What to see in Thailand

19 must see places

Rawai Beach, Phuket
Phuket

Island

Phuket is an island located on the west coast of the Malaysian peninsula and is one of the most popular beach destinations in Southeast Asia. The bustling resorts with their beautiful long beaches of white clean sand beckon for a relaxing holiday, while the offerings of many local travel agencies encourage active exploration of the small islands nearby.

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Bangkok
Bangkok

The capital of Thailand is famous for its contradictions. The nation's jungle will both enchant and shock you in many ways. The "Venice of the East", a moniker given to the city thanks to its many canals and the Chao Praya River that runs through it, is known for its heavy traffic (even through elevated multi-level highways), crowded streets, but also for the oases of tranquility that can be found in one of the city's parks or in as many as 300…

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Ayutthaya
Ayutthaya

Temple, Historic building

Just an hour and a half from Bangkok you will find the former capital of the former Siamese kingdom of Ayutthaya, it is the most popular tourist stop when travelling in the Thai interior. Special offers on flights to Thailand Search for the cheapest accommodation in Bangkok Discovering the majestic stone ruins will reveal many secrets of the empire's former material, but above all spiritual wealth. The tranquil atmosphere is best enjoyed…

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Krabi

High limestone cliffs covered with dense tropical vegetation, white beaches with fine sand and coconut palms... This is Krabi province. Not for nothing is Krabi one of the most popular tourist destinations in Thailand. And whether you head to the world-famous beaches of Railay, enjoy wild parties on Koh Phi Phi or adventure in the jungles of the interior, you won't be disappointed.

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Bridge over the River Kwai
Kanchanaburi

The city located in western Thailand, where the natural scenery complemented by waterfalls illustrates the famous bridge over the River Kwai associated with the famous history during World War II, is one of the most popular destinations for one- or two-day trips from Bangkok. Special offers on flights to Thailand Search for the cheapest accommodation in Kanchanaburi We also recommend a trip to one of the nearby caves, and especially a…

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Phraya Nakhon Cave
Hua Hin

Hua Hin is more of a resort for Thais heading here for weekends from concrete Bangkok. For you, it will be an ideal stopover when wandering on between Bangkok and the south of the country. Here you will find the oldest and perfectly preserved railway station with a royal saloon, beautiful national parks, vineyards and several kilometres of coastline, which, however, is not the idyllic thing to expect from Thailand. I recommend a day trip to the…

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Ko Lanta

Don't want to spend all your time in the extremely popular Phuket? Head a little further south towards Malaysia and discover the island of Koh Lanta, not yet overrun by mass tourism.

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Ko Tao

The Ko Tao archipelago near the popular island of Koh Samui is a paradise for all enthusiastic divers and less experienced ones who prefer snorkelling.

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Chiang Rai
Chiang Rai

White vs. Black Temple, tea plantations and traditional villages hidden deep in the mountains surrounding the city, this is Chiang Rai with its unique surroundings and atmosphere so different from the rest of Thailand. Nowadays, a visit to Chiang Rai is also used as a pleasant stopover on the way to neighbouring Laos.

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Chiang Mai
Chiang Mai

A mecca for Asia's digital nomads, with a downright magical atmosphere and amazing restaurants and cafes. Once the capital of the kingdom of Lanna, also known as the "Kingdom of a Million Rice Paddies", it still boasts well-preserved temples and a compact centre partly fortified by walls. Tourists will find many ways to enjoy their stay here. For example, enriching yourself with new skills such as massage or cooking classes.

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Pai
Pai

Crazy Pai with a hippie vibe located in a valley surrounded by rolling hills with leafy vegetation, which is a winding three-hour drive (so pack the anti-nausea pills). The best way to explore the natural nooks and crannies hiding thermal springs, waterfalls, canyons, caves and more is to rent a motorbike or scooter.

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Sukhothai
Sukhothai

Proud bearer of a UNESCO designation full of temples where even today you can still feel the spiritual atmosphere. In a day, the aura of this historically significant place can be perfectly absorbed, for example, by bicycle. And why significant? It was here that the beginning of the history of the Thai nation was written long before Siam itself came into being.

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Krabi
Gulf of Thailand

Phuket, Ko Phi Phi or Krabi? In this category, Krabi wins in the province aptly named "Forest of Islands". These greenish-brown karst islands peeking out of the azure sea are in stunning contrast to the long sandy beaches. Just opposite is the resort of Phuket and in between is the famous island of Koh Phi Phi, where the famous film The Beach with Leonardo DiCaprio was shot.

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Koh Samui
Ko Samui

One of the most sought after islands and the most comfortable to get to by air. Then it's up to you whether you choose the 9-kilometre-long, vibrant Chaweng Beach, where it's really alive, or prefer more hidden corners like Lamai.

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Koh Chang
Koh Chang

Also worth a visit is Koh Chang Island near the border with Cambodia, offering a combination of mountainous island, much of which is protected by long sandy beaches and incredible sunsets. The ideal way to get around the island is to rent a motorbike and drive around its perimeter.

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Phu Kradueng
Phu Ruea

Phu Kradueng and Phu Ruea National Parks Fauna and flora in perfect symbiosis offers peace of mind, as well as hiking a pleasant active relaxation for the body. How about a hike to the highest mountain in the area, Khok Moei (1,316 m above sea level)? Or cooling off at the 30-metre waterfall in Phu Ruea NP, also known for the coldest climate in Thailand. Various challenging treks offer views of the valley and the Mekong and Hueang rivers. Can…

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Khao Sok
Khao Sok

Khao Sok National Park is known as one of the most beautiful nature reserves in the country. Jungles, limestone rock formations, rivers and lakes where Asian elephants, deer, wild pigs, tapirs, monkeys and many other animals live in peace.

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Phanom rung
Phanom Rung

For history buffs who can't get enough of Ayutthaya with Sukhothai, we recommend the Buri Ram Historical Park. Phanom Rung is a complex of temples of Khmer architecture (similar to the one in Angkor, Cambodia). Many temples built to celebrate the god Shiva, symbolizing the sacred Mount Kailas, have risen into the sky since the 10th century. They not only delight the eye, but offer a directly divine atmosphere accumulated over centuries. Set…

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Maeklong
Mae Klong

Market

The unassuming town of Maeklong (more commonly known as Mae Klong) in Samut Songkhram province attracts tourists with one unusual attraction. Take a day trip from Bangkok and experience adrenaline-pumping shopping in the marketplace, with a railway line running through its centre. Special offers on flights to Thailand Search for the cheapest accommodation in Bangkok Although the railway market in Hanoi, Vietnam is more famous, the Thai one…

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