Bangkok

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Revel in the colour, noise and history of Thailand’s frenetic capital, a city that welcomes its visitors with a clash of old and new.

Travelling into Bangkok for the first time is a dizzying assault on the senses. Ride a tuk-tuk through the city centre and you will pass neon-lit streets packed with clubs, ancient alleys and grandiose temples. Breathe in the scents of a thousand street food stalls. Listen for the chants of praying monks mingled with the voices of market vendors and shoppers haggling with one another.

Visit the Bangkok National Museum and the Bangkok Folk Museum to learn about the multifaceted history of the city. It used to be two separate cities, Krung Thep and Thon Buri, located on either side of the Chao Phraya River. Although Krung Thep has been the capital of Thailand since the late 18th-century, when the Grand Palace was built, the two municipalities were only recognised as one city in the 1970s.

Make the palace your first stop when exploring Bangkok, before visiting the spectacular temples that line the riverbank. Hop on a boat and drift along the Chao Phraya River for unbeatable views of Wat Phra Kaew and Wat Arun, recognizable for their towering stupas. Explore the temples on foot to encounter gigantic Buddha statues and golden Thai architecture.

Experience modern Bangkok in the sleek, air-conditioned malls in the districts around Siam Square. For a different, typically Thai shopping experience, pound the pavements of the city’s many markets. Chatuchak Weekend Market is one of the best, offering antiques, handicrafts and quick eats.

Don’t leave without trying some street food. Wander through the old town of Banglamphu or Chinatown and snack on bowls of noodles or green curry and rice.

Visit Thailand’s exhilarating capital in any season to experience its sights, smells and sounds. In low season, between May and October, the weather stays hot and humid but offers the chance to save money on accommodation. Come in mid-April to join in with the water fights and colourful festivities of Songkran, Thailand’s new year celebrations.

Where to stay in Bangkok

Solitaire Bangkok Sukhumvit 11
Solitaire Bangkok Sukhumvit 11
4.5 out of 5
75/23 Sukhumvit 13, Bangkok, 10110
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The price is ₹5,169 per night from 20 Feb to 21 Feb
₹5,169
per night
20 Feb - 21 Feb
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury hotel in Bangkok. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 2 restaurants. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy beds in their ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (1,054 reviews)
"We needed a two-night stay in Bangkok and this place was great. The staff were friendly and the room was comfortable. Only negative was it was right in the heart of the red light district which felt like Times Square, very crowded and noisy. If you’re looking for that, this spot is perfect."

Reviewed on 25 Jan 2023

Solitaire Bangkok Sukhumvit 11
The Park Nine Hotel Suvarnabhumi
The Park Nine Hotel Suvarnabhumi
5 out of 5
599, 599/1 Lat Krabang Road, Lat Krabang, Bangkok, 10520
The price is ₹5,639 per night from 25 Feb to 26 Feb
₹5,639
per night
25 Feb - 26 Feb
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Bangkok. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 2 bars/lounges. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in their reviews. ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (846 reviews)
"Perfect place to stay nearby to the airport. Staff were extremely friendly and the room was in top condition. Fully recommend for anyone looking for a short stay after a long flight."

Reviewed on 27 Jan 2023

The Park Nine Hotel Suvarnabhumi
Novotel Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport Hotel
Novotel Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport Hotel
4.5 out of 5
999 Suvarnabhumi Airport Hotel, Moo 1 Nongprue, Bang Phli, Samut Prakan, 10540
The price is ₹10,985 per night from 3 Feb to 4 Feb
₹10,985
per night
3 Feb - 4 Feb
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury hotel in Bang Phli. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 4 restaurants. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in their reviews. ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (1,093 reviews)
"Facilities are excellent and the restaurants are great. The hotel is very convenient as well."

Reviewed on 29 Jan 2023

Novotel Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Citadines Sukhumvit 11 Bangkok
Citadines Sukhumvit 11 Bangkok
4 out of 5
22/22 Sukhumvit 11, Sukhumvit Road, Wattana, Bangkok, Bangkok, 10110
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly aparthotel in Bangkok. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and breakfast. Our guests praise the WiFi and the helpful staff in ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (965 reviews)
"Have stayed here before. Good location, value for money."

Reviewed on 24 Jan 2023

Citadines Sukhumvit 11 Bangkok
Somerset Sukhumvit Thonglor Bangkok
Somerset Sukhumvit Thonglor Bangkok
4 out of 5
No 115 Sukhumvit 55, Thonglor, Sukhumvit Road, Klongton Nua, Bangkok, 10110
Stay at this 4-star family-friendly aparthotel in Bangkok. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and breakfast. Our guests praise the restaurant and the helpful staff ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (806 reviews)
"The Hotel is clean; walking distance to BTS; and staff are very friendly."

Reviewed on 26 Dec 2022

Somerset Sukhumvit Thonglor Bangkok
Oakwood Suites Bangkok
Oakwood Suites Bangkok
5 out of 5
20 Soi Sukhumvit 24, Sukhumvit Road, Khlong Tan, Bangkok, Bangkok, 10110
Stay at this 5-star luxury aparthotel in Bangkok. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and breakfast. Popular attractions Siam Paragon Mall and Khaosan Road are located ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (39 reviews)
"Really enjoyed our stay and will definitely be back here again. Everything exceeded expectations"

Reviewed on 29 Dec 2022

Oakwood Suites Bangkok
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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