Bangkok has many attractions to offer. There are a lot of places every tourists has to see. However, how amazing would it be to combine these highlights with places hidden for the touristic eye? Withlocals offers you the opportunity to see much more of this vibrant country, by discovering authentic places under the guidance of a local to the city. Inform yourself with some of Thailand'most prominent highlights by reading the descriptions of famous temples, parks, floating markets and islands below.
Bangkok has numerous amazing temples all captivating you with their exquisiteness! When visiting the renowned Grand Palace, make sure to enter the Wat Phra Kaew temple, where you can admire the beauty of the Emerald Buddha. Also, if you are interested in seeing Thailand’s biggest lying Buddha, pay a visit to Wat Pho, or admire the towers of Wat Arun, which are famous all over Southeast Asia!
Bangkok houses various museums and art galleries, inhabiting a vast amount of sublime artworks beyond your imagination! An absolute must-see is the Ancient City, featuring a wide collection of architecture combined with beautiful nature. Moreover, museums such as the Royal Barges, the Erawan and the Seashell Museum are also definitely worth a visit.
**Parks and the Bangkok Zoo**
Bangkok is full of places where you can breathe in the fresh air while observing animals. Plan a day trip and visit the Zoo’s mostly located in the outskirts, or gather your friends and play football or tennis in one of the fertile parks spread around the city!
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This Bazaar is a world of colors and products, varying from arts and andicrafts to clothes and jewelry. Spread along several footpaths, buildings, temple grounds and city blocks, this attraction can keep you busy for at least 2 hours. However, be careful for pickpockets!
Piles of vegetables, tropical fruit, and fresh coconut juice .. it can be found in one of the many boats in the floating market! Literally located next to a waterway, salesmen offer their products to you right out of their boats. These markets can be found in Bangkok and nearby provinces, and it is a beloved weekend hot-spot for both locals and foreigners.
Thailand is the perfect tropical getaway, even under water! Put on your diving suit or snorkeling goggles and enjoy the stunning coral gardens, rock formations and exotic sea life. The many beaches offer a perfect location for ultimate relaxation.