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Bangkok for free

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Bangkok for free
Bangkok on a budget couldn't be easier. Get more bang for your baht with our guide to the Bangkok on a shoestring.
Good for: Families, Groups, Seniors, Individuals
Seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
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Chinatown - Bangkok
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Chinatown - Bangkok

This is the oldest district in Bangkok since Chinese merchants moved to this area in the early 1780s when the city was founded.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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The Golden Mount (Wat Saket)
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The Golden Mount (Wat Saket)

This temple is known for the Golden Mount or Phu Khao Thong, a high hill that offers stunning views at its summit over Rattanakosin Island.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: <1 hour
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Patpong Night Market
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Patpong Night Market

In the evening, this lively market is a great place to shop for souvenirs, fake brand name items and cheap goods and to visit Bangkok’s infamous “adult entertainment area.”

Fee: No      Duration of visit: <1 hour
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Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine)
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Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine)

A little slice of calm in the center of town, this Hindu shrine is situated on a busy junction. Always teeming with worshippers, it’s a photogenic spot where incense constantly burns and traditional Thai dancers in full costume are often found.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: <1 hour
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The National Museum Bangkok
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The National Museum Bangkok

This museum, considered the largest in Southeast Asia, houses a vast collection of antiquities including prehistoric art, murals, bronzes, exhibits from other Asian countries and ceremonial carriages used by royal families.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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