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Things To See And Do While In Bangkok

hoever thinks the Thai capital is just about shopping couldn’t be more wrong. For intrepid travellers, there are plenty of exciting activities to do and captivating things to see in Bangkok. Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok is a great base from which to discover local culture. You can experience different aspects of the city and immerse yourself in a new world. Pack yourself a bag for the road and make your way to see some of the best that Thailand has to offer.

Chatuchak Weekend Market

The largest market in the country with over 8,000 stalls; you’ll be spoilt for choice!

Saturday & Sunday: 09:00am to 06:00pm (entire market) | Wednesday & Thursday: 07:00am to 06:00pm (plant section only) | Friday: 06:00pm to 12:00am (wholesale only)

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The ICONSIAM Shopping Mall

The ICONSIAM Shopping Mall is an enormous retail and dining experience that dominates several city blocks on...

10:00am TO 10:00pm (DAILY)

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Siam Discovery

A unique open floor mall, with one-of-a-kind design elements, dining and entertainment options

10:00am to 10:00pm

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Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho)

A historic temple in Bangkok famed for its awe-inspiring, 46 metre long Buddha statue

08:00am to 05:00pm

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Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)

Rising majestically by the Chao Phraya River, this temple is a must-visit site in Bangkok

08:30am to 05:30pm

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Wat Suthat

Visually striking and historically significant, this temple is well known for its huge red swing

08:30am to 09:00pm

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Grand Palace

An iconic palace by the river featuring a stunning display of tradition, architecture and culture

08:30am to 03:30pm

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Wat Benchamabophit (The Marble Temple)

A beautiful architectural masterpiece built from marble and a truly breathtaking sight

08:30am to 09:00pm (daily)

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Wat Ratchanatdaram Woravihara (Loha Prasat)

Dubbed the “metal castle”, the temple features 37 spires and a relic of the Buddha

08:00am to 05:00pm (daily)

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Wat Pho Man Khunaram

A stunning Chinese temple that combines different architectural styles from China, Tibet and Thailand

08:00am to 05:00pm

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Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine)

A popular place of worship, this Hindu shrine was built as a tribute to Phra Phrom

06:00am to 12 midnight

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The Golden Mount (Wat Saket)

Explore a truly beautiful Thai temple that dates back to the historic Ayutthaya era

08:00am to 05:00pm (daily)

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Chao Phraya River

Take a ferry down Bangkok’s famous River of Kings for a unique city perspective

24 hours a day

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Snake Farm (Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute)

Learn to love and appreciate mostly misunderstood reptiles at the Snake Farm

08:30am to 12:00pm / 01:00pm to 04:30pm (Monday to Friday)

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Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles

Discover a diverse array of textiles at the country’s first dedicated textile conservation laboratory

09:00am to 04:30pm (daily)

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Museum Siam

 Step back in time and learn more about Thailand’s rich history, heritage and culture

22 MIN Away (8.1KM)
10:00am to 6:00pm (Tuesday to Sunday)

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Erawan Museum

 Named after a three-headed elephant from Hindu mythology, this museum features captivating sculptures and artworks

10KM Away (10MIN)
09:00am to 07:00pm

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Suan Pakkad Palace Museum

A former lettuce farm, this museum offers captivating perspectives of traditional Thai lifestyles

09:00am to 04:00pm (daily)

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Jim Thompson House

 The house of Thailand’s "Silk King" who mysteriously disappeared offers an enthralling visitor experience

6.1KM Away (18MIN)
09:00am to 06:00pm (daily)

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The Bangkok National Museum

Your gateway to Thailand’s past, providing a unique look into the nation’s history and culture

09:00am to 04:00pm (Wednesday to Sunday)

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Benjasiri Park

Also called Queen’s Park, this is a great spot for some rest, relaxation and recreation

05:00am to 09:00pm

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Lumpini Park

Fresh air, tranquillity and downtime are on the cards when you visit this popular park

05:00am to 09:00pm

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Siam Niramit

With over 100 performers and 500 costumes, this is a production of unimaginable scale

Show: 08:00pm to 09:20pm | Dinner: 05:00pm to 08:00pm

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Siam Park City

With its amusement park and water park, this attraction is perfect for the whole family

10:00am to 06:00pm (daily)

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Joe Louis Traditional Thai Puppet Theatre

 In the midst of the renowned the Asiatique night bazaar, come share the fun and the exquisite cultural...

Shows start at 19:30 pm Tuesday-Sunday: Tue-Thu Masterpiece; Fri-Sun Narasimha Avatar (Closed Monday)

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Chatuchak Park

An idyllic public park popular for recreation or relaxation amidst lush landscapes

04:30am to 09:30pm

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Siam Paragon Shopping Mall

Perfect for shopaholics, this mall features designer brands, speciality stores, an art gallery and more!

10:00am to 10:00pm (daily)

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Terminal 21

Travel the world while shopping at this mall featuring airport-style design and unique destination-themed sections

10:00am to 10:00pm (daily)

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Asiatique The Riverfront

A captivating shopping experience awaits at this popular open-air emporium by the river

04:00pm to 12:00am

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Chinatown

The heart of the Chinese community in Bangkok full of colourful culture and foodie adventures

24 hours a day

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Khaosan Road

The heart of the “backpacking universe”, famed for its bargains, dining and bohemian vibes

08:00am to 02:00am (daily)

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Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

A blend of Thai exoticism and traditional lifestyles at this unique market on the water

07:00am to 12:00pm (daily)

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Pak Klong Talad (Flower Market)

Lose yourself in a floral fantasy at the largest market of its kind in Bangkok

9KM Away (18MIN)
24 hours a day

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MBK Centre

Seven floors of shopping and a top floor of entertainment – what more do you need!

10:00am to 10:00pm (daily)

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Pantip Plaza

An IT retail hub with unbelievable bargains on computers, electronics and related accessories

10:00am to 09:00pm (daily)

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Central World Plaza

This one of a kind “mallscape” brings you the best of retail including designer fashion

10:00am to 10:00pm

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Pratunam Market

A wholesale market that is also a window to the local culture in metropolitan Bangkok

24 hours a day

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Emporium Shopping Complex

If luxury brands and designer fashion are what you are after, this is the place!

10:00am to 10:00pm

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