15 Best Places To Visit In Thailand (Part 1)

Thailand is the number one tourist location in South East Asia, and it is easy to see why. Best known for its breath-taking beaches, its stunning temples and the modern urban sprawl that is Bangkok. It is a country where getting bored is just not an option.

The problem for any visitor to Thailand is narrowing down your list of things to do. There are 25 attractive places to visit in Thailand could put on this list:


1, Visit the Grand Palace

Set in the heart of Bangkok this is probably the most famous attraction there is. For 150 years the palace was home to the king, his court, and the entire government of Thailand as well as the Royal Mint. With an area of 218,400 sq. meters there is so much to see and do, you will not be disappointed. In 1782 huge walls were built around the palace and offices to make it the attraction it is today. Please note that a strict dress code is in place at the palace so you will need to dress in appropriate clothing or entry will be refused.

2, Have a Thai massage

Thai massages are famous in the world. The style of massage is unique as it stretches your body as well as working on your bodies pressure points. The whole experience will leave you feeling invigorated and balanced. Every small town and city is guaranteed to have many massage parlors and the prices are very cheap compared to what you would pay back home.

3, Visit The Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

There are several floating markets in Thailand but this one is the biggest and most famous. It is huge! There are boats everywhere going up and down the canals selling all sorts of foods and fruits. A visit to this market will give you a real insight into how things were many years ago. For those who love to take photos the narrow canals and small wooden stilt houses are sure to give you countless opportunities.

4, Climb the Sathorn Unique Tower

Situated in the heart of Bangkok is a humongous abandoned skyscraper. It is the ‘Sathorn Unique’. It was being built during the late nineties but due to the global financial crisis the building was never completed. This is not an official tourist attraction but a small payment to the security guards at the bottom will ensure you are allowed access. Not one for the faint hearted the 49 stories provide a difficult climb but one that offers some of the most breath taking views of Bangkok from the top.

5, Take a trip to Koh Phi Phi

Shooting to fame after the Leonardo DiCaprio classic ‘The Beach’ as well as appearing in James Bond. Koh Phi Phi is a stunning island situated in the province of Krabi. This island is a must visit on any trip to Thailand. After visiting this staggeringly beautiful island no beach will ever feel as beautiful. The island has no roads so you will have to do a fair amount of walking but with everything happening between the two main beaches you will never be far from the hive of activity.

6, Visit a Ping Pong Show

The next part of your trip when travelling to Thailand is surely to a ping pong show. It famed throughout the world for the unique experience it brings. Various ladies will entertain you on stage by putting objects inside them before using their pelvic muscles to shoot the objects into cups. Although ping pong balls are the most iconic objects the ladies have also been known to use, candles, darts, chopsticks and even razor blades.