Bangkok Attractions and Sightseeing

What to See and What to Do in Bangkok

Bangkok is as intoxicating as it is diverse; a melting pot of exotic aromas, interesting sights and visual delights. It's a city with infinite layers which you need to explore to reveal its hidden secrets. If you're planning a trip to Bangkok - or Krung Thep as it's called in Thai - make sure to allow enough time to see some of the treasures that has given this city iconic status. At least three to five days. In this section we feature some of the highlights and traditional must-see attractions.


The Escape Hunt Experience Bangkok

'The Escape Hunt Experience Bangkok is a world class “escape game" that requires teams of 2 - 5 people to search for clues and solve puzzles against the clock in a themed period setting. This extremely exciting and entertaining game can be played by anyone over seven and requires ingenuity and problem solving skills to complete as a team. There are two separate story lines and a chance to drink tea and celebrate afterwards while dressing up in cool outfits. Located in central Bangkok at Asok Junction on BTS and MRT, this is very easy to reach and runs every day 10am to 7pm. Corporate team building is also a speciality.
Website: http://bangkok.escapehunt.com
Address: Interchange (Citibank) Building, Sukhumvit Road at Asok Junction (BTS Asok / MRT Sukhumvit.
Phone: +66 (0)2 611 2828 / 2827
Open: 9:30am - 8.30pm

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Bangkok Art Galleria Bangkok Art Galleria

Bangkok Art Galleria is perhaps the only place in the region where critically acclaimed, contemporary art can be bought from the collections of several galleries, all under one roof. Read More...

Rattanakosin Hall

Visit this interactive museum where Bangkok's old town and Grand Palace are brought to life through music, film and an excellent guided tour. Read More...

 
MOCA

A must for any lover of art, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Bangkok (MOCA) houses the most comprehensive collection of modern painting and sculpture in Thailand inside a striking, purpose built gallery. Read More...

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If there is one must-see sight that no visit to Bangkok would be complete without, it's the dazzling, spectacular Grand Palace, undoubtedly the city's most famous landmark. Read More...

 
Jim Thompson House Jim Thompson House

Jim Thompson's house serves as a museum showcasing Thai architecture and art. The house, located along one of Bangkok's few remaining canals, originally came from outside Bangkok. Read More...

Wat Pra Kaew Wat Phra Kaew

Temple of Emerald Buddha, or Wat Phra Kaew, is the most important Buddhist temple in Thailand. It enshrines a highly revered Buddha image carved from a single block of jade. Read More...

 
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The spire (prang) of Wat Arun on the bank of Chao Phraya River is one of Bangkok's world-famous landmarks. It sits on the Thonburi side of the Chao Phraya riverbank. Read More...

 

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Bangkok Temples

Bangkok's dazzling temples are part of the city's heart and soul - and it's most famous count among the Orient's most iconic must-sees: Wat Pho, Wat Arun. Read More...

 
River & Waterways

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Bangkok Seashell Museum

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Thai Auto Vintage

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If you’ve always wanted to try some of the great street food Bangkok has to offer but have been too afraid to ask, or even venture in to some of the local restaurants, then the Bangkok Food Tour is a great initiation. Read More...

 
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Khlong Lat Mayom is one of the three floating markets located close to Bangkok and really has the charm and authenticity of a local market. Read More...

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Lumpini Park Bangkok Parks

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Palaces and Mansions

A fascinating insight into Thailand's rich culture, Bangkok's heritage is reflected in its palaces and mansions such as Vimanmek Mansion and Jim Thompson House. Read More...

 
Places of Worship

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Shrines & Spirit Houses

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