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Top 5 places of interest in Thailand

Thailand is bursting with so much exuberance and different activities to try that it can be difficult to decide what to do first. Here are some of the top places of interest and foods that you have to try before the end of your holiday.

1. The Grand Palace

The Grand Palace is the most culturally important and intricately detailed building in Bangkok and is worth a visit to see The Temple of the Emerald Buddha, which contains a piece of the Buddha's bone.

2. Wat Arun

Near the Grand Palace, this temple is almost as beautiful and is renowned for its perfect sunset views.

3. Sunday Walking Market

This night market in Chiang Mai provides visitors with plenty of options to explore the culinary options of Thailand, including crab cakes and fried bananas.

4. Khao Yai National Park

This national park provides a gorgeous backdrop for biking and hiking trials beneath its majestic waterfalls.

5. Ayutthaya

The ruins of this old city are contained within a historical park that showcases the wreckage of Buddhist temples and monasteries among other architectural delights.

Best places to eat in Thailand

Some of the best food is sold at the markets of Thailand, where you can try a great variety of different delicacies for cheap prices, some the equivalent of under 2 pounds. These markets also open during the night, meaning that you will not go hungry in the evening.

Additionally, there is plenty of street food to be found in pop-up food trolleys and more permanent enterprises. Some of these even have tables and chairs where you can enjoy their food, making it feel like a real outdoors restaurant.

If you want to experience a more refined dining experience, there are many top restaurants presenting the best of Thai food. These include Blue Elephant, a chain that uses historical cooking techniques.

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