What to see in Bangkok in 1 day
For one full day in Bangkok will be able to see very little, because there are a lot of tourist attractions. But if it is true to make the route you can visit the main tourist spots, and even a little acquainted with the history of the city and the country. Here is the final route for the day to the sights of Bangkok, with the indication of their working time, cost, and ways to get.
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To start the tourist day in Bangkok best with the most important sights of the city and the most important places of the country. It's Grand Palace and temple of the emerald Buddha (the latter is located on the Palace grounds). The Palace is open daily without days off with 8:30, and it is best to be at the entrance at this time. If you come here later (after 10 hours), the entire Palace is filled with tourists in the morning is possible to see more or less calm.
🕐 Working time: daily from 8.30 to 15.30 (the complex is open until 16:30, but visitors are stop start at 15:30). In 10:00, 10:30, 13:30 and 14:00 to start free tour in English.
💵 Entrance fee / ticket price: 500 baht (1079.79 RUB, the currency of Thailand)- audio player- 100 baht (passport or credit card as collateral).
🚶 How to get there: the Palace is in the historical part of the city (the entrance to the Royal Palace on the map). From the tourist area of Khao San road it can be reached on foot. From other areas by taxi (about 200 baht) or the bus, or take the metro to station Taksin and then catch the Shuttle boat across the river to pier No. 9, Tha Chang.
After visiting the Palace, which will take 2-4 hours on foot to send to the temple of the Great Reclining Buddha of Wat Pho. This is one of the most famous and visited temples of Thailand. It was built with the Foundation of Bangkok and the development of the island Ratanakosin under king Rama I.
🕐 The operating time: daily without days off from 8:30 to 18:30
💵 Entrance fee / ticket price: 200 baht (431.91 RUB), cook without putting, it is not given; the guide (optional) for 1 person 200 baht, 2 persons - 300, 3 or more, 400 baht
🚶 How to get there: Wat Pho is located next to the Royal Palace of Bangkok on the Bank of chaopraya river (the Chao Phraya) on the Peninsula Ratanakosin (the temple on the map). Within walking distance to the tourist area of Khao San road and Chinatown.
After Wat Pho is worth a visit for the third of the most important and most interesting temples in Bangkok – temple of dawn, Wat Arun. It is directly opposite Wat Pho, across the river Chaophraya. To get there, you need to walk to the pier Tha Tien Pier (located right next to Wat Pho), and to cross to the other side for 4 baht. The temple of dawn is located right next to the Marina on the other side.
🕐 Working time: daily from 07:30 to 17:30
💵 Entrance fee / ticket price: 50 baht
🚶 How to get there: the Temple is located on the opposite side of the river, opposite Wat Pho (the temple on the map). You can get to it easiest by boat-the ferry from Tha Tien pier near Wat Pho, ferry is 4 baht
After the temple of Dawn is likely to be already lunch time. Crossed to the other side of the river again to the pier, Tha Tien Pier, and out on the street Maha Rat Road go along the walls of the Royal Palace towards the pier Tha Chang (to the North). Along this street is the famous market of amulets. And near the pier, Tha Chang there is a market street with cafes where you can dine.
After lunch you can visit the most interesting and the main Museum of Thailand - Bangkok national Museum. It is a complex of several buildings, temple, and territory, which sometimes held views on the subject of the history and culture of Thailand. The collection is very rich, and even a cursory inspection of all exhibits will take about two hours, and to study in detail and read the captions under the exhibits will take an entire day. Unfortunately, the Museum is open from Wednesday to Sunday from 09:00 to 16:00; Monday and Tuesday – closed. If you feel that your day fell on a Monday or Tuesday, or you've stayed too long when exploring the temples, instead to go to the Museum of Siam. The Museum of Siam from the pier, Tha Tien Pier or Tha Chang can also be reached on foot in 10-20 minutes.
🕐 Time work: the national Museum Bangkok is open from Wednesday to Sunday from 09:00 to 16:00; Monday and Tuesday – closed. A free guided tour held Wednesday and Thursday at 09:30, Sunday at 10:00 and 13:30
💵 Entrance fee / ticket price: 200 baht (431.91 RUB, the currency of Thailand)
🚶 How to get there: the Museum is located in the heart of Bangkok on the Peninsula Ratanakosin between the tourist area of Khao San road and the Royal Palace within walking distance from them (Museum map). From other parts of Bangkok and is accessible by taxi (not more than 200 baht for the trip according to the meter); the Shuttle boats on the river Chaopraya to Tha Chang pier or Phra Athit; buses 3, 6, 9, 30, 33, 43, 53, 59, 64, 65, 70, 80, 82, 91, 123, 124, 203, 503, 507, 524.
After visiting the National Museum Bangkok Museum Siam is better to spend time in this historic area of the city to see other modest attractions, working in the evening (Park Museum, historic artillery and the city Shrine Lak Muang). But most importantly, with the coming of darkness you can see the Grand Palace and temple of Dawn, in the evening illumination. They are amazingly beautiful like this.
If after such an eventful day, you still have power, you can go to one of the two tallest observation decks: observation deck King Power Mahana Khon or tower 2 Baiyoke sky (Baiyoke sky).From there you can admire the surprisingly beautiful night in Bangkok, and there to dinner in the restaurant.