Are you thinking of traveling to Thailand or have you already booked your flight and don’t know what to do? Fear not, BudgetAir.com is here! There are plenty of unique and wonderful things to do in Bangkok, from eating grilled scorpions to watching a glamorous cabaret show or taking a Tuk Tuk ride at night. Here is our list of things to do in Bangkok:
1. Street food
You absolutely cannot miss street food when you are in Bangkok! Try the delicious Pad Thai dish, bursting with flavor that will rock your taste buds. Do you fancy something different? How about a grilled scorpion? There are many weird and wacky treats to try on the streets of Bangkok.
2. Chatuchak Market
Chatuchak Market is one of the largest markets in the world and is open on Saturdays and Sundays. Nearly 200,000 people come every day to visit these markets! Whatever you want to buy, you will surely find it here and if not, head to…
3. Siam Paragon Mall
There are many things to do in the Siam area, but the mall is definitely worth a visit. If you don’t like shopping, don’t worry! There is plenty to keep you entertained including the largest underground aquarium in Southeast Asia with activities including shark, penguin and otter feeding.
Cocktail in hand, amazing view, great atmosphere… what could be better? Don’t miss out, head to one of Bangkok’s rooftop bars. There is so much to choose from and you will want to go every night.
5. Tuk tuk ride
What better way to see the city than by taking a Tuk Tuk ride? Experience the bright lights of the city and the lively street life at night, and soak up the exciting atmosphere that Bangkok has to offer.
6. David Beckham statue
At one of Bangkok’s many temples, you’ll find a golden statue of David Beckham built into the altar. No jokes.
The story goes that the statue was added to the temple in 1998 during the soccer World Cup celebrations. You can even clearly see the sponsors engraved on Beckham’s jersey. Maybe you’ll meet the real David Beckham when you’re there…
If you are looking for nightlife in Bangkok, this is definitely the place to be. There are chill bars, street stalls and cool clubs all in one place. Tourists and backpackers are drawn here like moths to a flame, and if you’re looking to party, this is the place to be.
One of the most famous landmarks in Bangkok is the Grand Palace, with incredibly beautiful and intricate buildings. The former residence of the Thai royal family is now only used occasionally for ceremonies and is well worth a visit.
9. Reclining Buddha
If you are in the Grand Palace, don’t forget to go to Wat Pho and the Temple of the Reclining Buddha. The Buddha is 46m long and is a sight to behold. Enjoy the tranquility and calm of the Temple and escape the hustle and bustle of the busy city life.
10. Calypso Bangkok Cabaret Show
There are many cabaret shows in Bangkok, but this is the most famous. More than 70 transgender performers put on a show full of glitz and glamour. Think sparkly dresses, elaborate headdresses, and of course, singing and dancing. Prepare to be amazed by this spectacular show!