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While there are plenty of areas in Bangkok that hark back to its traditional roots, Siam Square embodies all that is modern and commercial about the Thai capital. Siam Square is busy, central and teeming with shopping malls, cool bars and hip young things soaking up the contemporary culture that seems to ooze from every street corner.
Bangkok is as nonstop and exciting as you’ve heard it is, a sprawling metropolis with ancient grandeur and pockets of traditional local life at every turn. From crumbling temples to hip nightclubs, there’s a neverending supply of things to see and do in the Thai capital. If fate dictates that you have only one full day here, make sure it counts. Here’s what not to miss…
Bangkok probably doesn’t spring immediately to mind when you think of romantic destinations in Thailand. However, if you know where to look, you’ll soon realize that the Thai capital is in fact brimming with romance. If you’re heading there with that someone special, here are a whole day’s worth of romantic things to do in Bangkok.
If Thailand is a country obsessed with its food, then Bangkok is surely the steaming melting pot that oozes down to the rest of the country. From fancy restaurants tucked away down tiny sois to popular street stalls lining almost every road, there’s a freshly cooked culinary delight around every corner. Whether you’re after a restaurant meal or a hawker-style dish, here’s where to find the best food in Bangkok.
Days in Bangkok are often dedicated to temple hopping, market meandering and street food strolling. But what about the nights? If the buckets and beats of Khao San Road sound a little intense but a sunset river cruise sounds like a snooze, there might be another option for evening entertainment – seeing a match of Thailand’s national sport, Muay Thai.