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Bangkok

Bangkok is a vibrant city that has well preserved the dazzling artifacts of the Kingdom of Thailand. The sun-glittering kingdom makes one mesmerized in a mysterious experience of seeing an old kingdom as if they had travelled back in time. While the stimulating aroma from the street food vendors will wet one's
appetite. Without realizing, one will be holding skewered meat while the sound of food being fried will flood their senses. When full, one can go for an acupressure treatment, the Thai Massage, which is another excellent experience.

Location
The Capital city of Thailand located in the center of Southern Thailand area. It is established by the mouth of the delta of Chao Phraya, which flows into the Gulf of Thailand.
Area
1568.7km
Population
8,500,000(2015)
Currency
Baht/THB
Language
Thai
Climate
A tropical monsoon area with a climate of high temperature and humidity, it has a year-long average
of 28°C. Seasons are divided into dry season (November~April) and wet season (May~October).
Bangkok THAILAND
Wat Phra Kaew
A temple with the bell shaped golden roof that any visitors of Thailand will come across at least once.
This radiant temple was built 200 years ago as Rama I, the first of the Rama Royal family, moved the Capital to Bangkok and pronounced it as the Royal Temple. Phra Kaew, the emerald statue of Buddha is inside the Bot, the chapel of the temple.

AddressWat Phra Kaew, Na Phra Lan Road, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok Tel66-2-224-1833

Wat Arun
Bigger than Wat Phra Kaew and but not as crowded with tourists. Phra Prang, the 82m tower, is the symbol of this place known as the ‘dawn temple’. Originally constructed by the orders of Rama II, Wat Arun became even more glamorous as decorations were added such as the chinese sculptures that were given to Rama IV as gifts. One can climb to the top of the tower, and witness the entire landscape of the Wat Phra Kaew region and the Cao Phraya River

Address34 Thanon Arun Amrin, Bangkok Tel66-2-891-1149

Khaosan Road
Travellers with their tired and sweaty bodies from travelling during the day, come to Khaosan during the night to relax and enjoy the famous Bangkok nightlife. The heavily crowded Khaosan Road is a place filled with fancy memorabilia stores, food stores, and cafes. As every alley in Khaosan Road contains their own personality, one should not make the mistake of staying at one place for too long.

AddressKhao San Road, Khet Phra Nakhon, Bangkok

Siam Paragon
Luxurious and expensive items unfold before your eyes as in the biggest shopping centre of Bangkok. Voted as the best location for dates among the young people of Bangkok, It is a shopping mall where the hottest trends of Thailand can be found. Elegant cafes and fancy restaurants, IMAX movie theatres, and over 100 electronic stores are located within.

AddressRama 1 Rd, Pathumwan, 991, Bangkok

Central World
A shopping mall with the complete collection of world renowned fashion brands and native Thai brands. There are over 500 shops and 100 restaurants. Travelers can easily visit as the mall it is directly connected to multiple hotels, convention centers and studio apartments. One can rest their feet at open cafes, casual dining areas, and large book stores.

Address494 Rajdamri Rd, Bangkok

Chatuchak Weekend Market
A massive traditional market of over 120,000, it opens only on Saturdays and Sundays. It has everything one can think of and there is a phrase that ‘If Chatuchak does not have it, then it does not exist in Bangkok’. Over 7,000 stores are spread about as clothing, memorabilia, groceries, pet animals, interior items are being sold. One thing to remember is that because it is so big, one can easily get lost. Price haggling is a must.

AddressKamphaeng 2 Rd, Chatuchak, Bangkok

Eating Pad Thai and Tom Yum Kung
The top two representative foods of Thailand, Pad Thai and Tom Yum Kung are must-eat foods when visiting Bangkok. Pad Thai is a Thai rice noodle, stir-fried with bean sprouts, egg, shrimps, and other secret ingredients, eaten with peanut powder on the side. Tom Yum Kung is a soup boiled with Jumbo shrimps and various spices. It is Spicy and has a vinegary taste. One of the top 3 soups in the world, it has a distinct and unique flavor.

Watching a Muay Thai Match
Usually called "Thai boxing", Muay Thai is the national sport of the Thai people and there are over 6000 Muay Thai arenas across Thailand. The arenas are divided into halves and shouts can be heard with every punch and kick traded by the fighters. The cacophony of people making bets and bookies rearranging their betting lines will make one’s heartbeat rise in an instant.

Receiving Thai Massage
There is a saying that Thai travel begins with a massage and ends with a massage. The Thai massage is beloved by everyone who visits Thailand, and the same can be said in Bangkok. Top service at affordable prices are a hit among travelers and a variety of choices with fabulous spas and unique therapies are another plus