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30 Things to do in Bangkok – #29 Take the BTS or MRT to get around

There is an underground system in Bangkok? I didn’t know that something like that exists in Asia – That’s what my best friend told me when I texted him that I would take the underground to get to a night market. Yes – there is an underground system and even a Skytrain running through Bangkok, and they are often the best way to get around as they aren’t stuck in traffic.

Things to do in Bangkok neon market

30 Things to do in Bangkok – #28 Neon night market

The neon market has two dozen of restaurant where you can eat and sit, else than the other markets where you only have little shops who sell the food and you eat it while walking. All of the restaurants serve kind of the same food with little difference, so it’s more about where you feel comfortable and want to sit. The food choice is vast with fresh grilled fish, traditional Thai dishes, and all kinds of seafood. Prices are a little higher than on other markets, but therefor you can sit down.

Things to do in Bangkok Rajadamnern Boxing Stadium

30 Things to do in Bangkok – #26 Watch a Muay Thai fight at Rajadamnern Boxing Stadium

Muay Thai is a sport full of action and nothing for a weak stomach, but it’s so much fun to watch. At the Rajadamnern Boxing Stadium, you get four times a week nine fights to watch and that for a reasonable price. Every Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday action is guaranteed, and ticket prices are always the same.

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30 Things to do in Bangkok – #24 Visit the Chang Chui Plane night market

This night market also called Creative park or plane night market is the coolest night market I’ve seen until now. In the middle of the Market is a full-size airplane in which you can have a dinner or drink a few cocktails (There was a private event, so I, unfortunately, don’t have any pictures from inside). All over the Market, you can find some creative statues, and the stores are all decorated stylish and different. In between food you’ll find little shops with clothes or souvenirs and live music.

Things to do in Bangkok Ratchada Train market

30 Things to do in Bangkok – #23 Ratchada Train Market

The Ratchada Train market is a night market full of Street food, and bars. The Market got the name because it is on an old train ground where trains used to be repaired and parked else than that the Market has nothing to do with trains. The specialty about this Market is the colorful design and the number of things you can find.

Things to do in Bangkok Lumphini Park

30 Things to do in Bangkok – #22 Have a walk in the Lumphini Park

One thing that is missing in Bangkok, or any city in Southeast Asia, is green spaces. Bangkok is probably the extreme case of that. In the three weeks I’m already living here I haven’t been to one park or any green space without all the chaos. Now, Lumphini Park gives you all of this, a place to relax, green everywhere and it seems like you are far away from all the chaos and the pollution.

Bangkok Boat tour

30 Things to do in Bangkok – #21 Travel by boat over the Chao Phraya river

The Chao Phraya river is the river running through the middle of Bangkok and separating the city. Of course, some bridges are connecting both sides of the river, but taking a boat often seems like the best option. More than crossing the river you can travel along the river with one of the local or touristic boats and see the city from the river. In some cases, it’s even the fastest way to travel through Bangkok.

Things to do in Bangkok Patpong Night Bazar

30 Things to do in Bangkok – #20 Patpong Night Bazar

Patpong Street is another Street, mostly for the amusement of male customers. Earlier on I was telling you about the Nana Plaza and all the Go-go bars in there. Patpong Street is in one way the same. The difference is that there is a market in the middle of that Street, which sells usual stuff like clothes, watches, and handbags – fake, of course.