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Are you on a business trip to Bangkok and want to take advantage to discover the city?
Visits, experiences, views … the Thai capital brims with life and is full of things to do. In order to facilitate your visit, we have selected five things to do to make great memories and experience the life of the city.
Visit the bang khu wiang floating market in madrugada
Floating markets are famous in Thailand and, in fact, tend to attract tourists.
Bang Khu Wiang has the peculiarity of developing his activity between 4 and 8 in the morning, so early risers will be rewarded. As it is located on the outskirts, it is best to go by taxi there and watch the dance of the canoes, as well as that of the buyers who jump from one to another to stock their restaurant with fresh produce.
Walkthrough the Chatuchak Market
This market, which is held only on weekends, is especially diverse, with all kinds of objects, food and even animals on the counters. It is the ideal place to impregnate the atmosphere, smells and colors of Bangkok, as well as to find a variety of memories.
You can get there by bus, a good way to discover a city when you have little time.
Contemplate Temples and Monuments
Bangkok’s jewels include the Royal Palace and the temples of Wat Pho and Wat Arun.
The city is very rich in architecture and each of its monuments is worth a visit. But if you don’t have time to stop at each one, you can see several of them from a Chao Phraya river bus, a river that runs through Bangkok. You will see the city from a different point of view, in all its diversity and you will gain precious time in your travels.
Eat in the Street
Bangkok’s street cuisine has a great reputation, as does its food in general.
You will find everywhere stalls selling fruits, soups or pad thaî cooked at the moment in the street. That is why you do not risk getting sick since the products are usually fresh (which you have already been able to check if you have risen to go to the Bang Khu Wiang market).
And if you want to try more refined dishes, you can go to a restaurant, for example, the high cuisine Nahm considered the 5th in Asia and 28th in the world by the virtual magazine The World’s 50 Best Restaurants.
A Jewel in the Heart of Bangkok
Let yourself be seduced by the charm of Banyan Tree Bangkok, one of the largest and most modern spa hotels in Bangkok, located in the heart of the business district.
With its exquisitely decorated rooms, its faithful service to Asian hospitality and its integrated spa center, the Banyan Tree Bangkok is a true haven of peace. And don’t miss the roof of the hotel: one of the best in Bangkok! Dominate the city from the 61st floor and offer a panoramic view of the entire city.