Things to do for Backpackers in Thailand

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    Chatuchak Weekend Market

    Chatuchak Weekend Market

    Ranked #3 overall in Bangkok things to do
    212 reviews
    Shopping, Flea Market, Market
    Popular withBackpackersFoodiesArtsy

    I went with my family this time (I’ve been here a couple of times). Besides the heat, you can get great food and anything under the sun (especially for your ...

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    The Grand Palace

    The Grand Palace

    Ranked #1 overall in Bangkok things to do
    243 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Temple
    Popular withHistoryArtsyBackpackers

    Truly an amazing sight, so much history and so much respect and peace and power. I am so lucky to have been there. Blessings.

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    Full Moon Party

    Full Moon Party

    Ranked #1 overall in Hat Rin things to do
    26 reviews
    Bars, Clubs and Nightlife, Entertainment
    Popular withBackpackersNightlifeAdventure

    Wild night! Celebrating the full moon with thousand of people on a 2 km beach. Be ready tl buy a bucket and get wasted. This is a great place to ...

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    Night Bazaar

    Night Bazaar

    Ranked #1 overall in Chiang Mai things to do
    68 reviews
    Shopping, Flea Market
    Popular withBackpackersFoodiesNightlife

    Opens around 4 pm, closes at midnight! Great experience with people who have a lot of talent and things go from very expensive to really cheap!

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    Wat Pho (Temple of the Reclining Buddha)

    Wat Pho (Temple of the Reclining Buddha)

    Ranked #2 overall in Bangkok things to do
    225 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Religious Centre, Temple
    Popular withHistorySpiritualBackpackers

    I have a particular interest in figures of the Buddha but this was outstanding. absolute must ser.

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    Ranked #9 overall in Bangkok things to do
    71 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site
    Popular withFoodiesBackpackersHistory

    Chinatown Bangkok around 4kms West of Siam centre, arrive by MRT (subway) or river ferry and step back in time heritage areas or go chaos in the nightly food fest, ...

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    Wat Arun

    Wat Arun

    Ranked #4 overall in Bangkok things to do
    118 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Temple, Landmark
    Popular withHistorySpiritualBackpackers

    I could only see this place out on the river chao praya from a boat, due to construction on parts of the temple, but it still looked majestic as ever!

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    MBK Center

    MBK Center

    Ranked #6 overall in Bangkok things to do
    134 reviews
    Shopping, Mall
    Popular withFamiliesBackpackersFoodies

    MBK is still a good place to find bargains on Smartphone. I just bought a new original one, saving 40% on the European price. Take a break of your shopping ...

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    Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep

    Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep

    Ranked #2 overall in Chiang Mai things to do
    53 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Temple
    Popular withSpiritualHistoryBackpackers

    It’s the most famous temple in Chiang Mai. The location is a little far away from the city center (around 18 km) but it is really worth a visit. Once ...

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    Ton Sai Beach

    Ton Sai Beach

    Ranked #2 overall in Krabi things to do
    10 reviews
    Outdoors, Beaches and Watersports, Beach
    Popular withAdventureBackpackersOutdoorsy

    If you take the path from Rai Leg Beach, it’s a pretty awesome experience! Just watch out for the mozzies!

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