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Chinatown is one of the busiest districts in the city. By day it's a thriving shopping destination, but as night falls, it's transformed into a vibrant food market.
A favorite among tourists and locals, this night market is where you can browse trendy clothing, accessories, and a variety of international and local cuisines.
Located at the northern end of Srinakharinwirot University in Sukhumvit Soi 21 (better known as Asok), pull up a stool at a communal table and order up a flavorful meal.
Known also as Jatujak or simply JJ, this weekend-only market is home to more than 15,000 stalls, spread over 27 sections, drawing crowds in excess of 300,000 per day.
Numerous floating markets around Bangkok, so choosing the right one is really about what floats your boat -- pun intended.
As the Thai name indicates, this sprawling fresh market was originally set up as an agriculture collective, where people could come to sell their homegrown fruit, vegetables, spices, seafood and everything else besides.
One of the most recognizable temples in the country -- its likeness appears on the back of the 10 baht coin -- Wat Arun sits on the opposite bank of the river to the Grand Palace.
You won't find more Buddha images in any Bangkok temple than in Wat Pho, including a 46-meter-long reclining statue.
While Bangkok is a city full of temples, there is only one “wat,” as they are known in Thailand, which is home to an emerald Buddha -- the sacred Wat Phra Kaew.
Thais believe the spiritual inking, traditionally done by a monk using a khem sak -- a sharpened metal stick -- brings great luck to the bearer, as well as good fortune, protection from harm, improved health and increased strength.
The exhibits include works of art, ancient weapons, ceremonial objects and a building dedicated to royal chariots. On an interesting side note, before 1887 this was a palace.
Run by Thai business mogul Boonchai Bencharonkul, the five-floor building houses one of the country's best collections of modern art, with some 800 pieces covering all mediums -- from sculpture to oil painting to furniture.
Visit the charming Thai-style home which is full of rare antiques and artworks, and stroll around the lush garden to enjoy a glimpse into Thailand’s past.
For the best ringside seat to watch the “art of eight limbs” as Muay Thai is known due to its use of hands, elbows, knees and shins -- head to Rajadamnern Stadium, which has been packing them in since 1945.
Once upon a time, Bangkok was driven by canals -- indeed, boats were the main form of getting around before the waterways were mostly filled in and replaced by roads.