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Bangkok is one of the most vibrant and cultural cities in South East Asia. While days are spent exploring ancient temples and bustling markets, nighttime is when the city really comes to life. In fact, you can find a ton of interesting things to do in Bangkok after 5pm. From cocktails at the hippest rooftop bars; watching muay thai boxing; and eating the best street food in town; you’re guaranteed a night to remember.
You can’t leave Bangkok without seeing the Majestic Grand Palace!
How to Get to Bangkok, Thailand
Bangkok is an international hub for visitors coming to South East Asia. Many will fly into Bangkok International Airport (BKK – Suvarnabhumi), or Don Mueang International Airport.
Public transport is the cheapest and easiest way to get around the city. With public buses, sky trains, subway, tuk-tuks, and boats, it’s super convenient and great fun!
Where to Eat in Bangkok at Night
Bombay Blues // A trendy and chilled Indian restaurant / cocktail bar located near the bustling Khao San Road.
Scarlett Wine Bar & Restaurant // For a taste of fine dining in the heart of Bangkok. Incredible wine, delectable food, and amazing views of the city.
Talad Rodfai Ratchada // The most popular night food market in Bangkok.
The Sixth Bangkok // Modest but delicious Thai food in the city.
Na-Oh Bangkok // For unique dining in the city. This restaurant is set in a decommissioned L-1011 TriStar Lockheed military plane.
Tourists Places to See in Bangkok at Night
Enjoy Cocktails at a Rooftop Bar // Marvel the bright lights of the city below, while sipping a drink at one of the cities chic rooftop bars.
Asiatique // A massive night bazaar where you can enjoy restaurants, boutiques, and watch an action-packed Muay Thai show.
Tuk-Tuk Tour // Take a tuk-tuk tour and feel the adrenaline of the city. Stop at night markets, bars, street vendors, and immerse in the culture.
Party on Khao San Road // No trip is complete without a night on Khao San Road. If you don’t like to party, you can shop at the markets instead.
Amphawa Night Market // Visit this night market after dusk to witness the magical natural wonder of fireflies!
Also check out:
- Sharjah, UAE After 5:00 pm
- Ras Al Khaimah, UAE After 5:00 pm
- Osaka, Japan After 5:00 pm
- Rishikesh, India After 5:00 pm
- George Town, Penang After 5:00 pm
- Istanbul, Turkey After 5:00 pm