoor vendors, and shops littered all along the main and side streets.
Should you only have time for one shopping adventure, the MBK mall located across from the Siam Plaza would be the mandatory stop as there are bargains to be found on everything including clothes,
In addition to the MBK and Siam Plaza, there are other malls along the BTS route such as Terminal 21, The Emporium, Central World, and Century the Movie Plaza<http://www.centurythemovieplaza.com/>. If you would like a detailed breakdown of the shopping in Bangkok we recommend that you read our blog
If you are in Bangkok on the weekend, a trip to the Chatuchak market for some
Street Food & Dining
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In the case that you are looking for a more intimate and higher quality dining experience, there are plenty of quality Thai restaurants and other highly acclaimed international restaurants. Having so many top-notch locations to dine can be daunting, but you can read our Bangkok dining guide for a complete rundown of the best options for sustenance and ambience.
Khaosan Road – The Party That Never Stops
Every backpacker who travels Asia, and Bangkok specifically, will have a story or three about Khaosan Road
Khaosan road is a non-stop party full of tourists walking up and down the streets that are littered with street food vendors, pop up stalls selling trinkets and necessities, as well as bars and nightclubs as far as the eye can see. Be warned, this is a loud, raucous, and vibrant area full of travelers from all across the globe commingling.
Nightlife – Clubs and Bars
You can find sports bars, fancy dance clubs, dive bars, KTV (karaoke), and everything in between littered throughout the city. Whatever your poison of choice, there is a venue to satiate your needs.
Should you want some more detailed information about nightlife in Bangkok, read or this blog!