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Attractions, travel guides, Bangkok

Bangkok is a sprawling city with legendary traffic jams combined with high temperatures and humidity, so the secret of sightseeing in Bangkok is to take your time. Carry your own bottled water, avoid the heat of the midday sun, and remember than Bangkok by night is just as good if not better than Bangkok by day, and you'll see wonders on every corner.


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Wat Arun

Wat Arun Bangkok

Last Updated: 28 Feb 2012

Location: Riverside BKK
The legendary Wat Arun Temple Bangkok is an ancient, iconic symbol of Thailand, and one of the most one of the most popular tourist attractions in Bangkok. It is one of the most spectacular landmarks in Bangkok, and its majestic center spire (prang) graces the reverse of the bath coin, and ... read more.

Wat Pho: Contorted Hermit

Wat Po

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2012

Location: Riverside BKK
The oldest and one of the most interesting temples in Thailand is Wat Po. This magnificent temple is home to the famous reclining Buddha. It is also the home of the Wat Po traditional Massage technique that is practiced in Bangkok and the south of Thailand.... read more.

Wat Pho: Reclining Buddha

Wat Pho (Temple of the Reclining Buddha)

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2012

Location: Riverside BKK
Also known as Wat Phra Chetuphon, the Wat Pho is a stunning temple renowned for its famous Reclining Buddha statue. It is located just south of the Grand Palace complex, in the Phra Nakhon district. The full name of the Wat Pho temple is "Wat Phra Chetuphon Vimolmangklararm Rajwaramahavihar... read more.

Jim Thompson Bangkok Museum

Last Updated: 23 Feb 2012

Location: Siam, Tag: museum
James Thompson became the self-made American entrepreneur on the back of founding the world renowned Jim Thompson Thai Silk Company. The Jim Thompson Bangkok Museum celebrates the life of this extraordinary man, from his time in America to his life in Bangkok.... read more.

The City of Bangkok

Last Updated: 23 Feb 2012

Location: Riverside BKK
Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, is a key economic, political and cultural hub of Southeast Asia. Nowhere in South East Asia compares with the City of Bangkok’s size, it's style, excitement, nightlife and rich cultural heritage. Bangkok is a city like no other.... read more.

Must See Attractions in Bangkok

Last Updated: 23 Feb 2012

Location: Riverside BKK
When you are visiting Bangkok, Thailand, there are literally hundreds of attractions to visit. However, out of all of these attractions there are some that you absolutely must visit like the Grand Palace and Emerald Buddha, and then there are others that you should avoid at all costs. But what makes these att... read more.

Bangkok's Top Attractions

Last Updated: 22 Feb 2012

Tag: attractions
There are so many Bangkok Top attractions it's difficult to know where to start. The historical Bangkok is mainly down by the main Chao Praya River where you can get to see ancient palaces and temples that define the modern era (last 200 years) of this great city. Conversely it might be the business district or... read more.

Grand Palace Bangkok

Last Updated: 22 Feb 2012

Grand Palace Bangkok houses most of the Royal family's ancient symbols of power and is the true centre of Thai heritage. The most venerated symbol of Thai Buddhism the Emerald Buddha is also here in the famous Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha). This large (218,400 square metres) walled site is one of... read more.

Around Bangkok: The Floating Market

Last Updated: 07 Feb 2012

The Floating Market gained worldwide recognition after it was used in a movie made with Roger Moore as James Bond. You see James (Roger Moore) speeding around through the market in a long tail boat trying to out run the bad guys. Today it is just one the favorite tourist attractions in Bangkok area. The Floa... read more.

Around Bangkok: Damnoen Floating Market and Rose Garden

Last Updated: 07 Feb 2012

Tag: attractions
Damnoen Saduak Floating Market is about 30km outside down town Bangkok and is a famous attraction. The Damnoen Saduak Floating Market is a thriving tumble of fresh produce sold from individual kayak like boats. this peaceful scene is a tremendous sight though latterly the number of tourist visiting have detract... read more.

Ancient City

Last Updated: 31 Jan 2012

In the Samut Prakan province outside of Bangkok you will find the Ancient City. The Ancient City is a huge historical park. The Ancient City will provide a good choice for a day's escape from Bangkok's hectic city life. The Ancient City has replicas of many of the important historical sites. Because of the ... read more.

Chao Phraya River

Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha)

Last Updated: 29 Jan 2012

Location: Riverside BKK, Tag: temples
Of all Bangkok's and Thailand's temples, the renown for tourists and reviered for Thai's is the Wat Phra Kaew, or the temple of the Emerald Buddha. For the Thais, the Wat Phra Kaew is the most spiritually and historically significant of all temples as the Emerald Buddha traces a direct line... read more.

Bangkok Butterfly Garden and Insectarium

Last Updated: 20 Jun 2008

Butterflies are beautiful creatures that can be seen in all their wonderful color if they let you. These creatures don't just let anyone sneak up on them. So you have to have some tact. A lot of insects are the same way. So what do you do about that? Surely, you are still going to get a good look at a butterfly... read more.

Dusit Zoo

Last Updated: 23 May 2008

No where on earth will you experience such exotic animals in their natural habitat as you will at the many different Bangkok Zoo and Animal Parks. Bangkok has many different places that are ideal to take children of all ages to learn about exotic creatures in a scenic, pristine setting. Bangkok Zoo and Animal... read more.

Bangkok Dusit Zoo

Last Updated: 23 May 2008

Every family loves a zoo outing, and the Dusit Zoo in Bangkok is sure to please the whole family. Not only can you see a wide assortment of animals, over 1500, but you can also enjoy rides as the Dusit Zoo is set up like a theme park with other attractions. With its wide assortment of animals and other attracti... read more.

Sanam Luang

Last Updated: 22 May 2008

This park is located right in the heart of old Rattanakosin city. Sanam Luang has been around since Bangkok even came into existence. So this park is for the person who can appreciate culture and history. Bangkok was founded approximately 200 years ago. That means that this park is about 200 years old. You just... read more.

Monkeys At The Erawan Waterfalls

Around Bangkok: 3-day Erawan Jungle Trek

Last Updated: 22 May 2008

If you love to get rugged and natural, the 3-day Erawan Jungle Trek is definitely for you. On the three-day camping trip, you can venture out into the deep jungles and forests of Erawan National Park, and don't worry, you won't have to do anything odd like sleep on the ground or anything li... read more.

Wat Phra Sri Rattanamahathat

Around Bangkok: Lopburi

Last Updated: 22 May 2008

Lopburi is located about 154 kilometers north of Bangkok. The Lopburi Province is the home of some amazing historical sites, which will give you a better understanding of Thailand. The Lopburi was formerly known as Lawo, Lop Buri in Thailand. It was under the control of many different ki... read more.

Chatuchak Weekend Market

Chatuchak Weekend Market

Last Updated: 22 May 2008

So when I say "the mother of all markets" what exactly comes to mind? Do you picture some huge flea market that is bursting at the seams with deal after deal? Do you think of a grocery store with food so fresh, it looks like it was just picked? And what kind of people do you see? Are they f... read more.

Birdwatching In Khao Yai

Around Bangkok: Khao Yai National Park

Last Updated: 20 May 2008

One of the favorite locations for tourists and city residents who would like an escape from Bangkok's hectic city atmosphere for a short time is Khao Yai National Park. Khao Yai National Park is close enough in proximity to Bangkok along with the astonishing scenery of the park makes it the... read more.

Dream World Pattaya

Dream World in Bangkok

Last Updated: 20 May 2008

For some family fun while in Bangkok, visit Dream World. Dream World is a large amusement park sure to delight every one of all ages. Dream World is located within a beautiful garden landscape with four lands of dream in which to visit. Dream World holds to the American style of theme parks... read more.

Dream World Pattaya

Bangkok Dream World

Last Updated: 20 May 2008

Bangkok just wouldn't be complete without a place for families to be together and enjoy themselves. Many of us know all too well the feeling of having to cover our kid's eyes at an rated R movie or having to split up the family because the kids complain. They just don't see themselves havin... read more.

Around Bangkok: 2 day River Kwai Jungle Raft/Resotel

Last Updated: 20 May 2008

The 2 day River Kwai Jungle Raft/Resotel is something that anyone visiting Bangkok would love to see because it's a sight you just can't take advantage of elsewhere.... read more.

Around Bangkok: Coral Island Tour Pattaya

Last Updated: 19 May 2008

Let me guess. You love sand, water, and you don't feel like bumping all around on a water slide that drops you off into a man-made sandbox. The city of Bangkok understands your pain, but unfortunately you won't find what you are looking for in Bangkok. What you want is the Coral Island Tour Pattaya, and that's ... read more.

Wat Benjamabophit (Marble Temple)

Last Updated: 27 Mar 2008

Dubbed "The Marble temple", the Wat Benjamabophit is located close in Bangkok's Dusit District. Covering an area roughly 12 acres large, it is within walking distance of Dusit Palace. The temple was built from white Italian Carrara marble. It is an architectural gem that combines traditional Thai design with a ... read more.

Bangkok Chinatown

Bangkok Chinatown attractions

Last Updated: 27 Mar 2008

Location: Chinatown
While visiting Bangkok, be sure to take a day to peruse the fabulous Chinatown district located at the Yaowarat Road junction. Some popular Bangkok Chinatown attractions include the Temple of the Golden Buddha, Sempeng Lane, the Pahurat Textile Market and some of the best shopping in Bangk... read more.

The Grand Pearl Cruise

Last Updated: 27 Mar 2008

Location: Riverside BKK
Imagine this: While touring Bangkok, someone informs you about the Grand Pearl Cruise. You've never heard of this cruise, but you've heard that it's nothing short of spectacular. There are peaceful waters and beautiful sites, and the price is just right. Well, you're certainly not dreaming. This kind of attract... read more.

Loy Nava Cruise

Last Updated: 27 Mar 2008

Location: Riverside BKK
If you are visting Bangkok and what to have an experience you'll never forget, you should go on the Loy Nava Cruise. I know. You came to Bangkok to have some peace and quiet, not to get on a noisy boat. But this cruise is the beacon of peace. The Loy Nava Cruise is the type of cruise that is for people who like... read more.

Wat Phra Kaew

Last Updated: 27 Mar 2008

Location: Riverside BKK
The Grand Palace together with Wat Phra Kaew is the number one tourist attraction in Bangkok, probably all of Thailand. If you only have the opportunity to see one thing in Bangkok, this should be it.... read more.

Aruna (Sun God) At Wat Arun

Bangkok Thai temples

Last Updated: 27 Mar 2008

Thai temples are some of the most beautiful architectural wonders of the world. During your holiday in Bangkok, Thailand, make sure that you take your camera and prepare to visit the wonders of the many Thai temples located throughout the city and surrounding areas.... read more.

Wat Arun Top

Bangkok Temples

Last Updated: 26 Mar 2008

Thailand is famous for its temples and there are many to visit in Bangkok. No trip to Bangkok is complete without visiting a few Bangkok Temples and experiencing Thai culture and religion. Because there are so many Bangkok temples, most tourists pick a few that interest them the most and pl... read more.

Royal Palace Bangkok Government Buildings

The Top Ten Attractions in Bangkok

Last Updated: 26 Mar 2008

When visiting Bangkok on business or holiday, you simply must take in the top ten attractions in Bangkok to make your visit complete. Do not return home without seeing these attractions that draw visitors from all over the globe.... read more.

Vimanmek Royal Mansion

Bangkok Attractions

Last Updated: 08 Mar 2008

Tourism is one of the major industries of Thailand. Bangkok is an important tourist attraction of Southeast Asia.... read more.

Around Bangkok: Kanchanaburi

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

Kanchanaburi is well known for the Bridge of the Rive Kwai. Many people it is the only reason they visit Kanchanaburi. However the bridge is not the only reason to visit Kanchanaburi the surrounding countryside is great for exploring on a motorbike or a bicycle. Kanchanaburi has a very relaxed atmosphere. T... read more.

Around Bangkok: Ayuthaya

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

Ayuthaya was the majestic capital of Thailand at one time and is located on a chain of islands on the Chao Phraya river upstream from where present day Bangkok is. It was the peak of its wealth and control during the 17th and 18th century when foreigners first arrived in Siam. Today the ruins of Ayuthaya are ... read more.

Around Bangkok: Koh Samet

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

Koh Samet is a small attractive island with Thailand's finest white sands, clear water, and picture postcard scenery. Koh Samet is in close proximity to Bangkok and receives a number of Thai visitors who come to spend the weekend. Koh Samet at times can be very crowded during their busy season. Because of it... read more.

Around Bangkok: Pattaya

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

Pattaya is one of the largest and most popular beach resorts in the area. The beach has a long history of tourism and recently has become popular with families. Visitors are attracted to Pattaya by the white sand beaches, the tropical climate and the huge range of accommodations. However, Pattaya is well kno... read more.

Around Bangkok: Hua Hin

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

A short distance from Bangkok is a nice little seaside town called Hua Hin. The sleepy little town attracts families and tourists who have purchased a vacation package. Because they are so close to Bangkok, Hua Hin also attracts a lot of Thai tourists, this helps lend to the Thai atmosphere to combine with th... read more.

Tours of Bangkok

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

Bangkok, the capital city of Thailand, is a tourist attraction all on its own. Most visitors spend at least a day or two taking one of the tours of Bangkok. Because the size of the city, most people opt for the tours of Bangkok to see the sights of Bangkok.... read more.

Top 10 Most Unusual Sights in Bangkok

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

Bangkok is a city with contrasts and contradictions and seems to be a fertile breeding ground for the strange and beautiful. Some of these sights you will stumble upon without looking for them.... read more.

The Ancient City

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

Just outside of Bangkok down an old road lies a little known park devoted to keeping the Thai cultural heritage alive. It is known as The ancient city.... read more.

Siam Water Park

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

Are you thirsty? Well, you can't drink this water, but you'll definitely want to once you see how refreshing it looks. And don't worry, there's plenty of water in the city of Bangkok for you to drink. But this water here is for having fun only. The Siam water park is one of Bangkok most excellent tourist attrac... read more.

The Bangkok Zoo

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

Some people come to visit Bangkok so they can stay at luxurious suites. They would like to stay in big pretty hotels with spas and broadband internet connection. And some actually come into Bangkok to do some international business. And other people who like living creatures that go by a name other than "human,... read more.

Siam Ocean World

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

Fish are beautiful creatures that live in oceans and fish tanks around the world. But fish-lovers and sightseers have a hard time navigating the ocean beds to get an up and personal look at fish they don't have in their fish tanks. So what can these people do? They can visit Siam Ocean World in Bangkok.... read more.

Bangkok Budget attractions

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

If you are traveling to Bangkok on a budget, have no fear. There are many different places where you can experience a wonderful time without spending a lot of money. Bangkok is a beautiful city and Bangkok budget attractions offer you an opportunity to have a good time without breaking the bank.... read more.

Day Trips in Bangkok

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

When you travel throughout the world, it is very easy to become overwhelmed and confused on what you should and shouldn't do. However, the best type of experience you can have while on vacation is through day trips. Day trips are a great way to experience everything that a certain city has to offer, and when ... read more.

Bangkok National Museum

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

At the Bangkok National Museum, there are many items you must see. However, the first step in visiting the Bangkok National Museum is knowing exactly how to get there. The Bangkok National Museum is a great way to experience the cultural past of this wonderful area, and gain new insight into a world that you ... read more.

Around Bangkok: Nature Tours

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

When you're vacationing in Bangkok, Thailand there are many things that you must do. However, the most important out of all these are the nature tours. Nature tours are great ways to experience how different this part of the world really is. You never really know what type of environment you are in until tak... read more.

Bangkok City Tour

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

One way to really experience the vast city of Bangkok is to take a few of the charming city tours. Bangkok city tours offer an English speaking guide who will know exactly when and where to take you so you can make the most of your visit in this exotic Eastern city.... read more.

Safari World

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

For a truly unique encounter with some of the most ferocious animals in the East, take a trip to Bangkok's Safari World park. Safari World park is actually two parks in one and features not only the exotic Safari World, but the Marine Park as well. This is an ideal way to spend a day in Bangkok if you are tra... read more.

Reptile Zoos

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

Bangkok has several reptile zoos and farms located throughout the city as well as the surrounding areas. Reptile zoos and farms in Bangkok give you the opportunity to see some of the most exotic creatures in the world enjoying their natural habitat. Children especially love the many different reptile zoos in ... read more.

Old Siam

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

When visiting in Bangkok, take a day to tour Old Siam. Your English-speaking guide will take through this ancient city where you will visit temples, palaces and different communities. The Euro goes very far in Thailand and a one day tour of Old Siam is very inexpensive, costing less than 60 Euros per person. ... read more.

Macabre Attractions in Bangkok

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

Bangkok is a diverse culture, with many sights and experiences that you may not find anywhere else thrown all together. Therefore, it is no wonder that in this city offering up so much, that you would find some macabre attractions. These macabre attractions will have you wondering as to what evil created such h... read more.

Bangkok's Children's Discovery Museum

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

Bangkok's Children's Discovery Museum is a great adventure for adults and children. It is here that you will learn about virtually everything you can imagine. Bangkok's Children's Discovery Museum opened its doors in June of 2001 and has been delighting thousands upon thousands of guests ever since. With hands ... read more.

Safari World in Bangkok

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

One of Thailand's biggest zoos is Safari World and is located in Bangkok. Safari World offers up the same types of animals, reptiles and marine life that one would expect from a zoo. Safari World on the other hand has more to offer than most would see in any other zoo around. Thai boxing is very popular in Bang... read more.

Half-Day Tours in Bangkok

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

Tours can help to enhance one's vacation in Bangkok by allowing them to experience a world of culture. The problem with tours though is that the time constraints may not fit into your vacation schedule. You may already have many things that you want to do that a tour may interfere with or you just want a relaxi... read more.

Unusual attractions

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

There are many beautiful, cultural, and religious attractions in Bangkok. Along with these traditional attractions are some very unusual attractions in Bangkok as well. Some are great for the whole family, and others are best observed without the kids. If you are taking a trip to Thailand you should check out a... read more.

Bangkok Waterways

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

Bangkok waterways (Klongs) play a huge role in the cities history and continue today as an important part of Thai life. For centuries Bangkok waterways have been an integral part of daily life and you can still see tourists, locals, and monks traveling by river taxi or even peddlers selling their wares in float... read more.

Safari World in Bangkok

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2008

There is no shortage of great places to visit while vacationing on Bangkok. A great place to go in Bangkok during your visit is Safari world. This animal park features many animal displays plus great mammal and marine shows that the whole family can enjoy. Safari World also has a wide variety of animals and act... read more.