Reasons to visit Bangkok – Get ready for a unique vacation experience!

Being one of the most culturally diverse and dynamic cities in Thailand, Bangkok seamlessly blends modernity with tradition and offers a lot to do and see for tourists. Here are five reasons as to why you should visit Bangkok.

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Thai culture at its best

Home to a plethora of temples and religious monuments, Bangkok is one of the cities you can witness Thai culture at its best. The region has retained its culture and traditional values through duration of western colonization.

Home to the world’s biggest China town

Bankok has the largest concentration of people of Chinese origin in Thailand thus it has the world’s biggest China town. You could savour lots of amazing Chinese food, buy goods that are directly brought from and China, meet lots of new people while you are here and will be an exciting experience! You could also find many accommodation options the likes of Somerset Ekamai Bangkok which is an Ekamai Condo and many resort properties.

Incredible architecture

Bangkok is home to an impressive skyline that is composed of unique buildings, most of them are feats of meticulous architectural planning. The elephant Tower, Robot Tower, MahaNakhon, G Tower are few of the fine examples of iconic buildings in Bangkok.

Amazing food

The city is scattered with street food stalls, cafes and restaurants, Bangkok is the best place to be if you wish to experience Thai food culture. Tom Yum Goong, Pad Thai, Mango with Sticky Rice, Khao Soi are few of the mouth-wateringly delicious food items that you should definitely try during your time here.

 

 

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First Timer’s travel guide to Bangkok – take notes!

There’s a lot to discover, experience and appreciate in Bangkok. While this might be a little overwhelming, it is not at all. Want to know some of the highlights in Bangkok?

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1) Start by temple hopping
Rattanakosin, Bangkok’s old city and its historic centre is the ideal place to start your exploration. You’ll find many temples such as the Wat Phra Kaew (Temple of the Emerald Buddha), Wat Pho (Temple of the Reclining Buddha) and Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn). These are excellent choices to absorb the culture and heritage of the city.

2) Check out the markets
Many of the Bangkok city hotels are relatively close by to the markets, especially AVANI Atrium Bangkok, making them a must check out feature of the city. You can a plethora of food markets, floating markets, weekend markets and even night markets.

3) Live Kickboxing
A definite highlight and adrenaline packed thing to do in Bangkok would be to watch a live Kickboxing match. You can witness them at Lumpinee or Rajadamnern Stadiums, which feature a very intense atmosphere during the matches.

4) Tuk-Tuk night tour
Tuk-tuk night tours are an immensely popular activity among all visitors. They are the best way to explore the city, especially with it being an open vehicle in which you can take in all of the city’s lights, sights and smells.

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Ultimate First timers guide to Bangkok – An experience of epic proportions

Filled with many places to visit, numerous tales to learn the rich culture and history, Bangkok is the ‘heart and soul of the backpacker’s universe’. Do read to know more facts!

Street food

In almost every nook and cranny of the city, one can witness how masterful chefs sell flavourful Thai food. While savouring mouthwatering dishes, you’ll be able to interact and mingle with the locals. A good way to begin scouring the city for the very best of its delicacies will be to first visit Chinatown which is known as the birthplace of Thailand’s street food.

The Grand Palace

Bangkok showcases many culture-rich attractions that tell its own story to those who thirst for historical facts. Located in the heart of Bangkok, the Grand Palace will be a great place to start your journey. Even though the palace was a former residence for King Rama V, now it’s used for hosting royal ceremonies.

Terminal 21

Would you like to buy bundles of things that you’ve always dreamt of having? From branded clothes to cheap accessories, Terminal 21 is sure to provide you with an ultimate shopping experience. Catering to both men and women, this is the ideal place to shop your favourite designer brands and what not.

Chao Phraya River

Sailing along the Chao Phraya River is not merely sightseeing and taking pictures, you will have plenty of things to do in this part of Bangkok. The Asiatique is one such place to be if you’re in the mood for touring the city at night. Don’t forget to experience a river cruise in Bangkok with one of the leading cruise operators like Anantara Cruises.

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Image Credit: Anantara Cruise

 

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