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Top 10 things to do in Bangkok

Thailand has been famous for cultural tourist sites and low trip costs. Most people visit the Capital of Thailand with their tour guide in Bangkok. In your private tours in Bangkok, you can walk around those antique places and feel the authentic atmosphere which Thai people express naturally. Planning a memorable customized tour to Thailand will absolutely give you astonishing experience of this star of Asia!

Before planning your customized tour to Bangkok, the Capital of Thailand, read our top 10 Bangkok travel guide first and show your passion to your tour guide in Bangkok, even on rainy days!

1. The Grand Palace & Wat Phra kaew Bangkok

A good tour guide in Bangkok would not be complete without this spectacular Grand Palace. This is undoubtedly the most notable landmark in the Capital of Thailand, which has been the home of Thai King for 150 years. With its gorgeous architecture and sacred status, the Grand Palace of Bangkok is surely a craftsmanship of creativity for Thai people as well as tourists.

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2. Wat Arun

The Bangkok Temple of Dawn, Wat Arun, is locally known as Wat Chaeng. Located on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River, this temple is completely one of the most stunning temples in the Capital of Thailand. The design of Wat Arun is thoroughly different from other temples you could visit in Bangkok. It is famous not only because its riverside location, but those colorfully decoration set majestically on it. You can get to Wat Arun simply by taking boat from Sapphan Taksin pier, which costs only 3 baht (approximately USD$0.9). The temple is open from 8:30am to 5:30pm, and the entry ticket costs 100 baht (approximately USD$3).

3. Wat Pho

The Temple of the Reclining Buddha, also known as Wat Phra Chetuphon, locates behind the Temple of Emerald Buddha. This site is a must-go site for every visitor of the Capital of Thailand, which is famous for its giant reclining Buddha with heights of 46 meters and golden leaf coverage. Tourists are recommended to visit Wat Pho after they visit Grand Palace, for its short distance which is only 10-minute walk and a far more relaxing style. In here, you can also experience traditional Thai massage, for Wat Pho is generally considered a leading school of massage in Thailand. The entry fee costs 100 baht (approximately USD$3), and the open time from 8am to 5pm.

4. Bangkok Floating Markets

The Floating Markets in Bangkok is also a tourists site well-known among traveller of Thailand. There are lots of local food choices and piled up tropical fruits and vegetables. Here you can experience the so-called kitchen on the boat with the relaxing atmosphere by tour guide in Bangkok.

5. Chinatown Bangkok

Every night in the Chinatown Bangkok is attractive for most of travelers in Bangkok with lovely street-side cuisine mainly liked by young generations. In this 1-km Charoenkrung Road, you can explore lots of worthy treasures in day time, as well as a valuable trip to temples. It is surely unable to be missed in special festivals like Chinese New Year, plan your customized tour to visit the adorable Chinatown in Bangkok!

6. Khao San Road

No matter you are a newcomer from countries far away from Thailand, or a excite-seeker from nearby countries who love electric music and majestic night lives, the Khao San Road is a perfect place with both east and west scene for you to find your exclusive trip. Here you could

7. Chatuchak Market

Here comes the paradise of shopping lovers! If you are lucky enough to visit Bangkok in weekend by your private tours in Bangkok, you are definitely visiting Chatuchak Market. From designing clothes to home decorations, you can find anything you could even imagine. This is a perfect place for you to buy souvenirs or things you want to keep for yourself as a memorandum of this special customized tour.

8. Thai Silk The Jim Thompson House

In your plan by your tour guide in Bangkok, you would surely see The Jim Thompson House with trails of him. He was an American entrepreneur settling down in Thailand, and developed the Thai silk industry. Taking a half-hour trip by the professional tour guide in Bangkok would show you a group of Thai-style buildings which were collected by Jim Thompson from 1950s to 1960s. The open hour of Jim Thompson House is from 9am to 6pm. You can take the BTS to National Stadium station and take a short walk to get there.

9. Bangkok Khlongs and Canals

As the so-called “The Venice of the East” for hundreds of years, Bangkok Khlongs and Canals are filled with old bridges and surrounded by crooked houses by the riverside. Only with a few buckets you can explore the amazing aspect of the river. Or you can take a little stroll along the riverbank paths, with several elderly ladies passing you. Explore with your private tours in Bangkok and create a memorable customized tour in Bangkok!

10. Thai Street Food

If you are a food lover, you would addict to the cuisines of Capital of Thailand, the place with mouth-watering cuisines. The street food of Bangkok is one of the most important reasons to visit this amazing city. In every corner of the Capital of Thailand, you can find a street food stand that mainly provide featured cuisine of Thailand. The best way to taste Thailand is to try the street food!

It is time to plan a perfect tour to the Capital of Thailand, the Bangkok! With your private tours in Bangkok, you are surely enjoying your customized tour to this wonderful and lovely city!