The ‘City of Angels’ is currently the world’s most popular tourist destination and is guaranteed to thrill the senses of any first-time visitor. Thailand’s capital is a dazzling, dizzying mix of old and new, with shimmering glass skyscrapers and state-of-the-art shopping malls rubbing up against historic shophouses and fascinating little alleyways, and a seemingly endless list of places to discover and things to do. And as the travel hub of Southeast Asia, it’s the perfect starting point for exploring one of the world’s most fascinating and exciting regions.
Whether you’re a foodie or a photographer, a shopper or an explorer, a party animal or a seeker of enlightenment, Bangkok has whatever you’re looking for, and you’ll find it at its bustling night markets, on its tranquil waterways, and in its legendary bars, restaurants and street food stalls. Some of Thailand’s most beautiful beaches, as well as the spectacular mountains of the north, are just a short flight away. Factor in some of the friendliest people you’ll meet anywhere in the world, and it’s clear why Bangkok is one of the world’s greatest cities!
This diverse and vibrant city will reel you in with the many opportunities it presents for spontaneity and adventure. Stick to the main areas, and you’ll find lively locals haggling with visitors in the markets or stray from the beaten path and run into some Buddhist monks in the streets. Or, escape the hustle and bustle of the city for a bit and take a serene boat ride to discover hidden coves and markets with a local guide. No matter what you decide to do and see, your trip to Bangkok will be a hodgepodge experience as you explore one of the world’s most popular destinations.