Best places to visit in Bangkok Thailand 2019

Best places to visit in Bangkok Thailand 2019–

In this post, you will know about the best places to visit in Bangkok Thailand. Bangkok is the capital city of the beautiful country Thailand. Bangkok is really exciting and fascinating to visit. So if you are traveling Thailand, Bangkok will be your first place to visit.

Bangkok city never sleeps; you will find here many things to do 24 hours.

Now let’s see what you can do and see in Bangkok –

1. Grand Palace –

The grand place will be the first tourist attraction in Bangkok. Your visit will be useless if you did not visit the Grand Palace in Bangkok. This palace was the home of the king before.

Spend your time here and watch its beauty. The grand place is very big and beautiful. You need to pay 500 Thai Baht to enter Grand place.

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Grand Palace was built in 1782. The architecture of this building is really amazing and so beautiful.

Within grand place Bangkok there are many other places like the temple of the “Emerald Buddha“.

If you want to visit the grand place you need to wear proper clothes. Grand place and the Emerald temple of Buddha are the sacred palaces in Thailand. So there is a proper dress code. Wear nicely fully body covered cloths.

Emerald Temple of Buddha is also known as “Wat Phra Kaew” and its most important Buddhist temple in Thailand.

Opening hours of Grand Palace Bangkok –

8:30 am to 3:30 pm

Location –

Na Phra Lan Road, Old City (Rattanakosin)

How to reach here –

  1. By subway or MRT

Ride an MRT going to Saphan Taksin station. Then you ride a tourist boat going to Chao Phraya from this station. Ride a boat with orange color flag. This boat ride will cost you only 15 baht. You will ride till Tha Chang.

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2. Visit Chatuchak Market –

This market comes in 2nd number for best places to visit in Bangkok. This place is huge and best to buy anything you want. This market has more than 8000 shops. Chatuchak market is also one of the world’s biggest markets.

Bangkok is also known for its best products at a good price. Means you can get here good quality of products at a low price.

So come here to Chatuchak Market and buy something good but at a low price. You can also try your Bargaining skills here.

This market opens only Saturday and Sunday from 9 am to 6 pm.

This huge market has 27 sections. And each section is full of energy.

Chatuchak market has ATM and money exchanges as well.

Address –

Kamphaeng Phet 2 Rd, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900, Thailand

How to reach here –

  1. Ride a skytrain or BTS going to “Mo Chit station” and exit from gate number 1.
  2. Take an MRT to Chatuchak and exit from gate number 1. You can also get off “Kamphaeng Phet MRT station“.

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3. Nana Plaza –

This place comes 3rd number in our best places to visit in Bangkok. Nana Plaza is a three-story building and also known as the world largest adult playground. So if you want to have some fun with a Thai girl in Bangkok Nana Plaza is the best place for you.

There are three short time hotels in Nana plaza top floor. So you can take a bar girl after paying some bar fine with you.

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Nana plaza opens from 7 pm to 3 am. Right now there are 34 bars. You will also find here some ladyboy bars here as well.

The staff of these bars wants you to come inside. Maybe they will push you to come inside the bar. So don’t let them do it, be a brave man.

There is some bar here in Nana Plaza where girls are doing the nude dance. So if you like a girl in a bar just tells the waitress. Then the girl will come with you. She will tell you to buy a drink for her.

The beer will cost you around 150 – 200 Baht. And the girl will charge you around 1500 – 2000 Baht for 1 hour and full night it will be 4000 – 5000 baths.




Before the girl will go you need to pay bar fine around 500 – 600 baths.

Rooms in hotels will cost you around 400 – 500 per hours.

Address –

Sukhumvit Rd, Khlong Tan, Khet Khlong Toei, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10110, Thailand

How to reach here –

  1. Get an MRT going to Nana BTS station.
  2. You can easily hire a taxi by using the app name, Grab.

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4. Madame Tussauds Museum BANGKOK –

This comes 4th number in our best places to visit in Bangkok. This museum has many wax figures of famous figures. You can touch them and hug them. There is more than 70 wax statue here.



Some of the wax figures are –

  • Cristiano Ronaldo
  • Serena Williams
  • Steven Gerrard
  • Wayne Rooney
  • Yao Ming
  • David Beckham
  • Tony Jaa
  • Hugh Jackman
  • Bruce Lee
  • Spiderman
  • Prabhas
  • Hrithik Roshan
  • Hah rukh khan
  • Angelina Jolie
  • Brad Pitt
  • Jackie Chan
  • Princess Diana
  • Mao Zedong
  • Gandhi
  • Buddhadasha bhillhu
  • Katy Perry
  • Madonna
  • Michael Jackson
  • Nichkun Horvejkul

They also have 4 D cinema inside. They will show you a short 4D movie and you will feel so awesome. Your chair will be shaken, there will be light water splashes and snowflakes.  They will just make your view so real.

Prices –

For adult – 700 Baht

Child – 650 baht

You can also book tickets online as well.

Timings –

10 am to 9 pm

Address –

Madame Tussauds, Siam Discovery, 4th Floor, 989 Rama 1 Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok.

How to reach here –

  • By BTS – Take a BTS skytrain to Siam station and exit from gate number 1. Then just walk around 5 minutes.

5. State Tower –

This comes  5th number for best places to visit in Bangkok. State tower in Bangkok is a skyscraper. Its 247 meters tall and has 68 floors. This building was made in 2001. You can easily see this building from far away. On top of this building, there is a golden colored dome which makes it very attractive.

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This tower has two five star hotels named as –

  • Lebua at State Tower
  • Tower Club at lebua

On the 64th floor, there is a fine dining restaurant that gives you a beautiful view of Bangkok.

Rooms in these hotels start 4000 Thai bahts per night.

Address –

Silom Road | Silom, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand

How to reach here –

Just ride MRT going to Silom. And get down in Saphan Taksin station.

6. Safari World –

Safari world comes 6th number for best places to visit in Bangkok. If you looking wildlife adventure then safari world is the best place for you. Safari world is one of the best tourist attraction in Bangkok. This park was open in 1988. It’s an open zoo so animals are freely roaming here.

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There are two parks here –

  • Safari park
  • Marine Park

What you can do and see in safari world –

  • Sea lion show
  • Jungle cruise
  • Spy
  • Eggs world
  • Orangutan boxing show
  • Jungle walk
  • Bird show
  • Dolphin show
  • Cowboy stunt show
  • Feeding show
  • Tiger and lion feeding show

Safari park –

the area of this park is 8 km. You will drive through this park and enjoy watching many animals there. You will see these animals from very close.

Marine Park –

many sea animals show.

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Timings –

9 am to 6 pm

Ticket price –

Safari park – 1000

Marine park – 1200

Both park – 1500

7. Boat Trip along the Chao Phraya River –

Chao Phraya river comes 7th number for best places to visit in Bangkok. Due to Chai Phraya River in Bangkok, this place is also known as ‘Venice of the East’. Every day more than 50000 people travel by this river.

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You can also enjoy a ride of River Cruise in Chao Phraya river in Bangkok. This cruise will take you some popular tourist in Bangkok like the grand place and Wat Pho.

From this river, you can ride ferries or boat and you can go to many tourist attraction. It will cost you only 15 baht.

You can ride here in five types of boats that go in a different destination. These boats have a different colored flag.

Chao Phraya Tourist Boat in this boat you can travel one whole day by purchasing one ticket costing 150 baht. This boat has 8 stops.



How to reach here –

By BTS –

Ride a BTS skytrain to Saphan Taskin. Take exit number 2 toward the central pier.

8. Siam Paragon Mall-

Siam Paragon mall comes 8th number for best places to visit in Bangkok. Siam Paragon mall is one of the largest malls in Bangkok. This mall has lots of restaurants, retail shops, and an aquarium.

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How to reach here –

You can reach here by BTS skytrain. Just ride to the “Siam station“.

9. Lumpini Park –

Lumpini park comes 9th number for best places to visit in Bangkok. The name of this park originated from Lord Buddha. This park is so beautiful and green. So if you love nature Lumpini park is the best place for you.

Best time to visit this park is early morning and evening.

Timings –

4:30 am to 9 pm

How to reach here –

Just ride MRT till Silom or Lumpini station.

10. Have some delicious Thai Street Food –

Bangkok offers you very delicious and variety of street food. Best time to go out to eat street food is after 5 pm.

  • Thai Wonton Mee – In this delicious dish you will get some noodle with crab meat.
  • Chicken Rice – They call it Khao Man Gai.
  • Yam Mama –   Noddle with some seafood, cabbage, mushroom, chicken, hotdog and many more. So all stuff is mixed in this noddle.

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  • Girdle cakes – these cake are made of rice and coconut mixture.
  • Crispy Thai Oyster Omelet or Hoy tod
  • Pad Thai –This is fried noodle with shrimps, tofu, bean, and onion.
  • Chao guay – It’s a drink with jelly and milk
  • Green Curry
  • Pla Pao –Barbeque fish
  • Moo Krob – Its crispy pork with rice and egg.
  • Crispy Pancake – Small in size but very yummy.
  • Milk Tea

11. Take a ride in Tuk-tuk –

Tuk-tuk is the most used public transport in Bangkok. It’s a three wheels vehicle that can accumulate more than 10 people. So try a ride in a tuk-tuk.

But be also aware of driver they can scam you. Maybe they will ask so much money. So be aware.

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12. Play water fight –

Thai people celebrate there a new year with throwing water to each other. Throwing water means in a friendly way no to harm others. This festival is known as Songkran. It takes place every between 13th to 15th April. In these days most of the shops are closed.

It’s also a good way to reduce heat. The month of April it’s so hot in Bangkok. Throwing water to each other in Thailand means what sins or bad things you have done in the past year just wash them out.

You can enjoy Songkran in Silom in Bangkok. Here you can play with thousands of Thai people. So while you are here to play water fight put your valuable items in a plastic bag.

You can also enjoy drinking beers this time. They are available everywhere at this time.

13. Go to Wat Pho To See The Reclining Buddha –

Wat Pho temple complex is one of the oldest temples in Thailand. This temple is one of the royal Thai temples. You will see here 46 meters long golden reclining Buddha image. Its really look so amazing.

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This place is just 10 minutes walk far from the Grand Place. Wat Pho temple has so many images of Lod Buddha. That you can’t see anywhere in Thailand.

You can also enjoy Thai Massage here.

Timings –

Everyday 8 am to 6 pm

Fee –

200 Baht

How to reach wat pho –

Take a BTS Skytrain to Saphan Taksin then take a Chao Phraya express boat to Tha Tien Pier number 9.

14. Do some Thai massage –

Not doing Thai massage while you are in Bangkok will be not good. After doing this massage you will feel more relaxed. So try some best Thai massage here in Bangkok. These are the best places in Bangkok for good Thai massage.

Health Land

Zen Tara Massage & Spa

Yunomori

Wat Pho Thai Traditional Medical and Massage School

Lavana

Number One

Lek Massage

Urban Retreat

Asia Herb Association

15. Visit Khao San Road –

Khao sen road is the most crowded place in Bangkok. You will find here many Hostels, bars, Food stalls, and restaurants. So if you want to see a crowded market in Bangkok come here at Khao sen Road.

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How to reach here –

Take a BTS skytrain to Saphan Taksin station then go down to Sathorn pier under the bridge.

Then take a Chao Phraya Express boat to Phra Arthit pier. Then just walk little.

16. Go to see Floating Markets in Bangkok –

Here is the list of some best floating market in Bangkok or near it. So this will be your best shopping experience in the river.

  1. Damnoen Saduak-

This is one of the busiest floating markets in Thailand. It’s around 2-hour drive from Bangkok. When you will reach here, You can hire a private boat that will cost around 400 Baht per hour.

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If you are coming from Bangkok then it’s my suggestion come early morning. So you can avoid heat later.

The best time to visit here in the morning from 8 am to 10 am.

So now you are inside the floating market. Vendors will start pulling your boat toward them. If you don’t want to buy just say no with a smile.

Let’s see what you can buy here.

Fried chicken

Different types of vegetables

Many floating restaurants with varieties of Thai food

And many more.

You will see many boats here because of much people.



How to reach here –

  • By bus –

Bus to Damnoen Saduak start going from 6 am ,  from Bangkok  Southern Bus terminal. The fare will be around 50 Baht.

  • You can book a private tour in Bangkok.
  1. Amphawa –

This market is the same 2 hours ride from Bangkok.

  1. Taling Chan

This floating market open only Saturday and Sunday from 8 am to 5 pm. This market is near Bangkok. It’s around 8 km from Bangkok.

17. Chinatown –

Chinatown is the best place to have Thai and Chinese food in Bangkok. Best time to visit Chinatown in Bangkok while Chinese the new year, this time you will see this place full of color.

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This Chinatown is the largest Chinatown in the world. This place is spread in Yaowarat Road.

You can also enjoy here some temples, bars, and restaurants.

How to reach Chinatown Bangkok –

Take an MRT to Hua Lamphong stop. And then take exit number one, then you arrive Wat Traimit.

18. Have a drink in Bangkok best sky bars –

Sky bars are the best places to have drinks and see the beautiful view of Bangkok. Here is the list of some best sky bar in Bangkok-

  1. Vertigo – Banyan Tree Bangkok –

This sky bar comes number one on our list. It’s situated in Banyan tree hotel, 61st floor. So from here, you can enjoy the beautiful street view of Bangkok.

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This bar open daily from 6 PM to 1 am.

How to reach here –

By BTS – Just ride till Sala Daeng station.

By MRT – Ride till Lumpini station.

Banyan tree hotel is a five start in Bangkok and its just 30-minute ride from Bangkok airport.

  1. Sky Bar – lebua at State Tower –

This bar is located in Lebua State Tower, which is a five-star hotel. It’s on the 63rd floor.

How to reach here –

By MRT – Take an MRT till Saphan Taksin

  1. CRU Rooftop Champagne Bar –

This bar is located in Centara Grand hotel in Bangkok. The sky bar is located on the 59th floor.

How to reach here –

By BTS – Just ride till Chidlom or Siam BTS Skytrain Station.

  1. Marble bar –

This bar is located on the 28th floor of 137 Pillars Suites & Residences Bangkok.

How to reach here –

By BTS Skytrain – Just ride till Phrom Phong station.

  1. NEST Rooftop Lounge –

This bar is located on the 9th floor of Le Fenix Hotel.

How to reach here –

BTS – Just ride till Nana BTS station.

19. Sea Life Ocean World Bangkok –

Sea Life Ocean World Bangkok is a huge aquarium. So if you want to learn about sea life come to this place.

So you can see here Spider Crabs, Giant Pacific Octopus, Stingray Sharks, Penguins, starfish and many more.

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This aquarium is located in B1 & B2 of Siam Paragon Mall in Bangkok.

Timings –

10 am to 9 pm

How to reach here –

BTS – Ride until Siam station and exit from number 5.

Tickets price –

For foreigners, it’s 1600 Baht that will include –

  1. Sea life Ocean world Bangkok admission ticket
  2. 4D cinema
  3. Glass bottom boat
  4. Little snacks and drink
  5. Madame Tussauds Museum Bangkok’s admission

20. Watch Muay Thai Show –

Muay is Thai boxing. You can watch that live in Bangkok. Its call Muay Thai Live: The Legend Lives. This show will last to 90 minutes.

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Ticket price –

1000 Baht per person

You can also book tickets online from their website.

Timings –

Tuesday to Sunday( Monday closed) from 8 pm.

Address-

The stage theatre, Asiatique Bangkok, Chareonkrung Soi 74-76

How to reach here –

By BTS – Ride till Saphan Taskin and from there you can get a free shuttle bus to Asiatique.

21. MBK Mall –

MBK Center is one of the largest malls in Bangkok. Every day more than 100000 people visit this Mall. This mall has 8 floors. So here you will find everything you need.

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In MBK Mall you can also bargain while you are buying. Here you will find good brands at a low price.

If you love buying electronic devices then MBK Mall is the best place for you.

There is a four-story departmental store here named as Tokyu.

How to reach here –

By BTS Sky train – Ride till National Stadium. MBK Mall is just attached with This BTS station.

22. Asiatique the Riverfront Mall-

It’s a large open-air mall in Bangkok. You can enjoy a beautiful view of Chao Phraya River from here, which is just a font of this mall.

This mall has a night market where you can see here many restaurants and food stalls.

Here you can also see live Muay Thai shows every day.

How to reach here –

By BTS – Get a sky train to Saphan Taksin then take exit 2 for a boat ride to Asiatique.

Timings –

5 PM to 11:30 PM

23. Pratunam Market Bangkok –

Pratunam Market is Thailand biggest clothing market. And also the cheapest market for buying clothes in Bangkok.

If you want clothes, shoes, and fashion accessories at wholesale price then come here.

Timings –

24 hours

How to reach here –

Just ride BTS till Ratchathewi Station and from there you can walk around 10 minutes.

24. Dream World Bangkok –

Dreamworld in Bangkok is the most popular theme park. But this park is a little far from Bangkok.

It will take 1 hour to reach here by taxi from Bangkok. This park offers many thrilling rides.

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What you can see and do here –

  • Climb in space mountain
  • Ride a roller coaster
  • Viking ship
  • Relax in a beautiful park
  • Enjoy Thai food
  • Watch animal and stunt show
  • Enjoying watching the colorful parade. This happens only on Saturday and Sunday.
  • Hollywood actions scene
  • Snow Town
  • Boat ride
  • See wonders of the world

Timings –

Daily10 am to 5 pm

You can book tickets and transport online. This will be a better option because Dreamworld park is far from Bangkok.

Tickets price –

700 Baht per person



25. Soi Cowboy –

Soi Cowboy is a famous red light district of Bangkok. Many go-go Bars here. So don’t be shy to get a girl here.

Entry is free in Go-go Bars only need to pay the drinks you bought.

Soi Cowboy is just next to Terminal 21 mall.

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Some of the most popular bars are Tilac, Baccara, Déjà vu, kiss, Midnight and Sahara Bar opens until 3 am.

How to reach here –

Ride BTS sky train until Asoke.

MRTSukhumvit Station

Tips while visiting Soi cowboy –

  • Pickpocket is common things here because this street is crowded. So keep your money safe.
  • Don’t buy anything here, it can use useless later.

Bar fine –

Most of Bar in Soi cowboy charge 600 Baht per hour if you want to take a girl.

26. Art in Paradise museum Bangkok –

Art paradise museum is full of a 3D painting. Locals also call it Tricky Museum. This is located in Esplanade Mall.

The artwork by the artist is really impressive. Everything looks so real. If you like to t take pictures with 3D effect then visit this place. 3D paintings are on walls and on floors.

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Some of the 3D art here as –

Flying carpet

Escaping from Hippopotamus

Be a king

Angle with large wings

Trying to stop an angry bull

Shark

Polar bears

Timings –

10 am to 10 pm every day.

Tickets prices –

300 Baht per person.

How to reach here –

By MRT

Ride until Thailand Cultural Centre station.

27. Patpong –

Patpong is an adult place in Bangkok. So if you like to have some fun with Thai girl Patpong can be a good place for you.

Can be?

Yes because there are lots of bars here ready to scam you. And you cannot do anything.

Here you will see many strips and Go – go bars with pole dance. Patpong is also famous for its night market. You can buy here so many items.

There are some lady boy’s bars here as well. Patpong red light area is also famous for its scams. So many scam bars here. Where you will lose so much money and you will get nothing.

How to avoid Scams in Patpong Bars –

  • If someone will approach you and tell you to go to this bar don’t go.
  • Only go those bars which have a name.
  • Don’t buy any lady drink it will cost more than 300 baht. If you feel unsafe then come out of the bar.
  • Security of bars will force you to pay the extra bill and if you complain police they will not do anything.

Som of Best go-go bars in Patpong –

Bada bing

Electric blue

How to reach here –

By BTS – Sala Daeng

MRT – Silom

28. Have fun in Bangkok best night clubs –

Bangkok became wilder after sunset. So if you want to have fun in a night club in Bangkok, here are our some best places –

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  • Route66 Club –

This club is on Royal city avenue. Route 66 is famous for its wild parties. This club opens all days from 10 pm to 2 am. If you are a foreigner you need to pay 300 baht entry fee.

This club is so popular in Bangkok that’s why it’s so difficult to find a seat on weekends.



How to reach here –

MRTPhetchaburi station. From here get a taxi it will take only 10 minutes to reach.

  • Insanity Nightclub –

This club is one of the largest clubs in Bangkok. This club has very beautiful podium dancers. If you want to meet up beautiful Thai girls then this club is best.

Entry fee is 300 Baht. Insanity club is located in Sukhumvit Soi 11.

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How to reach here –

BTS –Nana, Then you can reach in 10 minutes by walking.

MRT- Sukhumvit

  • Levels club.

  • The bamboo bar at mandarin oriental Bangkok.

  • Check Inn 99.

  • Sugar Club Bangkok

  • The Pimp club Bangkok

29. Relax in Soi Rambuttri –

Soi Rambuttri street is just parallel to the famous Khao San road. If you like peace like no loud music and want some beer then come here.

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When you keep on walking Soi Rambuttri street you will know how Bangkok was before.

Here you can also have the best Thai street food at a low price. The whole street walk takes around 30 minutes.

You can do or see here –

Have some Indian food

Thai massage

Watch or learn Muay Thai

Have a beer in the street bar

Have some street food

Visit many temples

30. Learn how to make some best Thai dishes In cooking classes

This activity comes 30th number in Best places to visit in Bangkok Thailand.  If you want to make some best Thai dishes in your home then join some best Thai cooking classes in Bangkok. I am sure you will really enjoy this class.

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Here are some best places to learn Thai cooking –

  1. Silom Thai cooking school

They will teach you how to pick up the best ingredients for your cooking.

  1. Chef Leez Traditional Thai Cooking Class

  2. Sompong Thai Cooking School

  3. Baipai Thai Cooking School

  4. Blue Elephant Cooking School

  5. Bangkok Thai Cooking Academy

You can book your class online. These classes last for 4 to 5 hours. You will some best Thai food like –

Tom Yum Goong ( Spicy Sour Shrimp Soup)

Pad Thai (Thai Stir-Fried Noodles)

Larb Kai (Minced Chicken Salad)

Green Curry with Chicken+ Paste

Sweet Sticky Rice with Mango

These class will cost you around 1000 to 2000 Baht.

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