Bangkok Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Bangkok - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Blue Elephant Cooking School

  • Educational Institution

Long a favorite, and connected with the same-named restaurant, this school has a very friendly staff. The Thai dishes taught here are...

Carpediem Gallery

  • Museum/Gallery

A vivacious, charismatic Singaporean woman owns this gallery that often exhibits oversize artworks. Though based in Sukhumvit, her gallery...

Chitlada Palace

  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

The king used to reside at this palace across from Dusit Park. Although it's closed to the public, the outside walls are a lovely sight,...

Democracy Monument

  • Memorial/Monument/Tomb

One of Bangkok's biggest and best-known landmarks, the monument anchors a large traffic circle three blocks from the eastern end of Khao...

Dusit Zoo

  • Zoo/Aquarium

Komodo dragons and other rarely seen creatures, among them the Sumatran rhinoceros, are on display at this charming little zoo. Also...

Erawan Shrine

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Completed in 1956, this is not a particularly old shrine by Bangkok standards, but it's one of the more active ones, with many people...

Fertility Shrine at Nai Lert Park

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Hundreds of phalluses, from small wooden carvings to big stone sculptures decorated with ribbons, place this shrine honoring the female...

Flower Market

  • Market/Bazaar

This street lined with flower shops is busy around the clock, but it's most interesting at night when more deliveries are heading in...

Grand Palace

  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

This is Thailand's most revered spot and one of its most visited. King Rama I built this walled city in 1782, when he moved the capital...

Jim Thompson House

  • House/Mansion/Villa

Formerly an architect in New York City, Jim Thompson ended up in Thailand at the end of World War II after a stint as an officer in the...

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