TOP 10 BEST TOURIST ATTRACTION IN BANGKOK FUN THINGS TO DO IN BANGKOK

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TOP 10 BEST TOURIST ATTRACTION IN BANGKOK FUN THINGS TO DO IN BANGKOK

Bangkok is the capital of the Asian country of Thailand. It is a very densely populated city, with no less than fifteen million people living. This makes the city an extremely busy city with a lot of pollution and chaos in traffic. Nevertheless, the city has some spectacular sights, which are definitely worth a visit.

10. Sky Train

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The Bangkok Sky Train, which runs in the city since 1999, is a very modern aboveground subway. It runs on large concrete constructions of 12 meters above the street. There are two different metro lines.namely the Sukhumvit line and the Silom line. The lines intersect in Siam, the central station. Do not press a landmark, of course you can see the whole city, but especially handy! Here are tips on how to use the sky train as a tourist to move you in Bangkok.

9. Central World (mall)

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TOP 10 BEST TOURIST ATTRACTION IN BANGKOK FUN THINGS TO DO IN BANGKOK

There are many major shopping centers in Bangkok. Central World , located on the streets of Rama I and Ratchadamri, is one of the largest. In this modernly furnished building you will find cinemas next to seven floors with many different shops.

8. China Town

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China Town is located in southwest Bangkok. There are many narrow streets with many Chinese and all that Chinese, such as restaurants and chopsticks with Chinese food. There are also Chinese shops, market stalls, medical stores and gold shops. Of course, you will see Chinese lamp-gloves, umbrellas, fans, dragons and the like. Together with the striking signboards with neon lights, all this makes for a colorful whole with especially red and gold. There are many temples located here, including the ‘ Wat Traimit ‘ Temple, located at the end of Yaowarat Road. Here you will find a five-meter tall golden Buddha. Most people come to China Town in the evening, then nightlife begins in the neighborhood.

7. Lumphini Park

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Lumphini’s big city park has been around since 1920. It is located in Bangkok’s business district. A lot of moves are being made here. In the mornings, this already begins. Then you will see people jogging in the park and practicing the Chinese martial arts Tai Chi. In the evening, people come here to participate in collective aerobics classes. King Rama VI has donated the Lumphini Park to the people in the past. From him there is an image in the park. There is also a library, a street children center, a youth sports center, an elderly meeting center and eateries in the park. Regularly there are music and other performances in the park.

6. Khao San and Sukhumvisit (entertainment area)

Bangkok is famous for its rich nightlife. Each neighborhood has its own entertainment area. Most restaurants, bars, clubs, karaoke tents and opera are located in the streets Khao San and Sukhumvisit.These streets are located on the northwest side of the city center. In the evening you meet in Bangkok many prostitutes, mostly poor rural girls, who were even kidnapped. The above video comes from tipsthailand.nl

5. Chatuchakmarkt

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The Chatuchak Market is a huge market, perhaps the largest in the world. The name Chatuchakmarkt is chosen because the market is near the public Chatuchak Park. The market is also known by the Thai as JJ, because the market is also close to the JJ Mall (shopping center). Here you will find thousands of hugs with local produce, flowers, books, art, music and live animals on Saturday and Sunday.

4. Baiyoke Sky Hotel

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TOP 10 BEST TOURIST ATTRACTION IN BANGKOK FUN THINGS TO DO IN BANGKOK

The luxurious Baiyoke Sky Hotel , located in the east of the city, is not only a hotel but also the tallest tower in Thailand. It has a height of 309 meters. From the 84th floor you have a glass wall from behind a beautiful view of the city and surroundings. There is also a café-restaurant where you can enjoy a meal or a drink from the enormous height.

3. Amphoe Damnoen Saduak Market (Floating Market)

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In the past, Bangkok was also called Venice of the East, by its many channels. They are not there anymore because they are thrown close to streets. All of these channels were often filled with bomby boats. There were market buyers who offered colorful and fragrant products. A few of these floating markets have been maintained, including the Amphoe Damnoen Saduak market, just outside Bangkok.

2. What Pho (temple)

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Among the many temples that are in Bangkok, Wat Pho is the best known and oldest (from 1788). The temple also has a huge size (80,000 square meters). Here is a huge Buddha, the largest Buddha image of Thailand in total, 46 meters in length and 5 meters in height. This is richly decorated with leaf gold and pearl nut on the eyes and feet. Like other temples, you’ll find many gold dots and rich decoration.This is also the origin of Thai massage.

1. Phra Borom Maha Ratcha Wang (Royal Palace)

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The former kings of Thailand from the 18th century lived in Phra Borom Maha Ratcha Wang, the Royal Palace. Even now there are royal rituals and ceremonies in the palace. The palace is located on Rattanakosin Island, on the western shore of the Menam, as well as the historical heart of Bangkok. The entire complex has a size of 218,400 m². It is surrounded by a white wall with a length of 1.9 kilometers.This phenomenal landmark features a very special building and many golden accents. Here is also the temple ‘Wat Phra Kaew’. At this temple is a Emerald Buddha.

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