For some countries like the UK, USA; Christmas is a national holiday but it is not the same in Thailand. People here need to meet their professional obligations on 25th of December like all other working days. However being close to the New Year Eve, there are special events and parties organized during this season here. Bangkok, the capital city of Thailand gets up well dressed in lights and look amazing. A visit to this city can break the monotony which you experience celebrating Christmas at your hometown with your family and friends. So as you all have a week long holiday during the last week of December for Christmas and New Year, why not making a trip to Bangkok?
Celebrate Christmas in Bangkok with grandeur
You might be thinking that as the city does not enjoy a national holiday on Christmas, there won’t be much to explore here during this festive season. Turning down your thoughts, Bangkok being house to people from various religions do celebrate Christmas like all other cities. You will be amazed to know that Bangkok is flooded by tourists during this season who come here to explore the famous shopping arcades and luxurious hotels being dressed up with the fairy lights and Christmas trees.
Famous shopping mall to visit during Christmas in Bangkok are:
- Siam Paragon
Famous hotels getting ready to treat you with the best service are:
- The Four Seasons
- The Grand Hyatt Erawan
- The InterContinental
Fulfill your Christmas shopping desires
A trip is incomplete without shopping. To fulfill your shopping craze, there are numerous markets set up during Christmas season in Bangkok offering you with a plethora of choices for foods, gifts, homewares and others. The Great Outdoor Market setup near Bangkok Docklands is the most popular of all the markets set up during this period. Among the other choices you have The Great Gatsby Christmas Market-K Village, Baan Silom Christma Market, the White Christmas Markets-Park Ventures and Merry Market-Gateway Ekkamai. You can also pay a visit to Emquartier- which is the youngest mall of Bangkok.
Catering to your fooding needs
Now that you are done with sight viewing, shopping, the next in the to-do list is fooding. Christmas in Bangkok is incomplete unless you are overdone with drinks and foods. Bangkok caters well in this segment too with numerous hotels spread throughout the length and breadth of the city. Popular international Hotels in the city organize gala buffet dinner parties during Christmas as well as New Year. Do keep a check on these hotels as most of them require you to get done with the booking. If you are looking for some traditional meal to soothe your taste buds on the eve of Christmas, international restaurants in Bangkok do cater to your needs. You can drop a visit to “The Robin Hood” or “Roadhouse BBQ” or “Bourbon Street or “Bei Otto”. Each of these restaurants offers you with various delicacies of your choice.
Take part in Church services on Christmas
How can your Christmas celebration become successful without paying a visit to the church? Take part in the religious services organized by the Christian churches in Bangkok. You can be assured of finding one easily as there are numerous churches set up throughout the city. Some prominent among them are Santa Cruz Catholic Church and The Holy Redeemer Church. So what more are you waiting for? Break free from the monotonous routine life and add a spicy tincture to your Christmas celebration visiting Bangkok.