Fun Things To Do In Bangkok On Sunday

Looking for the best way to spend your Sunday in Bangkok? Luckily, Sundays are just as lively as any other day.

In this guide, we’ve compiled a list of the top things to do on Sunday in the capital.

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Suggested Sunday itinerary

MorningGrab a Sunday brunch or visit the ancient city of Ayutthaya.

Afternoon Visit a museum or take a tour of the temples.

Night – Grab a drink at Asiatique The Riverfront or dinner at one of the many malls.


Grab a Sunday brunch

Spend your Sunday Indulging at one of the many brunch restaurants and cafes dotted around the city. 

Sarnies Sukhumvit

Singapore-based Sarnies now has three branches on Sukhumvit 37, Lumphini, and Riverside.

The breakfast menu can be customized to order, with a selection of various breads, vegetables, and proteins.

They also have fresh pastries, desserts, and great-tasting roaster coffee.

Site: https://sarnies.com/Bangkok

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Toby’s on Sukhumvit 38

If you prefer to sit outside and enjoy the Sunday morning sunshine, then Toby’s on Sukhumvit 38 is a great option.

Within walking distance from BTS Thong Lor, Sukhumvit 38 is a quiet alley away from the hustle and bustle.

Toby’s serves continental breakfast, including smashed avocado, granola, and fresh cold press juice, with outdoor or indoor seating.

Site: https://www.instagram.com/tobysbkk/

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Broccoli Revolution Sukhumvit 49

Broccoli Revolution is located between Thong Lor and Phrom Phong BTS stations on Sukhumvit 49.

It serves some of the best vegan food in Bangkok.

Eco-friendly restaurant with a chilled atmosphere surrounded by greenery.

I can personally recommend their quinoa burger. It’s a must-try!

Site: https://bcrweb.kloud.kitchen/

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If you prefer a luxury Sunday hotel brunch experience, try a buffet at Flow Millennium Hilton or Anantara Siam Bangkok.


Visit a Sunday market

You can’t say you’ve been to Thailand without experiencing one of Bangkok’s many weekend markets.

Sunday is best spent like a local sweating your socks off at an outdoor market while sampling Thai street food.

Chatuchak Weekend Market

Supposedly, the world’s largest outdoor market, Chatuchak Weekend Market, has everything from vintage clothing to household wares.

Each market area is segmented based on product category, but use an online map if you’re looking for something specific.

Venture around the narrow alleyways getting lost in the endless mass of goods or relax, grab a drink, and enjoy a Thai massage.

Need a rest from the crowds? Try Viva 8, a relaxed bar serving paella (Spanish rice) with a live DJ on Sundays.

How to get there: Get the BTS to Mo Chit station or MRT to Kamphaeng Phet station.

Opening times: Closed Monday and Tuesday. Open Sunday between 9 am – 6 pm

Tip

Wear light clothing or go early to beat the heat. Check my artcile on suggestions of what to wear when visting Thailand.

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Khlong Lat Mayom Floating Market

Experience a weekend floating market and indulge in fresh Thai food and snacks to your heart’s content.

Khlong Lat Mayom Floating Market is less touristy than Damnoen Saduak floating market but still a great way to immersive yourself in the local way of life.

Venture through the busy, narrow alleyways or jump on a boat to enjoy the scenery along the channel.

Boat prices:

  • Private boat 300 THB per person
  • Shared boat 100 THB per person

How to get there: The market is on the outskirts of Bangkok, so a taxi is recommended. A taxi will take around 40 minutes from downtown Bangkok. Or take the MRT to Lak Song station and get a 13-minute taxi to the market.

Opening times: Sunday and Saturday: 8 am – 5 pm

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Visit a temple

Take a step back in time and Immerse yourself in Thai history by visiting the grandest temples in Thailand.

Wat Pho

One of the oldest temple complexes in Thailand that houses the largest reclining Buddha in the world.

Each temple is hand-painted to perfection, and golden Buddhas can be found throughout.

Unwind after viewing the temple by sampling traditional Thai massage techniques on offer within the complex.  

Entrance fee: 100 THB  per person

How to get there: The temple is within walking distance from MRT Sanam Chai station.

Opening times: Everyday 8 am – 6 pm

Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn)

Wat Arun is beautifully hand-painted and decorated with porcelain China and is located next to the Chao Phraya River.

Take the steep stairs to the top of the temple to admire the amazing views over the river. 

Entrance fee: 100 THB  per person

How to get there: Take the MRT blue line to Sanam Chai station, then a 10-minute taxi to the temple. Sanam Chai station is a uniquely decorated, so be sure to have your camera ready.

Opening times: Everyday 8 am – 6 pm

Guided Temple Tour

Book a private tour of Wat Arun and Wat Pho to remove the stress of planning your own temple sightseeing adventure.

Tip

Dress appropriately when visiting temples in Thailand. Full length clothing can be hired or bought from vendors outside the temple.

Shop till you drop

Spend your Sunday shopping at one of the many shopping complexes in the city.

Central World

One of the largest malls in Thailand, with major international brands as well as countless restaurants, cafes, and a cinema.

Central World is located in downtown Bangkok and is easily accessible by train. Don’t miss the 

How to get there: The mall is located between BTS Siam and Chidlom stations, each a 5-10 minute walk from the mall. 

Opening times: Open daily between 10 am – 10 pm

Platinum Fashion Mall

Shopping mall with six stories of discount clothing and local brands for men, women, and children of all ages.

How to get there: The closest train station is BTS Chit Lom, a 12-minute walk from the mall.

Opening times: Weekdays: 9 am – 8 pm. Weekend: 8 am – 8 pm 

Asiatique The Riverfront

Unique outdoor shopping mall located next to the Chao Phraya River with souvenirs, local clothing brands, restaurants, and bars.

How to get there: Check my how to get to Asiatique guide.

Opening times: Everyday 3 pm to midnight


Take a day trip to Ayutthaya

Experience the ancient capital of Thailand and explore temples like Wat Chaiwatthanaram and Wat Mahathat (magical stone Buddha head inside a tree).

Then, sample traditional Thai food along the river or hire a boat and soak in the relaxed Ayutthaya atmosphere.

To get around the city, hire a tuk-tuk driver for the day to take you around the temples or book a private all-inclusive tour.

It’s recommended to start your visit early to avoid the heat while exploring.

Entrance fee: 50 THB  per temple 

How to get there? Check my guide on how to get to Ayutthaya


Visit a museum

Experience the local museum scene and immerse yourself in Thai culture and art.

National Museum Bangkok

A Thai history museum with unique royal pieces, including a golden Royal chariot, Buddaisawan Chapel interior, and Khon masks.

Entrance fee: 200 THB per person

How to get there? Take the MRT to Sam Yot, then a taxi to the museum.

Opening hours: Close on Monday and Tuesday. Open every other day between 9 am – 4 pm.

Bangkok Art & Culture Centre

Centrally located art museum with a spiral hallway where you can admire the permanent and local Thai art exhibitions.

Entrance fee: Free for the permanent exhibition

How to get there? Take the BTS to the National Stadium station or walk 10 minutes from BTS Siam.

Opening hours: Closed on Monday. 10 am – 8 pm every other day.


Enjoy a Spa or Onsen

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Let’s Relax Onsen & Spa

Looking for the perfect way to unwind on a Sunday in Bangkok? Indulge in a serene spa or onsen experience.

Let’s Relax Onsen & Spa

This spa located in Thonglor is a great way to escape from the city’s hustle and bustle with their in-house onsen or spa treatments

This spa offers many treatments, from massages to facials, to help you relax after a long shopping day.

Combine your visit with other activities in Bangkok, such as brunch, temple visits, or museum exploration, for a complete Sunday retreat.

How to get there? To reach Let’s Relax Onsen & Spa in Thonglor, you have two options: either take the BTS Skytrain to Thonglor station and walk for approximately 15 minutes along Thonglor Road, or you can opt for a taxi ride.

Opening hours: 10 am – Midnight every day.

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