Top 5 things to do in Thailand

Wat Phra Kaew, Bangkok edwin.11/Flickr

Wat Phra Kaew, Bangkok ©edwin.11/Flickr

Thailand is one of the most exotic tourist destinations of Asia. This country is an extremely colorful destination, being home to some of the world’s premier tourist attractions. Bangkok, Koh Phi Phi, Phuket, Chiang Mai and Ayutthaya are just some of the best-known destinations of the country. In some of the previous guides I have already presented you several aspects relating to Thailand’s destinations and attractions. Below I will write about the top 5 things to do in Thailand: exploring Bangkok, visiting a Buddhist temple, touring a Thai market, watching a ladyboy show and visiting a historical park.

Explore Bangkok

Bangkok is one of the leading tourist destinations of Thailand. The city is abundant in unique tourist attractions and offers endless entertainment. One of the most cosmopolitan, yet contrasting and compelling destinations, Bangkok attracts numerous visitors every year. Besides the museums, Buddhist temples, beautiful parks, fascinating markets of the city, its nightlife is also world famous.

Visit a Buddhist temple

Buddhist temples play an important role in Thai people’s lives. Thai Buddhist temples are excellent tourist attractions of the country. Some of the world’s most beautiful temples can be found here, in Thailand. Bangkok’s Wat Phra Kaew, Nakon Si Thammarat’s Wat Mahathat and Bangkok’s Wat Erawan are considered to be some of Thailand’s most fascinating Buddhist temples.

Wat Phra Kaew, Bangkok edwin.11/Flickr

Wat Phra Kaew, Bangkok ©edwin.11/Flickr

Tour a Thai market

Thai markets offer fascinating shopping experiences. Touring a Thai market is one of the best ways to get in touch with local people and local culture. With wonderful souvenirs, colorful flowers, Thai silk, art crafts, fresh food and other items, the markets offer some unique objects to buy. Floating markets make some unique shopping spots. You can not miss them.

Thai products in a market ephidryn/Flickr

Thai products in a market ©ephidryn/Flickr

Watch a ladyboy show

Thailand is famous for its ladyboy bars. Watching a ladyboy show is with no doubt one of the most shocking experiences in Thailand. It is quite hard to make a difference between a woman and a ladyboy, but there are some certain signs of the gender. If you would like to make a unique experience, don’t miss to visit a ladyboy bar.

Visit a historical park

There are several fantastic historical parks in Thailand, including Ayutthaya, Sukhothai, Phimai, Phanom Rung, Si Satchanalai and so on. The most famous and most beautiful seems to be Ayutthaya. Other fascinating historical parks are Sukhothai and Phimai. These protected areas house some of the most beautiful ruins of ancient cities, including temple ruins, sculptures, city walls and so on.

Ayutthaya Historical Park Argenberg/Flickr

Ayutthaya Historical Park ©Argenberg/Flickr

 

 

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