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Top 5 Things to Do and See in Sathorn - For a Memorable Trip!

If you're going to be in Sathorn when cruising Thailand, here's a list of places you shouldn't miss out on for a truly remarkable experience.

1

Chatuchak weekend market

The Chatuchak is commonly referred to as the JJ by the locals. This is the world's biggest market spanning twenty sections hosting approximately fifteen thousand retailers. Polish up your bargaining skills and bring them to the market as the place has all the merchandise and things you'll ever want. From the latest trends in clothing, home decor, books and other Thai woodworks can all be found under this gigantic roof. Vintage clothes can be found from sections five to six, artwork can be found from sections seven to nine, and other home decors can be purchased from sections twenty-five to twenty-seven.

2

Siam Paragon Department Store

If you have done your market styled shopping and looking for higher-end stores to purchase some more, then the Siam Paragon Department Store is the place to go to. This shopping complex is, in fact, the largest in the Asian continent and comprises of a range of stores, a movie theatre complex, and the Siam Ocean World Aquarium. What more? There is a Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum, art galleries, concert halls, bowling alleys, karaoke centres, and exhibition halls. All these were established to thoroughly entertain you. Thus, if you're looking for a Sathorn hotel in Bangkok, around Siam Paragon Department Store, you can start checking properties the likes of Anantara Sathorn Bangkok Hotel.

3

The Grand Palace

The Grand Palace located in Bangkok is one of those places that has to be visited. Without witnessing the Grand Palace, your Thailand trip will be deemed incomplete. This is the most explored and visited place in the country. The palace was constructed back in 1782 and was meant to be the King's residence. The place served as a residence to royalty up until the year of 1925. Afterwards, the palace was used for special ceremonies only.

4

China Town

The Chinatown is known as the Yaowarat by the locals here. The Chinatown in Thailand is home to the biggest community of the Chinese. This community took over and held a great position in the trade that existed between the town of Siam and China. This trade route started during the era of King Rama I. Chinatown today holds the position of having the largest gold trade centre and an epic place for food fanatics. Chinatown has two sides to it. If you go during the daytime, you can check out all the stores selling herbs, fruits, gold, and restaurants specialising in Chinese food. If you are planning to visit after dusk, Chinatown transforms into an ideal food destination where a countless number of food trucks arrive to marvel you with a heavenly collection of foodstuff.

5

Asiatique Night Market

The night market here has combined two of the best shopping styles, a mall and a night market. This region used to be a popular port for trade earlier in the days. Now, the Asiatique Night Market is home to one thousand five hundred boutique shops and about forty restaurants.