Bangkok - Part 3 - Orlando / Florida Guide
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For further pre-dinner entertainment head over to Lumpinee Boxing stadium to watch a traditional Muay Thai fight. You will see strong displays of force and respect as local and foreign fighter’s battle it out in the ring.
For dinner, try Issaya Siamese Club, Kittichai started cooking the curry on the streets alongside his mother from an early age. After training in prestigious establishments in Spain and France, he opened this flagship restaurant, which serves modern Thai food in the private garden of a 100-year-old mansion.
Enjoy the succulent massaman curry lamb shank topped with fresh herbs from the garden, staying true to Kitttichais Thai roots.
Bangkok spectacular skyline comes to life night and you can indulge in it properly from a rooftop. The Vanilla Sky Rooftop is the perfect place to enjoy a cocktail while appreciating the 360-degree view of the magnetic city below. You will even walk through nightclub on your way up.
Bangkok is home to some pioneering jazz and blues venues, and Brown sugar is a classic among them. Open since 1985 and now in a slightly bigger location, this self- named Jazz boutique, has two floors of varied programming and neon lighting. On weekends they stay open even later usual with some sets just getting started around midnight.
Here’s secret: some Bangkok temples, like Wat Pho, are open all night long. Enjoy a few long moments of serenity as one day comes to a close and another one begins. Nearby too, you will find the Bangkok flower market, the city’s biggest flower market which is open 24 hours. While the market won’t be full of tourists in the early morning hours, it will remind you that this is a city that never sleeps. Here, you can reawaken your senses.
For another early start head towards Damnoen Saduak Floating market, get there early to enjoy the calm before the guided tours begin. You will discover charming wooden houses, small interesting canals, the smell of spices, and the general cacophony of the floating market. As this mini trading city awakens you will already be nostalgic for your next visit to Bangkok.
Whether as a first stop on a Southeast Asian trip or as a launch pad to discover Thailands unparalleled destinations, Bangkok delivers. After the initial sensory overload experienced upon arrival, visitors find the city so dynamic and energizing that they come back time and time again.
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