Visit Buddha, have a kerbside feast, then take a beach break
Where spiritual sanctuaries and adult playgrounds sit cheek-by-jowl
Bed down in five-star skyscapers, boutique beauties and hip hostels
Explore Thailand's capital city from its sacred core to its bustling ’burbs
Shopping scene's precocious teen
Reworked by 'Shubuya' J-Pop, this shooping centre has its own live radio station and even the Cheeze photo studio for wannabe models.
Fine dining with killer views
Restaurants & cafés
Extravagant ingredients and gastronomic cocktails are served against a backdrop of exceptional city views.
Lie back and think of Thailand
This futuristic pod on stilts is a restaurant and bar-club with mattress seating and top world DJs, plus an array of spin-off ventures.
Curators like Luckana Kunavichayanont show cutting-edge work alongside traditional Thai, Western academic, modernist and foreign shows.
Nearly 2km of walls enclose this architectural and spiritual treasure: what was once a self-contained city of royal chambers, ministries and a prison.
South-east Asia's largest public museum provides a grounding in Thai artistic and cultural history. Treasures include a gilded funerary chariot.
Chinese New Year - © Mark Parren Taylor/Time Out
Thais are an irrepressibly festive people, whether it’s royal anniversaries, Buddhist rites, youth culture or simply sanuk (fun).