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Chaotic, suffocating heat, but also welcoming and cosy, Bangkok, the capital of Thailand is one of those cities that changes you. You’ll find from quiet and spiritual temples to noisy and crowded markets. eDreams has selected the 25 best things to do in Bangkok. Write them down, they may turn your trip to Thailand into the perfect adventure.

1. Enjoy a delicious Pad Thai at Thip Samai (313 Th Maha Chai, Banglamphu). The best Pad Thai in Bangkok!

Pad Thai au Thip Samai Bangkok
Photo by Richard Moross via Flickr

2. Spice it up and go see a Thai Boxing (Muay Thai) fight at Lumpinee Boxing Stadium.

Boxe thaie au Lumpinee boxing stadium Bangkokm - Daryl Sim
Photo by Daryl Sim via Flickr

3. Discover the beauty of the royal residence, the throne room and the temple of the Emerald  Buddha at Grand Palace

Bangkok - Le Grand Palais
Photo by Claude37 via Flickr

4. Treat yourself to a thai massage at the Foundation for the Employment Promotion of the Blind (2218/86 Chan Road, Chongnontri Yannawa). You’ll help a good cause and will feel like a whole new person! 🙂 

Massage thai
Photo by Etienne Girardet viaFlickr

5. Visit Wat Po, the cradle of Thai massage tradition, and its wonderful reclined Buddha. 

Wat Pho Bangkok
Photo by Amit Rawat via Flickr

6. Buy exotic fruits at Damnoen Saduak, a floating market, and discover their traditional commerce. 

Photo by ilsec1 via Instagram

7. Immerse yourself in the buzzing area of the famous Khao San Road, a landmark in Bangkok for travellers from around the world.

khao san road bangkok
Photo by Aaron van Dorn via Flickr

8. If you have time, Kanchanaburi, the famous bridge over the river Kwai, is just a few hours away from Bangkok. The bridge was originally made of wood and was built by slaves to connect Thailand with Burma. It was replaced with steel in 1943.

Pont de la rivière kwai
Source : Flickr (by e-dredon)

9. Cruise around the city with a Mekhala (old rice ships) in Chao Phraya river.

Photo by amandasiradj via Instagram

10. Mingle with young Bangkokians in one of their countless malls in the capital.

Centre commercial Central world Bangkok
Photo by Steel Wool via Flickr

11. The greenest area in Bangkok is at Lumphini park! Don’t be surprised if you bump into giant lizards. 

Parc Lumphini Bangkok

12. Save some Bahts to spend at Chattuchak, the biggest market in Thailand (open on Fridays from 6pm and Saturdays and Sundays from 9am – 6pm). 

Marché de Chattuchak Bangkok
Photo by kPluto via Flickr

3 responses to “Top 25 things to do in Bangkok

  1. Thats a lot of things to do and I myself have not yet done all of them. I have put some on my bucket list. In return I would highly recommend doing a bicycle tour in Bangkok. Some of those places you mentioned are included and while cycling with a guide you get to different places much faster.

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