Bangkok is a city that rewards repeat visitors. But the question is what kind of a visitor are you? See below if you fit any of these profiles! But no matter which type of traveler you are, we’ve got some great suggestions for you about places to visit in Bangkok.
Bangkok has enough sights for all kinds of art-lovers. Marvel at the traditional wonders and intricate details of the Grand Palace, Wat Po and other sights of Old Bangkok. Is your artistic side more modern? The Bangkok Arts & Cultural Centre (BACC) regularly features up-and-coming artists and exhibitions. The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) is another must visit for fans of modern Thai art.
Dive deep into what secrets Bangkok has to offer. Explore hidden sides of the city with exciting day-tours that show life by the river, or visit wet-markets for a real look at how the locals live. Still looking for more action? Try a Muay Thai class to learn the ancient art of Thai boxing.
It can be confidently said that Bangkok is Asia’s best shopping destination! There is a mall or shop for every budget in Bangkok. Go fancy at the luxury malls of Emquartier, Siam Paragon and Gaysorn Village. Or shop for funky goods at CentralWorld, Terminal 21 or even by the river at Asiatique. Or would you rather hunt for bargains at the over 15,000 stalls at Chatuchak Weekend market? Platinum Fashion Mall is another key destination for serious fashion shoppers!
The best way to experience a country is through its food. Bangkok is full of delicious treats waiting to be sampled. Taste the spice of fiery curries, or the sweetness of fresh fruit. Seafood is always a popular choice, too. The Pratunam area is even famous for its street food, like Hainanese chicken rice. But if you are missing international flavors, don’t worry! Bangkok offers a wide selection of international cuisine. Check out the various food courts or restaurants for fantastic examples of Chinese, Japanese, European food. Hotel buffets are furthermore always a popular choice for best value dining.
Having a conveniently located base to stay during your trip will make your quest for cool places to visit in Bangkok go even smoother. Novotel Bangkok Platinum Pratunam is just the right fit for that, with 288 rooms and 5 different room types to choose from. There’s room enough for everyone, whether you’re flying solo, with your best person or even with the whole gang. Remember to rest and recharge after busy days exploring the Big Mango!