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
    213 reviews
    Shopping, Flea Market, Market
    Popular withBackpackersFoodiesArtsy

    A huge market with tons of food options and places to shop. You can find almost anything here!

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    The Grand Palace

    The Grand Palace

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

    Quite a long queue to get in and the burning sun doesn’t help either. Prepare to put on another layer of you have shorts on.

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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

    The full moon party is CRAZY!!! During the full moon of every month masses of tourists descend on the beaches where there are like 4-5 stages set up and the ...

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    Night Bazaar

    Night Bazaar

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

    The bazaar is one of Chiang Mai's main night time attractions. It is a buyer's paradise where various bargains can be had. One also finds famous brand names but beware, ...

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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
    226 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Religious Centre, Temple
    Popular withHistorySpiritualBackpackers

    Nice place to spend some time and learn historical things. Trip better combined with the Grand Palace & Wat Phra Kaew.

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    Chinatown

    Chinatown

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

    STREET FOOD. Yarowat as the locals call China town is a street food haven in Bangkok. Try the bird nest soul or the shark fin if you’re daring. Also slip ...

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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

    When we visited the place, it was still under construction. The local there are so friendly and I would never have to worry about anything during this trip!

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    MBK Center

    MBK Center

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

    MBK shopping mall is very popular with locals and tourists alike as it is littered with shops selling any merchandise at bargain prices. One finds anything from clothing and fashion ...

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    Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep

    Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep

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

    The temple at Doi Suthep is gorgeous, especially if you are there on a clear day. It's a bit of a trip up the mountain to get there, so watch ...

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    Haad Rin Beach

    Haad Rin Beach

    Ranked #2 overall in Hat Rin things to do
    17 reviews
    Beaches and Watersports
    Popular withBackpackersOutdoorsyNightlife

    Haad Rin Beach. Home to the Full Moon Party. Get there a few weeks earlier and see it in it's true glory without the huge drum of party goers.

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