Things to see in Bangkok

Tips from real travelers about attractions and what to see in Bangkok.
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  • Must-see visit in the city of Bangkok. When you get there a lot of people will try to tell you that the door to the entrance is closed, but don't listen to them. They'll confuse you and their route will take you on a wild goose chas...
  • If you're backpacking and looking for cheap bars and restaurants and a royal guesthouse or somewhere to sleep in Bangkok, this is your place. It has a great atmosphere and there are many travellers looking for fun. You can travel he...
  • Poor Buddha, though smiling, he must suffer from a lot of stress in such a tiny building. I was reminded of a giant Gulliver. Rama III ordered the construction of this impressive reclining 46 meter long Buddha, with a 15 meter head ...
  • Our visit happened to coincide with the preparation of the Chinese New Year. We had a great time, it's like a massive labyrinth full of shops and restaurants. It was one of the best experiences we had.
  • In Traimit Wat or Temple of the Golden Buddha we have a Buddha statue measuring 3 meters in height and weighing 5.5 tons. It is also made of pure gold. The Wat Arun or Temple of Dawn is in the district of Thon Buri. Its main part me...
  • The Emerald Buddah Temple (Wat Phra Kaew in Thai) is the most important Buddhist temple in Thailand and is located within the compound of the Grand Palace in Bangkok in the historic center of the Thai capital. It is the home of the ...
  • A pink cab? Thats so odd!! The good news is that I was surprised until I saw that the ones in Barcelona are black and yellow. Here I show you a trip I took to Thailand especially Bangkok. In the photos I show what caught my attentio...
  • After traveling for what seems like an eternity, when you get to Bangkok you probably don't think that a boat is there waiting to take you to your hotel (better than some seedy cab, no doubt) ... What you would'nt expect is that it ...
  • Traimit Wat is the perfect place to observe the devotion of the Thai people towards Buddha. This temple, which has 3 different levels, has a solid gold Buddha sitiated on the top floor and is visited every day by hundreds of devotee...
  • This is probably the most special way to view the city, it's a metro and functions as such, but it's always above the surface of the earth, and most of the time, it's high up in the air! It is very interesting to see the image of ca...
  • This is an impressive market because of its size and for its variety of products. Clothing, footwear, souvenirs, food, decorations, animals, toys, plants, etc.. All of this found in very well-ordered streets and sections. You will n...
  • The Buddhist temple is located on top of a hill. For tourists it offers double the experience: being in a major Buddhist temple and being able to breathe the feeling of peace yet, at the same time, be able to find spectacular views ...
  • One of the experiences that you have to try if you go to Bangkok is to rent a boat for a ride down the river. These motor boat trips last just over an hour and takes you to the areas that are closer to the great river of the Thai ca...
  • What surprises toursts most about the Bangkok Metro is its cleanliness. It is the little part of the city that looks new and freshly made. It is completely safe and highly recommended if you need it, because you will need it to go w...
  • One of the most popular means of transport in the city are motorcycles with a side-car. They are cheaper than a taxi. If you do not want to spend money or if you get caught in a heavy monsoon rain, you can go wherever you want. Of c...
  • This area has been removed by the authorities to create their new solar hotels. There are similar areas, although smaller than the Night Bazaar. Many downtown streets are selling zones and have better prices than what I had to pay a...
  • The ships or "express boat" of Bangkok that go along the Chao Phraya Mae Num river travel at considerable speed. They cost between 10 and 25 baht (€ 0.2-0.5) and are the best option for moving around areas near the river . One stran...
  • Siam Paragon is the premier shopping around Bangkok. Here you can find a variety of brands and different types of shops: clothing boutiques, shoe stores, jewellery stores, restaurants and even a car dealership. A handbag can cost € ...
  • There are several areas in Bangkok that are full of huge shopping centers that bring together the world's leading brands and stores. One of the most important is the Siam area. There you will find centers like Siam Paragon and other...
  • Outside Bangkok there's a Buddhist temple where they raise tigers. The monks take care of them during the day and NGOs watch over them at night. The tiger's aren't cooped up or tranquilized, but are very friendly.
  • The flower market is full of Thais buying various flowers. It doesn't look like a typical tourist market, but rather one for everyday purchases. In fact, it's not just flowers. They also sell fruits, food etc ... basic stuff. The pl...
  • The new year is celebrated in peace here, with a "water war". It seems that soaking your neighbor with a bucket symbolises their new year plus the beginning of the rainy season. It is celebrated on the 13, 14 and 15 April. The first...
  • Pratunam is a huge market west of Bangkok. It's open on weekends and you'll see all the souvenirs and clothing you can imagine. Most of the clothes are knockoffs, and you usually can't take them to Europe or they'll be confiscated. ...
  • MBK shopping center (the full name is Mahboonkrong) is one of the largest shopping centers in Bangkok, with hundreds of small shops, grouped by what they sell. On the weekends you'll find shows of all kinds.
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