You must have seen this city in movies as a summer paradise destination and have dreamt of experiencing it

Bangkok is one of the best cities to live in Asia. It is a city that is full of activities and event happenings all year round. You’ll find cheap foods everywhere and due to the low cost of living here, it’s hard to not love this bustling metropolis.

Bangkok has so much to offer to all that staying here for a day or two is not enough to discover its beauty. Let’s learn and explore the things you can find and do in Bangkok.

Exploring this vibrant city is a piece of cake with the transportation options they have all around the capital.

Transportation:
  • Motorcycle (Win)

    • The fastest and the cheapest way to get around the capital.The cost of the taxi for the first two kilometres be around 25 baht, for the each of the next 3 to 5 kilometres,then for kilometres 6 through 15 you will pay about 10 baht for each kilometre.If you travel more than 15 kilometres, you will need to haggle a price with the driver. Just be aware some taxis may want to haggle regardless of distance.

  • Taxis

    • The taxis here come in different colors and they’re hard to miss. If you’re going for long distances and don’t want to be under the heat, then taking a taxi is better.

  • Tuk tuk

    • The most authentic Thai way of getting around the city and is always a fun experience. While tuk tuks are an incredible method to get around Thailand, regardless of whether as a traveler exploring the sights or just want the experiance of going for a ride, there’s chance that there are some rotten tomatoes among Bangkok’s tuk tuk drivers. Make sure you haggle a price before you begin your ride.

  • BTS (Skytrain) /MRT (Subway)

    • The most convenient way of getting around Bangkok and it’s famous landmarks.

Aside from travelling, you must be wondering what else is there in Bangkok? Thailand is also known for their night markets where you can both shop and eat delicious Thai food. Each night market is special so try to visit more than one if you can.

Night Markets:

  • Srinagarindra Train Night Market

    • The original train market in Bangkok that used to be an abandoned train track. This night market is known for selling vintage furniture and is loved by the locals.

  • Asiatique The Riverfront

    • The most popular night market that every tourist will need to visit in Bangkok. It is an outdoor shopping centre with restaurants and bars that has riverfront views.

Bangkok is also a shopping paradise for all shopaholics with their cheap, hip and trendy clothing shops. A good start to practice your bargaining skills!

Floating Markets:

There are 6 floating markets around Bangkok.The skimming markets in Bangkok are among the city’s star attractions. Pretty much every voyager has a visit to in any event one on their first outing here. The hues, mayhem, flavors and environment make it a remarkable encounter, and the curiosity of purchasing a nibble from a passing vessel takes some beating. All things considered, many will be debilitated by the separation, the cost of the visit and certainly the incredibly early wake-up time expected to arrive sufficiently early to appreciate the experience appropriately.

#1: Tha Kha Floating Market

Tha Kha Floating Market is the littler kin of the close by Damneon Saduak market. It draws in an a lot littler measure of travelers and, with an overhang of normal environmental factors, it’s shielded from overdevelopment, so its unassuming size and neighborhood climate are probably going to remain.

The market has various older Thais in their rowboats selling natural product, vegetables, nearby food, and delightful desserts. The fundamental purchasers here are the Tha Kha locals (additionally in rowboats). Individuals here appear to know each other quite well and there are frequently not many vacationers around.

Open: Saturday–Sunday from 6 am to 3 pm.

#2: Bang Nam Pheung Floating Market

Bang Nam Pheung is one of the littlest yet in addition one of the nearest to  Bangkok – just around 20 km away. In any case, nearest doesn’t mean generally open and a taxi may be the best way to arrive. Regardless of its small size, the market has an intriguing decision of food to test and a beautiful area.

 Open: Friday–Sunday from 8 am to 2 pm (closed Monday–Thursday)

#3: Khlong Lat Mayom Floating Market

Khlong Lat Mayom is a medium-sized market found truly near Bangkok. It’s a truly neighborhood market and you may be one of the not many outsiders around. The primary market itself is on strong ground however it’s fascinating with the opportunity to test a wide range of fun desserts and natural products. As it’s found simply close Taling Chan Floating Market, it is smarter to consolidate the two business sectors on a similar morning.

Open Saturdays–Sundays from 8 am to 5 pm (closed on weekdays)

#4: Taling Chan Floating Market

Taling Chan is close to Bangkok found just 12 km from downtown Bangkok, Taling Chan is open the entire day and has recently enough pontoons to be known as a coasting market, in addition to a huge nearby market connected to it.
There are little longtail vessel travels to take you around the close by khlongs (trenches) and get a loosening up look at the encompassing territory. It may not have the old-world appeal of different business sectors, yet it has the more veritable feel to it.

Open Saturday–Sunday from 8 am to 5 pm

#5: Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

Damnoen Saduak has been Thailand’s most popular market, however makes it one of the most busiest ones. It’s loaded with pontoons selling food and natural products,There are also plenty of other delicious treats and things to see while walking along the dockside area of the market’s canals.The market is around 100 km west from Bangkok.

Open Daily from 7 am to 5 pm

#6: Amphawa Floating Market

Amphawa is an incredibly celebrated drifting business sector in Thailand, discovered 90 km south-west of Bangkok. It’s cute and fun and astoundingly certified, with various minimal wooden houses perfectly masterminded along the channel, selling endowments, nibbles and desserts.The Amphawa Floating Market is found around 50 kilometers southeast of Bangkok and happens on a little trench of the Mae Khlong River.

Friday–Sunday from 11 am to 9.30 pm (closed Monday–Thursday)

Shopping

  • Platinum Fashion Mall

    • It is Thailand’s largest fashion mall and one stop shop for wholesale clothes.

  • Chatuchak

    • This famous weekend market is known as the largest outdoor shopping market in Thailand with 15,000 stalls covering the area.

  • MBK

    • This is a shopping mall situated in the city centre but unlike its neighbouring malls, the prices here are cheaper and has more variety.

Bangkok is a city that never sleeps and with the growing number of expats living there, you will understand why they fell in love with this place and chose to stay. The longer you stay in Bangkok, the more you’ll discover the magic of the city.

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