Top things to do in Bangkok

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"Damnoen Saduak floating market was really crowded in the morning with lots of foreigner tourists and many local vendors along the riverbank. But Pam took us to the other branches to avoid boat traffics and touristy..."

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"It was a great day visiting both floating market and train market. Trading activites of Thai locals here are very unique and interesting. Thanks to Pam for taking us out of crowds and showing us the peace of village..."

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"A great journey into Thai's culture and history. Ayutthaya is really full of ancient ruins and sacred temples that made me feel like getting lost in temple maze. Thanks to our great guide Pum for taking us to worth..."

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"Excellent tour. We liked it so much that we would have stayed more there is we could have. The temples are so nice that you would spend hours there. The driver and the guide were also very friendly and patient with..."

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Looking for a way to escape the tourist traps and figure out the best things to do in Bangkok? Here’s your ultimate guide! First, let’s understand what this city is about from a local perspective.

Known as one of the most dynamic cities in Southeast Asia, Bangkok is always the top priority in the bucket list of every travel enthusiast. No matter how many times you visit this land, it never fails to amaze you with its rich culture, vivid lifestyle, fine cuisines, and hospitable Thai people.

In Thai native language, Bangkok is referred to as Krung Thep Maha Nakhon, meaning the “city of angels”. As a well-balanced mixture of traditional values and incessant urbanization, Bangkok will take visitors from one surprise to another with it multi-facets of personalities. On the one hand, the city still retains its regal charm through old remnants of the Rattanakosin Kingdom. On the other hands, it absorbs quickly the essence of contemporary arts with many aesthetic night markets, art museums, and architectural breakthroughs.

The lifestyle in Bangkok is very diverse with a wide variety of things to do. If you love all the hustling fun, the downtown will offer you various choices of bars, pubs and entertainment performances. In case you want to find inner peace, the suburbs always welcome you with open arms.

There is no limitation for things to do in Bangkok. You can start a day visiting the most renowned Grand Palace complex then drop by China Town for a tasty lunch. In the afternoon, visiting Damnoen floating market will enable you to experience the local life of Thai people to the fullest. At night, strolling around night markets to find yourself a unique souvenir is a great way to end your journey in this amazing city.