A taste of what Bangkok has to offer visitors
From high up adrenalin filled experiences through to exotic dining and shopping at the floating markets, Bangkok has it all. Here we include of Bangkok’s few places top experiences to whet your appetite and get a sense of the diversity of activities this amazing city offers visitors.
Visit Thailand’s highest observation deck to experience the most spectacular 360°views. This is not for the feint hearted as the viewing deck is on the 74th floor of Mahanakhon Tower. For the truly adventurous a dare-devil glass skywalk lets you look straight down from up high. Open through till midnight, you can see the entire city come alive. Next to the skywalk there is a seating area with steps leading to the highest point of the building known as The Peak, which is a mighty 314 meters high.
Chang Chui Plane Market
Chang Chui is on the Thonburi side of Bangkok’s Chaophraya River and offers a fabulous selection of shopping and dining as well as quirky and quite zany art. The pet-friendly market’s vibe is cool and laid back and you can be enjoying live performances, drinks at the bar, or shopping in the many boutiques. The main attraction is the shell of a Lockheed L-1011 Tristar airplane, and if you’re visiting with kids, they’ll enjoy the treehouses and swings.
Shopping in IconSiam
With more than 7,000 shops there is something for every shopper’s taste, get on a free boat at Sathorn Pier dock and get whisked away to this unbelievable shopping destination. You’ll see traditional Thai architecture on display as well as food stalls from no less than 75 different countries. There’s specialty brands and awesome terraces to take in views.
The Market Bangkok is in the busy area of Ratchprasong. It is opposite Central World, one of Asia’s biggest shopping malls. The Market Bangkok is popular as a wholesale clothing and accessories mall. So, if you are looking for a bargain whether for clothing, or accessories you’ll find yourself spoilt for choices featured over 6 floors!
Esiam Niramit is a show for visitors to Bangkok that wish to learn about Thailand’s rich history and culture. Evening performances begin at 8:00 pm but the complex opens from 5:00pm to allow theatregoers to enjoy other activities made available. The show is held in the massive Ratchada Theatre – a theater designed to accommodate every splendid part of the show’s 3 acts. Within the Niramit area, you can find the theater, a restaurant, souvenir shops, and a miniature Thai village.
Damnoen Saduak Floating Market
You can’t leave Bangkok until you’ve experienced the immensely popular Damnoen Saduak Market. One of the best ways to explore the market is to book a tour, check with our concierge to arrange this.
Escape for a day trip to Erawan National Park
For a date with nature, and if you fancy escaping for a day-trip from Bangkok, consider a visit to Erawan National Park. It is open every day and its waterfall is simply breathtaking and considered one of the most beautiful in Thailand. You will need some time to take a dip in the shimmering pools under the Erawan Falls. One of a number of natural escapes that can make a trip to Thailand truly memorable.
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