Gilded temple roofs create a glittering silhouette above Bangkok's Grand Palace, which runs along the colourful Chao Phraya River. Stroll past carved statues of mythological creatures and see the hallowed Emerald Buddha, carved from pure jade.
Tourists wander through clouds of incense to haggle over handbags, T-shirts and watches at the bustling night market in Patpong, Bangkok's upbeat entertainment district. Join them, or follow the throb of bass to a classy air-conditioned nightclub.
The newest shopping complex ‘EmQuartier” has launched right opposite to its existing sister shopping mall “Emporium”. Consisting of over 1,000 brands from both local and international, EmQuartier is the newest luxury lifestyle complex including private residences, office spaces, shopping and dining venues. EmQuartier is located at Phrom Phong BTS Station.
Don't Go Home Without
Visiting the sprawling Chatuchak Weekend Market, a short subway and skytrain journey from close to Crowne Plaza Bangkok Lumpini Park. With over 5,000 bustling stalls, you're sure to find clothing, handmade gifts and fresh Thai food to suit everyone.
Tuk-tuks are a fun way to get around Bangkok, but taxis have the benefit of being air-conditioned. Ask for the meter to be switched on before you jump in, and you'll find they're very reasonably priced.