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20 Places To Visit in Bangkok
Have you ever been to Bangkok? You might be asked this by this frequently asked question if you are a travelholic. Bangkok is a metropolis of Thailand, as known as one of the most beautiful and attractive destinations in Southeast Asia. Vecay.com has presented Must-Visit Places so, you will not miss any attractions in Bangkok. The content has been reached by more than 797,778 people on Vecay Faebook with 34,413 "Likes" and 1,648 Shares. Pin this in your bookmark tab.
 
The reunion of 10+10 amazing places in Bangkok
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Wat Phra Kaew
1. Wat Phra Kaew

Wat Phra Kaew (officially known as Wat Phra Sri Rattana Satsadaram) is completely built in 1748 and also marked as the most important Buddhist temple in Thailand. It houses the statue of Phra Phuttha Maha Mani Rattana Patimakon (Emerald Buddha) and is the place where significant religious ceremonies are conducted.

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Khao San Road
2. Khao San Road

Khao San road is a street which is only 410 meter long located in central Bangkok. There are several pubs, bars, café and hostels where you can meet a lot of backpackers there. Described by Alex Garland in his best selling book The Beach as “the Centre of the backpacking universe”.

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Yaowarat
3. Yaowarat

Bangkok’s Chinatown is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Bangkok. At day time, there is a place for gold trading or visiting Chinese Temple but at the Night time, the road turns to a food heaven for street food lovers.

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Erawan Shrine
4. Erawan Shrine

Erawan Shrine or “Than Tao Mahaprom” at Erawan Hotel marks the first largest shrine housing Phra Phrom. According to Hindu belief, Phra Phrom is the god of builder.
With his 4-face, each of which symbolizes the 4 directions—north, south, east, and west; therefore, he can vision and protect everything in both human world and heaven.

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Asiatique The Riverfront
5. Asiatique The Riverfront

A combination of night bazaar and many famous restaurants with a museum living concept. It is situated in the former docks of the East Asiatic Company, and faces the Chao Phraya River and Charoen Krung Road.

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Jim Thompson House
6. Jim Thompson House

A house of a founder of Jim Thompson Thai Silk company who is well-known as a major collector of Southeast Asian art which was built in 1958 where collected showcase for his art collection.

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Jatyuchak
7. Jatyuchak Weekend Market

The largest market in Thailand where you can find nine kinds of goods:plants, antiques, pets, food and drinks, fresh and dry food,ceramics, furniture and home decor, clothing, and books with the bargain rate.

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Central World
8. Central World

Central World is a shopping plaza and complex where centres everything from brand name clothing shops, furniture shops, gadget shops, banks, restaurants in Bangkok, Thailand. It is the tenth largest shopping complex in the world.

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Wat Arun
9. Wat Arun

The Wat Arun or the Temple of Dawn, is named after Aruna, the Indian God of Dawn. Sitting majestically on the Thonburi side of the Chao Phraya River, the legendary Wat Arun is one of the most striking riverside landmarks of Thailand. Despite the name, the most spectacular view of the glittering monument can be seen from the east side of the river at sunset, when the spires of Wat Arun make an impressive silhouette against the skyline.

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Vimanmek
10. Vimanmek

A former royal villa in Bangkok, Thailand as known as the world's largest building made entirely of golden teak. The interior decoration combines European neo-classical style with traditional Thai motifs and architecture and early-20th century modernisation.

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Chong Nonsi Skywalk
11. Chong Nonsi Skywalk

One of the novel urban landmark in Bangkok is the overpass walkway at Sathorn -Narathiwat intersection connecting Chong Nonsi BTS station and Chong Nonsi BRT station, overlooks one of the most picturesque and iconic skylines of Bangkok. It connects with the BRT (Bus Rapid Transport) system.

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Wat Benchamabophit
12. Wat Benchamabophit

“The Marble Temple” or “Wat Ben”, the first-class Royal temple as a temple of significant importance, is one of Bangkok’s most beautiful temples. The Monastery of the fifth King near Dusit Palace is the meaning of official name itself. The temple is a magnificent example of the Bangkok architectural style with its multi-tiered roofs, elegant chofahs at the top end of the roof and the beautiful gold carvings. The white marble and the golden decorated windows give the ubosot a delightful appearance, especially in the sunlight.

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MBK
13. MBK

One of the most legendary and largest shopping malls in the city centre of Bangkok, popular with both tourists and locals and busy with shoppers every day wherein, clothing, fashion accessories, handbags, leather products and luggage to furniture, mobile phones, electric appliances, cameras, stationery and DVDs are easy to get.

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Phyathai Palace
14. Phayathai Palace

In 1909, Phayathai Palace was a 'country' cottage where King Rama V (Chulalongkorn) and Queen Saowabha could escape on the weekends and relax 'down on the farm.' The small palace was indeed a farm where the king and queen conducted agricultural experiments behind the palace building.

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The Golden Mount
15. The Golden Mount

The Golden Mount (Phu Khao Thong in Thai), a man-made hill with a golden chedi on the hilltop, which was completed during the reign of King Rama V after decades of construction, located in Wat Saket (another historic temple in Bangkok built during the reign of King Rama I. The golden chedi is where the sacred Buddha's relics are enshrined. Today, the platform on its top level is still a great place to enjoy a 360-degree panorama of Bangkok’s old district.

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Benjakiti Park
16. Benjakiti Park

The cabinet decided to dedicate the park as a tribute to His Majesty the Queen, who named this public park “Benchakiti Park” in order to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Queen Sirikit. Queen Sirikit studies the park model and suggested planting flower garden which blossom in different periods of the year. The park area is therefore dazzlingly beautiful with various kinds of flower that take turn to blossom all year long.

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Wat Suthat & Giant Swing
17. Wat Suthat & Giant Swing

“Wat Suthat Thepwararam”, one of the most important temples in Thailand, was constructed in 1807 with the longest ordination hall of the country. The mural paintings inside were created by craftsmen in the Third Reign (1824-1851). The principal Buddha image is called "Phra Phuttha Tri Lokkachet" in the Subduing Mara position.

The Giant Swing, with a height of 21.15 metres and painted red, is a landmark of Bangkok located in front of Suthat Temple, as an indicator of the once strong influence of Brahmanism in Thailand. The giant swing was built only two years after the establishment of Bangkok as the new capital in 1782.

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Soi Cowboy
18. Soi Cowboy

Soi Cowboy is one of the best famous designated entertainment night life districts in Bangkok. It is also one of Bangkok's most visited tourists’ attractions, as located between Sukhumvit Soi 23 and Asoke Road (Sukhumvit Soi 21).

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Hua Lam Phong
19. Hua Lam Phong

Hua Lam Phong is referred to a popular unofficial name of the oldest Bangkok Railway Station that was opened in 1916 and was built in an Italian Neo-Renaissance-style, with decorated wooden roofs and stained glass windows.

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Dinner Cruise
20. Dinner Cruise

Spoil yourself on the cruise that floats over Chaophraya River, the longest and widest river of Thailand. Along the river, you can trace the architectures and traditional ways of life of the early Rattanakosin period, Buddihist Temples etc. and enjoy the beautiful atmosphere and special lighting with highlight major attractions on both sides of the river showcasing and Grand Palace.

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