Places to Visit in Bangkok

June 12, 2024
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Bangkok is the capital of Thailand, located in the central part of the Indochina peninsula. Bangkok, which is the largest city in the country, stands out as a city rich in places to visit. The city, which is one of the points visited by millions of tourists throughout the year, can be easily reached by purchasing a flight ticket. You can also travel from other cities in Thailand by purchasing a bus ticket. The city of Bangkok, which is very popular around the world, attracts attention with its natural beauty areas and historical buildings. The city, which is overcrowded in terms of population, keeps alive the saying that even if you throw a needle, it will not hit the ground, along with the guests coming from outside.

Transportation information is of particular importance for those who will come to Bangkok for the first time, which stands out with its modern features as well as being a crowded region. If you are planning to come from areas close to the city, you can easily come by purchasing a bus ticket. However, if you are planning to come from another country, the most suitable transportation network will be air. There are many flights to this city, especially from our country. You can reach Bangkok from Istanbul Atatürk Airport in Istanbul with a pleasant plane ride. The journey time can take approximately 12 and a half hours. By purchasing a flight ticket, you can go on a pleasant journey and start a wonderful trip. After landing at the airport, you can go to the city center by taking other means of transportation.

Bangkok is a touristic city with various beauties in terms of places to visit. The best time to visit this city is between November and February. Because we think that you can travel more easily since the weather is not humid during these months. However, if you do not have the opportunity, you can of course go and visit in other months. There are many places to visit in Bangkok. There are so many places that unfortunately it is not possible to fit them all in this article. Among the places you should definitely visit when you come to the city are the Grand Palace, Wat Pho, Wat Phra Kaew, Chinatown, Khaosan Road, Bangkok National Museum and Chatuchak Market. You can add these places to your list of places to visit and have a pleasant trip.

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Grand Palace

The first place on our list of places to visit in Bangkok is the Grand Palace, which fascinates tourists with its fairy-tale atmosphere.

This building, which means Grand Palace in Turkish, attracts attention with its majestic and magnificent appearance. This palace, which is also considered the symbol of the city, serves as a museum today. Covering an average area of ​​218,500 meters, this palace has such an impressive architecture in terms of appearance that you will be speechless when you see it.

You can feel like you are living in this palace when you visit the inside of this Royal Palace, which is one of the places you can visit by purchasing a Bangkok flight ticket.

Wat Pho

Wat Pho is another popular tourist spot in the city. This is one of the spots where many tourists always come.

In this area, the Reclining Buddha Statue welcomes you. This building, which stands out as one of the most important monuments of the region, is an important historical building dating from the 16th century. This statue of Buddha standing sideways on his right arm is quite dazzling as it is made of gold plating.

It is possible to see glass crystal and mother-of-pearl stone decorations at many points of the statue. There is also a garden in the area where the statue is located. You can come across different monuments in this garden.

Wat Phra Kaew

The next destination on our list of places to visit in Bangkok is Wat Phra Kaew, or Temple of the Emerald Buddha.

This temple, which is among the structures you can see when you visit the Grand Palace, is also one of the most sacred spots in the region. Unfortunately, it is not possible to approach this temple, which is located next to the Grand Palace. There is no clear information about when the building was built. Since its appearance is quite magnificent, you can see and admire it even from a distance.


Chinatown, known as Chinatown in Turkish, is one of the places you must visit when you come to Bangkok.

It is possible to see many places selling food in this Chinatown, which starts to get livelier in the evening hours. As its name suggests, you can taste street food, mingle with the crowd and have a pleasant day in this neighborhood that reflects Chinese culture. Those who plan to come here from points in Thailand such as Pattaya and Phuket can purchase a bus ticket and have a pleasant bus ride.

Khaosan Road

Khaosan Road Street appears as one of the points where different cultures come together and is always crowded.

This street is especially famous for its various and entertaining dance shows. There are also various streets here. You can taste Turkish delicacies, join the nightlife, visit the shops and shop according to your budget.

Bangkok National Museum

Bangkok National Museum, which is the largest museum in Thailand, is located close to the Grand Palace.

It is possible to see various works reflecting Thai culture in this structure, which was built by Rama the First. You can add this museum, which reflects the history of Bangkok, to your list of places to visit and go on a pleasant historical journey full of important cultural riches dating back to the 18th century. Many items such as various statues, gold treasures, clothes and musical instruments are exhibited here.

Visitors planning to come from areas close to the city can buy bus tickets. You can travel from remote points by purchasing a flight ticket.

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Chatuchak Market

The last stop on our list of places to visit in Bangkok is Chatuchak Market. More than ten thousand vendors serve in this market, which reveals the cultural and traditional values ​​of the city.

While visiting this market, you can come across food stalls lined up side by side, taste local delicacies, visit various souvenir shops and buy souvenirs such as clothes and decoration items for both yourself and your loved ones.

As we mentioned at the beginning of our article, Bangkok is a very rich city in terms of places to visit. Apart from the places you have listed, you can explore many other spots such as Lumphini Park, Golden Buddha Statue, Dusit Palace, Dream World. 

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