Ten Things to Do in Bangkok

Thailand, Bangkok Guide (B): Ten Things to Do in Bangkok

I approached Bangkok with no real expectations. In truth, it's not a destination I ever intended on visiting - I'm more interested in Thailand's natural landscapes. But when David learned that his work would be sending him to the capital city for three days, I jumped at the opportunity to tag along. I was delighted to discover a captivating contrast of old and new within Bangkok's walls: ancient temples bordered by steel skyscrapers, street food vendors hustling outside world-renowned restaurants, and supersize flea markets rivaling shiny luxury malls. Bangkok is a city that has something for everyone.

Most visitors to Thailand find themselves in Bangkok while en route to one of the country's dizzying number of postcard-perfect beaches, but there are plenty of reasons that warrant an extended stopover. Whether you have one day or three, make the most of your time with these 10 Bangkok musts.

Temples in Thailand are next level, and the granddaddy of them all is the glittering, fairytale-like Wat Phra Kaew. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Ten Things to Do in Bangkok
Guide Location: Thailand » Bangkok
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Wat Phra Kaew   Tha Chang Pier   Lumpini Park   Nahm   Bo.lan   Issaya Siamese Club   Red Sky Bar   Centara Grand Hotel   Above Eleven   Vertigo and Moon Bar   The Jim Thompson House & Museum   Bang Rak Market   Blue Elephant   Chatuchak Weekend Market   Siam Discovery   Gaysorn Shopping Center   Central World   Charcoal Tandoor Grill & Mixology  
Author: Kate Bitner
Read it on author's website: http://www.nomadinnihon.com/blog/ten-things-bangkok

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