What to do in Bangkok, Thailand? Discover the rich culture and historical spots in Thailand.

Bangkok, Thailand has always been a famous tourist destination because of the rich culture, delicious food and beautiful historic places. If you are a first timer visiting Thailand I would say visiting their historical places is a one of a kind experience and should be added to your itinerary. 

Here are some personal recommendations on where to go within Bangkok and nearby city outside of Bangkok where you see and experience their culture:

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1. The Grand Palace and Wat Pho

The Grand Palace located at the heart of Bangkok which was built in 1782 and features several magnificent buildings including Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha).
Wat Pho is a Buddhist temple complex located directly south of The Grand Palace. It is also known as the Temple of the Reclining Buddha.

Reminder: You need to dress appropriately. For women, you can wear long trousers, long skirts, pants or dress (should be below the knee; shoulders should also be covered) and for men, they need to wear long pants as well and shoulders should also be covered.

Entrance fee:
The Grand Palace: 500 baht
Wat Pho – 100 baht


2. Damnoen Saduak Floating Market and Ayutthaya

– Explore the rich and cultural history of Ayutthaya. Believed to be built during the 14th century and was the second capital of the Siamese Kingdom. One of the World Heritage Property.
-The Ayutthaya tour I had was just a beautiful experience, not only that I discovered more of their culture and their history.
– Damnoen Saduak Floating Market located in Ratchaburi, is one of the most popular floating markers in Thailand. The canal is 32 kilometers long and has more than 200 branches.
-One of the most famous activities in Thailand is to visit and experience the floating market so you shouldn’t miss it.

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Damnoen Saduak Floating Market and Ayutthaya One Day or Sunset Private Car Charter Tour


3. Ancient City and Erawan Museum

– Discover and learn Thai culture by visiting these two beautiful Bangkok attractions. Ancient City or also known as the Ancient Siam is a museum park constructed by Lek Viriyaphant and occupying over 200 acres (0.81 km2) in the shape of Thailand. It is the world’s largest outdoor museum.
– Erawan Museum is located in Samut Prakan Province. It is popular for its giant three-headed elephant art display and also rich in Eastern iconography. They say that The Erawan Museum is the door opening to the heritage of Thai culture.

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Ancient City and Erawan Museum Ticket

Hi Pinay! There is a lot more to discover in Thailand, but if this is your first time these places I recommend are the starter pack. After visiting the spots, I am sure you will learn, discover and fall in love with Thailand.

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