A Travelers Guide To Bangkok
Wondering where you should be visiting on your trip to Bangkok? Look no further we have put together a list of the best places and reasons why you should visit them.
Khao San Road
If you’re looking for the nightlife in Bangkok, Khao San Road is the place to go. Walking down the road will fill your ears with the sophisticated sounds coming from the sleek clubs. Whether you are a farang (foreigner) or a resident Thai, the energy and relaxed vibe makes it well worth a visit.
The market stalls here are open 24/7 meaning that you can shop day or night for those last minute gifts to take home.
Cabbages & Condoms
Based on Soi 12 in Bangkok, Cabbages and Condoms is one of the most unique restaurants you will ever visit. With mannequins made from a variety of coloured condoms it is popular among local and foreign people. The restaurant has an Excellent rating on trip advisor. With many people quoting about the décor of the restaurant.
The place where the fantastic giant laying gold Buddha can be seen. It is an absolute most for a first-time visitor to Bangkok. It is one of the largest temple complexes within the city. Being mainly known for its 46 meter long reclining Buddha which is covered in gold leaf.
Not only can you come here to see the famous reclining Buddha, but whilst in the complex you have the ability to receive a traditional Thai massage. Wat Pho is known for being the school of massage in Thailand. So you know that the massage you receive with be of the highest standard.
Chatuchak Weekend Market
If you love the hustle and bustle of a market then look no further. The Chatachak Weekend Market is writhing with people and is one of the best places to pick up a bargain. Whether you’re looking for something as simple as a bottle opener to take home or a giant elephant statue you can place in your garden you will certainly be able to get it here. On a typical weekend there will be over 200,000 visitors who will come and work their way through the goods on offer.
If you love shopping then this is the place to do it, you can shop ‘till you drop’. So if you are in Bangkok and you have a weekend then it would be best to visit the wonderful Chatachak Weekend Market.
Sky Bar at Lebua
Many people know this bar for its appearance in the Hangover 2 which was filmed in Bangkok. The Sky Bar at Lebua offers breath-taking views from 63 floors up, allowing you to see the city at night in all its glory. If you are looking for a relaxing time once up there then it may be best to reconsider. Many people will congregate there on a clear day as it offers the best views of the whole city, however it is a view to remember.