Bangkok was formerly a simple trading post. Currently, it is the prime tourist destination in South East Asia. Bangkok is filled with endless temples to visit, and its nights are filled with entertainment and loud music. You have your pick Bangkok hotels to stay in so choose your hotels in Bangkok based on your needs. If traveling for business, book a room in the Sukhumvitor Ploenchit-Chidlom areas, shoppers will find Siam a better location.
Bangkok Quick Picks & Tips
Find your way to the Chatuchak weekend market for your local shopping experience. It has a selection of more than 8000 shops under one big umbrella. This is a good location for souvenir shopping.
Have a spectacular evening out at Khao San Road, where there is a long stretch of clubs and bars waiting for you. You will even find Volkswagens which have been converted into cocktail bars amid its market stalls.
One of the must-see places for guests of Bangkok hotels is the Grand Palace. Constructed in 1782, the intricacy of architecture on this building is proof of Thailand's artistic creativity.
Events of Interest
Visit Bangkok's Chinatown during the Vegetarian festival or Chinese New Year celebrations to get a feel of the local scene, at Yaowarat street. Items on sale range from electronic parts, to stationery and gold jewelry.
There are limitless choices in Bangkok for food. Try out Thai Cuisine at Bo Lan in Sukhumvit, or head down to try have brunch at Four Seasons Hotel in Rajadamri.
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