Budget-Friendly Things to Do in Bangkok

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  • Travel Buddie
    5 contributions
    Suggest you go on a weekday. Didnt seem as busy. 46m Buddha entry is included with your palace ticket and next door to it. We go lost trying to find it.
    Written 6 February 2023
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  • Travel Buddie
    5 contributions
    Hot , Hotter and Hotest... Great to by pass traffic in air conditioning.
    Not hard to use for foreigners. English button on the vending machines. Takes both notes and coins.
    Written 6 February 2023
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  • Mohamed
    26 contributions
    Magnificent architecture with alot of thought put into the details.

    Very organized and clean even with the large number of tourists visiting
    Written 4 February 2023
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  • Miles Archer
    Boca Raton, FL7,459 contributions
    Huge market. You could spend an entire day just taking it all in. Many types of items are available, including food. But I came just to observe, not to buy. Well worth my time.
    Written 29 January 2023
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  • theparentpassport
    London, UK77 contributions
    As visitors to the Grand Palace in Bangkok, we were completely in awe of its beauty and grandeur. The intricate details and stunning gold-plated structures truly left a lasting impression on me. It was super hot on the day of our visit and we were travelling with a baby but there were plenty of areas inside to grab some shade. Walking through the palace grounds, we felt like we were transported back in time to the days of Thai royalty. The peaceful environment and immaculate maintenance made for a serene escape from the bustling city. We were also fascinated by the rich history and important events that took place within the walls of the palace. We would highly recommend a visit to the Grand Palace to anyone traveling to Bangkok - it's a once-in-a-lifetime experience that should not be missed.
    Written 4 February 2023
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  • 573dk9999
    Iowa City, IA493 contributions
    Unless you are very cognizant of Buddhist history and culture, don't try to do this alone. Our guide provided the right cues and insight into what we were seeing. First, it is jade not emerald. The gold wrapping on the small statue varies with season. We were there in winter so it was wrapped so only the head could be seen.

    A very worthwhile experience which would have been a hot, crowded confusing mess without a guide.
    Written 6 February 2023
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  • pisan58
    Aarhus, Denmark151 contributions
    We enjoyed the house and the 'garden' with so many beautiful plants. Make sure to join a guided tour of the house.
    Written 6 February 2023
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  • Ryan F
    Bristol, UK43 contributions
    A very pleasant experience and well worth a visit. This was the first visit to a temple in Thailand for my wife and I.
    Entry cost us B100 each and we spent about just less than 2 hours.
    There’s a nice spiral staircase leading up to the temple playing Buddhist meditative chants. The scenery leading up to the temple is beautiful and very calming.
    We visited at sunset so we were also accompanied by the warm golden glow of the sun as a backdrop over the Bangkok skyline. As we reached the top we had a fantastic opportunity to get some lovely pictures and to take in the culture.
    There were monks carrying out their spiritual practices which was fascinating to watch.
    There is a toilet on site if needed which is very clean and well maintained.
    Written 28 January 2023
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  • Dan L
    Lubeck, Germany17 contributions
    When the kids need a break from the big city life this is the perfect place as it has a really nice playground. Our son (3 years old) enjoyed it a lot...
    Written 4 February 2023
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  • ruthandvern
    Wilton, CA15,078 contributions
    This was our first stop - to see the immense "found" solid gold Buddha was thrilling. The site is part of a compound for learning. It has many buildings that are finely decorated.
    Written 27 January 2023
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  • Nikkicob
    Sofia, Bulgaria10 contributions
    Really interesting place. Not like just an ordinary shopping mall, but more like a whole new experience. I like the idea, the mall by itself is very well maintained with a lot of shops and restaurants to choose from. It is well connected to BTS so it is easy accessible.
    Written 1 February 2023
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  • Miles Archer
    Boca Raton, FL7,459 contributions
    A very busy place. Colorful. There is so much to see. I like Chinatowns. And Chinese food. It's well worth a visit to come here.
    Written 29 January 2023
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  • flyingdoc1
    Emsworth, UK540 contributions
    Tourists are beginning to return in numbers post Covid, and this bustling river with its small hotel ferry boats, huge river dinner cruisers and struggling tug boats towing heavy barges up river to Ayutthaya, all go to make up an incredible scene day and night. The dinner cruises are all spectacularly lit up. As this was the finale to the APEC Summit being hosted in Bangkok, a fireworks display was added to the evening, with thousands of spectators lining the banks and eating from nearby restaurants.
    Written 29 November 2022
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  • alessandra r
    New York13 contributions
    An Aladdin' s cave full of everything at affordable price. Don't expect high-end stuff but a visit is worth. Once it was considered a must for tourists in search of anything.
    Written 5 February 2023
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  • 801narimana
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates57 contributions
    A mini Bangla Road of Phuket if you like that kind of vibes you will like it. A small road though. They also serve fried scorpions :)
    Written 18 December 2022
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