Bangkok – Explore Boundless Temples, Shopping Streets and Vibrant Night Spots
Bangkok is the immense capital of Thailand and one of Asia’s most diverse and appealing cities, offering a captivating blend of old and new with dazzling skyscraper buildings and gigantic shopping malls set alongside ancient palaces and traditional street vendors. This city has a lot of holiday highlights, including architectural marvels, colourful floating markets, bustling neighbourhoods, cocktail bars and glistening temples. Traveasy offers cheap flights to Bangkok, taking you to the heart of this exciting city and its endless possibilities. You can start your trip off by exploring the city’s immense temple complexes which are culturally significant, have stunning architecture and make for amazing photo opportunities. Amongst the best temples include Wat Phra Kaew which is the Temple of the Emerald Buddha – this sacred site is set in Bangkok’s Grand Palace complex, and it’s home to the significant jadeite-carved Emerald Buddha. Another must visit temple in Bangkok is Wat Arun - the Temple of Dawn, an iconic landmark with a giant tower, symbolic prangs and traditional Thai architecture.
Bangkok is a haven for shoppers offering plenty of retail therapy… Here you can explore contemporary shopping malls including the luxury Siam Paragon mall featuring designer branded stores, or local favourites such as the MBK shopping centre with multiple floors of market stalls. For a more unique shopping experience, head to Yaowarat road, the Chinatown of the city with lots of quirky souvenir stores. Bangkok is also the ultimate foodie’s paradise with endless dining opportunities, including fine-dining restaurants serving contemporary fare, street food vendors serving adventurous and delectable Thai dishes and international chain restaurants and fast food outlets. After satisfying your appetite, look forward to the night of your life in Bangkok… As the sun sets in the city, the streets come alive with pop up bars, pubs and chic nightclubs playing tunes until the early hours, as well as roof-top venues serving sophisticated cocktails and featuring panoramic skyline views. Khao San Road is the nightlife hub of the city and a back packer’s haven with a strip of bars, restaurants, street stalls, book stores, massage parlours, tattoo shops and more. Book your low-cost airfares to Bangkok with Traveasy and look forward to the trip of a lifetime!