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6 Unique things to do in Bangkok - A Variety of Fun

If you are planning on going on a vacation to Bangkok sometime soon and need to know the list of unique things you can do while there, do read on.


Visit the Grand Palace and Wat Phra Knew

When you think of things to do in Bangkok, Thailand your list would definitely be huge, but topping the list would be visiting the Grand Palace. A mighty feat of engineering and architecture that was built back in the day this, castle used to be the home of the Thai government for about 150 years. Built in 1782, this grand palace attracts many guests on a daily basis, especially those who love exploring the court and the royal artefacts of Thailand. The grounds of the Grand Palace are also home to the Wat Phra Kaew which is known for its statue of the Emerald Buddha dating back to the 15th century.


Khlong tour

Almost every trip in Bangkok includes a cruise through the khlongs. These watery back streets are the best way to explore the Thai way of life. Take a look at how the local population lived back in the day as you float past old wooden townhouses, stilted homes, ruined shelters and more, which will show you that a lot of people in Thailand still live by following the rules and regulations set up by the oldest of traditions.


Wat Arun

The temple of dawn is one of Thailand's most popular attractions. The towers and halls of this temple are well known for being one of the most visited places in southeast Asia. The temple is built to imitate the Khmer style of architecture while the stupa is surrounded by flower art and beautifully painted tiles that will surely mesmerize all kinds of visitors. Built back in the mid-19th century, this temple signifies the introduction of Thailand's Rattanakosin period and will for sure be a venture that is worth your time.


Browse Chinatown market

If you are a foodie and love exploring the different nuances cultural food provides, this is a definite must visit for you. The food stalls in the markets of China Town are the best for you to taste authentic local food. From homemade soup to roasted nuts and duck, this is an exploration that will leave your tummy full.


Siam Square

Known for being the hub for the coolest and most fashionable things in Thailand, Siam Square is the place you have to go to if you want to explore the highest and most quality items to purchase. Specializing in bohemian chic attires, Siam square is close to Anantara Sathorn Bangkok Hotel, Central World and MBK which are all excellent places for accommodation and shopping.


Enjoy a dinner cruise

No trip to Bangkok is complete without a dinner cruise on the Chao Phraya River. Jump on board for a luxurious experience while you wine and dine under the stars. Let the beautiful sights of the city pass you as you float on the waters and make memories that last a lifetime.