Photo: Time to hit your stride.

Bangkok is so big, we’ve split it up into areas, select one of the below for detailed accommodation and food listings in that area. Sights and general overviews for Bangkok as a whole can be found via the icons above. Don’t know where to start? Read an overview of Bangkok’s different areas.


Two days in Rattanakosin historic district

Our rating:

By

Rattanakosin is the cultural heart of Bangkok and home to many of Thailand’s most famous temples, museums and historical sites.

Help us hold our breath. Donate to Travelfish today!
Click here for more information on how you can help.

Otherwise known as the old quarter or historic district, it’s the area that most travellers with limited time in the Thai capital will prioritise—and for good reason. Here we suggest two days of walking itineraries to help you make the most of Rattanakosin.

Day one: the big sights

Taking you on a roughly three-kilometre walk that runs more or less in a straight line following the path of the river, this itinerary covers many of Bangkok’s most popular attractions. If you have only one day and don’t want to miss the so-called “can’t miss” hotspots, go for this one. Expect to pay a total of around 1,000 baht for tickets to all of the attractions ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 1,600 words.)


Get the full story.
Create an account.

Join Travelfish

Log in

Becoming a Travelfish subscriber costs A$35 for a year. Benefits include:
1) Full access to the site
2) 250+ PDF guides
3) Discount coupons
4) 50% off our travel planning service
5) And of course, our gratitude and a warm fuzzy feeling for helping us stay in business!



Book a flight, train, bus, taxi or ferry in Thailand with 12Go Asia
From:
To:     


Popular attractions in Bangkok

A selection of some of our favourite sights and activities around Bangkok.



Best places to stay in Bangkok

A selection of some of our favourite places to stay in Bangkok.


What next?

 Browse our independent reviews of places to stay in and around Bangkok.
 Check prices, availability & reviews on Agoda or Booking
 Check out our listings of things to do in and around Bangkok.
 Read up on how to get to Bangkok, or book your transport online with 12Go Asia.
 Do you have travel insurance yet? If not, find out why you need it.
 Planning on riding a scooter in Bangkok? Please read this.
 Buy a SIM card for Thailand—pick it up at the airport when you arrive.
 Browse the web securely while travelling with TunnelBear. Try with a 7–day free trial.


Skip the queues!
Skip the queues!
Ad Book plane, train, bus & ferry tickets
with 12Go Asia.

12go.asia

Read more



See below for more sights and activities in Bangkok that are listed on Travelfish.org.


Top of page


Where to next?

Where are you planning on heading to after Bangkok? Here are some spots commonly visited from here, or click here to see a full destination list for Thailand.


Top of page