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8 locations not to be missed when coming to Bangkok

Written by Jimmy Rustling

Aside from dining, shopping and walking, visitors should not miss visiting places like Jim Thompson House, Jatujak weekend market and Siam Niramit when coming to Thailand.

Pagoda: 95% of Thailand’s population is Buddhist. Of course, the capital of Bangkok has hundreds of pagodas serving the faith of the people. Not only a place of worship, some temples also have halls and schools. The three largest temples that travelers visit Bangkok are the Grand Palace, Wat Po and Wat Arun. These places are not only a great stopover for visitors by impressive architecture but also of great historical significance.

Jatujak Weekend Market: Bangkok’s Jatujak Weekend Market (Chatuchak) is one of the largest in Asia. The area is nearly 150,000 m2 with thousands of suppliers, about 200,000 stores on weekends. Visitors can easily find beautiful “made in Thailand” handicrafts, clothing, household goods and even pets. However, the market has the downside is crowded. Travelers can easily get lost in the labyrinth network stalls. If you hate crowded but want to go to Chatuchak, 9am and 4pm is the appropriate time.

Jim Thompson House: The legend of Jim Thompson appears in every travel guide book in Thailand. These iconic silk products are available in 13 outlets around Bangkok and 2 outlets. However, to truly experience, visit Jim Thompson House and learn about the mysterious name of this brand. The traditional Thai style teakwood house is nestled amidst the enormous greenery of the trees. It is filled with ancient artifacts of Southeast Asia – collected by the owners of the house through their trips.

Ancient City: The only way to visit the most important historical sites of Thailand in a day is to visit Ancient City. About 45 minutes drive from Bangkok, Samut Prakan has a copy of dozens of famous temples in the country, from the Royal Palace in Bangkok to the Preah Vihear Temple on the Cambodian border. However, Acient City is very large, visitors should rent a car or bicycle to walk around this place.

Asiatique The Riverfront: Asiatique The Riverfront is a large entertainment and shopping complex next to the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok. It was built based on the inspiration of the city as a riverfront shopping area in the early 1900s. Restaurants and bars include a range of fine pubs serving Thai and Japanese dishes. , France and Italy. The best way to get here is to catch a regular train from Thaksin.

Siam Niramit: Meticulously crafted with over 100 performers, Siam Niramit re-enacts the culture of the seven centuries into an amazing 80-minute program with special effects. The program starts at 20h every day. Guests can dine at an on-site restaurant, offering a Thai buffet dinner from 17:30. After the show, visitors can also experience traditional Thai games, elephant rides or enjoy other cultural performances.

According to Kim Ngan / Zing news

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