What to see in Bangkok
Gold-lacquered temples, centuries-old village homes, markets floating on canals, gleaming glass malls and bright neon lights: discover countless places to visit in Bangkok.
An extravagant palace complex that was home to the Thai royals for over 200 years, it is also home to the famous Wat Phra Kaew and its Emerald Buddha.
Wat Pho is a Buddhist temple complex located in Rattanakosin Island, south of Bangkok's Grand Palace. It is well-known for its large Reclining Buddha.
The MahaNakhon tower is Thailand's tallest skyscraper at 314 metres and boasts one of the best viewpoints in the world. Get to know it.
Khao San Road
Bangkok's most famous backpacker district, Khao San Road is one of the liveliest parts of the capital, especiall of an evening. Discover it.
Wat Arun is one of Bangkok's most important Buddhist temples. It is named after Aruna, the Hindu god of dawn, and it is marked by distinctive spires.
One of the largest in the world, Bangkok's Chinatown dates back to 1782 when the city was created as the capital of Thailand.
Asiatique The Riverfront
Asiatique The Riverfront is a night market and mall which is very popular among tourists. Discover its charms, how to get there, and what you'll find.
What to do
It wouldn't be a trip to the "Venice of the East" without a cruise on the city's canals, or "khlong" as they're known in Thailand.
Bangkok could quite legitimately claim to be the massage capital of the world. With spas and schools on every corner, which do you choose?
Also known simply as Thai Boxing, Muay Thai is a martial art originating in Thailand that has come to be popularly practiced worldwide.
Damnoen Saduak Floating Market
The Damnoen Saduak Floating Market is Thailand's most popular. It can be found in Ratchaburi province, 100 km from Bangkok.
Mae Klong Railway Market
The Mae Klong Railway Market (Talad Rom Hub) is one of the most unusual sights in Thailand. Discover how to get there from Bangkok.
Bangkok is famous for the striking contrasts in its architecture, as well its incredible food scene. Don't miss its traditional local markets for eating and shopping!
To make the most of your time in Bangkok and really delve into the authentic local life accompanied by an English-speaking guide, check out our tours and day trips in the Thai capital.