Bangkok, The City of Angels or "Krungthep" [กรุงเทพมหานคร] in Thai, is the capital city of Thailand. Bangkok is the hub for most of the commercial and economical activities of the Kingdom. At the same time, the City is very famous and appreciated by visitors for its versatility and multiple points of interests. From temples, the Grand Palace, all the way over the some of Asia's largest shopping centers and the largest outdoor market of Asia (Chatuchak), Bangkok definitely has what it takes to entertain visitors from all origins, either first time or return travelers. Whilst Taxi fares are very reasonable, most of the sightseeing can comfortably be reached by Skytrain (BTS) or Underground train (MRT). Aside of the sightseeing and shopping, Bangkok has developed into a magnet for food lovers of all origins. The same range of choice applies to the accommodation options all over town, from high end international chain hotels to family run guesthouses, demands of all travelers are met.
Silom Road (ถนน สีลม) was in the past the main trading disctrict for a long time and many shop houses are still lining the roads in the area. Running from the Riverside (Charoenkrung Road) all the way East to Rama 4 Road, it is located between Sathorn and Suriwongse Roads. During the day, Silom is the City’s banking center as well as jewelry and gems trading area, whereas after sunset it becomes a very famous night spot...
Sukhumvit Road (ถนน สุขุมวิท) has become the capital’s main commercial axis, often refered to as the city center. The many small streets crisscrossing the area are home to a wide selection of restaurants, small cozy hotels as well as some nightclubs, whereas the main street front areas are populated with luxury hotels and a number of tailor shops. The side walk turns into a buzzing night market once the sun has set...
Siam / Rajdamri
Siam / Rajdamri
Siam Square (สยามแสควร์) covers probably the needs of any shoppers heading to Bangkok. All Luxury brands are well represented in Asia's largest shopping mall, Paragon, located next to Siam Center and Siam Discovery, all on the Nothern side of the Siam Skytrain (BTS) station. This station serves as only interchange station between the BTS Sukhumvit and Silom lines. On the Southern side, there is a large ...
Chinatown (ไชน่าทาวน์) is located on the Rattanakosin area of Bangkok, which is mostly the old town, all around the Giant Swing. Best reached by river taxi during main traffic hours, there are numbers of buzzing markets, eateries, gold and pawn shops to be discovered by travelers in a labyrinth of small streets, as well as hotels and open air seafood restaurants. Many old shop houses and low rise buildings...
Khao san Road
Khao San Road
Khao San Road (ถนน ข้าวสาร) is the best know area among backpackers and budget travelers in Bangkok. Scores of tourists from all origins are populating the numerous guesthouses and small hotels at any given time of the year. Over the years, a number of travel agents and tour companies have opened in the area, allowing pretty much every trip to be organized throughout the Kingdom, with bus and minivan tours / transfers starting...
Bangkok Travel Guide

The Grand Palace
The city of Angels, namely Bangkok, has a large range of cultural attractions to visit. From the various Royal residences to the temples and other religious sites all the way over to the recently opened Bangkok Art and Culture Center, as well as numerous smaller galleries and museums. The main monuments are easy to access and widely known while some of the smaller venues or more recently opened venues are sometimes a bit challenging to locate.
Most Visited Places
Grand Palace & Wat Phra Kaeo Wat Arun
Wat Pho Vimanmek Mansion
The Ananda Samakhom Throne Hall Wat Traimit (Temple of the Gold Buddha)
The National Museum Erawan Shrine
Wat Benchamabophit Jim Thompson's House
Sirocco Restaurant at lebua at State Tower
Sirocco Restaurant at lebua at State Tower
Restaurants & Dining
Thai gastronomy as well as the delicacies from street side shops are definitely an important part of the Thai culture as therefore of any stay in Bangkok. Restaurants of all types and cuisines are nevertheless available to suit any budget and exceed expectations. Some of the recently opened roof top venues offer in addition to a great meal, stunning views over the city – especially in the early evening at or just after sunset, alternatively gently sipping and after dinner cocktail is always a great way to get ready for the groovy nightlife.
Recommended Restaurants
Breeze (Seafood) :
An exclusive restaurant serving Asian cuisine for all the special occasions. So whether it’s your birthday party or you want to propose to your very special woman, Breeze is a perfect setting...

Issaya Siamese Club (Thai Food) :
Issaya Siamese Club, currently sits at number 39 on the list of 'Best restaurants in Asia 2015'. The menu features Chef lan Kittichai’s...

Ploy (International Food) :
Ploy is a casual restaurant offering a nice mix of Asian and Western food. Open for lunch a dinner, the restaurant overlooks the pool and...
Muay Thai (Boxing)
Muay Thai (Boxing)
Sports & Activities
The main sporting activities in Bangkok can be found early morning in the various parks al over town, where a whole range of activities are practiced, ranging from Thai Chi to Jogging via open-air Aerobic. The parks do become very lively in the early hours and definitely an experience to join for a brisk walk. Most upper market hotels do have swimming pools as well as gym / fitness rooms. As well, there are numerous driving ranges as well as world class golf courses in easy access of the city center. Cycling excursions have as well become a very popular way to discover the lesser known areas of town.
Top Sport & Activities
Muay Thai (Lumphini Park Station) Dinner Cruise
Jogging Rajpruek Golf Course
The Rink Ice Skating Iyengar Yoga Studio
Thai Cooking Course Aerobics at Chatuchak Park
Chatuchak Market
Chatuchak Market
From the stalls of the night markets to the hi-end luxurious shopping malls over the to massive IT malls, Bangkok has absolutely everything needed to fulfill the dreams of any avid shoppers. The different shopping areas in town do cater for different products and shopping is therefore facilitated a lot. The main areas are connected by either BTS, skywalks or MRT, avoiding usual traffic problems the city is prone to. A stay in Bangkok would not be complete without visiting any of the numerous night bazaars and open air markets make which materialize as soon as the sun sets. As well, a day trip to the floating markets near Bangkok is a very unique and unforgettable experience.
Shopping in Bangkok
Chatuchak Weekend Market :
Chatuchak Weekend Market is a big, outdoor, outdoor market where trade is taking place on weekends. It is probably the largest market of this kind in Thailand...

Patpong Night Market :
In recent years, Silom has seen the rise of the Patpong night market, a busy and chaotic place filled with foreign tourists of every sort... Read more...
Spa Scrub
Spa Scrub
Spa & Massage
Massage has been part and parcel of Thai culture for centuries. Some of the best Massage training centers and school are located in Bangkok and have various courses available for people to join. In the recent past, City Spa and Wellness Center, as well as extensive spa facilities in Hotels and Resorts have been added all over town and therefore the range of treatments available has developed tremendously. Nevertheless, nothing will replace the traditional Thai massage given by elderly experienced therapists. Is it a short foot massage or a package of several hours, Massage is definitely to be put on the very high rank of the to-do in Bangkok list.
Types of the Spa
Devarana Spa Ananda Spa
The Orientist Lee La Thai Herbal Massage
Types of Thai massage
Indara Massage Lucky One Thai Massage
Sabai Sabai Traditional Thai Massage Center Point Massage
Soi Cowboy
Soi Cowboy
Bangkok’s infamous nights have only got better over the recent years with the addition of state-of-the art clubs and concert venues in addition to the already well established afterwork pubs, bars and clubs. The clubbing scene is moving around two main areas in town – whereas some of the more recently established venues are populating the Eastern part of town, namely Ekkamai and Thonglor Districts. The numerous go-go bars and gentlemen clubs are reasonably easy to access and are mostly located in parts of Sukhumvit Road as well as Silom. Despite a rather quick turn-over in the new coming venues, Bangkok has definitely made its place in one of the more popular night destination in South East Asia.
Clubbing best of Bangkok
DJ Station (Silom) :
DJ station is one of the most famous gay venues in Bangkok. Filled with fun, lust and joy. Hot music spins everybody all night long,...

Three Sixty Lounge (The Riverside) :
Three Sixty Lounge is a great place to enjoy a romantic date with a loved one. Spectaucal river views and light jazz music... Read more...