This large, single-terminal airport is designed in a very contemporary style. Note the 132-meter tall control tower - tallest in the world. The airport provides transfer buses between Suvarnabhumi and Don Muang Airports. They run every hour between 5 a.m. and midnight from Gate 3 outside the arrivals hall and are free of charge. The non-stop train service departs every 40 minutes in each direction. Express lines depart every 30 minutes and operate between 6 a.m. and midnight. You can also use the airport's limousines to get to Bangkok. Taxis are available on front of the Passenger Terminal gates 3–4 and 7–8, or call +66 2132 9199. Free wi-fi is available at the airport.
Visit the backpackers' Mecca constructed in 1892, where the tourists from all over the world come for the nightlife, shopping and dining experience. It is a must-see for its incredible buzz where you can not only enjoy the diversity of tourists, observe the everyday interactions of locals during the day but also visit some of the city's major bars at night!
The world's biggest building made of golden teakwood. Since it was made into a museum, a visit here is a flashback to the times of King Rama V and the colonial era, thanks to old photographs, traditional porcelain, glassware and furniture displayed here. Some parts of the mansion are still used for various state functions and receptions for when the royal family visits.
Visit one of the oldest districts in Bangkok and enjoy its signature hustle and bustle. While strolling around, you'll find many restaurants with delicious Chinese food here, of course , and that's what it's about! Come after the sun sets if you want to really enjoy the vibrant street-side cuisine and the energy of this place.
Come and marvel at the walls of this Royal Buddhist temple that nowadays enclose a Buddhist university. Even though it is often overlooked by tourists, it is quite a place to visit - it has a long and intriguing history, beginning with the arrival of the first abbot, Prince Mongkut, in 1836.
Established in 1945, this stadium has been hosting fightings since then. Along with Lumpinee Stadium, the Rajadamnern is one of the two main stadiums for modern Muay Thai. Come and experience intense, entertaining, real Thai boxing for yourself! In addition, you can try traditional gambling, which is done by intriguing hand signals.
Established in 2003 to promote the wide range of works of acclaimed Thai artists, this gallery was created upon the wish of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit. Come and marvel at Thai fine arts, especially paintings and sculptures that are displayed in this permanent exhibition. In addition, you can shop for souvenirs here.
Whilst in the area, come and visit this so-called New Siam Riverside. It is a local place of leisure and university culture that features a lot of bars and restaurants. Shaped by the river pier, this area is ideal if just want to stroll around and maybe go for a coffee in one of its little cafés.
Get your local food during the weekends in a traditional Thai way. Visiting a floating market is definitely something you must experience whilst in Thailand. This one is located on the canal Khlong Chak Phra and offers mainly local produce such as fruits, vegetables and fish. Come and try this unique kind of shopping for yourself!
Visit this buzzing neighbourhood, which is a popular destination mainly for backpackers. Visit one of the many restaurants offering delicious local dishes, then enjoy traditional Thai massage and benefit from many shopping opportunities. Also, you can visit the local market full of rather cheap clothes and traditional handicraft, and maybe buy some souvenirs.
Come and see for yourself the world's largest solid-gold Buddha made of approximately 83% pure gold, weighing five and a half tons and measuring almost five metres. In addition, it has very interesting history that you should definitely learn about. At some point in history, the statue was covered in plaster most likely to disguise its true nature and protect it from thieves. In the course of time, everyone forgot what a unique gem was hiding inside, so it was a great surprise to later discover its glory. All the more so, since the gold body was uncovered by accident - it was dropped to the ground while being moved to its present location! Bits of the plaster that chipped off can be still seen in the chapel.