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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Palace
“historical must-see for first-timers to Thailand (though I still cherish its magnificence every time I visit the place)”
  • 233 locals recommend
Place of Worship
“Wat Pho or Wat Phra Chetuphon is one of the largest Buddhist temple in Thailand. Inside the temple presents the most sacred gold-copper alloy Bhudda that represent the religion most people worship. The reclining Bhudda inside is also one of the highlight of this place. Wat Pho is located next to the Grand Palace so it would be very easy to continue the tour before or after Grand Palace Visit. ”
  • 177 locals recommend
Bar
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“Khaosan Road has developed into a world-famous "backpacker ghetto".[2][3] It offers cheap accommodation, ranging from "mattress in a box"-style hotels to reasonably priced three-star hotels. In an essay on the backpacker culture of Khaosan Road.”
  • 126 locals recommend
Place of Worship
“The most famous place in Bangkok, commonly known as the Wat Phra Kaew. The Emerald Buddha housed in the temple is a potent religio-political symbol and the palladium. The temple is in Phra Nakhon District, the historic centre of Bangkok, within the precincts of the Grand Palace.”
  • 75 locals recommend
Historic Site
“The Pagoda here is the symbol to represent Bangkok / Thailand. Take the Chaophraya Express boat (orange frag) get off at "Wat Arun"”
  • 85 locals recommend
Route
“Yaowarat Road in Samphanthawong District is the main artery of Bangkok's Chinatown. Modern Chinatown now covers a large area around Yaowarat and Charoen Krung Road. It has been the main centre for trading by the Chinese community since they moved from their old site some 200 years ago to make way for the construction of Wat Phra Kaew, the Grand Palace. Nearby is the Phahurat or Indian market. The area is bordered by the Chao Phraya River to the south. Yaowarat Road is well known for its variety of foodstuffs, and at night turns into a large "food street" that draws tourists and locals from all over the city.”
  • 65 locals recommend
Store
“Bangkok's China Town, bustling day and night with street-food night market and wholesale/clothes/various kinds of shops during the daytime”
  • 42 locals recommend
Buddhist Temple
““This place has amazing views all over Bangkok, lovely temple really enjoyed our visit here. Would recommend going at sunset for an even better view.” --- Tourist's feedback. Wat Saket ‘The temple of the Golden Mount’, which is located outside the old Rattanakosin island area of Bangkok, is one of the city’s oldest temples. The structure of Wat Saket is distinct because of the 80-meter high mountain, called Phu Khao Thong (meaning Golden Mountain), where the temple’s main gilded chedi (or stupa) rests. This ‘mountain’, formed from the debris of a collapsed chedi commissioned to be built by King Rama III, was once the highest point in all of Bangkok. The Golden Mountain is a well-known and much revered landmark in Bangkok. A climb to the top of the mount is a journey of more than 300 steps.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
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“- Michelin Star restaurant - Make sure to go early or reserve 3 weeks in advance - Has been covered in food documentaries all over the world”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The absolute best Pad Thai in Bangkok (or the world). A super busy street stall with seating inside where pad thai is prepared at super fast pace, a favorite of the old king (so they say), and a very rewarding delicious local experience. Very affordable”
  • 22 locals recommend
History Museum
“The museum has a distinctive display of Thai culture including Thai's history, traditional clothing, food, geography, and more. There are interactive exhibits all throughout the museum. Audio guides are also available for foreign travelers. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
History Museum
“The Bangkok National Museum is the main branch museum of the National Museums in Thailand and also the largest museum in Southeast Asia. It features exhibits of Thai art and history.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Hindu Temple
“The Giant Swing is a religious structure in Phra Nakhon, Bangkok, Thailand. Located in front of Wat Suthat, it was formerly used in an old Brahmin ceremony, and is one of Bangkok's tourist attractions.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Other Nightlife
“Khao San Road - The popular book 'The Beach' famously described Khao San Road as "the centre of the backpacking universe". Judging by the truth-seeking travellers who converge here to shop, exchange tales and prepare for their next stint on the backpacker trail, it's a phrase that sums it up pretty much perfectly. BTS from Asoke to Saphan Taksin 22 minutes, 40 baht (not counting transfer time at Siam), plus about 25 minutes on the Chao Phaya boat (not counting waiting time), 14 baht, plus 10-15 minute walk.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Place to eat
“Yaowarat Road in Samphanthawong district is home to Bangkok's Chinatown, which is centred on Sam Pheng Lane Chinatown's Sam Pheng Market is an old business centre noted for a post-WW II visit by the young king Ananda Mahidol.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Open Hours 10am-10pm Everyday Small Shopping Plaza / Restaurant Near Temple of Emerald Buddha ”
  • 8 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Thai Restaurant
“- Michelin Star restaurant - Make sure to go early or reserve 3 weeks in advance - Has been covered in food documentaries all over the world”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The absolute best Pad Thai in Bangkok (or the world). A super busy street stall with seating inside where pad thai is prepared at super fast pace, a favorite of the old king (so they say), and a very rewarding delicious local experience. Very affordable”
  • 22 locals recommend
Restaurant
“"Local thai food in Samsen Area near to Kao Sarn Road (nice local thai food with good price) Eg: Crab omlette is 100 THB. "”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great place for a roof top bar, Wat Arun makes it all worth it to go across town. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Brown Sugar Bangkok is a celebrated blues and jazz club featuring live music, and serving cocktails and Thai and international cuisine. Brown Sugar features live music from Tuesday to Sunday and has seen some of Thailand's most famous acts perform on its stage, including Tissue Paper and Attention Please from The Voice. Music starts from 21:00, but the bar fills up with music lovers earlier. The first set is usually acoustic, followed by something funkier and more upbeat as the night goes on. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The Deck by Arun Residence is the great Thai restaurant that you can enjoy view of Wat Arun and ChaoPhraya river. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
“In a cosy double shophouse on a quiet road that visitors don’t really frequent you will find one of the best restaurants in Bangkok. Seven Spoons is so popular that it's recently expanded, but still has the warm atmosphere and large portions of Mediterranean and vegetarian food regulars are familair with and first-timers will be excited by. It now opens for lunch and offers sandwiches alongside its hearty mains.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Right on the river with a wonderful view. Great food and great staff. Stayed in the Arun Suite on the top floor with balcony overlooking the river. Fantastic rooftop bar. Highly recommended”
  • 8 locals recommend

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