25 Of The Best Things To Do In Bangkok

Great ideas for passing the time in the Thai capital Bangkok, from taking in the tranquillity of temples to soaking up the vibrant nightlife of Khao San Road; oh and a lot of eating! Courtesy of Migrationology.


  1. Wang Lang market – great for quick fast food
  2. Chatuchak weekend market – over 15,000 vendors!
  3. Klong Toey market – fresh food galore
  4. Visit a floating market – there are loads to choose from
  5. Pratunam market – wholesale market, great for shopping
  6. MBK shopping centre – a mega-mall that is like a city in itself
  7. Or Tor Kor market – upper class fresh market, only the finest food here
  8. Dusit Zoo – central zoo of the city
  9. Lumpini Park – green oasis in the centre of the city, complete with monitor lizards
  10. Thai Massage – seek out a traditional treatment from a local
  11. The Grand Palace & Wat Phra Kaew – tickets gets you entry into several nearby temples too
  12. Wat Pho – home of the Golden Reclining Buddha
  13. Wat Arun – amazing temple with great views
  14. Wat Saket – 318 stairs takes you to the top of the Golden Mountain, fantastic views
  15. Erawan Museum –  museum boasts beautiful architecture, sculptures & manicured gardens
  16. Vimanmek Mansion – world’s largest golden teak mansion
  17. Khao San Road – nightlife, shopping and restaurants; backpackers central
  18. Silom – central business district by day, night market by night
  19. Victory Monument – sightseeing, shopping, entertainment and food
  20. Try Durian – seek out this fabulous fruit, unique flavour sensation and texture
  21. Thai Street Food – and home style restaurants, don’t go without trying the best Thai cuisine
  22. Thai cooking class – sign up and take the taste of Thailand back home with you
  23. Pahurat – Little India in the heart of Bangkok, food and shopping
  24. Pak Klong Talad – fabulous flower market
  25. Yaowarat – Bangkok’s Chinatown, bustling area with gold stores, exotic foods and shopping
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