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Unforgettable Bangkok – Must-Do Activities for Your Holiday


Bangkok, the vibrant capital of Thailand, is a city that never fails to captivate visitors with its rich cultural heritage, bustling street life, and mouthwatering cuisine. Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a seasoned traveller, Bangkok offers an array of unforgettable experiences that will leave you enchanted and eager for more. Here are some of the best things to do when you’re in Bangkok on holiday.

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1. Explore the Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaew:
Embark on a journey through Thailand’s rich history and culture with a visit to the Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaew (Temple of the Emerald Buddha). Marvel at the intricate architecture, stunning murals, and glittering mosaics of the Grand Palace, the former royal residence. Discover the sacred beauty of Wat Phra Kaew, home to the revered Emerald Buddha statue, and immerse yourself in the spiritual ambience of this iconic temple complex.

2. Cruise the Chao Phraya River:
Experience the enchanting beauty of Bangkok’s waterways with a leisurely cruise along the Chao Phraya River. Hop aboard a traditional long-tail boat or a luxurious dinner cruise and glide past historic landmarks, modern skyscrapers, and traditional wooden houses lining the riverbanks. Admire the illuminated temples and palaces as you soak in the sights and sounds of this iconic waterway.

3. Shop Till You Drop:
Indulge in a shopping spree at Bangkok’s vibrant markets, malls, and boutiques all within easy reach from famous hotels in the area such as Ascott Embassy Sathorn Bangkok. Explore the bustling streets of Chatuchak Weekend Market, the largest outdoor market in Thailand, where you can find everything from handicrafts and souvenirs to clothing and antiques. Discover the latest fashion trends and designer brands at luxury malls like Siam Paragon, CentralWorld, and ICONSIAM. Don’t forget to haggle for bargains at local markets like Pratunam Market and MBK Center.

4. Sample Thai Street Food:
Tantalize your taste buds with the bold flavours and aromatic spices of Thai street food. Wander through bustling streets food markets like Yaowarat (Chinatown) and Banglamphu (Old Town), where you can feast on a variety of local delicacies such as pad Thai, som tam (papaya salad), and mango sticky rice. Savour the authentic flavours of Bangkok’s culinary scene as you dine al fresco amidst the lively atmosphere of the city streets.

5. Visit Wat Arun at Sunset:
Witness the breathtaking beauty of Bangkok’s skyline at sunset with a visit to Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn). Climb the steep steps of this iconic riverside temple and admire panoramic views of the Chao Phraya River and the city beyond. Marvel at the intricate details of the temple’s spires, adorned with colourful porcelain tiles and intricate carvings, as they shimmer in the golden light of the setting sun, which you can see from your beautiful hotel rooms in Bangkok.