Located on the River Chao Phraya, Bangkok is the capital of religious Thailand. Bangkok City is the all day pulsating with dazzling life style. Pierced with high skyscrapers, the city is one of the bustling metropolises in the world.
Bangkok's endless labyrinth streets are also part of its fascination. Most of the attractions of the city are close to the river Chao Phraya and it serves as the major landmark of Bangkok. The attractions of the city are unique in their way that attracts the many visitors every year from around the world.
Things to do in Bangkok
Reach the splendid Grand Palace to start your day in the city. This admirable Palace is the major landmark in entire Thailand. The Grand Palace and Wat Pra Kaew holds respect from all who have walked in their sacred grounds. The historic Grand Palace was the Royal Court and administrative seat of government.
Wat Pra Kaew houses the world famous Emerald Buddha, the highly reverenced Buddha image. Roam around the colorful Yaowarat (The China Town) of the city, this chaotic area is packed with market stalls.
Watch out the event of Chinese New Year as it is magnanimously celebrated every year. Climb the towers of Wat Arun, also called Temple of Dawn to capture the outstanding images of the city. This temple has become one of the most recognized temples of Southeast Asia.
Hire a boat and stretch towards the wonderful floating markets like Damnoen Saduak Market, Taling Chan Market and Tha Kha. Appreciate the blush sunset and sparkling city views in evening by stopping over at the shoreline of the river.
Wander around the city to cover other attractions of the city such as a historic Rattanakosin district, Wat Pho, Chatichak Market, Khao San Road, Soi Cowboy, National Museum and Jim Thomson’s House to name a few.