7 Beautiful Places To Visit In Bangkok

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Bangkok, the capital city of Thailand, is an extraordinary place. Rest assured you are guaranteed of an exceptional experience and reception when you visit. Forget about the heat and traffic jams, below are seven most alluring things to do when you visit the great city of Bangkok. Also, be sure to check out flights from Singapore to Bangkok to save on your flight cost; you’ll be glad to spend your money on experiences and delicious food!

7 Beautiful Places To Visit In Bangkok

1. The Wat Arun Temple

Bangkok is filled with very many dazzling temples and museums. The most stunning of all temples is the Wat Arun temple, also known as The Temple of Dawn. This is because the temple looks gorgeous at sunrise. It is situated on the western banks of the River Chao Phraya. There is a Hindu God known as Aruna, hence the derivation of the name Arun. The architecture of the temple, which is of ancient design, makes it a place worth visiting. The place is ideal for family visits and is a highlight of any visit to the city. Open daily from 8:30am-5:30pm.
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2. The House of the Thai Silk King, Jim Thompson

One of the topmost rated places to visit in Bangkok, the house of Jim Thompson is an intriguing place to visit. Jim Thompson was an architect, military spy during the war, a major collector of Southeast Asian art, and a business man who revived the Thai Silk industry. The house comprises of six buildings, comprised of antique Thai architecture. Open from 9am-6pm; be sure to save plenty of time to explore the grounds and the art museum. 
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3. The Grand Palace of the Thai Royalty

Without a doubt, this place is a world-class attraction. It is one of the most ranked places to visit in Bangkok, and has been the home of the Kings of Siam since 1782. Today, it is a largely ceremonial complex, as well as a museum, which gives a distinctive reflection of royal life. On the grounds, be sure to see the Emerald Buddha. Open daily from 8:30am-3:30pm. 
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4. The Chao Phraya River (The Bangkok Waterway)

Once in Bangkok, marvel at the iconic Chao Phraya River flowing southwards to the Thailand Gulf.It forms a beautiful waterway through the city. People also cruise on the waterway via ferries; the river can be the best place to snap photos, especially during the golden hour. The best part of all this is that there are no charges for visiting; it is free like the air we breathe.
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5. Lumphini Park

This park brings you close to nature and ideal for basking in the sun, natural shade, and a fresh breeze.  Founded in the 1920s by King Rama IV, it is located on royal property, and is a park with many purposes. Visitors can play on the playgrounds, visit a library (Bangkok's first public library!), bird watch, rent a swan paddleboat on the lake, eat well at the Sri Thai Derm food center, practice tai chi, and more . Open from 4:30am-9pm.
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6. Sea Life Bangkok Ocean World 

Before Thailand gained its name, this aquarium was initially referred to as the Siam Ocean World. Now known as Sea Life Bangkok Ocean World, this is the largest aquarium in Southeast Asia. Located within the Siam Paragon shopping center; plan to spend a day on site! Open from 10am-9pm.
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7. The Chatuchak Weekend Market

Be sure to visit Chatuchak on a weekend, as this is the world’s largest weekend market! It boasts over 15,000 stalls, located on 35 acres (Think that’s long? Click here to view a 23-minute video about the market!) . Remember, bargaining is common in Thailand. There are new toilets and parking, a hotel, and an adjoining shopping center, all new in 2019. Open 9am-6pm.

In Bangkok, whatever you do, wherever you go, you will be sure to eat well...enjoy!
 7 Beautiful Places To Visit In Bangkok

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