Things to do for Backpackers in Thailand

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    Full Moon Party

    Full Moon Party

    Ranked #1 overall in Hat Rin things to do
    26 reviews
    Bars, Clubs and Nightlife, Entertainment
    Popular withBackpackersNightlifeAdventure

    Be ready for a lot of dancing, music, buckest filled with local rum and to play with fire. The Full Moon is massive, over 10k people every month! One tip, ...

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    Ranked #9 overall in Bangkok things to do
    71 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site
    Popular withFoodiesBackpackersHistory

    that place ,good for me and family to search foods and walking around with relax.

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    Wat Arun

    Wat Arun

    Ranked #4 overall in Bangkok things to do
    118 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Temple, Landmark
    Popular withHistorySpiritualBackpackers

    This was my favourite temple I visited while in Bangkok. The courtyard was also very nice. The only downside is they are currently doing some renovations to the main temple ...

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    MBK Center

    MBK Center

    Ranked #6 overall in Bangkok things to do
    136 reviews
    Shopping, Mall
    Popular withFamiliesBackpackersFoodies

    You'll get to find a number of low cost shopping treats in here and you can easily spend all afternoon here scouting for the best price.

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    Haad Rin Beach

    Haad Rin Beach

    Ranked #2 overall in Hat Rin things to do
    17 reviews
    Beaches and Watersports
    Popular withBackpackersOutdoorsyNightlife

    Had Rin outside of the full moon is great!

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    Patong Beach

    Patong Beach

    Ranked #1 overall in Patong things to do
    107 reviews
    Outdoors, Beaches and Watersports
    Popular withNightlifeBackpackersAdventure

    Eh...we stayed here one night and moved down to Kata beach for the remainder of our trip. I found Patong beach too touristy w/ a very obvious nightlife ....wasn't our ...

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    Ton Sai Beach

    Ton Sai Beach

    Ranked #4 overall in Krabi things to do
    10 reviews
    Outdoors, Beaches and Watersports, Beach
    Popular withAdventureBackpackersOutdoorsy

    Another beautiful beach! If your considering going to Krabi, consider staying on one of the islands instead, as there are fantastic hotels to enjoy and the beaches are prestine :)

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    Chatuchak Weekend Market

    Chatuchak Weekend Market

    Ranked #3 overall in Bangkok things to do
    213 reviews
    Shopping, Flea Market, Market
    Popular withBackpackersFoodiesAdventure

    A real maze! One of the biggest weekend markets in the world and you can find pretty much everything here from pet to fashion, and sometimes weird stuff. Also great ...

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    Jim Thompson's House and Museum

    Jim Thompson's House and Museum

    Ranked #14 overall in Bangkok things to do
    48 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum
    Popular withHistoryArtsyBackpackers

    Learn about the history of Jim Thompson and how he renewed the Thai silk industry. The house is absolutely stunning although the tour is quite short ~30min but the price ...

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    Big Buddha

    Big Buddha

    Ranked #1 overall in Chalong things to do
    29 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Landmark
    Popular withAdventureOutdoorsyBackpackers

    The first time we went to Phuket this giant Buddha was still being built. It was fun to go back to see it finished later on. It's the largest Buddha ...

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