Popular Accommodations in Bangkok
Highlights in Bangkok
- Impressive temples
- Golden Palaces
- Safari World
- New Year's festival Songkran
Most popular in Bangkok
Vacation rentals in Bangkok
In the metropolis of Bangkok you will find impressive temples and gold-decorated palaces, skyscrapers as well as large shopping malls and traditional markets which you can easily reach from your vacation rental in the centre. With regard to the location, you can choose between apartments in the historic old town and accommodation in quieter districts with canals running through them.Find the perfect holiday home
Bangkok has countless holiday residences to offer, ranging from simple studios to luxury suites with pool and doorman. Many providers also offer a breakfast and shuttle service to make your stay as pleasant as possible.
Holiday in Bangkok
Location and orientation
Bangkok is the capital of Thailand and the cultural and economic centre of the country. The city is not far from the mouth of the Chao Phraya and the Gulf of Thailand. Bangkok-Survarnabhumi International Airport is located about 30 kilometers from the city center. Bangkok also has a large port on the Chao Phraya River. The deep-sea port in Laem Chabang is about 130 kilometres from Bangkok.Mobility in the vibrant city
In Bangkok there is a very comfortable metro, which takes you almost everywhere, regardless of the traffic volume. There is also the so-called Skytrain, which is another form of mobility at a height of about 10 meters. A special feature of Bangkok is certainly the Tuk-Tuk, a three-wheeled vehicle equipped with a roof that can carry about two to three people. Due to the often heavy traffic, motorcycle taxis are also very popular. You will find them on almost every street corner and take them along with you on an adventurous journey.
Things to know
In Bangkok the traditional festivals are celebrated with parades, music and lanterns. The Chinese New Year takes place mainly in the Chinatown district, always towards the end of January. The Thai New Year Songkran, on the other hand, is celebrated every year from 13 to 15 April with processions, stage shows and water battles. The Buddhist holiday Wisakha Bucha in a full moon night at the end of May is also rich in experiences. It is celebrated with a procession of candlesticks and decorated temples.
Bangkok has several weekend markets for shopping fans, such as Chatuchack, where you can get everything at 15,000 market stalls. Also worth seeing are the floating markets, such as the one in Damnoen Saduak.
Top travel tips
Visit the city's impressive Buddhist temples, of which Wat Pho is the oldest. Inside there is a 15 meter high and 46 meter long Buddha statue as well as a school for Thai healing art. The Wat Arun Temple has a tower that you can climb up very steep stairs from where you can enjoy a breathtaking view of the city.2. Visit the palaces of the city
A must for every visitor to Bangkok is the Great Palace. This is the former royal palace, which is open to visitors. A European-inspired palace ensemble is the Dusit Palace, which consists of the world's largest teak building and the Throne Hall. The buildings all date from the 19th century and are still used today for state receptions.3. Experience varied hours in the amusement parks
Bangkok has three amusement parks, which offer various attractions. Asiatique The Riverfront Park on the banks of Chao Phraya has a Ferris wheel and numerous restaurants and shops. Siam Park City is an amusement park in Min Buri. Here you get access to all rides with one ticket. Safari World is located on the northeastern outskirts of the city and is home to many exotic animal species such as lions, tigers and giraffes.