399 Sukhumvit Road, Interchange (Citibank) Tower, Unit C, B2 Level; 02 611 2828; www.escapehunt.com
Wanna play Sherlock? Escape Hunt takes you back 100 years in time to play the part of the famous London detective who has to solve mysteries set in Bangkok.
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)
158 Wang Doem Road (take the boat to Pier Tha Tien and then take the ferry to cross the river; 02 891 2978; www.watarun.org
Wat Arun, voted as the most popular sight for photography in Bangkok, is probably the most photographed attraction in the capital.
Chao Phraya River Tour
78/24-29 Maharaj Rd, Maharaj Pier; 02 623 6001–3; www.chaophrayaexpressboat.com
If you haven’t seen the Chao Phraya River, you haven’t seen Bangkok. A boat tour along it is an enjoyable experience any time of day, especially at sunset.
Shopping at Asiatique The Riverfront
2194 Charoenkrung Rd., Wat Prayakrai, Bangkoleam; 02 108 4488; www.thaiasiatique.com
Asiatique The Riverfront, accessible via Saphan Taksin pier, has become a trendy place to shop for Thai handicrafts, fashion accessories, furniture, etc., and enjoy a thriving bar, restaurant, and entertainment scene.
Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho)
2 Sanamchai Road, Grand Palace Subdistrict; 02 226 0335; www.watpho.com
Wat Pho, one of the largest and oldest temples in Bangkok, is famus for its reclining Buddha image. It is also the birthplace of the modern Thai massage schools.
The Peninsula Bangkok Klong Tours
333 Charoennakorn Rd; 02 861 2888; www.peninsula.com/Bangkok/en
Tour along the Chao Phraya River for two hours on a long-tail boat, cruising the klongs (small canals) to see the Thai lifestyle.
Thanon Phahonyothin, BTS Morchit or MRT Kamphaengpeth
Billed as one of the world’s largest weekend markets, awesome Chatuchak covers an area of 27 acres and is divided into 27 sections. It contains more than 15,000 booths selling goods from all over Thailand.
Get Trendy in Thonglor
Sukhumvit Soi 55, BTS Thonglor
Thonglor has become a veritable true-blue entertainment hub with restaurants, stores, bar, and clubs: the place to be and be seen!
The Grand Palace
Na Phra Lan Rd, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok; 02 623 5500; www.palaces.thai.net
The Grand Palace (Wat Phra Kaew) is considered one of the most significant attractions, probably the most important temple, in Thailand.
The Jim Thompson House
6 Soi Kasemsan 2, Rama 1 Rd; 02 216 7368; www.jimthompsonhouse.com
The Jim Thompson House is the home of an American entrepreneur who opened the silk business after World War II. Now it houses a museum and his legacy as the “Father if Thai silk”