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Bangkok things to do & places to visit

The city of contrasts, and the epicenter of Thai life that never sleeps. Bangkok is a magnetic place with beautiful ancient temples, spectacular views from the rooftops of skyscrapers and the most exotic cuisine.

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Things to do in Bangkok 22

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Feed a giraffe in Bangkok
oddviserFeed a giraffe#1 of 43 things to do in Bangkok

In Dusit Zoo you can see, pet and even feed a giraffe with carrots and bananas.

How much: from ฿100#giraffes#animals#aww Dusit Zoo
Take a selfie with a guard at the Grand Palace in Bangkok
oddviserTake a selfie with a guard at the Grand Palace#2 of 43 things to do in Bangkok

The austere guards will be so kind as to grant you a selfie with them for the good memory.

How much: from ฿350#selfie#unusual#free#fun#strolling Grand Palace
Ride in a boat on the canals of Bangkok in Bangkok
DarinaRide in a boat on the canals of Bangkok#3 of 43 things to do in Bangkok

Do not miss the opportunity to boat on the sacred river Chao Phraya River and its canals.

How much: from ฿15#strolling#authentic#unusual#strolling Bangkok
Visit a floating market in Bangkok
oddviserVisit a floating market#4 of 43 things to do in Bangkok

A vibrant traditional Thai market on the water, where you can buy souvenirs and fruits, and try some local dishes.

How much: free#markets#unusual#authentic#free#strolling Damnoen Saduak Floating Market
Get on the roof of the highest skyscraper in Bangkok
Kateryna PlakhotnaGet on the roof of the highest skyscraper#5 of 43 things to do in Bangkok

A high-speed glass elevator will take you to the observation platform at a height of 309 meters.

How much: from ฿300#skyscrapers#views Baiyoke Sky Tower
Visit a robot restaurant in Bangkok
Anna GrishinaVisit a robot restaurant#6 of 43 things to do in Bangkok

Have a dinner in an unusual setting — here you will be waited on by real Japanese samurai robots.

How much: from ฿350#robots#unusualHajime Robot Restaurant
Throw snowballs in Bangkok
oddviserThrow snowballs#7 of 43 things to do in Bangkok

Enjoy winter fun at the height of the hot tropical summer! Come to throw snowballs and go sleighing.

How much: from ฿800#active#attractions#kids#fun Amusement park Dream World
Try Pad Thai noodles in Bangkok
oddviserTry Pad Thai noodles#8 of 43 things to do in Bangkok

Try Pad Thai in a restaurant or any cafe and you will know how to make a unique dish with an original taste out of ordinary noodles.

How much: from ฿100#cuisine#foodBangkok
Meditate by the aquarium with jellyfish in Bangkok
Kateryna PlakhotnaMeditate by the aquarium with jellyfish#10 of 43 things to do in Bangkok

Imagine yourself in a dark room with classical music and an aquarium full of jellyfish...

How much: from ฿900#jellyfishes#animals#relaxSiam Ocean World Aquarium
Try eating dancing shrimp in Bangkok
Anna GrishinaTry eating dancing shrimp#11 of 43 things to do in Bangkok

This dish with a curious name is a real Thai delicatessen that can be tasted everywhere in the streets of Bangkok.

How much: from ฿40#shrimps#cuisine#food Bangkok
Get on the top of the Temple of the Golden Mount in Bangkok
Eugene KrasowskiGet on the top of the Temple of the Golden Mount#12 of 43 things to do in Bangkok

Follow the winding path on the huge Golden Mount to admire the beautiful view of the old city.

How much: free#strolling#viewsWat Saket
Pilot a Boeing 737 in Bangkok
Sheldon-ShmeldonPilot a Boeing 737#13 of 43 things to do in Bangkok

You will have time to do two take-offs and two landings, and even to try landing the aircraft during a snowfall!

How much: from ฿4550#unusual#attractions#educational Flight Experience center
Relax in a float chamber in Bangkok
Anna GrishinaRelax in a float chamber#14 of 43 things to do in Bangkok

Here you can relax completely and shed your stress in a special water float chamber, in a state of zero gravity.

How much: from ฿1950#relax#health Theta State Float Center
Ride on a boat with a glassed floor in Bangkok
Kateryna PlakhotnaRide on a boat with a glassed floor#15 of 43 things to do in Bangkok

Watch sharks gliding right under your feet!

How much: from ฿1720#sharks#animals#kids#attractions Siam Ocean World Aquarium
See a Khon Theater Performance in Bangkok
Eugene KrasowskiSee a Khon Theater Performance#18 of 43 things to do in Bangkok

The actors’ ravishing costumes and rich setting will get you involved.

How much: from ฿40#theatres#authentic#cultural#shows National Theater of Thailand
Drink a cocktail on the roof of a skyscraper in Bangkok
Melissa ClarkDrink a cocktail on the roof of a skyscraper#20 of 43 things to do in Bangkok

Do not deny yourself the pleasure of visiting one of the highest bars in the world.

How much: from ฿300#skyscrapers#cocktails#viewsSky Bar
Make a wish at the Temple of the Reclining Buddha in Bangkok
oddviserMake a wish at the Temple of the Reclining Buddha#22 of 43 things to do in Bangkok

There is a special ritual of making wishes in one of Bangkok’s most ancient temples.

How much: from ฿100#temples#authentic#mystic Wat Pho
Diving with grey nurse sharks in Bangkok
Kateryna PlakhotnaDiving with grey nurse sharks#24 of 43 things to do in Bangkok

Try the adventure for the brave — the Bangkok’s aquarium offers a unique opportunity for diving with grey nurse sharks.

How much: from ฿3700#sharks#diving#active#animals Siam Ocean World Aquarium
Climb the Ghost Tower in Bangkok
Ай ХантерClimb the Ghost Tower#26 of 43 things to do in Bangkok

Rumor has it that this abandoned skyscraper is haunted. Have a close look at what is hiding inside the dilapidated walls of the huge building.

How much: free#unusual#active#free#extreme The abandoned Sathorn Unique Tower
Try Tom Yam in Bangkok
oddviserTry Tom Yam#28 of 43 things to do in Bangkok

Enjoy the most popular Thai dish. This sweet-spicy soup on chicken broth with shrimps or other seafood is a true gourmet's dream.

How much: from ฿150#cuisine#foodBangkok
Try Tom Kha soup in Bangkok
oddviserTry Tom Kha soup#30 of 43 things to do in Bangkok

This dish is one of the most popular dainties of the Thai cuisine – an unusual soup with coconut milk, chicken, seafood and sometimes even mushrooms.

How much: from ฿100#cuisine#foodBangkok
Try Plah Plow fish in Bangkok
oddviserTry Plah Plow fish#33 of 43 things to do in Bangkok

Be sure to take a side dish to this fish grilled with herbs – it will only emphasize the delicate flavor of the white fish meat.

How much: from ฿80#cuisine#foodBangkok
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Places to visit in Bangkok 20

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Siam Ocean World Aquarium in Bangkok
Siam Ocean World Aquarium#1 of 56 places to visit in Bangkok

Immerse in the Little Mermaid fairy-tale in Bangkok’s huge aquarium — here you’ll be surrounded by sea stars and multicolored fish, penguins and otters, rays and sharks.

#aquariumsBangkok
Amusement park Dream World in Bangkok
Amusement park Dream World#2 of 56 places to visit in Bangkok

The park has 4 themed areas, each of them can compete for the title of the most interesting one. Yet the most extraordinary entertainment here is the opportunity to play in the snow in the height of hot summer!

#amusement-parks#activitiesBangkok
Baiyoke Sky Tower in Bangkok
Baiyoke Sky Tower#3 of 56 places to visit in Bangkok

Feel like an astronaut when getting to the top of one of the highest (309 m) buildings in the city – a high-speed elevator will whisk you almost into the space like a rocket!

#skyscrapersBangkok
Dusit Zoo in Bangkok
Dusit Zoo#4 of 56 places to visit in Bangkok

It is rather small in size, but one of the most popular zoos in Bangkok. There are more than 1,600 species of different animals.

#zoosBangkok
Grand Palace in Bangkok
Grand Palace#5 of 56 places to visit in Bangkok

A magnificent 18th century ensemble comprising museums, a library and the temple of the Emerald Buddha — this is a must-see for any visitor to Bangkok.

#palaces#sightsBangkok
Damnoen Saduak Floating Market in Bangkok
Damnoen Saduak Floating Market#6 of 56 places to visit in Bangkok

It is the most flamboyant place in Thailand – it features tens of boats all over the canal, where merchants cook meals over an open fire and sell exotic produce.

#markets#sightsBangkok
Hajime Robot Restaurant in Bangkok
Hajime Robot Restaurant#7 of 56 places to visit in Bangkok

At this Japanese restaurant you can order ready meals or cook them by yourself, but its main feature is its robot waiters!

#restaurantsBangkok
Wat Saket in Bangkok
Wat Saket#8 of 56 places to visit in Bangkok

The Golden Mount is a fabulous islet of peace in the heart of the bustling metropolis. The way along a winding path is not less beautiful than the temple on the top!

#mountains#temples#viewpoints#sightsBangkok
Temple of Dawn Wat Arun in Bangkok
Temple of Dawn Wat Arun#10 of 56 places to visit in Bangkok

The magnificent pagoda, elegantly decorated with porcelain, is quite difficult to get to – your reward will be a stunning panoramic view of Bangkok!

#temples#sightsBangkok
Theta State Float Center in Bangkok
Theta State Float Center#11 of 56 places to visit in Bangkok

Theta State Float Center is a highly popular place, due to the opportunity of body and soul recuperation in gravity free conditions that this center presents.

#spasBangkok
Wat Pho in Bangkok
Wat Pho#13 of 56 places to visit in Bangkok

You can not only stare at the 46-meter golden Buddha and lots of little buddhas at the temple, but also thoroughly cleanse your karma and attract luck.

#temples#sightsBangkok
Lumpini Park in Bangkok
Lumpini Park#14 of 56 places to visit in Bangkok

A quiet lake creates a splendid atmosphere for a romantic evening; running tracks, fitness center and sports props rental are located in the park to help you to stay in good shape.

#parks#sightsBangkok
Flight Experience center in Bangkok
Flight Experience center#15 of 56 places to visit in Bangkok

Would you like to pilot a real Boeing? The Flight Experience simulator will give you this opportunity through an excellent 3D rendering!

#activitiesBangkok
National Theater of Thailand in Bangkok
National Theater of Thailand#16 of 56 places to visit in Bangkok

You may not understand a word of the classical plays in the Thai language, but the actors’ ornate costumes and the beautiful setting will speak for themselves.

#theatersBangkok
The abandoned Sathorn Unique Tower in Bangkok
The abandoned Sathorn Unique Tower#19 of 56 places to visit in Bangkok

This giant could have become one of the smartest towers in the world, but instead remains abandoned.

#skyscrapersBangkok
Soi Cowboy Street in Bangkok
Soi Cowboy Street#24 of 56 places to visit in Bangkok

Thai "red lights district" cunningly lures the seekers of spicy adventures to the very epicenter of Asian sex tourism.

#streets#sightsBangkok
Sky Bar in Bangkok
Sky Bar#25 of 56 places to visit in Bangkok

The magnificent view of the city from the 63rd floor of a skyscraper, known to the wide public from the movie "The Hangover, Part 2", cannot leave anyone indifferent.

#bars#restaurantsBangkok
Chao Phraya River in Bangkok
Chao Phraya River#28 of 56 places to visit in Bangkok

The heart of Thailand, or the river of life - that is what Thais, with awe and tenderness, call their "wet nurse" the Chao Phraya River.

#rivers#sightsBangkok
The Jim Thompson House in Bangkok
The Jim Thompson House#31 of 56 places to visit in Bangkok

The mysteriously missing king of Thai silk left as a legacy to the world his beautiful house, which now accommodates a remarkable museum of antiques.

#museums#sightsBangkok
The Marble Temple in Bangkok
The Marble Temple#45 of 56 places to visit in Bangkok

The majestic temple of Wat Benchamabophit, made of marble, is considered to be a work of art.

#temples#sightsBangkok

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