Old Siam Plaza


Sugar junkies, be sure to include this stop on your Bangkok eating itinerary. The ground floor of this shopping centre is a candyland of traditional Thai sweets and snacks, most made right before your eyes.

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1. Gurdwara Siri Guru Singh Sabha

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Just off Th Chakkaraphet is this gold-domed Sikh temple. Its large hall is devoted to the worship of the Guru Granth Sahib, the 17th-century Sikh holy…

2. Phahurat

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Many South Asian traders set up shop in Bangkok's small but bustling Little India, where everything from Bollywood movies to bindis is sold by…

4. Sampeng Lane

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Soi Wanit 1 – colloquially known as Sampeng Lane – is a narrow artery running parallel to Th Yaowarat and bisecting the commercial areas of Chinatown and…

5. Flower Market

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In 2016, as part of a cleaning drive, Bangkok's famous and formerly streetside flower market – also called Pak Khlong Talat – was moved indoors. Within…

6. Wat Suthat

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Other than being just plain huge and impressive, Wat Suthat also holds the highest royal temple grade. Inside the wí·hăhn (sanctuary for a Buddha…

7. Saranrom Royal Garden


Easily mistaken for a European public garden, this Victorian-era green space was originally designed as a royal residence in the time of Rama IV. After…

8. Vishnu Shrine

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This is one of the few Hindu shrines located in Bangkok's old town.