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Focal Local is located in the thriving area of Thonburi District, with convenient access to local attractions and fast connections to larger outer-city tourist attractions. We can also arrange tour bookings to all destinations in and outside Bangkok.

Local Attractions Popular Attractions
- Daily Market - The Grand Palace
- Evening Market - Boat Trip & Cruise Dinner
- Local Restaurants & Food Stalls - MBK Shopping Centre
- Bukkhalo Temple - Jatujak Weekend Market
- Royal Garden Plaza - Night Out
- Klongsan Plaza - Tours




Daily Market

This early morning market sells fresh local foods, flowers and a lot more. You will get the chance to try varied Thai foods, desserts as well as fruits. Why not brighten up your day with flowers such as beautiful orchids or jasmine garlands which are sold at reasonable prices. The market opens at 6 am until 9 am.

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Evening Market

There is always a large crowd of local people spending their afternoon at the Evening Market. This is a real community attraction offering varied local foods and cheap consumer products all available in a friendly atmosphere. It is held just 5 minutes walk from Focal Local. The market opens every day at 4 pm until 8 pm.

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Local Restaurants and Food Stalls

If you want to eat like the locals, or if you are on a budget, there are a number of choices for you to choose. the area is filled with plenty of unnamed restaurants and simple carts selling meals for around 30 Baht. However, there are also a few luxury restaurants just around the corner. Some of which have been open for more than 50 years and are famous among gourmets in Bangkok.

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Bukkhalo Temple

The temple was constructed in 1767 in Ayutthaya era with a major renovation in the period of King Rama 4. A number of historical Buddha images are stored here. The temple is located on the side of Chao Phraya river with stunning scenery. There is a huge pond where you can feed the fish while relaxing and enjoying the surroundings. Bukkhalo temple is just 2.5 km away from Focal Local.

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Royal Garden Plaza

This community mall is located in the area of Marriott Resort and Spa. It is only 6 bus stops away or around 5 minutes by Tuk Tuk from Focal Local. Wallow away the hours, with so many retail stores, souvenir shops and well-known chain restaurants e.g. The Pizza Company, McDonald's, Swensen's and Starbucks.

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Klongsan Plaza

Shopping is a big part of life here and tourists enjoy visiting all that we have to offer in Thailand. we recommend Klongsan Plaza as the closest place to shop. Here you will find everything you will need and more. It is conveniently 5 minutes drive from Focal Local.

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The Grand Palace & The Temple of The Emerald Buddha

A magnificent symbol of Bangkok, served as the official residence of the Kings of Thailand. However the present king resides at the Chitralada Palace. The construction began in 1782, during the reign of King Rama 1. There is no better place to see such spectacular Thai architecture. the Temple of The Emerald Buddha is located within the precincts of The grand Palace. The Emerald Buddha is deeply venerated in Thailand as the protector of the country. You may wish to have further walk to Wat Po, the birthplace of traditional Thai massage. Or go just across the river to see Wat Arun, the Temple of Dawn. All these attractions are easily accessible by bus, taxi or boat

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Boat Trip & Cruise Dinner

Bangkok is called "The Venice of Asia" because of its many canals. You can enjoy relaxing boat trips along Chao Phraya River and the canals. A cruise dinner can be arranged for that special evening and shouldn't be missed from your visit. Beautiful dinners are served onboard, together with live music and of course the stunning night view over Chao Phraya River. our staff is happy to advise and book this for you.

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MBK Shopping Centre

MBK is probably Bangkok's most legendary shopping mall for both tourists and locals. Time will fly when you are shopping here. There are over 2,000 shops where you can find the latest clothes, fashion accessories, electronic devices, furniture and much more. The shopping centre opens from 11am until 10pm. Take the BTS sky train to MBK shopping centre is around 20 minutes from Focal Local. If you are a shopaholic, you can continue shopping in surrounding areas. A number of grand shopping centres are in the walking distance such as Siam discovery, Siam Centre and Siam Paragon.

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Jatujak Weekend Market

A must visit is the Jatujak Market, offering a great variety of products. This market attracts huge number of Thai locals and tourists. Jatujak Market is one of the biggest markets in the world covering 35 acres. It is divided into 27 sections with more than 10,000 shops. The range of product is extensive including clothes, household products, handicrafts, art, antiques, pets, food etc. The opening hours are from 9 am until 6 pm on Saturday and Sunday. The best way to get here is sky train, Mo Chit Station is right in front of the market.

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Night Out

The diverse nightlife scene of Bangkok offers you everything from delicious food to trendy clubs. the well-known areas like Silom, Sukhumvit and Kao Sarn road can be reached conveniently by BTS sky train or taxi.

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If you find that arranging tours by yourself is chaotic, you can leave them with us. Focal Local staff can provide a number of tour packages in Bangkok and the surrounding vicinity like a trip to the floating markets, ancient city or other provinces in Thailand. We will help you to get the most out of your stay in Thailand.

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