Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, is quite famous for its imposing Wats, temples that display the richness of Thai architecture and the devotion to their religion. Bangkok is also a shoppers’ haven, packed with diverse choices from world class malls to bustling bazaars to refreshing floating markets.
Similarly Bangkok’s nightlife is just as sensational. You can go on club-hopping or bar-hopping or even rock the dance floors to your favourite DJ or live concert music. Go sightseeing along the Bangkok streets, brimming with dazzling neon lights. And if that is not enough, you can opt for a delightful shopping spree complemented with wining and dining under the starry nights.
There are several nightlife hotspots in Bangkok that comes to life with the twilight. It is the time when the streets become more peaceful yet animated, striking and inviting. Sukhumvit, Siam, Khao San Road and Silom concentrate some of the most popular nightlife zones in Bangkok. Options are plenty and diverse and they range from budget to upmarket. Musical entertainment too is captivating and vibrant offering choices from jazz to hard rock to sophisticated DJ music.
Shopping at night in a Bangkok’s night market is one of the experiences you simply can’t miss while in Bangkok. Suan Lum Night Bazaar is recognized as Bangkok’s first sanctioned night bazaar. Shop for sundry items varying from jewellery to silverware as well as crafts and later dine at its outdoor food court serving delicious cosmopolitan dishes. Suan Lum Night Bazaar also houses the popular Joe Louis Puppet Theatre staging interesting puppet shows. Other famous night shopping areas in Bangkok include Patpong and Khao San Road as well as Ratchada-Lad Phrao Junction.
Sukhumvit in particular claims to have many soi, streets, offering great nightlife zones. The Soi of the Dead Artists or Soi 33 is one such popular area. It has earned this name because it houses many clubs and pubs named after famous European artists of the bygone era. For an upmarket entertainment this is one of the best places to venture. En route you can also check out the street hawkers selling succulent local delicacies, immersing the sidewalks with tempting aromas.