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  Places to visit  
 

Grand Palace, Wat Pho and Wat Arun are must see attractions in Bangkok. These sights are tourist precincts and form part of the strong culture of Thais. Visit Bangkok to pay a visit to 'Wat Pho' - the world's largest Buddha image or visit the Grand Palace to admire the massive palace built and preserved with elegance and pride of Thais. Travel with Cheap flights to Bangkok for better insights from UK to Bangkok for cheaper deals and fares.

Siam Square is the shopping paradise of Bangkok. From home made items to exclusive brands to designer wear of all leagues from cloths, watches, shoes, jewelry, and arts and crafts are available in this arena. Other famous shopping malls are MBK Center and Siam Center. The Chatuchak Weekend Market forms comprising over 8000 stalls make it the largest market in Southeast Asia. If you are in Bangkok during the weekend, don't forget to drop in by the 'Taling Chan Floating Market'. Go shopping in the water taxis and experience a different yet unique way of life. This also reflects the early life of Bangkok.

For a real taste of real Thai food, visit Bangkok. Deals to Bangkok are cheaper and the rates are unbelievable and unmatchable. SO book now with Cheap flights to Bangkok for the cheapest fare and cheapest tickets from UK to Bangkok and experience an array of delicacies. Take a Bangkok Food Tour visiting over 8 places for food tasting together with some pilgrimages to cultural sites.

 
  Hotels in Bangkok  
 

The luxurious and elegant looking hotels with world class service are found in Siam Square, Sukhumvit and Silom arenas of Bangkok. What more can you ask, when most hotels in this arena has user friendly websites. While you book with Cheap flights to Bangkok to fly from UK to Bangkok, you can also book your favorite suite by making online hotel reservations.

Grand Mercure Park Avenue Bangkok, Le Fenix, Asia Hotel Bangkok, The Davis Bangkok Hotel, Shanghai Mansion (Best Value Hotel in Asia), Grand President Bangkok, Dream Bangkok, Triple Two Silom and Sofitel Bangkok Silom are few notable hotels popular among tourists and the rich and famous around the world.

Khao San Road in Bangkok provides all types of accommodation suiting all types of wallets and sometimes known as the backpacker city. Shambara Boutique Hostel, Tupim Bed & Breakfast, Bangkok Center, Wendy House and Buddy Lodge are hostels and bed and breakfasts places serving you excellent services for the most affordable pricing. You can also go to the option of staying at warmly welcome guesthouses in Bangkok. New Road Guesthouse, New Joe Guesthouse, River View Guesthouse and the Urban Age are famous guesthouses among tourists. The hostels, guesthouses and budget hotels are found in the backpacker city of Bangkok.

 
  When to go  
 

Bangkok is known as the world's hottest city. Spend travelling in cool atmospheres with air conditioning and touch of breeze like mega shopping malls, restaurants and hotels with swimming pools and Jacuzzis. The hot season runs from March to May and then begins the season of rainfall and thunderstorms. So, May to October is the wet season. November to March is the pleasant times of the year to spend a nice vacation in Bangkok. Visit Bangkok during the cool season with cheap flights to Bangkok for cheap fares and cheap tickets.

Drink enough fluids, dress down and pack more of summer wear and hop in a tour to Bangkok for the cheapest rates with cheap flights to Bangkok from UK to Bangkok. However note certain palaces and temples adhere to strict dress codes.

 
  Travelling Around  
 

Sky train, metro or boats are the popular travel options to get around the city and city's rivers and banks respectively. Sky train is the best option to overcome the unbelievable traffic and congestion. Hit a ride around the city in a Sky train and feel the difference. They are spacious, efficient transit system and worth every penny (baht). Purchas Skytrain tickets from vending machines available near stations and large supermalls.

While travelling in a metro you can interchange to a Sky train at Si Lom, Sukhumvit and Chatuchak Park stations only, however the tickets are not interchangeable. Metro is popular among travelers as it is the best option if you want to visit large flea markets and shopping centers.

Saen Saep Express Boat and Chao Phraya Express Boat are travel options by boats along the city's famous rivers and river banks. There are also separate tourist boats known as 'water taxis' available with tour guides who will take you around for a 30 minute excursion for a fee. Enjoy the life in the water from schools, markets, to houses, churches and mosques – all in water.

The real essence getting around Bangkok is missed if you miss a ride in a tuk- tuk. Tuk-tuks are three wheel taxis running around the city. The best is to hail a moving tuk-tuk on the road rather than getting in to a parked tuk-tuk which charges double or thrice the actual amount.

There is a colorful range of buses running around the city too. Many locals opt buses for budget yet the most troubled way of getting around the city. It is more difficult for travelers than Thais as all bus stops and bus routes are in Thai.

 
  Rent a car  
 

Rent a car and travel in and around the city. There are car rental companies waiting to serve you for the best deals at your best bargains. So make a deal and get the best car and travel around the city on your own with your family and loved ones.