Must Visit Attractions In Bangkok

Bangkok is a cultural land in Thailand. There are so many historic sites to explore like ancient Buddhist temples, palaces, museums, Parks, live markets, traditional foods, shopping corners, etc. The must-visit attractions in Bangkok include;

1. Lumphini Park

Address: ถนนพระรามที่ ๔ Lumphini, Pathum Wan District, Bangkok 10330, Thailand.

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This multi-purpose beautiful Park was created in the 1920s in Bangkok. This park has a public resting space, trees, flowers, birds and animals, playgrounds and artificial lakes where boating facility available. This is the biggest park in Bangkok.

2. The Grand Palace

Address: Na Phra Lan Rd, Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200, Thailand.

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Grand Palace is located in Bangkok and since 1782 this was the official residence of Kings of Siam. It has a number of buildings, halls, courtyards, gardens, etc. This is currently working as a museum but still so many royal offices still working here. The top attractions of this palace are Temple of Emerald Buddha, Outer court and middle court with different buildings. Viewing this Temple with all glittering lights would be an amazing experience for you.

3. Traditional Thailand Food

Address: 2016 P St NW, Washington, DC 20036, United States.

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Grilled Squid or octopus is a common tasty dish available in the streets of Bangkok and the National cuisine of Thailand is Thai Cuisine famous for its spiciness. The popular Thailand dishes are spicy green papaya salad, Tom Yam Goong (a soup with so many flavors) and Pad Thai.

4. Bangkok National Museum

Address: Na Phra That Alley, Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200, Thailand.

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This I one of the largest museums in South Asia and you can see the largest collections of Thai artifacts from here. You can learn more about Thai history from here and the treasure includes puppets, ceramics, Chinese weapons, clothing, precious stones, jewels, decorative arts, traditional music instruments, wood carvings, etc.

5. Wat Arun Ratchavararam

Address: 158 Thanon Wang Doem, Wat Arun, Bangkok Yai, Bangkok 10600, Thailand.

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This is a very popular Buddhist temple in Bangkok situated on the West bank of Charming Chao Phraya River. Locally this temple is known as ?Wat Chaeng?. The temple is so attractive with its design and the temple is made up of is partly made up of colorfully decorated spires and stands majestically over the water. The temple is worth watching during sunsets and peaceful time is early morning. The architecture is really amazing, experience it.

6. Golden Buddha

Address: 661 Charoen Krung Rd, Talat Noi, Samphanthawong, Bangkok 10100, Thailand.

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This is a popular pilgrim site in Bangkok. You can find this Golden Buddha statue at Wat Traimit temple. Buddha here is in sitting position and considered as the World?s largest seating structure of Buddha with a weight of 5.50 tons and 3 meters tall. The style of Buddha statue is Sukhothai style and the origin is really unknown still.

7. Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

Address: 96/19 38 Asok Montri Rd, 10110, Thailand.

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This is a favorite tourist destination in Bangkok both for locals as well as tourists. The market has been featured in various films and it is divided into three sections named Ton Khem, Hia Kui, and Khun Phitak. The market is situated on the banks of a canal and there is a number of vendors who sell fruits & vegetables from the boat itself, you can purchase or can enjoy boat riding or simply walking.

8. Temple of Emerald Buddha

Address: Na Phra Lan Rd, Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200, Thailand.

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Wat Phra Kaew is the most sacred Buddhist temple in Bangkok. The image of the Buddha statue is in meditation position and believed that the protector of the country. The statue of Emerald Buddha is in the phra ubosot building. The Buddha statue is in dark green color, in a standing position with a height of 26inches. Rattanakosin style of architecture was used for this Temple.

9. Wat Pho Temple

Address: 2 Sanam Chai Rd, Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200, Thailand.

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The temple is very famous for its reclining structure of Buddha situated in Rattanakosin Island. This is the oldest Buddha temple in Bangkok. This temple houses more than 1000 Buddha images and the reclining Buddha temple is 46 meters long and 15 meters tall, it represents the Nirvana stage of Buddha.

10. Chatuchak Weekend Market

Address: สวนจตุจักร Kamphaeng Phet 2 Rd, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900, Thailand.

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If you love shopping, take a visit to Chatuchak Weekend Market. This is the most active market in Bangkok with more than 15,000 stalls and 11,505 vendors. You can see vast collections of items include clothing, handicrafts, ceramics, furniture, food, art galleries, antique collections, etc. Definitely you won�t disappoint after visiting this market on Saturdays or Sundays.

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