A Guide when Visiting Bangkok for the First Time
The Truly Essential Hotspots
Thailand offers an astonishing range of sights and experiences and if you’re embarking on a visit to this nation for the first time, there are a few places that are absolutely crucial visits.
This artificial island is definitely an ideal starting point for your adventure due to its central location. It is also considered as the birthplace of Bangkok and has a surreal range of heritage sites, royal residences and Buddhist palaces to explore.
The Legendary Riverside
The Chao Phraya River is quite honestly Bangkok at its liveliest, and some of the most wondrous attractions of the city are situated along its banks. Everything from Thailand’s finest restaurants to various Bangkok city hotels and the iconic Lumphini Park are all situated nearby.
This is truly Bangkok’s international zone where you can experience the mind-boggling diversity of the city. This area features Middle-Eastern nightlife locales, French restaurants, and Japanese zones. There are many hotels and resorts nearby, such as AVANI Atrium Bangkok, so if you find yourself near Sukhumvit, be sure to visit.
Chatuchak Weekend Market
This is one of the most colossal markets in the world, and the ideal place to visit towards the end of your adventure. At this market you can get anything from vintage sneakers to traditional souvenirs, to baby squirrels. It’s best to visit this place early since it can get quite congested towards the afternoon.
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