What to Do in Bangkok

Bangkok Attractions

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.

Find the best Bangkok attractions by area or pick the topics that interest you, whatever it is you are looking for we have covered just about all of the attractions in Bangkok so you can be sure you won't miss a thing.   

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  • 10 Best Things to Do in Bangkok

    10 Best Things to Do in Bangkok

    Today, while the city is up to speed with modern times, the grandeur and glory of its illustrious past prevails. Be it Read More»

  • 10 Must See Temples

    There are more than 400 disseminated in Bangkok and everyone rushes to three most famous ones: Wat Pra Kaew, Wat Arun Read More»

  • Top 10 Tours in Bangkok

    Top 10 Tours in Bangkok

    Our Tours section offers visitors perfectly palatable doses of culture, history or back-to-nature. In this Top 10 you Read More»

  • 5 Floating Markets around Bangkok

    5 Great Floating Markets

    We visited them all and here is our report - What we liked and what we didn't like! Do you really have to wake up Read More»

  • 10 Short Things to Do in Bangkok

    10 Short Things to Do in Bkk

    You’ve only got a limited amount of time in Bangkok but you want to see the must-sees and do the must-dos. Here are Read More»

  • Top 10 Fun Stuff for Kids

    12 Best Things FOR KIDS To Do in Bangkok

    Bangkok has something to wow every child, be they bookworm, arcade aficionado or the full-of-energy kind. Check out what Read More»

  • The Grand Palace

    The Grand Palace

    If there is one must-see sight that no visit to Bangkok would be complete without, it's the dazzling, spectacular Grand Read More»

  • Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn)

    Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn)

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

  • Amphawa Floating Market

    Amphawa Floating Market

    Amphawa is the second most popular floating market near Bangkok, not as large as Damnoen Saduak but more authentic, with Read More»

  • Wat Pho

    Wat Pho (the Temple of the Reclining Buddha), or Wat Phra Chetuphon, is located behind the Temple of the Emerald Buddha Read More»

  • Asiatique

    Asiatique The Riverfront

    Asiatique The Riverfront is an expansive open-air theme mall with panoramic river views and a delightful fusion of 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 Read More»

  • Damnoen Floating Market

    Damnoen Floating Market

    Damnoen Saduak is the most popular floating market in Thailand, great for photo opportunities, food, and for giving you Read More»

  • Chatuchak Market

    Chatuchak Weekend Market boasts over 15,000 stalls selling everything imaginable, from clothing, fresh and dry food, Read More»

  • Taling Chan Floating Market

    Taling Chan Floating Market

    Just few kilometres outside Bangkok is the charming Taling Chan Floating Market. It has everything you need to spend a Read More»

  • 10 Most Unusual Sights in Bangkok

    10 Most Unusual Sights

    A city rich with contrasts, Bangkok is a fertile breeding ground for the strangely beautiful and beautifully strange – Read More»

  • 10 Off Beat Things to Do

    10 Off Beat Things to Do

    Been there, done that in Bangkok? Explore these off-the-beaten-track sights and discover what you might have Read More»

  • 10 Wild Sights in Chinatown

    10 Wild Sights in Chinatown

    For anyone with a sense of adventure, a day lost among the many market alleys and street food vendors of Chinatown can Read More»

  • Maeklong Railway Market

    Maeklong Railway Market is a traditional Thai market selling fresh vegetables, food and fruit. What makes it special is Read More»

  • The Jam Factory Bangkok

    The Jam Factory Bangkok is a creative space, restaurant, cafe and bookshop in what used to be an old factory. The Read More»

  • Bangkok CityCity Gallery

    Bangkok CityCity Gallery

    Bangkok CityCity Gallery is a contemporary art gallery in the Sathorn district of Bangkok featuring work by local Read More»

  • Sala Chalermkrung Theatre

    Sala Chalermkrung Theatre

    Sala Chalermkrung is a legendary theatre in the heart of Bangkok that hosts elaborate performances of the traditional Read More»

  • 10 Free Things to Do in Bkk!

    10 Free Things to Do in Bkk!

    When coming up with a list of free things to do in Bangkok, we wanted to pick a top ten that included more unusual and Read More»

  • 10 Breathtaking Natural Sights in Thailand

    10 Breathtaking Natural Sights in Thailand

    It’s no secret that Thailand hosts some breathtaking natural sights, both inland and at sea. The great range of Read More»

  • Muay Thai (Thai Boxing)

    Muay Thai has been the country's favourite spectator sport for hundreds of years and still draws large crowds. Read More»

  • Theme Parks

    Bangkok Theme Parks

    If you and your children are looking for some action, head for one of Bangkok's fun parks. Get on wild roller coasters, Read More»

  • Spas & Massage in Bangkok

    Spas & Massage in Bangkok

    A spa treatment offers the perfect antidote after a full day of exploring. Despite being a thriving and bustling Read More»

  • Top 10 Attractions in Sukhumvit

    Top 10 Attractions in Sukhumvit

    Sukhumvit Road is the commercial centre of Bangkok and is lined on either side with international brand hotels, shopping Read More»

  • Top 10 Attractions in Silom

    Top 10 Attractions in Silom

    From the debauchery of Patpong to sophisticated museums and much-loved parks, there is a whole host of interesting Read More»

  • Top 10 Attractions in Siam

    Top 10 Attractions in Siam

    If you’re looking for things to see and do in Bangkok, Siam offers more variety than any other area. Here you can Read More»

  • Top 5 Attractions in Pratunam

    Top 5 Attractions in Pratunam

    Any discussion of the must-see attractions in Pratunam can only start at one place, which happens to be the tallest Read More»

  • Top 10 Attractions in Chinatown

    Top 10 Attractions in Chinatown

    The sights, sounds and smells of Chinatown are an assault to the senses, but can be the most memorable of any spent in Read More»

  • Top 10 Attractions in Riverside Bangkok

    Top 10 Attractions in Riverside

    Bangkok’s Riverside is bursting its banks full of top quality attractions; so much so that any trip to the Thai capital Read More»

Sukhumvit Attractions

Sukhumvit Attractions A-Z

Sukhumvit has few temples and traditional architecture to explore. Instead what lends Sukhumvit its magnetism is its Read More...

Silom Attractions A-Z

While there's plenty to see in Silom, the area is short on traditional attractions. There are, however, a growing number Read More...

Siam Attractions

Siam Attractions A-Z

With trendy boutiques and major shopping malls in the area, Siam is a playground where local teenagers meet, hang out, Read More...

Pratunam Attractions A-Z

Pratunam has a few highlights to include on your itinerary. Choose a smog-free day to visit Baiyoke Sky Hotel's Read More...

Chinatown Attractions

Chinatown Attractions A-Z

There are many things to see in Chinatown and the whole experience is impressive. The biggest variety of easteries and Read More...

Riverside Attractions

Riverside Attractions A-Z

Many of Bangkok's most famous attractions are located along the river banks, the Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), the Read More...

Bangkok Attractions Guide

All Attractions A to Z

All Attractions A to Z

Bangkok can be overwhelming, travellers may feel lost amidst its constantly evolving skyline. Besides Buddhist temples, Read More...

Bangkok Floating Markets

Try relaxing on a boat tour of Damnoen Saduak. The floating market boats are piled high with tropical fruit and Read More...

Bangkok Museums

Bangkok Museums

Bangkok's many museums exhibit some of the most sublime, and strangest, collections of relics you can imagine - a Read More...

Palaces and Mansions

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

Bangkok Art Galleries

Bangkok has a small, yet vibrant art scene, where small private or commercial galleries promote emerging artists. Read More...

Bangkok Temples

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 Read More...

River & Waterways

Exploring Bangkok by boat

Exploring Bangkok by boat is cheap and in some way more authentic - but confusing! We compiled this river manual, Read More...

Bangkok Zoo & Animal Parks

Bangkok is filled with places where kids can see animals at play. Dive with sharks, play with butterflies, wrap a python Read More...

Lumpini Park

Bangkok Parks

Bangkok boasts a handful of lush and verdant parks. In this bustling metropolis, where traffic never seems to dwindle, Read More...

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