Bangkok Nightlife – A City that Never Sleeps!

Needless to say, the nightlife in Bangkok is truly vibrant with many entertainment options and some of the best things to do! Read on to know more about Bangkok’s nightlife.

Rooftop bars

What would be more romantic than sipping your favourite cocktail at a rooftop bar while enjoying a gorgeous sunset view! Bangkok features numerous rooftop venues to please tourists with a memorable dining experience. Most of its rooftop bars provide a stylish setting with a bit of cosmopolitan chic. Spend a wonderful evening with your loved ones beneath the stars!

Dinner cruise

Sounds interesting? Yes, it is. Do not miss the chance to experience a wonderful intimate dining experience in a luxurious dinner boat. Entice your taste buds with a range of famous Thai dishes while enjoying the breathtaking scenery on either side of the river. The best way to go on a dinner cruise will be to first check into a preferred choice of accommodation. Many Bangkok resorts, the likes of Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort will offer you a scrumptious dinner in a beautiful rice barge, the Manohra Cruise.

Night shopping experience

If you are not interested in spending time at a bar or a club, have an enjoyable time doing night shopping. It will give you the opportunity to get close to the locals. You’ll come across a myriad of street markets featuring diverse and attractive goods. Don’t forget to savour some delicious snacks and evening drinks!

Smooth Jazz Music

Bangkok’s nightlife isn’t all about night shopping and dining. You can listen to good music played by some of the most talented local musicians. For instance, the Mandarin Oriental’s Bamboo Bar is known as the best live jazz spot in Bangkok.

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Phra Thi Nang Vimanmek and Abhisek Dusit Throne Hall – The Spectacular Dusit Palace Complex


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Thailand is an enthralling country with an incredibly rich heritage. The nation’s history is filled with many kings who built breath-taking works of architectural accomplishments. The country after all, is still officially titled the Kingdom of Thailand. One of the most beautiful royal residences that were ever created, and still exist today in all its glory, is the Dusit Palace complex, which was constructed by King Chulalongkorn, also known as Rama V.

The lavish compound is situated in the Dusit district, just across of the Chao Phraya River, and close to many Bangkok resorts such as the Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort. The entire complex features an elaborate network of gardens and a total of thirteen different residences. It is truly a testament to royal luxury. The palace compound was constructed due to the previous royal residence becoming too overcrowded and as a result no longer sustainable.

One of the most remarkable residences in the compound is the Vimanmek Mansion, which is the largest golden-teak construction in the world. The mansion therefore is massive, boasting three storeys and a total of eighty one rooms. This was the first permanent residence built in the Dusit Palace complex. The inspiration for this mansion came to King during a visit to Europe where he was exposed to Victorian architecture. He then commissioned the disassembling of a different residence in order to have it rebuilt into what eventually became the Vimanmek Mansion.

The Abhishek Dusit Throne Hall is another similar architectural wonder made of teak wood. Also built by King Rama, this exquisite hall was built in 1904, and bears strikingly Victorian architecture with strong Thai elements beautifully incorporated as well. It now serves as a handicraft museum and was the first of its kind when it was converted into its new role.

If you ever find yourself in Thailand, be sure to visit these awe-inspiring locales.

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Chao Phraya Pier River Guide Bangkok – What to Expect at Every Pier

Bangkok is one of Southeast Asia’s most famous tourist destinations. Serving as the capital of Thailand, the bustling city of Bangkok has almost anything a tourist could possibly want on a vacation to an exotic city. The city has multiple shopping districts, recreational activities, numerous historic and cultural landmarks, a thriving nightlife, and many wild red-light districts. Bangkok’s booming hospitality industry is known for having luxury Bangkok resorts and hotels, such as the Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort.

Many of Bangkok’s most iconic landmarks and attractions are not located too far away from the banks of the Chao Phraya. To make access to these places easy, the banks of the river have many piers, which facilitate access to them from the river itself.

There are two routes that flow through the Chao Phraya; the North Route (N) and the South Route (S). Most of the piers with attractions are on the North Route. The Central Pier of the River leads to Sathorn, one of the oldest and most fascinating areas of Bangkok. N1 and N3 lead to Oriental and Si Phaya sectors; both of which are popular with tourists, while N5 is where you need to get off if you want to go to Wat Mangkon Kamalawat, Chinatown or Sampeng Lane. N6 is where to disembark to go to the Saphan Little India, Phut Night Market or Pak Khlong Talad, and a stop at N7 gives you access to Wat Pho, Museum of Siam, and the Santa Cruz Church. To go to the famous Wat Arun, get off at N8. N9 and the Maharajah Pier a very popular pier as it leads to the Grand Palace, the National Museum, and Sanam Luang. To go to Patravadi Theatre or Wat Rakhang Khositaram you must step off at N10, while N12 is the pier to the Royal Barges Museum. N13 leads to many attractions such as Wat Chana Songkram, National Art Gallery, Khao San Road, and Phra Athit Road. If you are interested in seeing King Rama Bridge, stop at N13, while N15 leads directly to regal Dusit. On the Southern Route keep a look out for S2 and S3, as they lead to Wat Worachanyawas and Wat Rajsingkorn respectively.

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