Thailand is famous for its paradise-like islands and beaches with many of them having suffered from mass tourism to such an extend that these places have lost their original beauty and character. However, there is one paradise that has not become a commercialized tourist spot yet. It has preserved its natural tropical island character.
If art and architecture isn't really your thing; if you look for a more shivering, bizarre and creepy experience, you might be better off by visiting the Siriraj Medical Museum in Bangkok. It will be definitely an experience that you won't forget easily. Besides learning a lot about human anatomy, diseases, forensics and medical history in Thailand, you will have the chance to see lots of embalmed and dissected dead human bodies and organs.
Pantip Plaza, MBK Mall and Fortune Town are well known places in Bangkok to find electronic devices such mobile phones, drones, cctv, cameras and small gadgets. Moreover, you can find consumer electronics in nearly all malls in Bangkok, including BigC and Tesco.
However, what if I am looking for electronics supplies for Do-it-Yourself projects (e.g. home automation) or more sophisticated engineering applications?
In this case, you should definitely take a look Ban Mo Market. It is Bangkok's biggest market for electronics supplies and truly a heaven for technology geeks, engineers, technicians and hobbyists.
Bang Krachao is a green, scarcely inhabited island on the Chao Praya River in southern Bangkok. Despite being situated close to downtown Bangkok, this island is a great contrast to the rest of the city. It's calm and green, consisting mostly of forests and farmland, while the inhabited areas of the island resemble a quiet fisherman's village.
Khaosan Road is one of Bangkok's famous party and entertainment areas and is well known for being a mecca for Western backpackers since several decades.
This places distinguishes from other party destinations in Bangkok in such, that people can show up here in their casual dress and don't need to care about status. There are no uptied people around here.
Kho Kret is an island on the Chao Praya river in Nonthaburi, Bangkok's northern suburb. Being a great contrast to Bangkok's hustle and bustle, this island is more like an idyllic, traditional fisherman's village. It's a green spot on the map and an ideal place to take a breath and rest your head.
Asiatique "The Riverfront" is a modern night market & dining place located at the Chao Praya river. Dating back to 1907, the docks and warehouses that can be seen at Asiatique today, were used by the East Asiatic Company as a trading and shipping hub. In 1954 the company ceased its operations and the site became obsolete and abandoned for many years.
Ratchada Night Market that is also known as Rodfai Night Market or Train Night Market, is a very popular night market, located at Bangkok's Ratchada District. Covering a large area, this place has numerous food stalls, pubs, salons and vendors selling clothes and accessoirs.
Wat Pho is an impressive, large temple complex located on Rattanakosin Island, south of the Grand Palace. Being one of the oldest and largest temple compounds in the city, this place is home to the popular Golden Reclining Buddha, a 46 m long Buddha statue 'laying' in a special hall.
Dusit Palace (also known as Suan Dusit) is a large compound consisting of royal palaces, mansions, throne halls and several museums. Home to the deceased King Bhumibol Aduljadeh and his wife Queen Sirikitt, this site plays an important role to the royal family and is one of the main landmarks of Bangkok.
The Jim Thompson House is a unique museum in Bangkok's Phatumwan District – not far from MBK Mall. It’s the former residence of ex-OSS agent (Office of Strategic Services - predecessor of the CIA), businessman and art-collector Jim Thompson, who played an important role in reviving Thailand’s silk industry.
Wat Saket, popularly known as the Temple of the Golden Mount, is one of the oldest temples of Bangkok and is an important landmark of the city.
Located on a 80 meter high hilltop, not far from the Grand Palace, this temple offers visitors a panoramic view over the old town of Bangkok.