10 Alternative Places To Visit In Bangkok

Visit some of the city's lesser-known attractions that are as equally exciting

The capital of Thailand has always served as an ideal destination for quick getaways and long-haul vacations by our countrymen. Because with a flight time that takes as long as a polyclinic queue,  who can blame them?

But being a well-seasoned Bangkok-trotter comes with its own first-world problems. Platinum Mall is starting to bore out your wit's end, or perhaps you don't feel as stimulated after the 100th massage at Healthland. To put it simply, Bangkok is starting to become a bit of a humdrum and you're itching to ignite that very same spark on your first visit to the Land Of Smiles.

Fret not as we compiled a list of places that are, sort of, off the beaten path to get you obsessed with Bangkok all over again:

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Maeklong Railway Market

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2. Maeklong Railway Market

Fancy grocery shopping mere millimetres away from a moving train? At Maeklong Railway Market, you can do so as a train casually passes through the space several times a day. The sellers simply move their produce aside and wait for the train to pass. Although it’s just a normal occurrence for the locals, it’s definitely a curious sight for visitors from all around!

Location: Kasem Sukhum Alley, Mae Klong, Samut Songkhram, 75000

Opening Hours: 6am to 5pm daily

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