From cultural discoveries and retail therapy to family fun and culinary delights, Bangkok has it all and provides unforgettable experiences for intrepid travellers.
You can gain insights into the city’s heritage by visiting some of the key attractions in Bangkok. Resorts that are located by the Chao Phraya River offer easy access to such sites; these include the Grand Palace and its Temple of the Emerald Buddha, the Temple of Dawn and the Temple of the Reclining Buddha.
Shop Till You Drop
Shopaholics will have a blast at the city’s many malls be it for designer brands, electronics, mobile phones, clothing, handicrafts or homeware. ICONSIAM and ASIATIQUE The Riverfront, close to Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort, are popular as are other malls like Siam Paragon, MBK and EmQuartier. For a unique outdoor experience, head to the sprawling Chatuchak Weekend Market too.
There are many family-oriented Bangkok attractions that can be enjoyed by young and old alike. SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World and Kidzania at the Siam Paragon mall are worth visits, while other popular sites include Madame Tussaud’s Bangkok (Siam Discovery) and the ice rink at CentralWorld.
Foodies can look forward to savouring exotic and aromatic Thai street food dishes that can be found at restaurants and street-side eateries. The spicy seafood soup known as “Tom Yum Goong” and the stir-fried noodles dish called “Pad Thai” are perennial favourites, while don’t forget to try some fiery red and green curries too.