Top Places to See in Thailand

Explore Bangkok – one of the places you simply have to see and explore is Bangkok as it is after all Thailand’s Heart and hub. It is the type of place that some travelers find overwhelming at first and simply do not enjoy, however it is a place that grows on you. Here you can explore shops, amazing markets, palaces, temples and absolutely crazy nightlife too.

Wat Pho and the Grand Palace – the royal palace was built by King Rama I in the 18th century and the current monarch’s residence. Even though he does not live there it is great for ceremonies and festivals with numerous awesome temples inside which include Wat Pra Kaeo and today it is famous for outstanding massages school and the massive gold Buddha which is another must see.

Explore the Isaan Khmer Temples – even though the region is drenched in temples you will love the largest, Phimai and two others in Buriram province which are the Muang Tum and the Phanom Rung, one on the top and the other at the bottom of a hill a few kilometers apart.

Visit Wat Doi Suthep – One of the most extraordinary temples is the Wat Doi Suthep temple outside of Chiang Mai. It is inside the Doi Suthep Pui National Park and one of Thailand’s most famous glittering gold temples dating back to the 14th century.

Ko Lipe – in Southern Thailand is the magnificent island of Ko Lipe with the most extraordinary beaches, island living is cheap and local super friendly with the predominantly seafood fares here very fresh as locals catch daily to sell in restaurants and street stalls.

Chiang Mai’s Ringed city – ringed by temples and then father surrounded by gorgeous jungles you will love a visit to Chiang Mai. If adventure trekking is next on your agenda you will find that nearby is an elephant sanctuary and most of the jungle adventures are launched from this city.