Best things to do in Bangkok
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Bangkok is a lively city, full of surprises, adventures, and experiences. Irrespective of your preferences you will find interesting things to see here, like those below.
The beauty of Wat Arun
The towers of Wat Arun create an impressive sight against the night sky. This ancient Khmer style shrine boasts ornate floral patterns and glazed tiles as part of its architecture. Those staying at a hotel in Asoke the likes of AVANI Atrium Bangkok, just 39 minutes from the temple, should plan an early morning visit to the site for a taste of one of Bangkok’s most magical sunrises; you will understand the true meaning of why the place is called the ‘Temple of the Dawn’.
The narrow streets in Chinatown are lined with ancient shop-houses and red lanterns floating in the air while the food kiosks are the main attraction. If you are lucky enough to visit Chinatown during the Chinese New Year, you’ll be able to witness a colourful festival with snapping firecrackers and dancing dragons.
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. It features some of the most enjoyable street food outlets, beer gardens, and shopping precincts.
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. If you are not interested in spending time at a bar or a club, have an enjoyable time doing night shopping.
Filled with wanderlust that seeks to explore distant shores and captivated by the colors and vibrancy of exotic cultures, Kanya Mae writes on the beautiful, exciting, and enchanting wonders of the world. She is a writer who not only has a passion for travel, but also has a background in fashion, art and media. Google+