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Soi Srinagarindra 51, Khwaeng Nong Bon, Khet Prawet, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10250, Thailand
Although no longer located in its original spot next to an old train line, Talad Rot Fai (aka “train market”) retains every bit of its hipster appeal. Open at the weekends, the market, which is now situated in Srinakarin Road, sells everything...
300 Soi Chak Phra 17, Khwaeng Khlong Chak Phra, Khet Taling Chan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10170, Thailand
Its an unique shopping experience that you can find in Bangkok city. You can find almost anything in this floating market, from daily food to bizarre food like crocodile meat!
51 Sukhumvit Rd, Khwaeng Khlong Tan Nuea, Khet Watthana, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10110, Thailand
Owned by Nat Siangsukon, who is better known by his DJ name Maft Sai, ZudRangMa Records is a spiritual home for Bangkok’s truly vinyl-obsessed. The store’s specialty is retro sounds from some of the world’s lesser-hyped musical hotspots with the...
125 สุขุมวิท Khwaeng Khlong Tan Nuea, Khet Watthana, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10110, Thailand
An egalitarian spreading of the creative love is central to the philosophy at Smitheries. Although Piyamas Meunprasartdee and Chaiwat Wattananukit use the venue to showcase items from their jewellery brand, it is the teaching component of the...
Kamphaeng Phet 3 Rd, Khwaeng Lat Yao, Khet Chatuchak, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10900, Thailand
The mother of unique Bangkok retail experiences is undoubtedly Chatuchak Weekend Market, Thailand’s largest outdoor bazaar. Known as Jatujak or simply JJ, it has 15,000 stalls spread over 35 acres and sells almost everything under...
252/8 Si Lom, Khwaeng Suriya Wong, Khet Bang Rak, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10500, Thailand
A hotbed for lovers of vintage music and fashion in Bangkok is the The Hop, a dance studio in the city’s Silom neighbourhood. The focus here is on a golden age of American teen culture: namely the jazzy big band sounds and nifty dance moves of the...
499 Kamphaeng Phet 6 Rd, Chatuchak, Khet Chatuchak, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10900, Thailand
MOCA (the Museum of Contemporary Art) makes a worthy detour from the center of Bangkok. The museum, which opened in 2012, is the brainchild of art-loving telecommunications billionaire Boonchai Bencharongkul, who envisaged it as the Thai...
Samsen Nai, Phaya Thai, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
A particularly fascinating Bangkok ‘hood is Ari. Located to the north of the city's main Sukhumvhit BTS line, the area is a leafy haven that is popular with middle class Thais and expatriates alike. The best way to explore the area is by...
2 Sanam Chai Rd, Khwaeng Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Khet Phra Nakhon, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10200, Thailand
Wat Pho, the Temple of the Reclining Buddha, is in a suburb of Bangkok, right beside the Grand Palace. There are always lines, apparently, and why shouldn't there be. This huge golden statue of a smiling golden Buddha is something to see. He lies,...
Chao Phraya River, Thailand
Na Phra Lan Rd, Khwaeng Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Khet Phra Nakhon, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10200, Thailand
Bangkok’s most iconic site is a massive palace complex that served as the royal residence until 1925. Of its many buildings, the one with the most architectural interest is Chakri Mahaprasat. It was designed in 1882 by British...
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