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50 Things To Do in Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok, my home of 5 years, is one of the best cities in the world, in my humble opinion so read on for all the tourist activities and non touristy things to do in Bangkok. I have updated this post for post covid travel in Thailand.

The best activities to do in Bangkok range from cultural activities like visiting Buddhist temples and museums, to adventurous things to do in Bangkok like trying street food and being active all the way to Bangkok’s nightlife and partying.

Here is the list of my top 50 things to do in Bangkok that will never leave you feeling bored in this crazy Thai capital:

  1. Visit Bangkok’s temples

  2. Jim Thompson’s House Museum

  3. Drink at a skybar

  4. Party on Khao San Road

  5. Watch a Muay Thai match

  6. Do yoga

  7. Go to Thailand’s oldest cinema – Scala in Siam

  8. Eat street food

  9. Go wake-boarding

  10. Enjoy local nightlife at Bangkok’s clubs

  11. Go to  a Pilates lesson

  12. Go swimming

  13. Try a  Muay Thai boxing class

  14. Have a chocolate buffet afternoon

  15. Rent a bicycle and cycle around a park

  16. Have afternoon tea at a posh hotel

  17. Go to a ladies night for free flow prosecco

  18. Visit a cat café

  19. Go rollerskating

  20. Take a cycling tour

  21. Visit a butterfly house

  22. Go market shopping

  23. Volunteer

  24. Go to a theme park – Dream world

  25. Have lunch by the river

  26. Sing karaoke

  27. Spot monitor lizards in Lumpini park

  28. Explore Chinatown

  29. Cross the river to cycle around Bang Krachao

  30. Visit the flower market

  31. Go to an art gallery

  32. Visit the science museum

  33. Go ice-skating

  34. Take a cooking class

  35. Take photos from a viewpoint – the Golden Mount temple

  36. Go on a river boat

  37. Visit a floating market – mostly food and souvenirs

  38. Snack at the Unicorn Café

  39. Go on Bangkok’s wheel at Asiatique

  40. Get a manicure or pedicure

  41. Relax with a massage – Thai or oil massage

  42. Try SUP or knee boarding

  43. Paint your own picture at Paintbar

  44. Go surfing at Flow House

  45. Spend the day at a water park – I love Jungle water park in the North of Bangkok

  46. Party on a boat

  47. Eat cheap at a food court or street food market

  48. Watch a show at one of Bangkok’s theatres

  49. Shop at a night market

  50. Take a salsa class

If you are visiting Bangkok for a longer time and want to explore some Bangkok weekend getaways then read my blog post here about the best Bangkok weekend trips.

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