The Grand Palace
Dive into history at The Grand Palace, where intricate architecture, stunning temples, and the revered Emerald Buddha await. This place used to be a royal residence, and it’s an absolute must-see.
- Instagram: @grandpalacebangkok.official
- Opening Hours: Open daily 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Wat Pho (Temple of the Reclining Buddha)
Wat Pho, home to the colossal reclining Buddha statue, is one of Bangkok’s oldest temples. It’s a serene spot steeped in culture.
- Instagram: @watpho.bangkok
- Opening Hours: Open daily 8:30 AM – 6:30 PM
Chatuchak Weekend Market
Get ready to shop ’til you drop at Chatuchak Market, one of the world’s biggest weekend bazaars. From clothes to street food, they’ve got it all.
- Instagram: @chatuchakweekendmarket
- Opening Hours: Wednesday – Thursday 7 AM – 6 PM, Friday 6 PM – 12 AM, Saturday – Sunday 9 AM – 6 PM, closed Monday – Tuesday
Jim Thompson House
Explore the Jim Thompson House, a museum blending Thai architecture and lush gardens. It’s a treasure trove of art and artifacts collected by silk merchant Jim Thompson.
- Instagram: @jimthompsonhouse
- Opening Hours: Open daily 10 AM – 5 PM
Asiatique The Riverfront
Asiatique is where shopping, dining, and entertainment meet with a view. Located along the river, it’s perfect for a night out.
- Instagram: @asiatique.thailand
- Opening Hours: Open daily 11 AM – 12:00 AM
Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn)
Wat Arun is known for its stunning central tower adorned with porcelain. This temple is a real gem by the riverbank.
- Instagram: @temple.of.dawn
- Opening Hours: Open daily 8 AM – 6 PM
If luxury shopping is your thing, head to Siam Paragon. They’ve got high-end brands, restaurants, an IMAX theater, and even an impressive aquarium.
- Instagram: @siamparagonshopping
- Opening Hours: Open daily 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Green Vintage Chatuchak
For trendy fashion and unique finds, don’t miss Chatuchak Green, an extension of the famous market.
- Instagram: @greenvintagechatuchak
- Opening Hours: Open daily 4 PM – 12 AM
The Erawan Shrine is a Hindu sanctuary bustling with life. It’s famous for offerings, prayers, and traditional dance performances.
- Instagram: @grandhyatterawan
- Opening Hours: Open daily 6 AM – 10 PM
Escape the city buzz at Lumphini Park, an urban oasis perfect for a leisurely walk, picnics, or even a relaxing boat ride on the lake.
- Opening Hours: Open daily 4:30 AM – 10 PM