Temples, street food and massive markets; Bangkok has it all! The great metropolis charms millions of visitors every year. Bangkok is a city that's over the top, while at the same time having tradition, modern culture and traditional values. Visit for a weekend and see for yourself.
Where should you start? In 48 hours, we'll take you to the different hotspots and hidden gems in the city. You'll be well prepared to kick off your weekend in Bangkok. It's so handy!
Day 1 - During the day
It's important to start the day with a good breakfast, and there are several well-known Thai breakfast dishes. One that is certainly worth a try is Joke, a thick rice congee porridge. Head to the restaurant Joke Samyan in the Udom Suk neighbourhood to try this tasty meal.
Day 1 - Night
This busy city does not sleep when the sun goes down, and a great way to discover the city at night is with a Tuk Tuk ride. Experience the bright lights of the city and the lively street life at night whilst whizzing along in the three-wheeler.
Time for your second day in this bustling city! In Bangkok, the gastronomic offering is very diverse, with cuisine from many different countries. For example, a popular brunch cafe is BKK Bagel Bakery. There are many different bagels available, as well as pastires, desserts and great quality coffee.
Day 2 - During the day
There are plenty of things to do in the Siam Ratchadamri area, but the shopping centre is definitely worth a visit. If you are not into shopping, don't worry! There are many things to keep you entertained such as Southeast Asia's largest underground aquarium with activities such as Shark, Penguin and Otter Feeding. There are also plenty of restaurants and cool bars with views across the city.
Day 2 - Night
There are many cool rooftop bars in Bangkok, and it's a great way to enjoy the sunset across the city. There are plenty to choose from and you'll want to go every night! After you've watched the sun go down, head to Saphan Taksin and the Bang Rak Area. This older part of town has incredible restaurants. Make sure to try a Mango sticky rice desert or a banana fried in deep batter.