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  • Writer's pictureLena Claeys

Bangkok, Thailand: The Ultimate Travel Guide To The Capital Of Thailand

Updated: Mar 16

Bangkok is located in the center of Thailand. As a convenient and major transport hub, it’s usually the first place you’ll visit on your trip around the country. And while Bangkok is noisy, crowded, and overwhelming at times, it’s also exciting and fascinating. You can find an abundance of vibrant food markets, historic temples and palaces, and excellent nightlife. In this article, we highlight the most important things to know before going, where to stay, where to eat, the 10 best things to do in Bangkok for your first or second visit, and the best day trips from Bangkok.

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The view from the Mahanakhon building


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Important Things To Know

Best time to travel to Bangkok

The best time to visit Bangkok is between November and March. In this period the weather will not be as warm and humid as normal while also not being too cold. Because the weather is best in this period this is also the busiest period! The rainy season in Bangkok usually starts