When you think of Thailand, Sukhumvit comes up on the list of places to go to. There are not many attractions in the area but it holds a different kind of charm that makes it attractive to locals and tourists alike. Aside from the 4 star boutique hotel in Sukhumvit, the area is brimming with night life, places to eat, shopping centers and local markets. Sukhumvit Road is known to be one of world’s longest roads. This is why there are many things to enjoy in the area such as the ones below.
- Markets in Thailand are known all over the world because of the energetic vibe it exudes and the attraction it has to the masses. When in Sukhumvit, you can check out the street vendors starting at Soi 1 until you reach Soi 20. These vendors have everything under the sun including cheap clothes, unique souvenirs, trinkets and sunglasses. You can buy these items at cheaper the price compared to the ones sold in famous markets in Bangkok.
- If you want to escape the heat and roam around a shopping mall, visit Terminal 21 where the theme is quite famous internationally. The style of the mall mimics that of an airport because every level represents a different city in the world such as Istanbul, Paris, San Francisco, Tokyo and London. There are also replicas of famous world landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge and Eiffel Tower.
- Sukhumvitis also known for its restaurants because one can find almost every cuisine in the world including the local Thai dishes, Japanese, Mexican, Chinese, Vietnamese, Indian, Lebanese, French, Italiand and Korean among many others. If you are on a budget or wanted to try something other than fancy restaurants, you can also find a variety of cheap options.
- When you get tired of staying inside your 4 star boutique hotel in Sukhumvit, youcan enjoy a relaxing stroll in two of the well-known urban parks in the area – Benchasiri Park and Benjakiti Park. Benjakiti is home to a large lake and perfect for cycling or walking. Benchasiri Park, on the other hand, houses a large monument in memory of Queen Sirikit.