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Ranked #1 of 217 attractions in Bangkok
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Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
Owner description: This temple is considered to be the most famous and photographed temple in Bangkok, which features a soaring 70-meter-high... more » Owner description: This temple is considered to be the most famous and photographed temple in Bangkok, which features a soaring 70-meter-high spire decorated with tiny pieces of colored glass and Chinese porcelain. « less
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Ranked #2 of 217 attractions in Bangkok
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Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
Owner description: One of the oldest and largest temples in Bangkok features the famous Reclining Buddha, which is the largest in Thailand... more » Owner description: One of the oldest and largest temples in Bangkok features the famous Reclining Buddha, which is the largest in Thailand measuring more than 150 feet in length. « less
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Ranked #3 of 217 attractions in Bangkok
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Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
Owner description: Located inside the grounds of the Grand Palace, Thailand’s most valued temple features the magnificent Emerald Buddha that... more » Owner description: Located inside the grounds of the Grand Palace, Thailand’s most valued temple features the magnificent Emerald Buddha that dates back to the 14th century. « less
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Ranked #4 of 217 attractions in Bangkok
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Category: Art Museums; Museums
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Ranked #5 of 217 attractions in Bangkok
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Category: Castles; Cultural

Bangkok is a city teeming with attractions. One of the top places to visit in Bangkok is the Grand Palace. It is a mammoth structure of unique design and having a rich history to... more »

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Ranked #6 of 217 attractions in Bangkok
Category: Architectural Buildings; Landmarks
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Ranked #7 of 217 attractions in Bangkok
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
Owner description: The Loha Prasat is an amazing building with an iron roof made of 37 spires signifying the 37 enlightenment virtues of... more » Owner description: The Loha Prasat is an amazing building with an iron roof made of 37 spires signifying the 37 enlightenment virtues of Buddhism. It is listed on wikitravel - http://wikitravel.org/en/Bangkok/Rattanakosin#b, but ought to be available to Trip Advisor visitors. « less
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Ranked #8 of 217 attractions in Bangkok
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Ranked #9 of 217 attractions in Bangkok
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
This highly revered temple contains the Golden Image Buddha, which is made of solid gold and weighs approximately 5 ½ tons.
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Ranked #10 of 217 attractions in Bangkok
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Category: Architectural Buildings; Specialty Museums; Cultural
Owner description: This former home of an American named Jim Thompson, who started the Thai silk industry after World War II, houses a... more » Owner description: This former home of an American named Jim Thompson, who started the Thai silk industry after World War II, houses a magnificent collection of Asian art and many unique displays. « less
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Ranked #11 of 217 attractions in Bangkok
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
Owner description: This temple is known for the Golden Mount or Phu Khao Thong, a high hill that offers stunning views at its summit over... more » Owner description: This temple is known for the Golden Mount or Phu Khao Thong, a high hill that offers stunning views at its summit over Rattanakosin Island. « less
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Ranked #12 of 217 attractions in Bangkok
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
Owner description: As the Largest indoor KidZania in the World, KidZania Bangkok is the ultimate learning & role-play facility for kids 4 to 14... more » Owner description: As the Largest indoor KidZania in the World, KidZania Bangkok is the ultimate learning & role-play facility for kids 4 to 14 years old. Children get to choose from more than 80 professions in a city built entirely for kids. They also learn essential life skills such as respect, independence, social-integration, creativity, teamwork and money management, where the activities also help kids develop their confidence and self-esteem. Our vision is to ignite the hearts & minds of children by empowering them to make the world a better place. Hence, our global tagline - "Get Ready for a Better World!" « less
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Ranked #13 of 217 attractions in Bangkok
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Ranked #14 of 217 attractions in Bangkok
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
Owner description: Located in the Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute, this organization produces anti-venom serum for snake-bite victims... more » Owner description: Located in the Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute, this organization produces anti-venom serum for snake-bite victims nationwide. « less
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Ranked #15 of 217 attractions in Bangkok
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
Owner description: Built in the early 19th century to house the large 25-foot-tall Phra Sri Sakyamuni Buddha statue, this temple features the... more » Owner description: Built in the early 19th century to house the large 25-foot-tall Phra Sri Sakyamuni Buddha statue, this temple features the huge red frame of a giant swing once used in annual ceremonies to celebrate and thank Shiva. « less
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Ranked #16 of 217 attractions in Bangkok
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
Owner description: This scenic river, flowing through the heart of Bangkok, offers convenient boat transportation and sightseeing cruises since... more » Owner description: This scenic river, flowing through the heart of Bangkok, offers convenient boat transportation and sightseeing cruises since many of the major city attractions are easily accessible from various points along this waterway. « less
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Ranked #17 of 217 attractions in Bangkok
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Owner description: Often referred to as the “marble temple” in guidebooks, this architectural gem features a magnificent Buddha image, which is... more » Owner description: Often referred to as the “marble temple” in guidebooks, this architectural gem features a magnificent Buddha image, which is a copy of the highly revered Phra Buddhajinaraja, and a beautiful beamed ceiling in a dark red and gold. « less
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Ranked #18 of 217 attractions in Bangkok
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Category: Parks; Outdoors
This is the largest and oldest park in the city.
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Ranked #19 of 217 attractions in Bangkok
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Ranked #20 of 217 attractions in Bangkok
Category: Museums; Cultural
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Ranked #21 of 217 attractions in Bangkok
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
These are the many small waterways or canals that snake through the city of Bangkok.
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Ranked #22 of 217 attractions in Bangkok
Category: Architectural Buildings; Observation Decks/ Towers; Landmarks
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Ranked #23 of 217 attractions in Bangkok
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Category: ; Specialty Museums; Museums

The Siriraj Medical Museum is located at the Siriraj Hospital. It comprises of six different museums. Update: Beginning 1 July 2013, the museum's opening hours are 10:00–17:00... more »

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Ranked #24 of 217 attractions in Bangkok
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Category: Museums
Owner description: Located to the right of the visitors’ entrance to the Grand Palace, the Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles collects, displays,... more » Owner description: Located to the right of the visitors’ entrance to the Grand Palace, the Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles collects, displays, preserves, and serves as a centre for textiles from East, South, and Southeast Asia with an emphasis on Thailand and its royal court. The QSMTembodies Her Majesty’s efforts to preserve Thailand’s textile artsfor future generations. Exhibitions change periodically « less
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Ranked #25 of 217 attractions in Bangkok
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: Madame Tussauds Bangkok has a revolutionary concept for wax attraction with special interactive features where you can touch,... more » Owner description: Madame Tussauds Bangkok has a revolutionary concept for wax attraction with special interactive features where you can touch, hug, play with and even kiss. Imagine answering the hotline phone in the Oval office with Obama, kicking football with Wayne Rooney and Steven Gerrard, or singing on stage with Justin Bieber, or posing closely with Wolverine and his legendary claws. Over 90 figures of international and Thai celebrities and all of the interactive features at Madame Tussauds Bangkok will definitely make your visit unique and unforgettable. Enjoy the fantastic fun at Madame Tussauds Bangkok, the 6th floor of Siam Discovery Centre. « less
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Ranked #26 of 217 attractions in Bangkok
Category: Neighborhoods; Cultural
Owner description: This trendy neighborhood is filled with fine restaurants, bars, dance clubs, bookstores, Internet cafes and shopping centers.... more » Owner description: This trendy neighborhood is filled with fine restaurants, bars, dance clubs, bookstores, Internet cafes and shopping centers. « less
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Ranked #27 of 217 attractions in Bangkok
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers; Lookouts; Landmarks

Opened in 1998 the Baiyoke Tower is Thailand's tallest building - 309 metres tall or about the height of 182 people standing one on top of the other - 304 m (997 ft) tall, or 328... more »

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Ranked #28 of 217 attractions in Bangkok
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Ranked #29 of 217 attractions in Bangkok
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
Owner description: A little slice of calm in the center of town, this Hindu shrine is situated on a busy junction. Always teeming with... more » Owner description: A little slice of calm in the center of town, this Hindu shrine is situated on a busy junction. Always teeming with worshippers, it’s a photogenic spot where incense constantly burns and traditional Thai dancers in full costume are often found. « less
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Ranked #30 of 217 attractions in Bangkok
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
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