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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Palace
“The Grand Palace is a complex of buildings at the heart of Bangkok, Thailand, 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. Now Grand Palace is still used for official events. Several royal ceremonies and state functions are held within the walls of the palace every year. It is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Thailand.”
  • 228 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Terminal 21 Shopping Mall offers designer brands, Thai and International cuisine, a gourmet supermarket and etc. Each floor is decorated in different styles based on the highlight of each well-known countries.”
  • 230 locals recommend
Flea Market
“Thailand's most famous market- you are guaranteed to find a treasure with so many shops to choose from. ”
  • 321 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
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“Siam Paragon is a shopping mall in Bangkok, the largest in Thailand. Siam Ocean World (Underwater world) is an aquarium. It is the largest aquarium in South East Asia. The mall has a multiplex movie theater. It has 15 large theaters One of the theaters has the largest screen in Asia. ”
  • 277 locals recommend
Building
“The Largest Lifestyle Shopping Destination in Thailand. A must-visit destination for local and foreign shoppers' right in the middle of Bangkok’s most prestigious area, Central World covers a retail floor area of 830,000 m² at Ratchaprasong intersection. The shopping center boasts more than 500 stores including local, high street as well as high-end brands along with world-class entertainment and services. Under the concept ‘central to your wOrld”, Central World aspires to be more than just ‘a mall’, but a place where everyone comes to enjoy and celebrate life and the lifestyle one seeks through year-round activities and events which aim to excite and inspire.”
  • 188 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“This is an ever-popular shopping centre for cheap/copy gifts. All taxi drivers will know MBK and it is right on National Stadium BTS station”
  • 202 locals recommend
Shopping Plaza
“ASIATIQUE The Riverfront will be Bangkok’s first large-scale riverside project combining shopping, dining, sightseeing, activities and events under one roof. The strong cultural aspect is what sets it apart from other shopping malls. Embracing history, but avoiding the cultural clichés and traditional symbols, it strikes a balance between tradition and globalization.”
  • 216 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Nice place to shopping and many nice restaurant to visit and grocery shopping.”
  • 148 locals recommend
Place of Worship
““Wat Pho” (the Temple of the Reclining Buddha), or “Wat Phra Chetuphon” is right behind the Temple of the Emerald Buddha. The highlight for most people visiting Wat Pho is the Reclining Buddha. The figures here are impressive: 15 metres tall, 46 metres long, so large that it feels like it’s been squeezed into the building. Also, you have to try massage. It’s very famous.”
  • 173 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Waterfall inside the shopping mall, park on the rooftop, hundreds of restaurant choices. Great places with family, friends and kids too”
  • 153 locals recommend
Park
“There are many fun and exciting things to do near Lumpini Park Bangkok. 1. Visit The Colourful Patpong Night Market 2. Experience The Vibrant Nightlife At DJ Station 3. Go Back Into Time At MR Kukrit’s House 4. Golf Equipment Shopping At Thaniya Plaza”
  • 115 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“If you guy love to Shoping about Dress Cloth for Fashion i recommend you to go there inside mall with Aircondition and Food aswell.”
  • 146 locals recommend
Scenic Lookout
“Promthep Cape is one of the best viewpoints in Phuket, it's right on the southern tip of the island and the views are spectacular. Grab yourself some homemade coconut ice cream, climb the steps and watch the sun go down. ”
  • 121 locals recommend
Park
“Benjasiri Park is the place to be for sculpture lovers, as some of the best examples of Thai sculpture are scattered around the park. The centrepiece fountain, showcasing the work of master sculptor Misiem Yipintsoi, hosts multimedia water dance shows 3 times daily.”
  • 125 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“See the big white marble Buddha statue right on top of Naka Kerd mountain that will give you a spectacular view over the east part of Phuket island”
  • 126 locals recommend
Beach
“Only a walking distance to visit and enjoy sunbath and many other beach activities surrounded by shops and restaurants.”
  • 74 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Night Market
“An open-air weekend market that's all about arts and crafts, Cicada is popular with both Thai and foreign tourists and is particularly lively once the sun goes down. The market is divided into four sections that include decorative home items and fashion for sale, an art gallery, a massive outdoor food court, and an area dedicated to live music and shows featuring bands, dance groups, unique pantomime performances, and live DJs. ”
  • 179 locals recommend
Theme Park
“Phuket FantaSea, winner of Thailand’s “Best Attraction Award”, is a unique cultural theme park that promises to be the ultimate in night-time entertainment on the holiday resort island of Phuket”
  • 82 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The Sky Gallery Pattaya”, a restaurant on Pratamnak Hill has a second – to – none scenery and a picturesque sunset viewing spot of Pattaya bay. The Sky Gallery Pattaya serves amazing fusion dishes. Customers can enjoy a panoramic view overlooking the sea and changing blue sky, which creates relaxing and romantic atmosphere. The idea of The Sky Gallery stemmed from “the best period after a day-long work is to rest among great atmosphere”. All the details have been designed to stay close to nature, accommodating customers with all age ranges. The venue is perfect for meetings among groups of friends or enjoying fresh air under the trees. The restaurant highlight is a picturesque top view of the sea and Koh Larn, a never ending piece of artwork delicatedly created by nature. Official website : www.theskygallerypattaya.com facebook : www.facebook.com/theskygallerypattaya 8.00am-11.59pm 300 THB each International cuisine +66(0)81-931-8588 Muang Pattaya, Amphoe Bang Lamung, Chang Wat Chon Buri 20150 ”
  • 63 locals recommend
Salad Place
“The salad restaurant where you can eat from 6.30 am to 22.00 pm everyday. The food is nice and fresh. ”
  • 42 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
“Lovely Place to hang out with friends, beautiful views to the River and Live Music every night where you can enjoy with the locals”
  • 55 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
“is one of Bangkok ‘s most popular rooftop, well known from the movie Hangover ll, located on the 63rd floor of Tower Club at lebua Hotel. It’s the fabulous 360 degrees view all over Bangkok. You will have one of the best rooftop experience in the world Go to the G floor. Go to Lebua Lobby at the next door. Take the elevator to 63rd floor. Enjoy your night!”
  • 49 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
“- Michelin Star restaurant - Make sure to go early or reserve 3 weeks in advance - Has been covered in food documentaries all over the world”
  • 14 locals recommend
Café
“Sit right on the waters edge with your feet in the sand, good variety of food selection on the menu, a bit more pricey than local restaurants but the view is worth it. ”
  • 45 locals recommend

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