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Amazing Bangkok

Posted on August 2, 2010 | Travel Destinations3 Comments



Bangkok is supposedly the most happening and the most amazing city in Thailand. The land of the most amazing tourist destinations and some of the remarkable temples and stupas, this place is simply superb.

Bangkok is known to be not only the capital city of Thailand, but also the cultural capital in the country. There are many remarkable places where you can visit here and also have some great fun.

Bangkok city tour

Some amazing tourist places in Bangkok includes the Grand Palace, Temple of the Dawn or Wat Arun, Chatuchak Market, Jim Thompson House, Chao Phraya River, Temple of the Emerald Buddha, Suan Lum Night Bazaar, Bung Sam Lan Lake, Chinatown, Flower Market and the Floating Market.

These are some of the amazing places to visit in Bangkok.

The Grand Palace is an amazing place that tourists must not forget to visit when they are in Bangkok. The Palace is located on the eastern banks of the Chao Phraya River and covers almost 218400 sq mts. This palace was built in the year 1782 and served as the home for the Thai king for almost 150 years. The Royal Court and the administrative seat of the government. This Grand Palace is a beautiful piece of architecture and continues to be an intricate one. This Grand Palace is considered to be one of the most amazing and the most creative piece of craftsmanship in Bangkok.

Grand Palace

The Temple of the Dawn is another place which is of prominent importance. This temple is located on the western banks of the Chao Phraya River in the Yai District and is considered to be one of the most historic and the heritage tourist destination in Bangkok. This temple is known as the temple of dawn since the first rays of the sun gets reflected from the surface of the temple.

Temple of the Dawn

The Chatuchak Market is considered to be the largest market not only in Bangkok but also in the entire country of Thailand. This market is one of the main attractions of this place and there are many things which are sold here. From clothes to household stuff, there are many things which are sold in the market here.

Chatuchak Market

The Chao Phraya River is one of the most prominent and the most popular river in Bangkok. The name of the river means, “Lord” or “General”. This river is also many times as the “River of the Kings”. This river is simply the most important and the most attractive tourist destination in Bangkok.

Jim Thompson House is a museum which is located along a canal in Bangkok. This house is a great piece of architecture and is one of the most renowned places to visit in Bangkok. This house is also considered to be one of the most oldest constructions in the city.

Jim Thompson House

Temple of the Emerald Buddha, also known as Wat Phra Kaeo popularly, is located on the same campus of the Grand Palace. This temple is regarded as the most “valued temple which features the magnificent Emerald Buddha”. This statue of Lord Buddha dates back to somewhere around the 14th century.

The Ancient Market is another destination which is located in the southeastern part of Bangkok. This place is considered to be one of the largest open air museum in Bangkok, where you can spend your time reading, and researching and accumulating more knowledge about the place.

These are some of the most remarkable and the most interesting locations to visit in Bangkok.

Apart from this, there are a number of places where you can reside in Bangkok.

Accommodation

There are a number of places in Bangkok where you can put up. There are some amazing hotels, resorts and lodges located in the city. These are some of the best places where you should be looking at, since staying somewhere in the remote part of the city might be inconvenient for you. There are public modes of transportation available within the city limits and these hotels and resorts are accessible from the tourist areas.

Bangkok accommodation

Dining

There are a couple of places where you can get great Thai cuisine. Also, multicuisine is also available in some of the hotels and restaurants in the city. But, a must try out is the amazing Thai cuisine.

Bangkok is definitely an amazing destination to visit in Thailand. This place is surely the best to visit with your family and friends.

Bangkok Restaurant

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3 Comments »

  • Ted says:

    Swadikham!! that is how people of Bangkok greet each other.They are keen admirers of their Queen Sirikit. The view of grand palace from Chao Phraya River is breath taking. Apart from that temple of emrald buddha and reclining buddha are also worth a visit

  • Chri says:

    Apart from chatuchak market, the Indira market is also place for shopaholics. But one has to smart with bargain to get the best deal..

  • Rosalie says:

    well i agree with chri…bangkok is a paradise for shopaholics..you get awesome clothes to bags and even if u have splurged a lot trust me there won’t be big hole in your pocket..Because you get dirt cheap stuff in the markets of bangkok…Ya with the bargain, you would spend dollars over your loius vuitton but when in Bangkok do haggle for every baht…

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