Bangkok

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

Traveling into Bangkok for the first time is a dizzying assault on the senses. Ride a tuk-tuk through the city center 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 accommodations. Come in mid-April to join in with the water fights and colorful festivities of Songkran, Thailand’s new year celebrations.

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Where to stay in Bangkok

Solitaire Bangkok Sukhumvit 11
Solitaire Bangkok Sukhumvit 11
4.5 out of 5
75/23 Sukhumvit 13, Bangkok, 10110
Fully refundable
The price is CA $87 per night from Mar. 7 to Mar. 8
CA $87
per night
Mar. 7 - Mar. 8
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 our ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (1,057 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 Jan. 25, 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 CA $101 per night from Mar. 2 to Mar. 3
CA $101
per night
Mar. 2 - Mar. 3
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 our reviews. ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (860 reviews)
"We stayed just for one night before an early morning flight. The room was convenient and clean. We had a nice dinner in the restaurant."

Reviewed on Feb. 3, 2023

The Park Nine Hotel Suvarnabhumi
Amari Watergate Bangkok
Amari Watergate Bangkok
5 out of 5
847 Petchburi Road, Bangkok, Bangkok, 10400
The price is CA $135 per night from Mar. 6 to Mar. 7
CA $135
per night
Mar. 6 - Mar. 7
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Bangkok. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 3 restaurants. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in our reviews. ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,036 reviews)
"Super friendly staff all around. Enjoyed my stay there."

Reviewed on Jan. 26, 2023

Amari Watergate 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.
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! (968 reviews)
"Have stayed here before. Good location, value for money."

Reviewed on Jan. 24, 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! (808 reviews)
"The Hotel is clean; walking distance to BTS; and staff are very friendly."

Reviewed on Dec. 26, 2022

Somerset Sukhumvit Thonglor Bangkok
Citadines Sukhumvit 8 Bangkok
Citadines Sukhumvit 8 Bangkok
4 out of 5
77/7 Sukhumvit 8, Sukhumvit Road, Klongtoey, Bangkok, Bangkok, 10110
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly aparthotel in Bangkok. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and breakfast. Our guests praise the pool and the restaurant in our ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (706 reviews)
"Spacious clean quiet"

Reviewed on Feb. 3, 2023

Citadines Sukhumvit 8 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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