Bangkok welcomes more visitors than any other city in the world and it doesn’t take long to realize why. Bangkok is a city of contrasts with action at every turn. Marvel at the gleaming temples, catch a tuk tuk through bustling Chinatown or take a longtail boat through floating markets. Food is another Bangkok highlight, from local dishes served at humble street stalls to haute cuisine at romantic rooftop restaurants.

    Luxury malls compete with a sea of boutiques and markets, where you can treat yourself without overspending. Extravagant luxury hotels and surprisingly cheap serviced apartments welcome you with the same famed Thai hospitality. And no visit to Bangkok would be complete without a glimpse of its famous nightlife. Be it nightclubs, cabarets or exotic red-light districts, Bangkok never ceases to amaze.

    What to see & do in Bangkok

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    Bangkok is as intoxicating as it is diverse; a melting pot of exotic aromas, interesting sights and visual delights. It's a city with infinite layers which you need to explore to reveal its hidden secrets. If you're planning a trip to Bangkok, make sure to allow enough time to see some of the treasures that have given this city iconic status. At least 3 to 5 days to get a... Read more

    Where & what to eat in Bangkok

    Bangkok restaurants cater to all price ranges and are open all hours, proving that this city is certainly heaven for food lovers. A sensational culinary journey and taste experience awaits in Bangkok. Apart from renowned Thai cuisine with its blend of spicy, sour, bitter, sweet and salty, the array of options includes practically every other famous type of cuisine found in the world. Eating options are limitless, night or day... Read more

    Where to shop & what to buy in Bangkok

    Shopping in Bangkok is an experience to thrill and delight the most discerning of shoppers – whatever it is you're looking for. From the gleaming chrome of modern, air-conditioned mega malls, to the hustle and bustle of its famously buzzing street markets, Bangkok has all kinds of places to blow your baht. With everything from antiques to the latest pair of trainers to designer jewelry available, Bangkok has an equally... Read more

    Where to go & what to do at night in Bangkok

    Nightlife in Bangkok has evolved over the years, with the emphasis now firmly on swanky rooftop bars, lively nightclubs and hip cocktail lounges. The Thai capital has so much more to offer than just the adult-themed fun of Patpong, Nana and Soi Cowboy. Any discussion of nightlife in Bangkok can’t ignore the party scene at Khao San Road, or the more laidback Soi Rambuttri next door, while Thonglor across... Read more

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    Bangkok certainly lives up to its reputation as a travel hot spot in Southeast Asia. The 'City of Angels' has funky markets, upmarket malls, a riverside full of surprises, a vibrant nightlife scene, many fabulous sights and attractions that reflect its unique heritage, and much more. Say goodbye to traffic jams by utilizing the city's modern Skytrain and underground systems that cover a large area. Or explore the Riverside area... Read more

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