Sa – wa – dee!(สวัสดี!) Welcome to Bangkok
You are landing on Thailand’s largest urban city which is on the north of the Gulf of Siam. Visitors are attracted by its cultural and spiritual home, with more temples and palaces than any other, along with incredible displays of wealth and very special cuisine.
We will reveal top 6 must-try things in Bangkok that you have to try on once time.
Visit street food in Bangkok
Bangkok is a a paradise for foodies who are keen on the world’s street food. When travelling to this capital, you could not miss out to have a street-food experience. You also easily find diverse type of local food and very fine cuisine. Moreover, you also can meet foodies from all over the world that makes you feel more excited to savor Thai street food. Let’s go!
Go around Safari World and Marine Life
The Safari World will offers visitors a great chance to get closer to to wild life from Africa and Asia on a 5 kilometer drive through African safari like wilderness. There are thousands of animals such as like rhino, deer, bear, zebra, giraffe and many kinds of tropical birds. You also can take some nice photos as well.
Watch the tiger feeding
One of the attractive actives in Safari World is to feed the tigers. The tigers are let to drink milk at 10 am in every morning. This is one of the must-try things in Bangkok that makes you unforgettable.
The other part in this part is Marine Park which is a home of walrus, orang utan, kangaroo, monkey, crocodile, tapir, all kinds of tropical birds and giant fish can be seen.
Address: 99 Thanon Panya Intra, Khwaeng Sam Wa Tawan Tok, Khet Khlong Sam Wa, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10510, Thái Lan.
Open time: 9am-5pm
Entrance: Start from: 650 THB(21 USD)
Explore red-light districts
Thailand has become one of the world’s biggest sex trades. Though Thailand does not condone sex tourism in any way, it is not denied the presence of the industry in the capital.
Soy Cowboy, Patpong and the surrounding regions are very popular for ping-pong shows and go-go bars, which are one of the most attractive destinations in Thailand tourism.
The bars and night clubs are friendly and safe. However, you should watch out some notices:
- Nothing is showed to be free. If you want to see a free ping-pong show, you will surely buy drinking. Somehow, you will have been charged a fee for your ‘host’ who may have brought you over a drink or talked to you at the bar. It would better to choose a popular bar to make sure that you just buy a drink without any string attached.
Eat Pad Thai in Thip Samai
Pad Thai is one of the signatures in Thai cuisine. It is always highly recommended in Thai restaurants from all over the world.
Pad Thai, as I’m sure you know, is unquestionably the most recognized Thai dish throughout the world.
Pad Thai Thip Samai or Pad Thai Pratu Pi (ผัดไทยทิพย์สมัย (ผัดไทยประตูผี)), is one of the most famous restaurants in Bangkok.
Begin at 5 pm daily, street chefs start to cook up several special Pad Thai dishes. While many customers are enjoying fine dinners inside, others are getting into long line outside the restaurant.
Let’s talk about the Pad Thai. To create a perfect dish, the fresh ingredients are required such as shrimps, squid and fresh vegetable. The recipe often begins first with shrimp that are fried in oil before being joined by thick handfuls of dry fried noodles. The noodles are mixed sauces and oils as the heat and steam cooks the noodles quickly. Pad Thai Thip Samai is one of the must-try things in Bangkok for those who love Thai cusine.
Go hiking Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaew pagoda
Established in 1782, the Grand Palace comprised not only Thai royal, but also a number of government offices and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha.
Wat Phra Kaew or the Temple of the Emerald Buddha is well-known as the most important Buddhist temple in Thailand. Located within the grounds of the Grand Palace, it enshrines Phra Kaew Morakot (the Emerald Buddha), carved from a single block of jade. The temple of Emerald Buddha has a great sense of peace and to bring a good fortune to the country during each season. This is one of the must-try things in Bangkok for religious people and visitors from all over the world.
Experience Ta Prachan market
Many Thai Buddhists believe that sacred objects such as religious talismans or amulets which often contain images of the Buddha. They have special properties of protection and good luck.
Ta Prachan is the largest and oldest amulet market in Bangkok surrounding from Thai Prachan Pier to Silapakorn University or University of Arts. You can easily find all things from scared objects to talismans. However, you should not buy something that you really do not understand what it means!