Things to do in Bangkok
Enjoy an Exotic Holiday
Discover and enjoy the diverse attractions of Bangkok synonymous for its thriving nightlife, magnificent temples, impressive palaces, vibrant markets and delicious cuisine. Just a couple of hours away from Sri Lanka Bangkok is a favourite family holiday destination with many tour agencies in Sri Lanka offering all-inclusive package tours. If you are looking for the best deal in town try Mackinnons Travels.
One of Sri Lanka’s leading travel agents the organisation specialises in business and leisure trips. Offering the best budget friendly short or long term holiday packages and tours to Bangkok this agency offers an age old guarantee for securing the best airline tickets, hotels and insurance packages.
Bangkok is a leisure seekers paradise, start with sightseeing. Amongst must see attractions are Wat Arun (temple of dawn) the 19th century Khemer style stupa with its majestic spires and ornate porcelain glazed patterns is truly a sight to cherish, Grand Palace and Wat Prakeaw – built in 1782 this enclave has been the home of Thai kings for over 150 years. Walk around Bangkok and discover Chinatown, Wat Pho (old city) remarkable temples and majestic palaces.
Not to be forgotten are the fabulous shopping opportunities that Bangkok offers, from the scenic floating markets to bustling street stalls and glitzy malls anything and everything is available here.
Chao Pharaya River and waterways of Bangkok are breath-takingly beautiful whether you are whizzing around in a water-taxi or relaxing at a sunny river-side café. The cuisine here of course is varied and delicious catering to all food connoisseurs the streets of Bangkok are packed with stalls offering a taste of the exotic. A favourite past-time of the locals is browsing the night food markets for delicious noodles, stir fries and kebabs.
Enjoy the thriving night life and party until the wee hours of day. From the red-light district to hip clubs and bars Bangkok comes alive under a blanket of stars.
Thanuja Silva is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Auburn Silver. She has a passion for fashion and a deep interest in admiring new and exotic attractions around the world.