One day in Bangkok: Where to go?

One day in Bangkok: Where to go?

Are you a transit passenger in Bangkok, Thailand just one day? Don’t worry! You are able to make a perfect plan to explore around this city thanks to the following list of the most attractive and must-visit destinations in Bangkok in one day.

Some useful tips when transiting in Bangkok, Thailand

To make your day in Thailand more memorable, you should glance at these tips:

-- First of all, you need to complete the transition form to Thailand, then finding storing room in airport to keep heavy luggage. Remember to take compact things with you. Cost of storing in airport is quite low according to weight of luggage and keeping time.

-- After storing your luggage, you had better take a Bangkok map, bus and subway schedule at the information and tourist support counter so as to mark the most appropriate spots for visiting.

-- There are some stalls at the airport serve both traditional dishes on Thailand, Chinese and European meals. You can come there to have a meal before visiting the city center or in case of you must come back to the airport earlier.

-- Streets in Bangkok are extremely crowded and traffic jam usually occurs especially in rush hour. Therefore, you should check your time to avoid returning the airport late.

Where to go in Bangkok in a day?

Khlong Lat Mayom Floated Market

Floating market is not strange to some visitors; however, according to several tourists that have traveled to Thailand many times before believe floating market is an indispensable place in your trip to Bangkok, Thailand. Bangkok

Take home the lively scene in this spot

One of the most famous floating markets that you can't miss in a day is Khlong Lat Mayom which is located in the suburb of Bangkok. The most impressive feature of this market is its tranquil, but you can find out diverse items sold there, such as: souvenirs, clothes, fruits and foods. Especially, all kinds of activities take place on boats.

Open time: at 9:30 am on every Saturday and Sunday

The way to Khlong Lat Mayom floated market: You can go by BTS Skytrain to Wang Wian Yai station, and then take a taxi to “Talad Nam Khlong Lat Mayom” which costs 100 baht.

Wat Arun - Temple of Dawn

Wat Arun is a great idea for travelling in Bangkok in a day. This temple with magnificent golden statues is known as the most distinctive and unique symbol of Thai culture.


Sunset at Temple of Dawn

The attractive factor of this famous spot that visitors should enjoy in their one-day trip is the mystery of Chao Phraya River flowing around the city.

Wat Arun Temple opens from 07:30 am to 17:00 pm

Travelling guide: you can catch a taxi to move from floating market to Wat Arun Temple.

Grand Palace and Jade Buddha Pagoda


Enjoy your wonderful moment at this place

The next destinations in your one-day tour are Grand Palace and Emerald Buddha Pagoda. While Grand Palace has a magnificent and tremendous structure, Emerald Buddha Pagoda, which is located in the precinct of Grand Palace, is the most tranquil and quietest place with its famous Buddha statue totally made from emerald.

Open time: from 08:30 am to 15:30 pm

Travelling guide: From Wat Arun – the Temple of Dawn, you take the ferry, and then it takes about 5 to 10 minutes to come to Grand Palace.

Shopping Malls and Food Stalls


Various kinds of food are sold there

After visiting Grand Place and Emerald Buddha Pagoda, you can take the ferry at Tha Chang ferry landing to discover Wang Lang – one of the well-known traditional markets in Bangkok, Thailand. This market is the place that you can’t stand travelling when coming to the capital. You will have opportunity to enjoy local specialties in Thailand.

This market opens from 9:00 am to 17:00 pm

In addition, if you want to choose souvenirs for your friends or relatives, you should take advantage to visit Khlong Toey market or Chatuchak Market. The low-priced items and the hospitability of local residents will make your trip more wonderful.

Victory Monument


Victory Monument is a magnificent structure of this city

Last but not least, you should not miss Victory Monument in Bangkok. It is not only a popular landscape in Thailand but also an ideal place for foodaholic around the world.

Hundreds of restaurants on every lanes and streets surrounding Victory Monument will immerse you from the first steps as if you lost in a cuisine paradise at the center of Bangkok with several delicious dishes cooked simply or complexly.

Open time: all day, but the most crowded moment is at night.

Travelling guide: you can take a taxi or BTS to Victory Monument.

If you still have enough time, take a trip to Benjakiti Park or Yaowarat zone at night to make your tour more perfect.

With destinations mentioned above, are you confident to have a wonderful time in Bangkok, Thailand in just one day?

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