Best Places to Visit in Bangkok
When we talk about Bangkok travel, you will immediately start thinking about adventure and massage parlors. However, this bustling city has plenty in its offerings and you definitely need to dedicate enough time of your itinerary to cover maximum sightseeing of Bangkok. Whether those are relaxing beaches, vibrant cultural shows, shopping markets or pristine parks, there is a lot to discover here. If you are planning to visit Thailand in coming time then here is a Bangkok travel guide to make your journey convenient:
Key Highlights of Bangkok
- Safari World:
The Safari World of Bangkok is much different than that of other travel destinations in the world. Here you will find animals roam around without any barricades and you simply cruise your vehicle on the roads that passes through park thereby offering you ideal views of wildlife. It is one of the most popular destinations in city where you can take your entire family with you. Your kids will enjoy several entertaining shows organized here including performances by animals such as monkeys, dolphins and birds.
- Madame Tussauds:
If you have dream of visiting Madame Tussauds wax museum in your life then Bangkok gives you sufficient exposure to do so. Here you get opportunity to click photographs with wax statues of your favorite celebrity. When you stand next to these statues, you will feel like they are actually standing near to you. Here you can spot statues of celebrities from all the fields including actors, actress, athletes, artists, politicians, cartoon characters and much more. Just name the famous celebrity and you will find a wax statue of that celebrity here.
- Floating markets:
Your tour to Bangkok will incomplete without visiting floating markets. Here you will not only enjoy boat ride in traditional boats but also end up shopping several tropical vegetables and fruits. If you are real foodie then you will love the experience of having a lunch at floating restaurants. Here you can try several unique cuisines made from local ingredients. There are four different floating markets in Bangkok which are Khlong Lat Mayom, Taling Chan, Amphawa and DamnoenSaduak. You can visit these places on weekends at anytime from morning to late evening.
- Chao Phraya River:
A visit to Chao Phraya River will definitely add an element of excitement to your Bangkok tour. The river has a bunch of experiences in store for tourists who will mesmerized by the beauty of views they get to see during evening time. You can take a cruise tour during evening time to enjoy mouth watering dinner cuisine along with variety of music tracks on DJ. It is recommended to take ferry ride on river during evening time to enjoy creative light effects of buildings situated near to banks of river.
- Lumphini Park
If you have seen the glamorous and most vibrant side of Bangkok then it’s time to view other aspect of city which is quite peaceful. Come to Lumphini Park to experience different shades of nature along with serene breeze. Here you can enjoy paddle boating while taking glimpse of flora and fauna of the park. It is most popular picnic destination where you can take your kids to give them a glimpse of Mother Nature. There is no entry fee to visit this park and you can come here at anytime during weekdays as well as weekends.
The list of destinations mentioned above are only few of the many and you will have a lot to explore in Bangkok if you have enough time. Once you visit Bangkok, you will definitely love to come here again and again. If you are planning to visit few more famous cities like Pattaya and Phuket then check out our other travel guides on Thailand.