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Most Popular Landmarks Must Visit in Bangkok


Wat Pho (Temple of the Reclining Buddha)

Wat Pho, home to the massive reclining Buddha, is one of Bangkok’s oldest and most serene temples, offering a glimpse into Thailand’s rich heritage.

    • Instagram: @watpho.bangkok
    • Opening Hours: Open 8:30 AM – 6:30 PM

Grand Palace

The Grand Palace is a stunning royal complex that houses the revered Emerald Buddha, showcasing opulent Thai architecture and artistry.

    • Instagram: @grandpalacebangkok.official
    • Opening Hours: Open daily 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn)

Wat Arun, with its dazzling porcelain tiles, is a riverside masterpiece known for its panoramic views of Bangkok from its towering prang.

    • Instagram: @temple.of.dawn
    • Opening Hours: Open daily 8 AM – 6 PM

Chatuchak Weekend Market

Chatuchak Market is a shopping extravaganza where you can uncover treasures and savor street food in a bustling weekend atmosphere.

    • Instagram: @chatuchakweekendmarket
    • Opening Hours: Wednesday – Thursday 7 AM – 6 PM, Friday 6 PM – 12 AM, Saturday – Sunday 9 AM – 6 PM, closed Monday – Tuesday

Wat Traimit Withayaram Worawihan

Wat Traimit features a gilded exterior, exhibitions & a massive golden statue of Buddha

    • Instagram: @wattraimit2017
    • Opening Hours: Open daily 8 AM – 5 PM

Jim Thompson House

The Jim Thompson House is a captivating museum, inviting you to explore Thai culture through the eyes of a silk tycoon in a lush garden setting.

    • Instagram: @jimthompsonhouse
    • Opening Hours: Open daily 10 AM – 5 PM

Chao Phraya Tourist Boat ICONSIAM

The Chao Phraya River weaves through Bangkok, inviting you to cruise its waters and admire historic temples and landmarks along the way.

    • Instagram: @chaophrayatouristboat
    • Operating Hours: Open daily 9 AM – 7:15 PM

Erawan Shrine

The Erawan Shrine is a lively Hindu temple where locals and visitors alike seek blessings, watch traditional dances, and soak in the spiritual ambiance.

    • Instagram: @grandhyatterawan
    • Opening Hours: Open daily 6 AM – 10 PM

Clock Tower Chulalongkorn University

This Clock Tower is a gift of The Japan Air Lines to Chulalongkorn University in commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the University

    • Instagram: @chulalongkorn.university
    • Opening Hours: Open 24 hours

MBK Center

MBK Center is a bustling shopping paradise, where you can shop for fashion, gadgets, and souvenirs without breaking the bank.

    • Instagram: @mbkcenter
    • Opening Hours: Open daily 10 AM – 10 PM


Written by
Olivia Harper

A spirited travel enthusiast whose wanderlust knows no bounds. Her travel writing goes beyond the surface, delving into the heart of Thai culture, uncovering hidden gems known only to the locals, and celebrating the resilience and hospitality of the Thai people.

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