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Best 5 things to Do on Khao San Road - Authentic Thai experiences

A bustling road in Sathorn, Bangkok that seems brightly lit up during all parts of the day and night, this road has many things for you in store!


Experiencing the local life

If you are staying at Anantara Sathorn Bangkok Hotel and are on the lookout for things to do in Bangkok, Thailand, then taking a walk down this road must definitely be on your list. On this road, you will be pleasantly surprised by the number of nationalities you see mingling and hanging out with one another. From popular ladyboys of Bangkok to serene monks strolling about, this road is a melting pot of culture that deftly describes what Thailand is all about.


The Peruse Thanon Khao San Market

If you want to get some bargain shopping done during your trip to Thailand, look no further! At this local market, you will find cheap and bright coloured purses, tee shirts and more. Even items like DVDs can be found here at a price that is nothing short of a steal! It will take you quite some time to explore everything that this local market has to offer to keep aside a whole evening love shop and then had your dinner here before you head back to your hotel in Bangkok.


The Ghost Tower

The ghost Tower in Bangkok is a building that has a magnificent view for you to take a look at. It gets its name because it is an unfinished tall complex that looks kind of abandon Halfway during construction. India 1997 the Asian market had a huge financial crisis hit which left this and many other such skyscrapers built Halfway and just left to ruins. This might be a sad reminder of the recession the view that these buildings offer to make the tourists go there time and time again.


Take a look at Wat Chana Songkhram

This is a Buddhist temple which directly translates to the temple of victory in war. All the sample might not be on your list if you are making a list of most popular temple in Bangkok this still has a lot of tourist appeal because of a with a golden interior and grand design. The temples history dates back to the 18th century and when you are visiting the temple you will find many things for you to take a look at the inside of it. After the Hustle and bustle of the market visiting this temple will prove to be a quiet and peaceful experience indeed.


Take a ride on a boat

Exploring the views and shrines the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok offers is best done on a boat ride. These slow and peaceful boat rides down the lake gives you a great opportunity to take a look at the authentic side of Bangkok. You will see the locals going about their days as you gently pass them flowing on the water. More than 14 kinds of boats are run on these waters daily, and a ride will not set you back too much in terms of finance either.