What to do with 3 Days in Bangkok?

Day 1

  • Arrive lunch time Taxi to hotel.

(all taxis the same, you have one airport queue – I think it is 50 baht extra. Otherwise they use meter and you pay tolls)

  • BTS Skytrain Bangkok transport (2)Take BTS (Skytrain) or MRT (Subway) or Taxi to Mall. Paragon. Near BTS Central or Siam Centre MBK (Maah Boo Krong) Food court 4th of MBK

https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/viewer?oe=UTF8&ie=UTF8&msa=0&mid=z3xLvde9L8M8.kmy3yI9liA9U

  • 0b_suda_bangkokDinner Suda Restaurant

Sukhumvit Soi 14

Sky train Asok Station

Location http://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g293916-d797986-Reviews-Suda-Bangkok.html#MAPVIEW

or dinner at Ruen Mallika Royal Thai Cuisine – Soi 22. go down, take the right at the 2nd 7-11 Corner. (about 400-500 down) then resto is on your right about another 250 metres.

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http://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g293916-d1136169-Reviews-Ruen_Mallika_Royal_Thai_Cuisine-Bangkok.html 

  • cheap-charlie-s-barPre- After dinner visit Cheap Charlie’s Bar (you can walk)

Soi 11 http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g293916-d3259454-Reviews-Cheap_Charlie_s_Bar-Bangkok.html#MAPVIEW

  • Later there is some night clubs at the far end of this street. (walk away from Sukhumvit main road) Q Bar + a new one.
  • Taxi back to hotel.

Day 2

  • Breakfast at a local chicken noodle shop. Sukhumvit Soi 22. On your left, about 200 metres down the road.
  • grand-palaceVisit Grand Palace. (IF TAXI OR TUK TUK tells you it is shut, IGNORE them they are lying and will rob you and scam you) – but dress code is applied. No bare shoulders or bare heels

Location http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g293916-d317603-Reviews-The_Grand_Palace-Bangkok.html#MAPVIEW

Getting there: One of the easiest, and most pleasurable, ways is taking the BTS skytrain to Saphan Taksin station, located atop Sathorn “Central” Pier. From there, take a Chao Phraya River Express boat to Chang Pier, and then it’s a short walk to the Grand Palace’s main entrance.

Opening hours:  Open daily from 8:30am to 3:30pm except during special royal ceremonies.

Entrance fee: 500 Baht, inclusive of access to Wat Phra Kaeo, The Royal Thai Decorations & Coins Pavilion and Queen Sirikit Museum of Textile, which are located within the Grand Palace compound, and to Vimanmek Mansion Museum on Ratchawithi Road. Additional 100 Baht for a rental personal audio guide in English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Japanese or Mandarin.

Dress code: Visitors are required to dress appropriately. These following clothes are strictly not allowed as outer garments for both ladies and gentlemen:

Shorts, mini-skirts, short skirts, tight fitting trousers, and tights

See-through shirts and blouses, as well as culottes or quarter length trousers

Sleeveless shirts or vests

Sandals (without ankle or heel straps)

Rolled-up-sleeved shirts

Sweatshirts and sweatpants, wind-cheaters, pajamas and fisherman trousers

  • www.richard-seaman.comnearby Grand Palace is Wat Pho (you do not need to book a tour, just go via taxi and pay entrance fee) Huge Reclining Gold Buddha & Massage School

Location http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g293916-d311043-Reviews-Temple_of_the_Reclining_Buddha_Wat_Pho-Bangkok.html

  • Wat_Arun_Bangkokthen cross river via river taxi shuttle – there is signs there to get to Wat Arun.

Location http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g293916-d317504-Reviews-Temple_of_Dawn_Wat_Arun-Bangkok.html

IMG_7695Or Lunch at Cabbages and Condoms Resto

http://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g293916-d983669-Reviews-Cabbages_Condoms-Bangkok.html#MAPVIEW

sky bar1Pre-dinner drinks. Sunset. At Sirroccos Resturant 63rd Floor Open Air – Dress Code. Shirts, no ripped jeans, no sandals. (like Red Square or Immigrant etc.) State Building – take taxi to SIlom Road – Corner. http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g293916-d616760-Reviews-State_Tower-Bangkok.html#MAPVIEW

khao-san-roadDinner – taxi to Kao San Road. – Backpacker street. Plenty of Phad Thai noodles etc. shopping and bars. Plus cool people. http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g293916-d546013-Reviews-Khao_San_Road-Bangkok.html

Day 3.

mbk_front_LRelax, back to MBK for some shopping and then taxi back to airport. (40-60mins travel time)

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Living, teaching and traveling in Asia.
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