Grand Palace – Bangkok’s most famous landmark. The palace has been the official residence of the Kings of Siam (and later Thailand) since 1782. The king, his court and his royal government were based on the grounds of the palace until 1925.
Wat Phra Kaew – the renowned temple area next to the Grand Palace in Bangkok is one of the most spectacular sights in Bangkok and home to the mesmerising Emerald Buddha.
Wat Pho – one of the largest temples in Thailand, which houses the 15 metre-tall and 46 metre-long golden Reclining Buddha statue.
Rooftop terraces abound in Bangkok and can be a more pleasant alternative to a visit to an observation deck. Lebua Tower has a four-floor rooftop terrace – featured in many famous films - providing stunning city views. Other rooftop terraces worth a visit can be found at Sofitel So and Banyan Tree hotel.
Baiyoke Tower II – the tallest skyscraper in Thailand with an 84th-floor observation deck offering panoramic views of the city.
Khao San Road – an area famous within the backpacker community, this street offers many inexpensive accommodation options.