Bangkok

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

Sort by: 21 Recommendations {{numTotalPoiResults}} {{ (numTotalPoiResults===1)?'Recommendation':'Recommendations' }} 0 Recommendations
CLEAR ALL Area Search CLEAR ALL
Loading...
Loading...
  • 1. Grand Palace

    Old City

    This is one of Bangkok's most revered spots and one of its most visited. King Rama I built this walled city in 1782, when he...Read More

    View Tours and Activities
  • 2. Jim Thompson House Museum

    Pathumwan

    After starting his career as an architect in New York City, Jim Thompson ended up in Thailand at the end of World War II after...Read More

    View Tours and Activities
  • 3. Wat Arun

    Thonburi

    This riverside spot is inspiring at sunrise, but it's even more marvelous toward dusk, when the setting sun throws amber tones over the entire area....Read More

    View Tours and Activities
  • 4. Wat Pho

    Old City

    The city's largest wat has what is perhaps the most majestic representation of the Buddha in Bangkok. The 150-foot sculpture, covered with gold, is so...Read More

  • 5. Wat Phra Kaew

    Old City

    This is the most sacred temple in the kingdom and no single structure within the Grand Palace elicits such awe, and no other wat in...Read More

  • 6. Wat Traimit

    Samphanthawong

    While this temple isn't especially notable for its architecture, off to its side is a small chapel containing the world's largest solid-gold Buddha, cast about...Read More

    View Tours and Activities
  • 7. Baan Suan Phlu (M. R. Kukrit Heritage Home)

    Sathorn

    Former Prime Minister Kukrit Pramoj's house reflects his long, influential life. After founding Siam Rath newspaper in 1950 and writing several novels, he served as...Read More

  • 8. Chitralada Palace

    Dusit

    All Thai kings since Rama V have resided at this sprawling palace compound, where the residential part of the property is sometimes referred to as...Read More

  • 9. City Pillar Shrine

    Phra Nakhon

    Somewhat in the shadow of grander nearby attractions like the Grand Palace and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, this shrine is one of the...Read More

  • 10. Democracy Monument

    Old City

    One of Bangkok's biggest and best-known landmarks, the monument anchors a large traffic circle three blocks from the eastern end of Khao San Road. Not...Read More

    View Tours and Activities
  • 11. Erawan Shrine

    Pathumwan

    Completed in 1956, this is not a particularly old shrine by Bangkok standards, but it's one of the more active and highly revered ones, with...Read More

    View Tours and Activities
  • 12. Giant Swing (Sao Ching Cha)

    Phra Nakhon

    Originally built by King Rama I in 1784, this towering 27-meter (88-foot) wood structure has a great backstory but today it is just a random...Read More

  • 13. National Gallery

    Phra Nakhon

    Although it doesn't get nearly as much attention as the National Museum, the gallery has a permanent collection of modern and traditional Thai art that...Read More

    View Tours and Activities
  • 14. National Museum

    Phra Nakhon

    There's no better place to acquaint yourself with Thai history than the National Museum, which also holds one of the world's best collections of Southeast...Read More

  • 15. October 14 Memorial

    Phra Nakhon

    The memorial honors Thais killed during a student-led uprising against military rule. That revolt began on October 14, 1973, and tributes to people killed in...Read More

  • 16. Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles

    Old City

    Within the Grand Palace complex, in the old Ministry of Finance building, this interesting little museum tells the story of Thai silk through a lovely...Read More

  • 17. Suan Pakkad Palace

    Ratchathewi

    Eight antique teak houses built high on columns sit amid the undulating lawns and shimmering lotus pools of this lush complex. The houses, which exhibit...Read More

  • 18. Wat Benchamabophit

    Dusit

    Built in 1899, this wat is a favorite with photographers because of its open spaces and bright, shining marble. Fifty-two Buddha statues of various styles...Read More

  • 19. Wat Mangkhon Kamalawat

    Pom Prap Sattru Phai

    In classic Chinese style, this 150-year-old temple has a glazed ceramic roof topped with fearsome dragons. Known in Chinese as Leng Noi Yee, the central...Read More

  • 20. Wat Saket

    Old City

    A well-known landmark, the towering gold stupa of Wat Saket, also known as the Golden Mount, was once the highest point in the city. King...Read More

    View Tours and Activities

No sights Results

Please try a broader search, or expore these popular suggestions:

There are no results for {{ strDestName }} Sights in the searched map area with the above filters. Please try a different area on the map, or broaden your search with these popular suggestions:

Around the Web