One of Asia's greatest cities combining traditional culture with modern sophistication

One of Asia’s most popular megalopolises, Bangkok offers a diverse range of sights and experiences, with something for everyone. Culture fiends will delight in the dazzling Royal Palace and the city’s countless pagodas, while shoppers could spend weeks sifting through Bangkok’s modern malls and traditional open-air markets.

Entertainment in Bangkok ranges from thrilling Muay Thai bouts to highbrow classical Thai music concerts and everything in between. Dining options are equally varied. Whether you’re eating fine French cuisine in a plush hotel restaurant or sampling fried crickets on the side of the road, prepare to have all of your senses engaged.

WHY WE THINK YOU’LL LOVE IT

  • Bangkok is the shopping capital of Southeast Asia with everything from night markets to glitzy shopping malls
  • The culinary centre of the country, Bangkok is not only known for its colourful street food but now has Michelin-standard eateries and restaurants
  • Bangkok's diverse range of activity offerings include family-friendly excursions, spa and wellness pampering, and cultural sightseeing
Within Easy Reach Of...
Bangkok has two of the busiest international airports in the region. Suvarnabhumi International Airport is 30km/19mi to the city centre and Don Muang International Airport is 24km/15mi to the city centre.
Chiang Mai 1hr flight
Koh Samui 1hr 05min flight
Phuket 1hr 15min flight
Sukhothai 1hr 20min flight
Travel Tips
  • Explore hidden Bangkok on a boat ride through the ‘klongs’ or canals of the city
  • Experience the original Thai massage at Wat Po Temple
  • Enjoy a sundowner at one of the many sky bars in the city for a breathtaking view of the Bangkok skyline
  • Experience the great Chao Phraya River on a boat cruise visiting temples and historic landmarks on the way
  • Shop at Chatuchak, one of the largest weekend markets in the world, with nearly 15,000 stalls selling a dizzying array of goods

Hotels We Recommend

The Peninsula Bangkok

Bangkok, Thailand

Suitable for:
Business, Families, Leisure, Romance

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