The Grand Palace
Bangkok is fulfilled by marvelous temples, but the Grand Palace is a must-see on your list. The architectonic symbol of Thailand was built in 1872 to be the resident of many royal families, nowadays it’s used only for ceremonial purposes. Inside, there are many remarkable buildings; most of them are government departments; however, the Temple of the Emerald Buddha or Wat Phra Kaew is the outstanding and most meaningful Buddhist temple in the country, in which a big Buddha made of jade stone as the masterpiece which is worshipped by Thais.
The gold in Chinatown shops will dazzle you. This is one of the busiest areas in Bangkok, its cheap prices and a wide range of restaurants, markets and shops make the zone one of the most attractive places for visitors. The mix of Chinese and Thai culture is reflected in many buildings and architectures that awe tourists. Chinatown is really big so don't skimp on activities to do and see, coming here during the night is a different experience than in the day, undoubtedly its colorful streets and aromas are memorable.
Khao San Road
Planning a fun night? Then you should definitely go to Khao San Road. This famous area in Bangkok is mostly known as the hub of backpackers due to its cheap accommodations. Its streets are decorated by neon lights and striking hoarding, moreover, it is inundated by tons of restaurants, bars and bohemian coffee shops and tattoos stores making it a contagious atmosphere. The only way to get in is by tuk-tuks or taxies, there is no metro station around, however, it is close to Soi Rambuttri, well-known as the old city.
Chao Phraya River
Bangkok owes its charm to the major Chao Phraya River. Many boats, long-tail boats, and ferries navigate on its channels taking visitors to disembark in any of its 34 piers, depending on the type of boat. The river provides you with ´tourist boats´ these ones have a fee of 150 baht and depart every 30 minutes, this is an enjoyable way to tour Bangkok and get to see magnificent views of the skyscrapers, temples, and buildings and visit some of its attractions such as the floating markets.