7 Unmissable Attractions in Thailand
by Emily Benton | Updated 05 March 2020 | Posted in Inspirations
Thailand is one of the most fascinating and exotic destinations in the world. It is home to a plethora of stunning beaches, unparalleled sights, awe-inspiring culture and a wonderfully hospitable nation of people – not to mention incredible food! Our villas in Thailand offer the best way to experience the adventure and opportunity of this magical country. Here are our top seven attractions to experience whilst you're there...
1. The Grand Palace
The number one, must-see attraction in the infamous city of Bangkok, the wonderfully opulent Grand Palace is the official residence of the Kings of Siam.
2. The National Parks
Did you know there are an incredible 127 National Parks across the whole of Thailand? These are home to many diverse species of plants and animals, endangered species and unmissable waterfall hikes, such as this beautiful trek to Huay Mae Kamin waterfall.
3. The Floating Markets
The lively and vibrant floating markets are an iconic example of Thai culture. Experience the hustle and bustle of local neighbourhoods at famous locations such as Amphawa, in Bangkok.
4. The Temples
Thailand is home to some of the most unique and beautifully designed Buddhist temples in the world, which for much of the population form part of everyday life. This colourful example is Wat Thaton in Chiang Mai.
5. Death Railway
Also known as Burma Railway, Death Railway was built during World War II and is so named as a poignant reminder of the thousands of POW's and forced labourers who lost their lives during the Burma campaign. Nowadays it is a nostalgic and powerful landmark.
6. The Golden Triangle
This area of Thailand is known for it's peaceful, untouched landscape characterised by lush rainforests and mist-shrouded mountains. It is a natural gold-mine for adventure.
7. James Bond Island
Recognised as the incredible backdrop in the James Bond film Skyfall, Khao Phing Kan is just one of hundreds of stunning islands in Thailand to discover and enjoy. Think white sandy beaches and turquoise waters...