Terminal 21 is one of Bangkok’s most talked about and most popular shopping mall. It brings the dream of traveling around the globe to the heart of Bangkok as it features several world-famous destinations under one roof.
The beautiful and friendly country of Thailand is famed for its beaches and food. Although some of the best things to do in Thailand are located in Bangkok, the buzzing and exciting capital city. In Bangkok you’ll find a wide range of Thai cuisines, loved for its rich, fragrant flavours and lightness, including famous street food dishes such as sticky rice, pad thai and satay.
Major events in Thailand include the Songkran Thai Water Festival, whilst the Bangkok Festival of International Dance and Music is one of the biggest cultural events in the city. Bangkok is a progressive world city with a fast growing economy and a growing culture of shopping and entertainment. However, as the home of a huge number of temples and the capital of a major Buddhist country, it’s also a humble place where tradition is revered and respected.
Bangkok city is home to a number of distinct districts. The main tourist spots are found around the Old Town where major Bangkok attractions such as the Wat Pho temple complex and the Grand Palace can be found. The Old Town is also home to the Khao San Road where a number of hotels, bars and restaurants are located. Those looking for high-end hotels and restaurants should head to the modern business district of Siam Square, further hotels and upmarket nightclubs can be found in the nearby Sukhumvit and Silom Districts.
Bangkok is also a cosmopolitan city with a thriving Chinatown found in Yaowarat and a Little India in Phahurat. When it comes to shopping in Bangkok, Pratunam is home to a vast clothes and textiles market whilst the Ramkhamhaeng Road is where you’ll find the best shopping malls. Essential things to do in Bangkok include taking a water taxi and going to see a Muay Boxing fight. If you have time additional places to visit in Bangkok include the Phrom Phong area, the home of the Dinosaurs.