7 Reasons to Visit Bangkok in Your Lifetime

Bangkok, Thailand’s capital, attracts visitors by its rich cuisine, diverse culture, unique sights and other special features.

1. Tuktuk

This is a typical means of transportation in Bangkok, small cars can wriggle quickly through crowded streets. The secret to getting a tuk tuk without losing money is to pay from half the price that the driver is available. In addition, Bangkok has very convenient modern public facilities such as BTS Skytrain and metro which make it easy to travel at a reasonable cost.

2. Land of the Buddha

Bangkok has many unique temples, often gilded or covered with bright yellow paint. Typical temples are Wat Pho, Wat Traimit, Wat Benchamabophit, Wat Arun, Wat Saket, etc.

3. City along the river

It is highly recommended to buy a ticket for a tour along the Chao Phraya River (about 150 baht) to explore the scenery on both sides, especially famous landmarks such as the Royal Palace, the Jade Buddha Temple, Tha Maharaj Market, ICONSIAM, lovely coffee shop, etc.

4. Impressive night market

The night market is a specialty of Bangkok with lots of food and souvenir shops, antiques or affordable clothes. Rod Fai Night Market is often visited by tourists for their brilliant appearance and eye-catching.

5. The markets have a large area

Chatuchak Weekend Market or Pratunam Wholesale Market makes Bangkok a shopping paradise of the shopaholics. These places are very large with lots of shops selling everything from handicrafts, clothes, candies, cosmetics, etc.

6. High-class commercial centers

Siam Center, MBK, Central World, Platinum P or Pantip Plaza are majestic shopping centers that contribute to the glamor of Bangkok. In particular, there is the symbol of the Thai retail industry: the newly opened ICONSIAM with an area of 80,000 square meters, incorporates many new points such as indoor floating market, heritage museum with many works of art, or world-class cuisine restaurant.

7. Abundant cuisine

Many delicious dishes but very affordable prices are always available for visitors to enjoy at the night markets, famous food streets such as Khao San, Chinatown. Pad thai, Tom yum and Son Tam are traditional Thai dishes that always top the list of delicious dishes to try when coming to Bangkok.