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Things to do in Bangkok 22

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Feed a giraffe in Bangkok
oddviser Feed 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 baht#giraffes#animals#aww Dusit Zoo
Take a selfie with a guard at the Grand Palace in Bangkok
oddviser Take 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 baht#selfie#unusual#free#fun#strolling Grand Palace
Ride in a boat on the canals of Bangkok in Bangkok
Darina Ride 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 baht#strolling#authentic#unusual#strolling Bangkok
Visit a floating market in Bangkok
oddviser Visit 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 Plakhotna Get 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 baht#skyscrapers#views Baiyoke Sky Tower
Visit a robot restaurant in Bangkok
Anna Grishina Visit 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 baht#robots#unusualHajime Robot Restaurant
Throw snowballs in Bangkok
oddviser Throw 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 baht#active#attractions#kids#fun Amusement park Dream World
Try Pad Thai noodles in Bangkok
oddviser Try 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 baht#cuisine#foodBangkok
Meditate by the aquarium with jellyfish in Bangkok
Kateryna Plakhotna Meditate 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 baht#jellyfishes#animals#relaxSiam Ocean World Aquarium
Try eating dancing shrimp in Bangkok
Anna Grishina Try 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 baht#shrimps#cuisine#food Bangkok
Get on the top of the Temple of the Golden Mount in Bangkok
Eugene Krasowski Get 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-Shmeldon Pilot 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 baht#unusual#attractions#educational Flight Experience center
Relax in a float chamber in Bangkok
Anna Grishina Relax 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 baht#relax#health Theta State Float Center
Ride on a boat with a glassed floor in Bangkok
Kateryna Plakhotna Ride 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 baht#sharks#animals#kids#attractions Siam Ocean World Aquarium
See a Khon Theater Performance in Bangkok
Eugene Krasowski See 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 baht#theatres#authentic#cultural#shows National Theater of Thailand
Drink a cocktail on the roof of a skyscraper in Bangkok
Melissa Clark Drink 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 baht#skyscrapers#cocktails#viewsSky Bar
Make a wish at the Temple of the Reclining Buddha in Bangkok
oddviser Make 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 baht#temples#authentic#mystic Wat Pho
Diving with grey nurse sharks in Bangkok
Kateryna Plakhotna Diving 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 baht#sharks#diving#active#animals Siam Ocean World Aquarium
Climb the Ghost Tower in Bangkok
Ай Хантер Climb 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
oddviser Try 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 baht#cuisine#foodBangkok
Try Tom Kha soup in Bangkok
oddviser Try 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 baht#cuisine#foodBangkok
Try Plah Plow fish in Bangkok
oddviser Try 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 baht#cuisine#foodBangkok
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Places to visit in Bangkok 20

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Siam Ocean World Aquarium
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.

#restaurants#barsBangkok
Chao Phraya River
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
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
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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