10 Non-touristy Things to Do in Bangkok

Thailand, Bangkok Guide (B): 10 Non-touristy Things to Do in Bangkok

Bangkok, the city of angels, one that never sleeps is one of the most popular destinations int he world. More than 2.6 million foreign visitors arrived in Thailand in July 2015, according to Bangkok Post. Of which, Bangkok makes up the largest bulk of the visitors, dubbing it the 2nd most visited city in the world by CNN this year.

So what makes Bangkok so amazing? Well the short answer: so, so much! People marvel at its culture, the temples, beautiful skyline, and the hustle and bustle of the streets. Travelers come from all over the world to go see the major tourist sites, which is all good and dandy but if you’re looking for a different experience, we’re going to share with you 10 places or things to do that will make you feel more like a local or an expat who has lived here for years.

The best way to explore a city and find new places is to simply walk in them. Pick a point – perhaps somewhere along the river, China Town or the outskirts of Bangkok and start walking. You’ll discover some amazing finds and definitely some Instagram/blog-worthy stories to post about. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been driving around (getting lost) and found some sites where I wish I could ditch my car and walk. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 10 Non-touristy Things to Do in Bangkok
Guide Location: Thailand » Bangkok
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Shayan Naveed
Read it on author's website: http://www.doseoflife.com/10-non-touristy-things-to-do-in-bangkok/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Bangkok Farmers Market
  • Asian Institute of Technology
  • Siriraj medical museum
  • National Museum of Bangkok
  • Jim Thompson House
  • Erawan museum
  • Airplane Graveyard
  • Peppermint Bike Park

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