Bangkok is one of the most vibrant cities in the world. It’s loud, it’s noisy, it’s modern and fast-moving, and at the same time it’s quiet, slow and old-fashioned. It’s a fusion city, a city where tradition and modernity not just meet, but mix and create something new. But what should you do on the first time visiting of Bangkok is a common question for those who visit Bangkok the first time. Follow are thing you should do when visiting Bangkok, Thailand
1. Temples in Bangkok
There are so many temples in Bangkok, if you have an interest in Buddhism or religious architecture, you will love it here. The temples are built in many different styles, and the “must see” temples are the Wat Pho which features the 46 meter long reclining Buddha image and Wat Arun, which is just across the river.
2. Shop at MBK (Mah Boon Krong):
This enormous shopping centre is a total of six floors worth of small shops! MBK has almost everything under the sun! From mobile phones to fake designer goods to tailoring of apparels to your whims and fancies. Get good steals and deals and brag about how little they cost to your friends back home!
3. Riverside Cruise:
While dining, take a riverside cruise along the spectacular Chao Phraya River, which is an amazing sight to behold. The magical city lights whizzes past as the cruise speeds up, with the breeze and romantic candlelit ambience, enjoy an unforgettable experience with your loved ones!
4. Bangkok Floating Market:
Make your way down to the Bangkok Floating Market, at this infamous market, you will be able to see the lives of the Thai traders and how they sell their fresh produces on vendor boats along the canals. The market is roughly about 80 km outside of Bangkok and can be reached by bus or by signing up with an organized tour in Bangkok.
5. Royal Barge Museum
Royal Barge Museum is located near the National Museum on the Chao Phraya river at the entrance of the Bangkok Noi Canal. The museum houses the royal barges that are used on ceremonial occasions.