Thailand - Bangkok
If you have been thinking of taking a trip to Thailand, then Bangkok should be one of your stops. With a population of 9 million diverse people, unique shopping areas, temples, floating markets, cultural sites, a great nightlife and the popular ping pong shows, the city has a lot to offer to any tourist seeking new experiences. Here are some of the attractions that you should not leave Bangkok without experiencing:
- The Nightlife
With many rooftop bars, cocktail bars and sports bars not to mention pumping nightclubs, a night experiencing what the city has to offer will certainly be unforgettable. One spot that attracts many tourists is the Khao San Road. This area has cheap accommodation, a wide variety of dining options and bars and a wild crowd of travelers and locals aside which make for great company. With live music at the Roof Top Bar, a chance to drink beer while joining the numerous street parties, hawkers hawking an eclectic mix of food such as deep fried crickets among other mainstream options, you would be hard-pressed to find a place that embraces the night with more abandon. Besides Khao San Road to party the night away, you can also head over to the city’s red light districts such as Patpong
- Ping Pong Shows
Besides Khao San Road to party the night away, you can also head over to the city’s red light districts such as Patpong where the ping pong shows attract both men and women who desire to see Thailand’s X-rated shows where the women have a knack for shooting ping pong balls out of their private parts among other tricks that set this shows apart from other normal X-rated shows.
If you like admiring great architecture, then Bangkok’s temples will provide an awe-inspiring sight for you. Intricately built and adorned with glittering decorations, colored glass and golden furnishings not to mention housing monks who dedicate themselves to serving the poor, these sacred places help you experience Buddism among other things. They include Wat Phra Kaew also known as the Jade Buddha Temple, and Wat Pho the Temple of the Reclining Buddha.
- Floating Markets
Bangkok along with the surrounding area was once referred to as the Venice of the East due to its network of waterways and canals. These gave birth to the floating markets where you can buy things from boats or dine in one. Such markets include Khlong Lat Mayom in Bangkok and Damnoen Saduak outside of Bangkok.
- Shopping Centers
Apart from the floating markets, Bangkok is teeming with shopping centers that offer chic luxury brands as well as others offering cheap local designs. They include Central World the sixth biggest shopping center in the world, Siam Paragon, Siam Center, Siam Discovery, MBK and Pantip Plaza among others.