Thailand Attractions: 70 Best Places to Visit (2023)


Thailand, a country located in South East Asia is one of the top travel destinations in the world. With more than 30 million tourists heading to Thailand every year, you can’t get wrong by choosing this country as your next holiday destinations. Shopping, food, nature and nightlife are some of the reasons that you should visit this country apart from it being a fulfilling yet relatively cheap holiday. Here are some of the top attractions in Thailand that you should check out.

1. Chiang Mai (#1 – #23)

Chiang Mai is founded in 1926 as the capital of the ancient Lanna Kingdom. You can still find traces of its history (especially in the Old City area), apart from the stunning mountains, fascinating hill tribes, incredible paradise, thrilling activities and excellent food available here. Here is a list of some of the top attractions in Chiang Mai.

wat phra singh

1. Wat Phra Singh

Oldest Buddhist temple in the country.

doi inthanon nationa park

6. Doi Inthanon National Park

One of the highest points in Chiang Mai.

elephant nature park

10. Elephant Nature Park

Sanctuary and rescue centre for elephants.

For more information about the best Chiang Mai attractions, check out Chiang Mai Attractions: 23 Best Places to Visit.

2. Krabi (#24 – #45)

If you are all about nature and the sea, Krabi should definitely be in your list of travel destinations. Located in the south of Thailand, you can find some of the best beaches in the world here. To top it off, Leonardo DiCaprio had one of his movies, “The Beach” shot here, on Phi Phi Islands (part of Krabi). With so many beautiful places to visit, here are some of the top Krabi attractions.

phi phi island

4. Phi Phi Islands

Movie with Leonardo DiCaprio was shot here.

krabi elephant sanctuary

12. Krabi Elephant Sanctuary

Bath and feed the elephants here.

khao ngon nak

17. Khao Ngon Nak

Where you can get a panaromic view of Krabi.

For more information about the best places to vist in Krabi, check out Krabi Attractions: 22 Best Places to Visit.

3. Phuket (#46 – #70)

As one of the most popular islands to visit in the country, Phuket is located at the south of Thailand (close to Malaysia). The beautiful beaches are some of the main things to look out for apart from the entertaining shows such as Simon Cabaret Show and Phuket FantaSea Show. With so many things to do on this island, we have narrowed down some of the Phuket attractions that you should make time for.

sirinat national park

1. Sirinat National Park

Nesting grounds of sea turtles.

phuket big buddha

4. Phuket Big Buddha

One of the most famous landmarks in Phuket.

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16. Phuket FantaSea Show (Kathu)

Las Vegas-style theatre show.

For more interesting places in Phuket, check out Phuket Attractions: 25 Best Places to Visit.