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6 Experiences That Best Capture The Essence Of Bangkok

6 Experiences That Best Capture The Essence Of Bangkok holidayiq.com

Bangkok is a potpourri of colours and festivity and is known for its warm hospitality and lip-smacking cuisine. You can never get bored in Bangkok for it has something for everyone- gorgeous Buddha temples with jaw-dropping architecture, museums depicting the local culture and traditions, and a nightlife enviable by the best cities in the world!

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1. Princess dinner at Chao Phraya river cruise

Princess dinner at Chao Phraya river cruisesource: holidayiq.com

Few things in Bangkok can match the feeling of watching the sun set down on the picture perfect Bangkok horizon while on a cruise along the Chao Phraya river. You can take one of the many river cruises and enjoy the elegant spread defining the culinary culture of Bangkok.

“While in Bangkok one must try the Chao Phraya river cruise. It’s altogether a different experience. It has an upper Deck and a Lower Deck where live music is played with candle light dinner and a bar. The singers are trained to sing in all popular languages.” shares HolidayIQ reviewer Navneet Sinha.

2. Exploring Bangkok's cherished heritage at The Grand Palace

Exploring Bangkok's cherished heritage at The Grand Palacesource: holidayiq.com

No trip to Bangkok is complete without a visit to the Grand Palace. This legendary complex has everything you need to know about Bangkok, including the Temple of the Emerald Buddha. It is open to the general public as a museum and is also the official residence of Kings of Siam.

“The palace is really beautiful and is great for taking pictures and learning about the history and culture of Thailand.” shares HolidayIQ reviewer Biplaw Kumar.

3. Shopping in Central World - the tenth largest mall in the world!

Shopping in Central World - the tenth largest mall in the world!source: holidayiq.com

Have you ever had dreams of finding a mall so huge, you’d get lost in it? Central World is your one stop solution to shopping in Bangkok! Being the tenth largest shopping complex on the planet is no mean meat too! Apart from shopping, you can also enjoy the Bangkok fine dine experience in one of the many food outlets or you could just relax and watch the beautifully lit fountains.

“Central World Plaza in central Bangkok is a must for those visiting the city. Not only does it house a wide variety of shopping options (from high to low-end products of all hues) but offers three floors of gourmet delight.” shares HolidayIQ reviewer Shopper’s Delight.

4. Pay your respects at the Temple of Golden Buddha

Pay your respects at the Temple of Golden Buddhasource: holidayiq.com

Wat Traimit or the Temple of Golden Buddha is pure music to the soul. Apart from the serene location, the statue of Buddha here is the single largest golden Buddha statue in the world- weighing around 5.5 tons. Go ahead, find the elusive inner peace at this blissful location!

“Since the temple is a high raised one, it provides a stunning view of the city from the top level. The decorations inside and outside the temple is so beautiful that one has to spend a few moments to admire the whole lot.” shares HolidayIQ Anngr.

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5. Get closer to nature in Safari World!

Get closer to nature in Safari World!source: holidayiq.com

Safari World leaves no stone unturned in ensuring you never get bored. With a Safari Park as well as a marine Park, it is the perfect place to enjoy with your family and children. With a plethora of diverse shows like the dolphin show, sea lion shows and a Hollywood cowboy stunt show, it is the perfect place to turn into a child!

“Safari Park and Marine World are a very good 1-day excursion in Bangkok. It's a very good place if you have kids, fun activities like the dolphin show the and money show will keep you entertained.” shares HolidayIQ Adit Garg.

6. Experience the famous Bangkok nightlife- Chinatown, Flower Market & Khao San Road

Experience the famous Bangkok nightlife- Chinatown, Flower Market & Khao San Roadsource: holidayiq.com

Taking a walk along the famous Khao San road and Chinatown is the best way to get up close and personal with the locals. The carnival-like atmosphere coupled with live music and drinks makes it unmissable. For all the shutterbugs out there, the 24 Hour Flower Market is a riot of colours you don’t want to miss.

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The views above are collated from opinions expressed by travellers on www.holidayiq.com

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