Bangkok is the capital and most popular city in Thailand. It has an estimated population of 10.539 million according to a survey done in 2020. It contains 15.3% of the population of its country and contributes a major chunk of its national economy.
The city which was not known a few years back is now also known as an International hub for transport, and health care and has also emerged as a center of arts, fashion, and entertainment. Now we know why it’s the world’s top tourist destination.
The city contains countless places to visit which are known to us but there are also many hidden beauties in the city which you can only discover when you visit.
Bangkok, just like most of Thailand has a tropical savanna climate. The city experience 3 seasons in a year hot, rainy, and cool. Although its temperature around the year is always on the high end. The coolest it gets is in December which is 22 degrees Celsius and the average highest goes to 34.5 degrees Celsius in April.
As Bangkok truly offers unmatched sightseeing to people from all over the world. There are many places to visit but there are some that you can afford to miss at any cost on your trip to Bangkok.
If you are planning a family trip or you like adventure then this one is a must-visit. The dream world has a plethora of rides and attractions for you.
Location: 62, Moo 1, Rungsit-Ongkarak Road | Bang Yitho, Thanyaburi 12130.
Timing : Mon to Sun: 10:00 am to 5:00pm
The tallest building in Thailand and a must-visit place in Bangkok. This building has a 63 sqm glass tray floor which is 314m above the land it is also known as the Skywalk. This building also has a 360-degree view observation deck on its 74th floor.
Location: Silom, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500
Timing : Mon to Sun: 10:00 am to 12:00 am
It’s the largest aquarium in Southeast Asia. It has more than 400 species of fish, and crustaceans and you can even find penguins in this underground facility. You can also feed sharks and penguins there and if you have a diving license you can even dive there with sharks. This is recommended as a must-visit place in Bangkok.
Location: Siam Ocean World Aquarium is located at Siam Paragon.
Timing : Mon to Sun: 10:00 am to 9:00 pm
It's an ‘illusion’ art Museum. That contains 10 different galleries. It is also known as Trickeye Museum. You should visit it as it puts a smile on every age group of people with its three-dimensional paintings.
Location: 78/34 Moo 9 Pattaya Second Road, Nongprue, Banglamung, Pattaya 20150
Timing : Mon to Sun: 9:00 am to 9:00 pm
Near Chao Phraya River, This market is considered a heaven for backpackers. It is covered with excellent shopping sites, exotic restaurants, and elegant pubs. It is also known as the perfect synonym for amazing nightlife. So obviously it’s a must-visit place.
Location: Khaosan Road is located in the Banglamphu area. It lies at an approximate distance of around 1 kilometer from Wat Phra Kaew and the Grand Palace.
Timing : any time of the Day
Wat Arun also known as The Temple of Dawn towers 260ft above the Chao Phraya River. It is a major attraction of tourism in Bangkok as this temple gives the best view of the rising and setting sun. ( Important: You need to dress appropriately and remove your footwear before you enter the temple )
Location: Located near the West bank of the Chao Phraya, opposite Tha Thien Pier.
Timing : 9:00 am to 5:30 pm
They claim to be the world’s largest ‘open zoo’. This safari is divided into 2 parts *Safari Park and *Marine Park. They also have hundreds of animals and some indigenous species. This is also said to be one of the must-visit places in Bangkok.
Location: 99 Thanon Panya Intra, Khwaeng Sam Wa Tawan Tok, Khet Khlong Sam Wa, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10510, Thailand.
Timing : Mon to Sun: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
In this market, you will find people selling fruits, vegetables, ready-to-drink coconut water, and local food cooked in their floating kitchens. So this one is a must-visit place in Bangkok.
Location: Floating markets are located throughout Bangkok and the surrounding provinces
Timing : They operate throughout the year: 5:00 am to 12:00 pm
It is covered in 8 hectares of area and also hosts the largest reclining Buddha in the city. It also includes various tourist sites and is also the headquarters for the education of Traditional Thai medicine, Thai massages, etc. So you should visit this place to know their culture.
Location: Wat Pho is situated in the Phra Nakhon district on Rattanakosin Island. You may catch a ferry from the Tien Pier to get there.
Timing : All Days between 8:30 am to 6:30 pm
Then we have Madam Tussauds which contains wax figures of many celebrities with whom you can click as many pictures as you want. And by the exit gate gift shop, you can get miniature wax status for your home.
Location: 989 Rama 1, 6th Floor, Siam Discovery Shopping Center, Bangkok 10300.
Timing : Mon to Sun between 10:00 am to 8:00 pm.
These were just some of the famous places you should visit when you are in Bangkok. But there is more to Bangkok which is worth visiting at least once in your lifetime. Every age group people can enjoy Bangkok because of what it all has to offer.
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