Although there are so many holiday location in the world but Bangkok is popular so much among the Britons. There are many attractive spots that attract the global visitors to book flights to Bangkok during Thailand holidays. Here are some good locations that you may opt to travel while holidaying in Bangkok.
If there ever was a designated tourist city, Bangkok would definitely be the one. With a number of flights to Bangkok available, the city is always bustling with tourists. Bangkok offers the world to both business and leisure travellers. Thailand has never been colonised and in spite of the rapid globalisation the world has witnessed, the country has managed to retain its beautiful culture and wonderful warmth over the period of time. A first time visitor to Bangkok may find himself/herself overwhelmed by the gaudiness of the city. The city’s charms include beautiful sights, great nightlife, heavenly food and best shopping. Although, Bangkok is often considered as the adult entertainment capital of the world, the city has much to offer even to the families on holidays. The charismatic city boasts of number of different attractions and exciting things. Let’s have a look at the some of the interesting stuff to do while in Bangkok.
Bangkok has some of the best spas and massage parlours in the world. Leave the hustle and bustle of the city and get yourself pampered with simple massages or get cured by complex treatments. There are hordes of spas in Bangkok and the best part is that some of them are dirt cheap.
For people with even a mild interest in the game of Golf, this city is almost a paradise. If you feel like teeing off, there are number of affordable golf courses to choose from, such as Kantarat Golf Course, Royal Bangkok Sports Club and Royal Thai Army Sports Center.
Thailand has some of the world’s best cinema halls. Most of the halls are extremely modern and have the décor and ambience similar to that of any five-star luxury hotel. Some of the halls have a seating capacity of only 20-40 people. Such halls also offer complimentary snacks and beverages.
Bangkok is famous for its world class shopping facilities. Shopping is the one activity you would not like to miss once in the city. With amazing discounts at several stores in the city, you will find everything you want at much affordable prices. Bangkok is also famous for imitation and supplicates of original brands and goods but it is always advisable to buy only the original products. Chatuchak Weekend Market, Patpong Night Market, Suan Lum Night Bazaar, Siam Paragon and Robinsons Sukhumvit are some of the available shopping options where you can find many things that can interest you.
Food is surely one of the highlights of the city. With Thai food becoming a rage world over, it is understandable if food is the speciality of Bangkok. There are several luxury restaurants in the city that offer pure culinary pleasure, but it is the street food of Bangkok that truly reflects the taste of genuine Thai food. If you really want to experience the authentic Thai food then catch any of the available flights to Thailand and land up at any of the famous eating joints in the city, such as Vientiane Kitchen, Dairy Queen, Pierside Seafood Restaurant, Prikly Prik and Chicken Rice Man.
The awe-inspiring National Museum is one of the largest in Asia and holds some of the most priceless artefacts in its abode. It houses artefacts that reflect and portrays the culture and traditions of different parts of the country. The museum features historical treasures that date back to the Neolithic times. Once used as a palace, the National Museum incorporates numerous beautiful buildings.
An outstanding architectural masterpiece, this one is a must visit on a trip to Bangkok. It is a complex of beautiful structures that once served as the official residence for the Kings of Thailand. The Grand Place consists of Wat Phra Kaew, which is a stunningly beautiful temple that contains the famous Emerald Buddha. The Grand Place also includes Dusit Phra and Chakri Mahaprasad Hall, a building which is heavily inspired by the Italian Renaissance in its design and style.
Wat Pho, also known as the Temple of the Reclining Buddha, is one of the largest and oldest temples in Thailand. The temple features a gold-plated huge statue of reclining Buddha. The temple also imparts teachings on traditional massage and herbal medication.
This hustling and bustling area is a fascinating maze of delightful little shop that sell a variety of items.
Bangkok Snake Farm, officially called the Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute, was founded to make antidotes for snakes’ poison. The place conducts a daily show that features public milking of poisonous snakes. People are also allowed to take pictures with non-poisonous pythons.
Lumpini Park is the perfect getaway from the hectic city life. The park features lustrous green grass, beautiful palm trees, exotic plants and a pond with rowboats available on rent.
In several tourists areas boxing is organised just for the tourists. Apart from the fighting itself, the opening rituals, music and constant screaming by viewers adds to charm of Thai Boxing.