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Top 7 Things to Do in Bangkok - Remarkable Indulgences in an Iconic City

The dazzling city of Bangkok is a favourite destination among globetrotters as it is filled with sensational delights to thrill all. This article includes activities that you must not miss out on during your visit to the city.


Go shopping

Bangkok is synonymous with shopping! You simply cannot escape the glitzy shopping malls of the city that invite passersby to their stunning territories that are filled with eye-catching merchandise. Shopping in the city is truly a rewarding activity given the astonishing prices that most of the goods are sold at too! So take time to indulge in this epic pastime to your heart's content during your visit to Bangkok. Don't miss out on the deals of the popular malls here like MBK Center, Terminal 21 Bangkok, CentralWorld, Siam Paragon and Siam Discovery. You should also enjoy the unique experience of visiting night markets in the city. Some of the most popular venues among nocturnal shoppers are Rot Fai Market, JJ Green and Asiatique. You will find a wide range of clothes, shoes, accessories, homeware products as well as interesting collections of souvenirs at these iconic destinations.


Enjoy a temple tour

Thailand is a country that is rooted in a glorious culture and heritage. During your visit, you will be able to witness the stunning appeal of the land's heart and soul in the many temples that are scattered throughout the city of Bangkok. A temple tour generally would cover famous sites like Grand Palace, Wat Phra Kaew, Wat Pho, Wat Arun, Wat Prayoon and Wat Suthat. You can book a tour with a reputed tour operator and enjoy a day of beautiful discovery!


Relish the tastes of Thai cuisine

In Bangkok, you will find a dizzying array of Thai dishes to try out. So be bold and adventurous when venturing out on your culinary expedition! You can sample signature dishes of leading restaurants in the city or eat like the locals, with the locals at popular little street food stalls.

Do stay at a centrally located hotel like Anantara Baan Rajprasong Bangkok Serviced Suites to enjoy the ease of visiting the many restaurants and eateries in the city.


Ride on a tuk-tuk

A tuk-tuk ride is an essential part of your holiday in Bangkok! The experience will truly remain etched in your mind for years. Hold on tight as your driver accelerates the speed and takes you whizzing through the winding roads of the city. Tuk rides are quite cheap too making these crude little vehicles a very desirable mode of transport in the city.


Enjoy the nightlife

Bangkok nightlife is notoriously active so you really will not be able to resist it when travelling in the city during the late hours of the night. You can go to a few bars, have a couple of drinks and dance the night away. You will get the opportunity to mingle with the carefree partygoers of various nationalities and enjoy a truly remarkable experience.


Treat yourself to a Thai massage

There are many spas in Bangkok that offer the healing benefits of Thai massages. After a day of incessant activity, you will naturally be yearning for a soothing massage treatment! There are many popular wellness centres here that you can consider visiting. Some serviced apartments in Bangkok offer in-room massage treatments too, so you can revel in ultimate relaxation in the comfort of your own room.


Enjoy a romantic river cruise

The dazzling Chao Phraya River is one of Bangkok's prime attractions. You can take an idyllic river cruise with your loved ones during your stay in the city and enjoy a truly sensational experience. Dinner cruises are quite popular on the Chao Phraya River too so you will be able to take in the sensational sights of the city while treating your taste buds to delightful Thai treats.