What to do in Bangkok?
The Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaeo
The Grand Palace, built in 1728, is a landmark of Bangkok. The Jade Buddha Temple is located in the Royal Temple inside the palace, and the Jade Buddha enshrined in the temple is the most solemn statue of Buddha in Thailand and is regarded as the national treasure of Thailand. Visitors are advised to dress appropriately when entering the temple, no sleeveless dresses are allowed, and skirts for women should preferably be above the knee.
Located on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River, Wat Arun is famous for its spectacular 79 meter high pagoda. Once the royal temple of King Taksin, Wat Arun can be reached by both water and land.
Located next to the Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok, the Four-Faced Buddha is one of Thailand's most famous shrines and a Brahmin idol, the Mahabharata. Legend has it that this Buddha is very spiritual and blesses those who come to worship it, so there is a constant stream of devotees coming to make and return wishes.
Wat Pho (Reclining Buddha Temple)
The largest and oldest Buddhist temple in Thailand, built in 1832, houses a large reclining golden Buddha. "The temple is also a research center for Thai herbal medicine and Thai massage. At the back of the temple, there is a traditional medicine institute and a massage room where visitors can enjoy authentic Thai massage services.
Wat Trimit & China Town
China Town is located on Yaowarat Road and Charoen Kung Road, where you can find a wide range of stores and groceries from the north and south. At the end of Yaowarat Road, on Traimit Road, there is a solemn Buddhist temple called Traimit Temple or Golden Buddha Temple, all made of pure gold, 3 meters high and weighing 500 kilograms, which is said to be the largest gold Buddha statue left in the world.
Jim Thompson Museum
Mr. Jim Thompson was one of the founders of the early Oriental Culture Hotel in Bangkok, and this American who loved Thai culture devoted his later years to the development of the Thai silk industry. This Thai silk museum is a typical Thai-style house, Mr. Thompson's former residence. The museum features Thompson's lifetime collection, including artwork from all over Asia.
Khao San Road
Khao San Road in Bangkok is a backpacker's gathering place. Khao San Road is a street of less than four hundred meters, but it exudes a charm unlike any other street in Bangkok, where the two left and right streets are the main pulses, filled with all kinds of tourist souvenirs.
Weekend Market Chatuckak Weekend Market
The largest weekend market in Asia is the Chatuckak Weekend Market in the north of Bangkok city. It is very big and always crowded on weekends, because in recent years, many young people in Bangkok have set up stalls here to sell some interesting things, so it has slowly become a place for young people to come shopping.
How to use a cell phone card in Thailand?
You can buy one in advance, usually a Thai happy card, in which you can have unlimited traffic for 7 days, and 100 baht phone bill.
It is easy to change it when you land, and it is also convenient for local contact. If you forget, you can buy it at 7-11.
How many airports are there in Bangkok?
There are 2 airports in Bangkok, Don Mueang and Suvarnabhumi, Don Mueang is the old airport and Suvarnabhumi is the new airport, which is bigger. Be sure to pay attention and do not take the wrong shuttle.
How do I buy international airline tickets?
International round-trip tickets. Thailand in November - April are the peak season, airline tickets fluctuate, it is best to buy a month and a half to two months in advance. Of course, too close to the date of travel will be much more expensive, off-season or buy a long time in advance are likely to buy a particularly cheap tickets.
How do I transfer within Thailand?
If you want to play in Bangkok and Phuket, you also need to buy air tickets for both places. Although train tickets are cheap, it takes more than 10 hours to slowly wander around, which is too much of a waste of time.
The most valuable thing is time, of course. Bangkok to Phuket round-trip airfare for one person is about 100-150 USD. Small luggage can be brought on the plane, large one cannot, the cost not include checked baggage fees.
How do I store my luggage when I transfer to Phuket in Bangkok?
The luggage fee is not included in any domestic flights in Thailand, and is priced according to different airlines and different luggage weights.
Many people have international air tickets from Bangkok and back, and on the last day also need to return from Phuket and back again. You can choose to store your luggage at Bangkok airport, or at the hotel where you stay in Bangkok, for a daily fee ranging from 50-100 baht a day.